IPSSW 2019

The 11th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops – IPSSW2019 – will be held in Toronto, 20-22 May, 2019.

Renowned and global experts will gather for the world’s largest meeting dedicated exclusively to pediatric and perinatal simulation for three days of in-depth discussion on the role simulation plays to provide safe and effective care to sick children and infants, and the continued evolution and expansion of pediatric simulation across the globe.

All prices in USD.

Meeting Organizing Committee

Meet the Meeting Organizing Committee who are working diligently to plan IPSSW2019.

Jon Duff
Elaine Ng
Justin Jeffers
Lydia Lofton
Aaron Calhoun

Speakers and Program

Keynote and plenary session speakers will include well-known and experienced experts in the field of pediatric simulation. The MOC is currently working on building an innovative and thought provoking program. View the 2018 full online searchable program to get an idea of the type of programming you can expect at IPSSW2019.

See the preliminary schedule of events below for IPSSW2019.

Sponsorship & Exhibits

IPSS provides multiple opportunities to increase your organization’s visibility and gain attendee awareness through sponsorship and exhibiting. You can choose from multiple options to find the exposure and target audience that is right for you.

Learn more about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities


Hyatt Regency
370 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone number: +1 416-343-1234

Hotel Features include:

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Full service business centre
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Three restaurants and bars

Hotel Booking

Click the button below to book your hotel room through the IPSSW discounted rate, starting from CA$249 per night.

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Passport/Visa Information

Passport must be valid for at least 3 months beyond your planned date of departure. If you are traveling outside of the U.S. or Canada, please verify your travel requirements online here.

Location Information – What to see and do

The city of Toronto is loaded with cultural and historic attractions, sights, sounds, tastes and experiences. Visit their website for the latest listing of local attractions and events, including:

  • CN Tower
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
  • Toronto Zoo
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Second City Comedy Club
  • Eaton Shopping Centre

Get a discount on your travel with UP Express

UP Express connects Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station in the heart of downtown Toronto in just 25 stress-free minutes—less than half the time it often takes by car.  Trains leave every 15 minutes with the first train departing Pearson Station at 05:27 and the last train departing at 00:57. There’s no easier or more convenient way to get to or from Toronto Pearson.

Visit UPexpress.com before May 20, 2019 and use promo code IPSS2019 to get your 25% discount on adult return tickets (round-trip) from Pearson Station to Union Station (regular price $24.70* CAD). Tickets are valid for one year.

  • Select “From Pearson to Union
  • Select an adult return ticket for your round-trip
  • Add to order then click the “Buy Now” button to checkout to pay for your ticket
  • At checkout – apply promo code IPSS2019 during purchase

The inspiring conference will provide unmatched networking and knowledge exchange in hands-on workshops, roundtable sessions, special interest groups and poster presentations.

Attendees include all pediatric subspecialties working in simulation, from novice to expert levels –  physicians, nurses, allied health care specialists, simulation experts and researchers, technicians and administrators.

Call for Abstracts – DEADLINE CLOSED – Look for late breaking submissions after the first of the year


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