13th Annual Pharmacy Technician Conference is OCTOBER 26th and 27th, 2018
at the River Rock Casino resort in Richmond,  BC. 
Details regarding the speakers, valuable CE credits, door prizes and registration are posted below.  This will be an exciting, fun and educational event.  Be prepared to relax and laugh as you engage with exhibitors and expand your network with fellow colleagues.

The event will open with an exhibit and evening networking reception with an added hilarious one-of-a-kind entertainment experience by John Beuhler.  John is a veteran of comedy in Canada, appearing in the Just For Laughs, Halifax and Vancouver comedy festivals; he is a twice nominated Canadian Comedy Award Nominee and the winner of the Corner Gas Stand up Comedy Contest. And he’s worked with likes of Martin Short, Dennis Miller, and Zach Galifianakis. This will be a witty, fast-paced and of course a memorable performance.  Saturday will be a full day of learning with exciting keynote presentations made by the College of Pharmacists of BC, special guests and an Inspirational Keynote Speaker Living with Tourette Syndrome, Stuart Ellis-Myers!

SPECIAL OFFER: Once again, we are providing an additional registration option for PTSBC members which includes a discounted accommodation rate.  These rates can only be provided if selected during your registration process and prior to September 30th as the hotel will then release the rooms to the general public. 

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Registration for this event will close October 9, 2018.

Calling all Super Techs!

Have you participated in or

  • led an extraordinary project
  • utilized best practice strategies to protect patients
  • taken the initiative with an idea to improve services for patients

We are pleased to announce that PTSBC will be hosting, for the first time, a poster presentation session at the 13th Annual Pharmacy Technician Conference. This contest provides an informal setting for you and your colleagues to share ideas, projects, best practice, and the impact they have on the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients.

All pharmacy technicians are invited and encouraged to participate.

Fresenius Kabi is generously sponsoring a cash prize of $250 which will be awarded for best poster.

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If you have any questions please contact Kelsey Mallar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PTSBC would like to recognize members who have made significant contributions to the pharmacy practice or members who are exceptional within the pharmacy profession.
Submit an entry for yourself
Submit an entry for someone else
Nominate a Pharmacy Technician or Assistant who has taken pharmacy  professionalism to the next level.  Professionalism can be displayed in any number of ways, including:contributing to enhancing the role of pharmacy technicians, inspiring peers to raise standards and advance pharmacy technician practice, participating in educational opportunities and professional development that promote pharmacy technical practice, demonstrate leadership and excellence in work performance, promote health and wellness in their community, utilize pharmacy services to improve the health of patients, solve problems or create new practice opportunities, passionate about the advancement of pharmacy technical practice, active involvement with professional organizations, initiatives and advocacy for the pharmacy technician profession.

Entry deadline is September 30th, 2018. Don't miss out!
Enter today!!! Ways to enter

On October 27th, 2018 the PTSBC Director will announce the PTSBC Pharmacy Technician/Assistant Member of the Year.  The 2018 honoree will receive:
  • a $300 cash award
  • registration and one-night accommodations to attend the next PTSBC Pharmacy Technician conference in October 2019.
  • a certificate during the AGM at the 13th Annual PTSBC Conference


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