Fall Leadership Conference (FLC)
FLC will be taking place online from November 20 – November 27, 2023. FLC is simply an opportunity to see where you stand amongst your peers, and practice for our primary conference, SLC. It is not a qualifier competition for SLC or ILC.
The submission deadline for FLC will be November 12, 2023 at 11:59 pm. Submit your materials at this link. For Independent Registration ONLY, the submission deadline for FLC is November 14, 2023 at 11:59pm.
Specific details on how your event will run at FLC will be made available in your event guidelines on Google Classroom. An overview of all competitive events for FLC 2023 can be found at this spreadsheet.
Only students who have paid the membership and event’s fee can attend the conference. The last day to register, pay, and change your event/teammate information is November 10, 2023 at 11:59 pm. Late registrations or event changes will not be accepted. You must have the correct number of registered and paid teammates to compete in a team event. Students who do not register with a sufficient number of teammates will be switched to an individual event.
Spring Leadership Conference (SLC)
SLC is a national competition where students compete in an event of their choice. SLC 2024 will be held in-person at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from May 9-10, 2024. Workshops and panels will be taking place on both days.
The submission deadline for events that have a submission will be April 24, 2024 at 11:59 pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Only students who have paid the membership and events fee can attend the conference. The last day to register, pay, and change your event/teammate information is March 29, 2024 at 11:59 pm. Late registrations or event changes will not be accepted. You must have the correct number of registered and paid teammates to compete in a team event. Students who do not register with a sufficient number of teammates will be switched to an individual event.
The top three competitors/teams from each event will be offered the opportunity to compete at the International Leadership Conference.
IB and AP Exam Accommodations
A separate event will be held to accommodate IB and AP students who may have an exam conflict on May 9 and/or 10. The event will take place on April 20, 2024 at the MTCC in downtown Toronto, tentatively from 10 am – 4 pm. Workshops will be also be held on this date for IB/AP students only (the same workshops will also be offered at SLC in May).
This event is for paid HOSA Canada members only (membership and event’s fee). If you have not yet paid, please see the registration page of our website for details. You must be registered and paid by February 23, 2024 at 11:59 pm for the AP/IB event ONLY (this deadline is not for members attending SLC in May).
At this alternative event, there will be a limited selection of competitive events. If you will be participating in this event as an IB/AP student, please only select from one of the following events. If your event has a submission and you will be attending this event, your submission deadline is April 19, 2024 at 11:59 pm.
- MT – Medical Terminology
- BH – Behavioral Health
- PAT – Pathophysiology
- MM – Medical Math
- NUT – Nutrition
- MHP – Mental Health Promotion
- PH – Public Health
- CA – Community Awareness
- MI – Medical Innovation
- RPS – Researched Persuasive Speaking
- RP – Research Poster
Please fill out this form below by February 23, 2024 at 11:59 pm if you require these accommodations. You are required to submit proof of your examination that must have the date of your exam(s) and your name on it (e.g. a letter from your school teacher or principal, IB Diploma Program exam registration confirmation, etc.).
International Leadership Conference (ILC)
ILC 2024 will be held in Houston, Texas from Jun 26-29. Top 3 from each event from SLC are qualified to compete in ILC. Approximate cost per person is $1700 depending on the number of roommates with which the student will be sharing a room. Travel details will be available around Feb 2024. More event details available here: https://hosa.org/ilc
Congratulations to the following students on their placements at the International Leadership Conference in Dallas last week!
The Canadian delegation ended up with 53 top 10 finalists and 25 top 3 finalists, making ILC 2023 one of our best years ever!
1st – Akshita Nair, Maple High School
7th – Anjali Gupta, Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute
5th – Chang Chang Li, Sam Li, Andy Sun, Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute
Clinical Laboratory Science
1st – Harsimranjit Nafriaan, Turner Fenton Secondary School
3rd – David Jiahao Geng, William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute
5th – Matthew Shen, St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School
1st – Sasvat Patel, Kumanan Thiyagarajah, Kurinche Thiyagarajah, Anuj Yeole, Harold M . Brathwaite Secondary School
2nd – Arya Dhir, Rhea Lam, Rayna Yuen, Bill Hogarth Secondary School
Creative Problem Solving
9th – Goleo Huang, Jiawen Ren, Aryan Rahman, Isra Siddiqui, John Fraser Secondary School
7th – Amy Lie, Linda Zhining Lian, Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute
8th – Arya Muralidharan, Eugenia Zhang, Markham District High School
Human Growth & Development
4th – Aidan Wang, William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute
6th – Anish Susikumar, Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy
Medical Law and Ethics
10th – Annie Wu, Havergal College
4th – Chinmay Jindal, Harold M . Brathwaite Secondary School
4th – Ava Butler, Lisgar Collegiate Institute
3rd – Pranav Mahabal, William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute
10th – Madeline Li, Martingrove Collegiate Institute
8th – Isabella Wang, John Fraser Secondary School
Researched Persuasive Speaking
9th – Aryan Ihsan, Markham District High School
1st – Jonathan Liu, William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute
4th – Olivia Socol, The Woodlands Secondary Socol
Clinical Laboratory Science
3rd – Yeran Wang, University of Ottawa
5th – Julianne Faith Domingo, University of Toronto – Scarborough
10th – Shruthi Gundala, McMaster University
Emergency Medical Technician
1st – Nicolas Hamzea, Maria Nica, Western University
3rd – Emilio Naidu, Sumner Rajaratnam, McMaster University
8th – Fred Min, Mellina Solomon, McMaster University
1st – Ada Huang, Zhen Wang, University of Toronto – St. George
2nd – Sadia Ahmad, McMaster University
5th – Laura Liu, Western University
1st – Lauren Kaarto, Brock University
2nd – Duy Dinh, Safa Usman, Tiffany Yu, Queen’s University
2nd – Erin Lo, University of Toronto – Scarborough
2nd – Meera Mohindra, University of Toronto – Scarborough