Knowledge Translation Summit

Focus: A Knowledge Translation Cancer Care Network

Theme: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Psychosocial Oncology (IAPO)

Research Project: Co-creating community engagement knowledge translation summit and conference on improving cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and post-treatment in Canada.

Short Title: Cancer Prevention, Screening, Treatment, and Post-Treatment (CPSTP)

Venue:  Thompson Rivers University, Nursing and Population Health 314 and 316, Kamloops, Canada

Date and Format: Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 0900-1500 PST, Hybrid Blended Delivery

KT Summit Agenda and Schedule

TimeCommunity Engagement Knowledge Translation Summit
0900Registration Opens
Tabling display
0915Welcome Message
Territorial Acknowledgement
0930Stakeholder Introductions
Opening Agenda
‘Overview of research findings using priority themes and operational framework for research, policy, and practice’.
0945Keynote Address: Speaker, Lead Principal Investigator
‘Envisioning Innovation and Synergy in Cancer Care’ Knowledge Hub
1000Collaborative Team Building 1 – Knowledge sharing: prevention, screening and health behaviours : Investigate and assess, set objectives and priorities, implement, and evaluate
1100Building Connections: Collaborative Cancer Partnership Network
1115Collaborative Team Building 2 – Knowledge generation: Strategic imperatives, policy action, and recommendations: Integration of research findings, priority themes, and stakeholder’s perspectives
1215Business Lunch: Collaborative Cancer Partnership Network
1315Open Panel discussion and Reflection
Facilitated guidance on themes derived from Collaborative Team Building 1 and 2
1415Knowledge Summary: Commitment to policy action and directives
Conclusion: Way forward and Key Steps
1445Closing remarks, Guest speaker

Partnership and Collaborators

  1. BC Cancer Abbotsford
  2. BC Cancer Kamloops
  3. Beyond Breast Cancer
  4. Breast Cancer Society of Canada
  5. Breast Cancer Support Group
  6. Canadian Mental Health Association
  7. Canadian Research Policy Foundation
  8. Inspire Health Supportive Cancer Care
  9. Interior Health Kamloops, Revelstoke,
  10. Kamloops Cancer Supportive Care Society
  11. Kamloops Immigrant Services
  12. Kamloops Massage Matters
  13. Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice
  14. Supporting Team Excellence with Patients Society
  15. The Spirit Warriors Society
  16. Thompson Region Division of Family Practice
  17. Thompson Rivers University
  18. Trinity Western University
  19. Valid Dreams Foundation

Lead Principal Investigator

Melba D’Souza, Ph.D., M.Phil.N., M.Sc.N., B.Sc.N., G.N.E., R.N., C.C.N.E., C.M.S.N.©,

Associate Professor

School of Nursing, Chappell Family Building for Nursing and Population Health, 840 College Drive, Thompson Rivers University, 805 TRU Way, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada V2C 0C8


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