2018 SIM Expo


Join Canada's passionate, interprofessional healthcare simulation community and world-leading experts at the 2018 SIM Expo!

The 2018 SIM Expo will be November 13-14 in Calgary, Alberta.

This year's theme is INTERPROFESSIONAL SIM: REACHING NEW HEIGHTS TOGETHER, reflecting the ongoing importance of interprofessional education and collaboration in healthcare and the incredible innovations in our simulation community that are making it happen.

SIM Expo continues to be the largest interprofessional and multidisciplinary simulation conference in Canada. Each year, the SIM Expo brings together healthcare leaders in university, college and hospital sectors, comprised of administrators, educators, clinicians, SIM centre managers and directors, and researchers from all health professions across Canada and beyond. The SIM Expo prides in its strong culture of networking, building relationships, and uniting the simulation community. The annual conference allows participants to connect directly with peers, experts and future collaborators in healthcare simulation.


The detailed program and session information is now available!

Monday, Nov 12 Pre-conference workshop
Tuesday, Nov 13 Conference Day 1
Wednesday, Nov 14 Conference Day 2
Thursday, Nov 15 Post-conference meetings

SIM Expo program details >

2018 SIM Awards  •  Les prix SIM

Nominations are now open for the national SIM awards!  •  Les mises en candidature sont maintenant ouvertes pour les prix nationaux SIM!

Deadline September 16  |  Date limite le 16 sept.

SIM Citizenship Award for outstanding individuals
SIM Innovator Award for leading organizations
Prix de citoyenneté SIM pour des personnes exceptionnelles
Prix d’innovateur/ innovatrice SIM pour des organismes de premier rang

More information | Plus d'informations >

Keynote Speakers

We are excited to announce these three globally-recognized leaders as keynote speakers!



We are going west! This year's Expo is kindly being hosted by Calgary's enthusiastic simulation community.

The 2018 SIM Expo will be at the Hotel Arts in downtown Calgary. Hotel Arts is where you want to be: a short walk from the Saddledome, National Music Centre, and other downtown attractions. From cool eateries to boutique shopping and bustling nightlife, the entire creatively charged city is at your disposal.

We have arranged discounts on travel and accommodations!


Sponsoring & Exhibiting

Engage with simulation leaders and decision makers from across Canada!

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Interested in becoming a volunteer for our national event? We welcome the extra set of hands!  Please follow to the volunteer application form for details.


Past Expos

Read about the themes, program, speakers and energy of our previous SIM Expos!