Category: Conferences and Special Events

Thursday November 1 & Friday November 2, 2012 Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia Call for Submissions: Presentations, Workshops, Video Work, school, media, street: there is no real escape from the arenas of masculinity. Wherever we go life is framed by a gender based drive for social status and… Read more »

Learning from the Front Lines: Community Rapporteur Session

This webinar will highlight some of the key research that was presented at the 2012 CAHR Conference in Montreal. We will be discussing and summarizing the four main conference tracks: Basic Science, Clinical Sciences, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, and Social Science. As the focus of the CAHR conference is on new research, presented by… Read more »

A Community Dialogue on HIV/AIDS Services, Supports and Prevention Strategies for Women in the DTES Presented for Support Workers, Service Providers and Peer Workers This dialogue will focus on community-based health services for women living with HIV/AIDS in the DTES: What are our approaches to supporting and dealing with new positives? How are we supporting… Read more »

Positive Living BC is proudly launching a pilot project, Positive Women’s University, October 19-21, 2012 at Loon Lake Camp, Maple Ridge. Please find our poster enclosed. The initiative stemmed from the Seattle Gay City University model. Richard Harrison, Positive Living Support Department staff, presented it at the Positive Gathering, held 2009 in Vancouver, as the… Read more »

We are excited to announce that PAN and CATIE will be partnering again this year to bring you the Pacific Educational Conference. PAN will be hosting it’s PHA Forum, ED Summit and Annual General Meeting on September 25th and the CATIE Pacific Educational Conference will be held on September 26th and 27th.  Registration information will… Read more »

Positive Living BC is hosting a community forum on HIV & the Brain – The Latest Evidence on HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) Presenters: Maggie Atkinson BA, LLB, LSM, O. Ont Sean B. Rourke PhD, Scientific & Executive Director, Ontario HIV Treatment Network Director, CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS & University Without Walls, Professor of… Read more »

Health Care 2.0: Social Media Camp

The BC Patient Safety & Quality Council is hosting a Social Media Camp on March 7th as part of their Quality Forum 2012, running March 7 – 9, 2012 in Vancouver.  Registration for the Camp is now ope.  For more information and to register, click here.

The Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) is part of a national committee with HIV/AIDS organizations in Canada to help bridge the HIV and gerontology sectors. To raise awareness of issues related to HIV and aging, we would like to encourage HIV and aging-related content at our annual conference, taking place this year in Vancouver, October… Read more »

PWN: Skills Development Weekend

Just a reminder that PWN is offering a Skill Development Weekend for women living with HIV coming up March 30-April 1, 2012.  Attached are the forms with all the info, including a Poster, Announcement with FAQ sheet and Childcare Subsidy Policy, and the actual Application forms. The forms are also available on our website:… Read more »

Insights & Innovations 2012 (formerly the Western Canadian Youth and Family Addictions Conference) is scheduled for February 29, March 1-2, 2012 at the Renaissance Vancouver Habourside Hotel. Registration is now open. Visit to learn more about the conference and to register. This much anticipated conference will provide a forum for youth and family substance… Read more »