Category: Conferences, Forums, Special Events

The President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society is a high-profile lecture series hosted by Simon Fraser University. It is paired with a course, open to university students and community members, about a variety of topics in HIV spanning from the sciences, to the social, and the community. Please visit www.sfu.ca/pdc for more information…. Read more »

This event is located on the traditional territory of the S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:lō), W̱SÁNEĆ and Kwantlen. First Directions: Reclaiming our Bodies is a free program for Indigenous youth in British Columbia. During First Directions, youth travel to Langley, BC, and will stay in shared accommodations with other Indigenous youth, supervised by YouthCO staff. At First Directions, we bring… Read more »

The President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society is a high-profile lecture series hosted by Simon Fraser University.   Date: Tuesday February 26th, 2019 Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM Location: SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1300   The speakers for this event are Danita Wahpoosewyan, Carrie Bourassa, and Alexandra King. This event is free, but registration is encouraged… Read more »

BC Centre for Excellence Spring HIV/Antiretroviral Update

  The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS will present its Spring HIV/Antiretroviral Update on Monday, May 6, 2019. Time: 8:30 am to 4:45 pm Location: Grand Ballroom – North Tower Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC (located across from St. Paul’s Hospital in Downtown Vancouver) This is an open educational event sponsored by… Read more »

SWAN Vancouver presents, in partnership with SUM Gallery – Queer Arts Festival, Chocolate and Chicken Bones, a photovoice exhibition. Exhibition runs until February 7th and is open Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6 PM   “People think that we are like chocolate. That we are sweet and you can just swallow us and consume us. We are not chocolate…. Read more »

From HepCBC We’re pleased to invite the public to this FREE family-oriented event January 26, 2019 from noon to 5 PM at Surrey City Hall, 13450 104th Avenue in Surrey. HepCBC will have a “Liver Wellness” Info booth, expertly staffed by HepCBC volunteers, physician Dr. Urvashi Beruar of Sidney and microbiologist Dr. Anuradha Dhavan of… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is presenting two education events next week: Are We There Yet? An Update on HIV Cure Research January 23, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Part of the HIV/AIDS Webinar Learning Series is a partnership between the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and Positive Living BC…. Read more »

Call for Abstracts and Workshop Outlines: CANAC Conference

The Canadian Association of Nurses in HIV/AIDS Care (CANAC) is a national professional nursing organization committed to fostering excellence in HIV/AIDS nursing, promoting the health, rights and dignity of persons affected by HIV/AIDS and to preventing the spread of HIV infection. CANAC’s members hail from all regions of Canada working in clinical practice, education, research and/or… Read more »

President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society

The President’s Dream Colloquium on HIV: From Cell to Society is a high-profile lecture series hosted by Simon Fraser University. The kickoff event is an arts exhibition: Innovation, Activism, and the Arts on Jan. 8, 2019 from 6-9:30 pm and Jan. 9, 2019 open all day from 9 am – 7pm. All the public events are free, so make sure… Read more »

Welcome to CAHR 2019

Did you know that Saskatchewan has the highest rate of HIV in Canada and Indigenous populations across Canada are more affected by HIV than other groups?  Are you interested in learning more about the disease and what Canadian researchers and community leaders from across Canada are doing to end HIV here in Canada and globally? The… Read more »

Hepatitis C Course from eduCATIE+

CATIE is offering a Hepatitis C Basics course, through eduCATIE+, tailored for the Pacific region (British Columbia and the Yukon). CATIE’s Hepatitis C Basics blended learning course aims to provide foundational knowledge of hepatitis C, covering topics such as hepatitis C transmission, testing, treatment, prevention and health literacy. This is an introductory-level course geared toward… Read more »

  Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s Fall Conference, PLHIV Forum and AGM, which was held on the traditional territories of the Syilx (Okanagan) people October 30-31st.   We were gifted with a welcome from Elder Wilfred “Grouse” Barnes and drummer Margaret Manuel who opened the event and set the tone for… Read more »