Category: Conferences, Forums, Special Events

Call for Presentations: Mobile Response Team Symposium

The Provincial Overdose Mobile Response Team (MRT) is pleased to issue an invitation for presenters for the symposium to be held April 11-12, 2019 at the Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, in Burnaby BC. Proposals are welcome for workshops from first responders, frontline workers and people with lived experience/peers who have an interest in sharing… Read more »

Submit Your Abstract for CAHR 2019

Abstract deadline updated December 21, 2018 Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 28th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2019) Topics fall under CAHR’s four tracks: Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences and Social Sciences. An additional oral abstract session will once again be offered with a focus on… Read more »

Invite to AIDS Vancouver Island Annual General Meeting

All are invited to attend AVI’s Annual General Meeting.   Date: Wednesday November 28th Time: 5:00-7:30 PM Location: Ambrosia Centre, 638 Fisgard Street, Victoria   This year’s guest speaker will be Dr. Marilou Gagnon, RN, PhD, Associate Professor UVic School of Nursing. Dr. Gagnon founded the Coalition of Nurses for Supervised Injection Services, served on… Read more »

Glitz and Glam at Positive Living BC

Positive Living BC is hosting Glitz and Glam, a feel-good connection event for anyone who identifies as a female living with HIV. Date: Thursday, November 29th Time: 4- 7 PM Location: Positive Living BC, 1101 Seymour Street, Vancouver.   This event will include: food (of course!) cheesecake smoothie station smoking cessation info and tools​ smudging medicine pouches… Read more »

AIDS Vancouver Red Ribbon Gala

From AIDS Vancouver We invite you to join us for AIDS Vancouver’s 35th Anniversary Celebration, the Red Ribbon Gala. You can expect a jam-packed evening of amazing performers, live entertainment, and delicious food all in support of Canada’s first AIDS Service Organization. Emceed by The Unstoppable Conni Smudge, the evening features Luisa Marshall as Tina… Read more »

Learn what your organization can do to act on the findings of  Project Inclusion, a human rights approach to HIV, HCV and overdose prevention in BC. Pivot traveled to communities in BC to speak with people coping with poverty, homelessness, and substance use about how programs and policies affect their health. Pivot’s Darcie Bennett will… Read more »

Register Now for CBRC Summit 2018: How’s Your Head?

Summit 2018: How’s your Head? Sexual Identity, Mental Health and Substance Use Date: November 8 – 9 Location: SFU: Vancouver Campus, 515 West Hastings Vancouver, BC Don’t miss this opportunity for capacity building, training, and education initiatives designed to strengthen the network of those working and volunteering in GBT2Q men’s health. Local, national and international activists… Read more »

STI & HIV 2019 World Congress

The STI & HIV 2019 World Congress will be held July 14 – 17, 2019, in Vancouver, in the Vancouver Convention Centre. This Congress represents the joint meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) and the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI).  This biennial meeting is one of the largest… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence HIV Care Rounds presents Effects of Stigma and Loneliness on Cognitive Function in People Living with HIV. Presenter: Dr. Marianne Harris Date: October 10, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Location: Conference Room 7, Providence Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver Register   Learn More BC Centre for… Read more »

Healthy Living & Aging for Today’s HIV+ Patients

Positive Living BC Healthy Living Presentation Healthy living & aging for today’s HIV+ patients Presented by Dr. Giovanni Guaraldi, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia (Italy) Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – 12 NOON Location: Positive Living BC – 2nd floor Multi-purpose Meeting Room, 101 Seymour Street, Vancouver Seating is LIMITED. Lunch is provided.   Healthy… Read more »

Join us for a dialogue-based webinar with AIDS Vancouver Island’s Kim Toombs and Ivan Fletcher. Ivan does mobile harm reduction and Kim is on the Overdose Outreach team. We will talk about lessons from their work and Kim will share knowledge from the Stimulus conference on drugs, policy and practice in Edmonton (October 3-5). We encourage… Read more »

Join us for a webinar on the intersections of HIV and TB in Indigenous communities. This webinar will be presented by Isa Wolf, Clinical Nurse Specialist in tuberculosis (TB) with First Nations Health Authority. Health and cultural factors play roles in how to best support people facing HIV, TB, or both. Isa will help attendees… Read more »