Category: Conferences, Forums, Special Events

This year, Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Summit on October 31 – November 1, 2019. To mark this special milestone, as well as the significant growth in participants over the years, the Summit has moved to a new and more spacious venue, the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in Vancouver,… Read more »

On June 13 2019, Universities Without Walls will host The Positive Effect: an online conference in the fight against HIV stigma. All you need to join us is a computer that can connect to the internet. We want to share experiences of stigma, collaborate on projects with other HIV+ people, and foster a sense of… Read more »

If you couldn’t make this live webinar on April 25th, slides are now available.  Viral hepatitis – including hepatitis B and C – has been characterized by the World Health Organization as a major public health burden. In this webinar, PHAC’s Sexually Transmitted Infections and Hepatitis team presented the latest national data for hepatitis B… Read more »

Universities Without Walls seminar 9: “A narrative inquiry study into the experiences of transitions into and out of correctional facilities in Alberta for people living with HIV”   Date: Monday April 15th, 2019. This is an online event and you must register in advance. Time: The registration will tell you to log on next Monday, April… Read more »

Universities Without Walls (UWW) invites you to our 7th online seminar,  Investigating Intersections between Mental Health, Hep C, HIV, and STBBIs. Date: Monday, March 25th, 2019. Time: 9:30 – 10:30 AM  Pacific time This seminar will be led by Dr. Oralia Gomez-Ramirez, sociocultural anthropologist, qualitative health researcher, and early career evaluator. Oralia completed a Ph.D…. Read more »

International Women’s Day Event ‘Championing Choice & Safety: A Womxn’s World in Three Parts’. Options for Sexual Health and Battered Women Support Services are pleased to partner in the presentation and world premiere of the series ‘Her Story (In Three Parts), a short film anthology by local writer/director/actor Camille Hollett-French. Our two organizations have chosen… Read more »

YouthCO has been working to reduce the impact of stigma related to HIV and hepatitis C since 1994. YouthCO’s Yúusnewas program is an Indigenous peer-led program. Their work includes workshops on HIV, sexual health and harm reduction in urban and rural communities; Culture is Healing events by and for Indigenous youth in downtown Vancouver; First… Read more »

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 »