Category: Conferences and Special Events

18th Annual ART FOR LIFE – November 26, 2011

The 18th Annual ART FOR LIFE Fine Art Auction, an Auction in 3 Acts, being held at the Rocky Mountaineer Station is an entertaining and exciting evening that brings together art and creativity, and the celebration of life.  ART FOR LIFE will be held on Saturday, November 26th, 2011, and all proceeds will benefit the… Read more »

International Drug Policy Reform Conference

International Drug Policy Reform Conference November 2 – 5, 2011 Westin Bonaventure Los Angeles, California The International Drug Policy Reform Conference is a biennial event that brings together over 1,000 people from around the world, representing 30 different countries … people who believe that the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. Conference… Read more »

New Prevention Technologies (NPTs) Webinar Series

      Webinar Series New HIV prevention technologies and their implications for HIV prevention in Canada The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS), CATIE and the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) are pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar series exploring new HIV prevention technologies (NPTs)… Read more »

                                  Youth and Harm Reduction Webinar: A Canadian perspective  Tuesday July 26th at 1:00 pm EST The Canadian AIDS Society and our partners, is pleased to inviteyou to a webinar session looking at current youth specific harm reductionprograms and guidelines being used in different Canadian communities. The paneldiscussion will highlight the innovations… Read more »

Positive Outlook Workshop

Along with their partners, the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation is putting on a workshop entitled "Positive Outlook – Strengthening depressed clients with HIV and other episodic disabilities" in Vancouver on September 21st & 22nd. <!–[if gte mso 10]> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt… Read more »

MEDITATE FOR LIFE ~ An Experience in Practicing Compassion & Cultivating Peace of Mind ~ Sunday, September 18th, 2011 in VanDusen Botanical Garden A one-day mindfulness/vipassana retreat blending sitting, walking, forgiveness and lovingkindness meditation, in the serenity and silence of VanDusen Botanical Garden.  All proceeds benefit the Vancouver Friends For Life Society, which provides complimentary meditation and other holistic… Read more »

“LAND OF THE CEDAR: TWO-SPIRITS, ONE CIRCLE” 23RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TWO-SPIRIT GATHERING JULY 27, 28, 29, & 30TH, 2011 LOCATION: GAMBIER ISLAND, BC HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL TWO-SPIRIT GATHERING The hosting of the 1st Annual International Two Spirit Gatherings began in 1988, in Minnesota, when a local group of Native American gay and lesbian community… Read more »

Positive Women’s Network Presents: SpringBoard 2011

Please join PWN for the annual SpringBoard conference on April 28 from 4-8 pm. This year’s plenary will focus on Aging Gracefully with HIV, presented by Dr Neora Pick.  Afternoon sessions include Activism in BC Aboriginal communities, Social Networking for Personal and Professional Use, and Stress and Home/Work. Registration is free. Please see HERE for… Read more »

15th Annual BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Conference

Healing Our Spirit BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Society 15th Annual BC Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Conference “Paddling the Waters of HIV&AIDS in the Direction of change” April 11 & 12, 2011 Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites 1763 Comox Street Vancouver, B.C. Everyone is welcome Limited scholarships are available HIV/AIDS Resource sharing Accepting Workshop Abstracts Cultural Sharing Aboriginal Person… Read more »

Skills Development Weekend for Positive Women

PWN is excited to announce an upcoming Skill Development Weekend for Women Living with HIV, FRIDAY, May 27th – SUNDAY, May 29th 2011 at Loon Lake. After 20 years of coordinating wellness retreats for HIV+ women in BC, Positive Women’s Network is excited to announce an upcoming skill development opportunity for its members. Please apply… Read more »