Technologies in Emergency Care – TEC Vancouver Conference 2021

Innovations in Emergency Medicine:          From COVID to Sustainability

Join us for our virtual TEC Vancouver conference where we will celebrate the unexpected innovations that were born out of necessity from this devastating pandemic. We want you to be inspired by sharing experiences that have improved patient care across the continuum. The COVID-19 pandemic presents us with a powerful lens to look at our health system and services in fresh ways, resulting in innovations that transform individual care and health system service delivery. Please join us and also bring your own inspirations to share.

Conference Overview

Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021
Time: 8:15 am to 12:30 pm PDT
Location: Virtual conference



  • Watch the lectures and have everything in one place: access to the slides, handouts, bios, etc.
  • Virtually network with colleagues via text or video messaging. 
  • Access group video chat rooms for networking where up to 5 people can connect at once.
  • Visit the virtual exhibit hall to interact with organizations that are typically present during the in-person conference. 
  • Registration includes access to the live virtual event, all available materials, and access to the post-event recording


Please visit for more information, conference agenda, and registration.



Digital Emergency Medicine is a research unit in the UBC Faculty of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine, with the goal of introducing, researching and implementing technology innovations in emergency and primary care with their interdisciplinary partners to improve people’s health and strengthen health systems.

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) sees over 95,000 patients per year and houses a Level 1 Trauma Centre. VGH is a 955 bed adult tertiary care hospital focusing on tertiary, trauma, and neurological care. The Emergency Medicine group at VGH supports strong research and academic educational programs.

The VGH + UBC Hospital Foundation is the philanthropic engine for health care innovation and transformation in British Columbia. As the primary philanthropic partner to Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) — BC’s largest health authority — the Foundation partners with donors to drive innovation and sustainable health care at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCH Research Institute), and Vancouver Community Health Services.

Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (VCH) is a world class, award winning health care organization delivering innovative medical care, research and teaching. It provides primary through quaternary care, home and community care, mental health and substance use services, as well as population and preventive health to over 1.25 million British Columbians.