Upcoming Trainings

Positive Leadership Development Institute

PAN and the PLDI Training team will host the next Positive Leadership Development (PLDI) training event February 28 – March 1, 2020: Bored? Get on Board!  This training event is full.

Watch here for more details on the following events. Dates may be subject to change:

Core Leadership Training (applications open)

June 18-21, 2020

November 12-15, 2020

Communications Skills Training

February 19-21, 2021


Learn  more about the Positive Leadership Development Institute


Workforce Development and Skills Training Events 

Educators’ Forum: Promoting Effective STBBI, HIV, Hepatitis C and Harm Reduction Education with Indigenous People of BC

PAN presents the Educators’ Forum in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). This is a professional development opportunity that gives participants skills and cultural competence in a variety of topics. CATIE, Vancouver Coastal Health, and YouthCO/ Yúusnewas are also partners on the Educators Forum.

The 2020 Educators’ Forum will take place March 3 – 4, 2020.

Learn about the sessions at the 2019 Forum.

Regional Training

We provide focused training in partnership with regional health authorities and local community-based member organizations to develop regional-specific skills training. Learn about our Regional Training that took place in the Interior in the spring of 2019.

Our next Regional Training will be on Vancouver Island in early 2020.

For more information about regional training events, please contact Stacy Leblanc, PAN’s Director of Program development, at [email protected] or 604.968.3160.


Read summaries of Regional Training events.


Peer Leadership

Friends for Life and Pacific AIDS Network are partnering to share costs and opportunities for 2 distinct events for people with HIV and/or with lived experience of hepatitis C. March 10 – 11, 2020. Learn more


KnowledgeConnect Webinars

The KnowledgeConnect webinar series provides ongoing training and information to strengthen organizations and mentor community leaders all over BC. We also provide the PAN Presents series, which connects PAN member organizations with provincial Health Authority representatives, provincial and federal funding organizations, and representatives from governmental ministries. KnowledgeConnect webinars deliver education in the following categories:

Advocacy, Policy, Public Health

Health Determinants

Professional Development

Research and Evaluation

Schedule and archives can be viewed on the Webinars page.



We greatly appreciate the vision of our government funders and their ongoing commitment to supporting the work of the Pacific AIDS Network. In particular we gratefully acknowledge the Public Health Agency of Canada – HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada.