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2024 Western Canada One Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Conference

Stewardship begins with us

The 2024 Western Canadian One Health Antimicrobial Stewardship Conference aims to facilitate information exchange on antimicrobial stewardship between human and animal health practitioners, researchers, agriculture and government stakeholders, policy- and decision- makers, and industry members.

Through engaging discussions, innovative research, and collaborative initiatives, we will work towards a healthier, more sustainable future for all. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with Western Canadian colleagues to learn, share and contribute to efforts to slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance through the effective stewardship of antimicrobials use in human, animal and environmental health settings.

The session will be held on October 3 and October 4, 2024 at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, Vancouver.

Conference goal

To promote networking and information exchange on antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) between One Health partners (human, animal, environmental health).

Conference objectives

  1. Increase awareness of evidence-based strategies in antimicrobial stewardship in human, animal and environmental health settings
  2. Share resources, training, and tools for appropriate antimicrobial use in humans, animals, and the environment
  3. Promote collaboration between educational institutions, professional associations, and regulatory bodies to integrate antimicrobial stewardship principles into healthcare, veterinary practices, and other settings where antimicrobials are applied
  4. Engage prescribers and professionals to share best practices, case studies, innovative approaches and competencies in promoting effective antimicrobial stewardship in diverse healthcare, veterinary, and environment settings
  5. Advocate for responsible antimicrobial use, emphasizing the importance of integrating tools and practices into existing healthcare and veterinary frameworks and policies

Conference themes

  1. One Health case studies
    • Best practices in antimicrobial prescribing
    • Standards of practice vs innovations in microbial diagnostics
  2. Stewardship in action
  3. Progress and impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)/antimicrobial use (AMU) policies and guidelines

Reserve your seat

For more information and to register for the conference, please visit

  • Regular registration:
    • Early bird (until July 17): $300
    • Full: $400
  • Student registration:
    • Early bird (until July 17): $100
    • Full: $150

Call for poster submissions

Students and researchers are invited to submit posters on research and projects relevant to the conference themes. Abstracts should be submitted by July 12, 2024 (extended deadline) through the registration website:

Program of events

A preliminary conference program is now available for download.


The conference is made possible with the valuable support of BC Centre for Disease Control and the following sponsors:

National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases logo


Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System logo

AntibioticWise Logo

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