Category: Conferences and Special Events

Webinar: Understanding Syndemics and Gay Men’s Health

Tuesday, March 26 – 10:00am The term syndemic refers to the tendency of multiple epidemics to co-occur, interact and worsen the effects of one another.  Among gay men, syndemics of psycho-social difficulties have been shown empirically to increase risk of HIV infection. This presentation will provide an overview of the concept of syndemic, describe how… Read more »

Webinar: Gay Health @ Work

Thursday, March 28 – 1:00pm As part of CBRC’s overall investigation of social determinants affecting gay men’s health, we examined the relationship between employment discrimination and health outcomes. Presenter: Terry Trussler Terry Trussler – Terry Trussler is the Research Director of the Community Based Research Centre and Principal Investigator of the Sex Now survey. Now… Read more »

Date:  Mar 19 2013 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm What: Where is BC’s Poverty Reduction Plan? Join the election campaign! British Columbia has the highest poverty rate in Canada, and is now one of only two provinces left without a poverty reduction plan. Now is the time to tell your political candidates you want to vote… Read more »

KnowledgeConnect Webinar Series: Video Archive

Last November PAN was excited to launch a webinar series, KnowledgeConnect, and since that time have hosted ten webinars.  Many of you participated in one or more of these sessions and we hope you found them interesting and informative.  We’ve had a few technological bugs along the way, which we expected, but as we got… Read more »

The 2013 Treatment as Prevention Workshop

  April 22-25, 2013 | Vancouver BC at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel The International HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP) Workshop brings academic, policy, industry, and community representatives together to review and discuss research and policy progress in the field of HIV “treatment as prevention”. Specifically, delegates review new data and identify priority areas for… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada invites you to join us for a two-part webinar series on findings from the EKOS Research 2012 HIV/AIDS Attitudinal Tracking Survey examining awareness, knowledge, attitudes and behaviour related to HIV/AIDS in Canada. There is still a second presentation to catch. This webinar will share findings from the 2012 survey and… Read more »

Beyond Behaviours – Registration Now Open

BEYOND BEHAVIOURS: Uncovering the social production of HIV epidemics among gay men April 15th, 2013 Vancouver, British Columbia REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Online registration is now open for Beyond Behaviours. Please visit our website  to register and for more information. Spaces are limited. Beyond Behaviours is a one-day event for those involved in gay men’s… Read more »

Meditate for Life

MEDITATE FOR LIFE is a series of one day mindfulness/vipassana retreats offered quarterly thoughout the year. These retreats include sitting, walking, forgiveness, and lovingkindness meditations in the cozy and comfortable Vancouver Friends For Life Society.   Date and time:   Sunday, March 3rd – 10am to 4pm Location:    The Vancouver Friends For Life Society, 1459 Barclay… Read more »

Register today for Positive Gathering!

Positive Gathering is a three-day conference developed for and by HIV-positive British Columbians. Our peer-delivered interactive workshops allow HIV-positive people to learn from each other in a safe, open and supportive environment. Our breakaway sessions and gala dinner provide great opportunities for networking, socializing and having fun.   Positive Gathering will be held March 22-24,… Read more »

CTAC National Webinar Series Continues

5 part series presented by members of CTAC’s Co-Infection Facilitator Team Want to learn more about HIV and viral Hepatitis no-infection? Looking to get more involved? Interested in how to integrate research about co-infection into programming? Join for 3 more Tuesdays! February 14, 2pm (ET): Who is living with co-infection? Priority Populations and Community Approaches… Read more »