Past Global Implementation Conferences
GIC 2019 - Glasgow, Scotland
GIC 2019 was held in Glasgow, Scotland and was designed to stimulate the learning of those with experience and knowledge of implementation, as well as to invest in the next generation of implementation practitioners, policy makers, and implementation researchers.
GIC 2017 - Toronto, Canada
GIC 2017 was held in Toronto, Canada and focused on Expanding Implementation Perspectives: Engaging Systems. Over 500 delegates from 15 countries participated in the GIC on 20-21 June 2017 held at the Sheraton Centre hotel with nearly 250 delegates participating in the 2nd Biennial Pre-Conference Implementation Academy on 19 June 2017 held at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at the Hospital for Sick Children.
GIC 2015 - Dublin, Ireland
GIC 2015 was held in Dublin, Ireland and focused on Implementation for Impact - how implementation research, practice, and policy support scale and sustainability. Over 450 delegates from 25 countries participated in the GIC on 27-28 May 2015 held at the Dublin Convention Centre with nearly 250 delegates participating in the first ever Pre-Conference Implementation Academy on 26 May 2015 held at Trinity College.
GIC 2013 - Washington, D.C.
The GIC 2013, again held in Washington DC, focused on the “How?” of implementation – how it is done, what tools can be used to support it, how it can be measured etc. The program structure was based on common functional interests and content areas such as Laying the groundwork, Implementation teams, Work Force, Leadership & Organizational Change, Measures & Tools, Fidelity & Scaling Up, Communication, Policy Engagement, and Implementation Science Synthesis.
GIC 2011 - Washington, D.C.
The first Global Implementation Conference was held Washington, DC in 2011. The focus of the conference was on the “What” of implementation – what it is, who is involved, and what needs to be done to succeed with implementation. Accordingly, five practice groups structured the program - based on different roles within the field of implementation: practitioners, policy makers, researchers, organizational leaders, and purveyors.