Category: Conferences and Special Events

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 »

BCCfE Fall HIV/Antiretroviral Update

  The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS will present its Fall HIV/Antiretroviral update on October 22nd, from 830 AM – 430 PM in Vancouver. Registration is free, and now open. Please note that seating is available for up to 400 people and, therefore, pre-registration is strongly recommended. On-site registration will not be available.  … Read more »

Register for CATIE’s eduCATIE+ virtual courses

CATIE is offering a series of eduCATIE+ virtual courses tailored for the Pacific region (British Columbia and the Yukon). Each course combines online education with a virtual session led by a CATIE educator, and course content is tailored to the issues and context specific to your region.   Courses available: HIV Basics: October 22 to… Read more »

CAHR 2019: Key Dates to Note

  Mark your calendars for the Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research Saskatoon, May 9-12th, 2019 Join us for the 28th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2019), from May 9 – 12, 2019 in Saskatoon. Organized annually by the Canadian Association for HIV Research, the Conference is the premier gathering in Canada for those associated in… Read more »

Summit 2018 Keynote; Register Now!

From the Community-Based Research Centre A familiar face at Summit 2018 We are pleased to announce Dr. Olivier Ferlatte, a post-doctoral research fellow at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use as one of our keynote speakers at Community-Based Research Centre’s national event being held November 8 to 10, 2018 in Vancouver. He will join previously… Read more »