K2A2013 Conference Report – On February 27 and 28, the Pacific AIDS Network (PAN) hosted our second CBR workshop – Knowledge to Action: Strategic Directions for k2agraphic5_balloonCommunity-Based Research (K2A2013). The event brought together 70 individuals from around the province, and for two days these representatives from community-based organizations, people living with HIV/AIDS, gay men and youth, Aboriginal organizations and individuals, academic partners and other stakeholders explored and discussed how research can be moved to action. In this short report, you will find highlights from both the workshop as well as findings from the event evaluation, which reflects participant feedback.

CBR Workshop Report 2011 – PAN organized a one-day CIHR-funded workshop entitled Looking Forward, Standing Together: A Provincial Strategy for Community-Based Research in BC which brought together community-based organizations, people living with HIV (PHAs), academic partners and other stakeholders. The aim of this workshop was to bring these stakeholders together to build capacity around CBR and develop a strategic vision for CBR in the province that recognizes the unique strengths and challenges of this diverse province.