Thank you to our sponsors!

We are grateful to our 2018 IPDLN conference sponsors for helping us create this forum for the presentation and discussion of research and innovation in the area of Linked Population Data Science and Policy Impact.


The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides essential information on Canada’s health systems and the health of Canadians.

SAS helps you make sense of the message. As the leader in business analytics software and services, SAS transforms your data into insights that give you a fresh perspective on your business. You can identify what’s working. Fix what isn’t. And discover new opportunities.


The SAIL Databank is a safe haven for billions of person-based records combined with a complete data linkage and analysis toolset that helps researchers answer important questions for the benefit of society.


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At TELUS, we believe that technology can have an important impact on transforming healthcare for all Canadians. It can improve health outcomes by connecting doctors and other health practitioners with one another and with their patients. It can also harness information to make prevention and wellness more accessible to everyone.

The Manitoba Centre for Health Policy is a research centre of excellence that conducts world class population-based research on health, and the social determinants of health.

The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) is an independent, not-for-profit organization with key competencies in health economics and decision analytic modelling, health technology assessment, and knowledge transfer/exchange.

The mission of PolicyWise for Children & Families is to develop and integrate evidence to inform, identify, and promote effective public policy and service delivery to improve the well-being of children, families, and communities.

The Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) is dedicated to supporting innovative research, capacity-building and knowledge translation initiatives designed to improve the way health care services are organized, regulated, managed, financed, paid for, used and delivered, in the interest of improving the health and quality of life of all Canadians.

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The Population Health Research Network (PHRN) is a ground-breaking program which has created Australia's first national data linkage network.

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For a century IBM Canada has been dedicated to every client's success and to creating innovations that matter for the world.