TOPHC is where we learn from one another, provoke thought, and get motivated to make a difference in the practice of public health. It is an opportunity to engage with a variety of public health professionals from different health settings.


To learn more about TOPHC and how you can help shape next year’s conference please visit us at Public Health Ontario.

Goals and Objectives

TOPHC is….

Preparing for the future.

An opportunity for strategy, leadership and practice to align to address emerging issues


A gathering place.

A source of energy and identity for the sector.



Maintain a focus on knowledge to practice.



A place to experience innovative ideas and perspectives. 


TOPHC 2018 Learning Objectives

1. Identify ways to be leaders of change; create new and strengthen existing partnerships within our organizations, our sector and beyond. 

2. Explore opportunities and strategies for leadership, innovation and action at all levels of the public health sector.

3. Describe emerging and ongoing issues, challenges and solutions to shape Ontario’s evolving public health system with a focus on high quality programs and services that strengthen communities and enhance the health of our populations.