We offer a range of services, from consultations on educational design and development of continuing education programs and materials to management of small to medium size conferences.
We will be happy to help you with your brochures, targeted mailings, program design and materials.
Do you have a good idea for a continuing education activity? Let us help you bring it alive!
Eliminate those annoying delays as speakers set-up. We will put all of your presentations on a single CD so your program will flow smoothly from presenter to presenter.
Development of timelines and responsibilities
Arrange and participate in planning meetings to develop program and special events
Correspond with speakers regarding presentations, handouts, audiovisual requirements, travel arrangements, and accommodations
Pay expenses and maintain budgets
Overnight room blocks for participants
Floor plans for plenary sessions, workshops, exhibits, poster displays
Electrical, pipe and draping for displays
Catering for breakfast, lunch, dinner, breaks, receptions
Oversee meeting to ensure smooth running of your program
Collect and process registration forms from mail/phone/fax
Deposit cheques, cash, process VISA, MasterCard, and provide tax deductible receipts
Prepare registration lists, study credit letters/certificate of attendance
Prepare name tags and assemble conference folders
Organize and staff registration desk
Greet participants and speakers
Register new participants
Collect registration fees, issue receipts
Program design and printing by our in-house Graphic and Web Designer that is meticulously polished and tailored to McMaster brand standards
Digital Display Ads - Each program receives a digital display ad which is advertised around McMaster University campus buildings on various TV’s
Development of mail charts and distribution of program
Design, print and collect abstract forms
Continuing Health Sciences Education Program can create and maintain a program web page for your activity.
Within the activity website, each will have one main home page and several supporting pages (as necessary). We can facilitate and manage an online abstract submission process or even a password protected page to upload the presentations to.
Contact us for more details.
Registration Processing Fee is $25 per registrant, not limited to professional designation.
This fee covers expenses related to registration activities such as:
The CHSE Administration Fee covers activity coordination/management services.
Half Day program: $2,500 - $4,500
Full Day program: $5,000 - $10,000
Weekend, Evening or Multiple Day program costs are based on need/requirements.
Services include support in program development, knowledge pertaining to accreditation and CMA/RX&D/PAAB guidelines and ensuring your event complies with all regulatory bodies including The College of Family Physicians, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.
On-site management services include arrival 1.5 hours prior to the activity to set up registration, signage, sponsor locations and approve of room set up. Greeting registrants, sponsors, speakers and managing on-site registration. We will handle all aspects of the registration table; therefore, 3-5 CHSE staff will be on location at start up. Liaison with facility staff and ensuring that food and space requirements match our registrant totals. Cap all workshop/breakout sessions to facilitate fire codes.
All costs are based on need of the planning committee. As such we try to accommodate their requirements.
We are very interested in working with the pharmaceutical and other industries to develop good quality continuing education.
For educational programs to be accredited, the CE Office must be involved in the design and delivery of the program. Our aim is to be helpful and to ensure that your program is awarded the maximum allowable credits.