Category: Conferences and Events

CAHR Conference 2023, Quebec City

  The 32nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research is open for registration. The annual CAHR conference is the premier gathering in Canada for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. Community involvement plays a vital role at the… Read more »

PLDI Online Leadership Trainings are now offered nationally

  “Transformative, uplifting, empowering, inspiring and fun!” Whether in French or in English, people living with HIV (PLHIV) from everywhere in Canada are invited to embark on their PLDI leadership journey through a dynamic combination of online self-paced and real-time facilitated group sessions. The mixed format allows participants flexibility to learn at their own pace… Read more »

In My Day: stories of the HIV pandemic in Vancouver

  December 2-11, 2022 In My Day is a show about the first 15 years of the AIDS pandemic in Vancouver, told through true accounts from people with lived experience and their caregivers. Rick Waines, the playwright weaves direct quotes from these survivors to create an incredible show that is heart-wrenchingly tragic, uplifting and victorious…. Read more »

PAN’s Research Team at CAHR 2022

The Canadian Association of HIV Research (CAHR) conference was held virtually from April 27 – 29, 2022. PAN staff were on hand to take in the virtual conference and to share about two of our exciting projects – Making it Work and the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index – in the poster presentations!… Read more »

NoTimeToWait Conference

  LetsStopAIDS is currently planning Canada’s Largest Youth-HIV Leadership Conference, NoTimeToWait (NTTW). This year it will be held in Spaces Queen West (180 John Street), Toronto and virtually from 19-20 November, 2022. NoTimeToWait is designed to educate young people on topics surrounding HIV, enabling them to engage in their own advocacy efforts and work towards reducing HIV incidence and… Read more »

AVI Health and Community Services AGM

  You are invited to AVI’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday November 23 from 4:00-6:00 PM Pacific time via Zoom.  Please RSVP if you are able to join: This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Kate Elliott. Dr. Elliott has a medical practice that provides care to the urban indigenous community in Victoria, is… Read more »

Submit Your Abstract to CAHR

Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 32nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research   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 Key Populations. For information on the subjects within… Read more »

Year in Review, 2021-22

  “We want to acknowledge the work and effort of our member organizations year over year: we see you. We hear you. Thank you for carrying on and inspiring us. We know that you are working in the face of some profound challenges.” — Executive Director’s Message   Excerpt from Executive Director’s Message: Peers, allies… Read more »

via Canadian Conference on Global Health 2022 team   The Canadian Conference on Global Health 2022 (CCGH 2022) is scheduled to occur November 21st to 23rd. This year’s theme is ‘Towards Inclusive Global Health: Research & Practice Priorities in Uncertain Times.’ In recognition of the important role community members and individuals with lived experience play… Read more »

Positively Dance Program: Changes and Updates

    In June of 2022, we launched our peer-led program. Over the last few months, we have been delivering dance classes twice a week at the Scotiabank Dance Center, located downtown Vancouver. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive! As such, we have decided to extend dance classes until March 2023. In listening to feedback,… Read more »

BC-CfE Celebrates 30 Years of Excellence Chapter 3- Improving access to HAART in BC: the STOP HIV/AIDS pilot project Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Time: 12 – PM Pacific time Location: Virtual webinar event Register online at: Cost: Free   Objectives: • Describe trends of HIV incidence prior to 2010’s introduction of the STOP… Read more »

Fall 2022 PAN COVID update

  Last spring, we committed to providing our members and allies with an update in September on our workplace practices and policies, with a view to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.  Here then is that update! Communicable Disease Prevention Plan Our communicable disease prevention plan, designed to reduce the risk of workplace transmission of COVID-19 and… Read more »