Category: Conferences, Forums, Special Events

Online Certificate in Harm Reduction

Harm reduction is an internationally recognized means of redressing the harms associated with the use and distribution of illicit and licit drugs. It helps people to reach higher levels of health, functionality, self-efficacy and social membership, and also helps end suffering and save lives. On its most basic, on-the-street level, harm reduction is about providing… Read more »

      This workshop will: Increase the capacity of media representatives to report on new HIV prevention technology (NPT) trials with accuracy and sensitivity; Raise skills amongst community‐based organizations to critically analyze media discourse about HIV prevention trials; Increase the capacity of community   Date: Saturday February 12, 2011 Time: 9:00 am to 5:00… Read more »

The Positive Women’s Network and the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) present: New HIV Prevention Technologies and Ethical Challenges: An Introductory Workshop Date: Thursday, February 10 and Friday February 11, 2011 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: 1033 Davie St, Room 103, Vancouver Lunch: Will be provided Registration: No cost. Please register… Read more »

    Registration is now open for two professional development training and networking sessions for PAN member agencies. Prevention Education Workers Training & Networking – March 1 & 2, 2011 Volunteer Managers/Workers Training & Networking – March 9 & 10, 2011 Click on the titles above to see all the registration details, along with a… Read more »

Travel Awards to attend Grant Writing Workshops

In partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) HIV/AIDS Research Initiative, the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS, and Universities Without Walls (UWW), the Ontario HIV Treatment Network is pleased to offer travel awards to eligible participants across Canada to attend the following grant writing workshops: CIHR CBR Masters Award Grant Writing Workshop… Read more »

Harm Reduction Canada 2011 – Change of Date

Harm Reduction Canada 2011 – A National Conference CHANGES: Due to health concerns with the convener, the conference has been postponed. It will now be held in July, 2011. There are many benefits to this delay – along with warm weather, we are now able to hold the conference at Carleton University with accommodations on… Read more »

  AIDS Vancouver Island’s 25th Anniversary Fundraising Lottery. For 25 years, AIDS Vancouver Island has been working to improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS and prevent more people from becoming infected. Please help us move toward our ultimate goal of an AIDS-free Vancouver Island by purchasing a chance to win spectacular works of… Read more »

Dear Colleagues, In conjunction with the 20th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2011) in Toronto, we will be hosting an event on April 13 and 14 2011, to initiate the development of a comprehensive research agenda for women, transwomen, girls and HIV/AIDS in Canada. The event will bring together diverse stakeholders including people… Read more »

We welcome abstracts that cover all aspects of HIV research. Abstract submissions are grouped into the following four tracks: Basic Sciences Clinical Sciences Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences Social Sciences For more information on the subjects within each track, visit the Abstract page of the CAHR 2011 website. The abstract submission closes on Monday, December… Read more »

      This is an invitation to attend a workshop on HIV and Criminalization from 9am till Noon Wednesday, November 24th at the UBC Medical Students and Alumni Center (MSAC) located at the corner of 12th Avenue and Heather St. In Vancouver.  The morning will begin with presentations from the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network… Read more »

Gay Men’s Health Summit 2010: REGISTRATION OPEN

Impact, Resistance & Resilience: Reshaping gay men’s thinking about mental wellness Online registration for the Gay Men’s Health Summit 2010 is now open! Stay tuned for the program. For registration information, please visit the Summit registration page at: www.gaysummit.ca When and where? Thursday November 25 & Friday November 26, 2010 Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University… Read more »

Harm Reduction Canada 2011

Harm Reduction Canada 2011 A National Conference Ottawa, Canada February 23-25, 2011 www.cast-canada.ca Updates: 1 – Registration is open! Please visit the website. 2 – RFP deadline extended to November 22, 2010. While open to any and all ideas, there is an added focus on harm reduction in the following areas: harm reduction in shelters,… Read more »