Pre-hackathon webinars

Researchers from the Department of Geography & Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo are conducting research related to developing solutions to improve the working lives of individuals impacted by SLE in Canada.

Prior to our hackathon, we hosted 3 webinars covering previous research conducted on the economic costs of SLE in Canada. The webinars were hosted online via Adobe Connect.

Webinar 1:

  • Date: April 30, 2019
  • Presenter: Dr. Ann Clarke
  • Description: During this webinar, Dr. Ann Clarke presents results from her quantitative work on the economic challenges of SLE (Systemic lupus erythematosus).
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Webinar 1 slides (.pptx)

Webinar 2:

  • Date: May 7, 2019
  • Presenter: Dr. Francesca Cardwell
  • Description: During this webinar, Dr. Francesca Cardwell presents results from previous qualitative work on the economic challenges of SLE, conducted with patients, physicians and other lupus key informants.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Webinar 2 slides (.pptx)
  • Webinar 2 recording

Webinar 3:

  • Date: May 14, 2019
  • Presenter: Dr. Susan Elliott
  • Description: During this webinar, Dr. Susan Elliott presents results of a review of existing policy documents related to SLE in Canada.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Webinar 3 recording
  • Policy review (.pdf)

We have not collected any data from these webinars. If you have any questions please contact Francesca Cardwell (