Canada’s 4th Applied Research Conference in Cancer Control

Montreal, Quebec
May 24–25, 2015

Hilton Bonaventure Hotel

The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) will hold their 4th annual conference May 24-25, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec. The ARCC conference is to bridge a connection between researchers and decision-makers, using health economics, services, policy and ethics research to improve cancer control and the delivery of cancer care.

Registration is now open! Early-bird rates are in effect until April 13th, 2015.

The Arts & Individual Wellbeing in Canada: A Brief Review of Research on Recreational Arts Engagement, Health & Wellbeing; Arts Health Network Canada in collaboration with CHNET-Works! University of Ottawa

May 21, 2015    

1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Fireside Chats are pan-Canadian discussions on population health improvement issues via telephone/internet. No registration fees, no travel costs, no green house gas emissions!

While sport and physical activity are widely acknowledged as important for good health, the links between arts and culture to health and wellbeing are less well understood and less frequently acknowledged.

Scientist Knowledge Translation Training for Graduate Students, The Hospital for Sick Children

Toronto, Ontario
May 19, 2015
The Scientist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTTTM) course was developed on the premise that scientists, and other practitioners and educators, are agents of change in creating research impact, promoting research utilization, and ensuring that research findings reach the appropriate audiences.  There is a skill set surrounding KT practice, and it is these competencies that the training course was designed to impart.
This one day version of the SKTT workshop is open to graduate students interested in:

Intensive Sexual Attitudes Reassessment Workshop Spring 2015, Sexplore with Den Temin

Toronto, Ontario
May 16-18 2015

Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina Avenue

The SAR workshop is targeted at professionals whose work requires interpersonal relationships in order to provide services to other individuals. Participate in a three-day continuing education workshop that allows you the opportunity to explore your attitudes, values, and beliefs about sex, sexual behaviours, sexualities, and gender identities in a safe, open, confidential, and nonjudgmental environment.

Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health Annual Exchange

May 7-8, 2015

White Oaks Resort & Spa

Join us at The Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health (OSNPPH) Annual Exchange.

This year’s theme, Fueling Public Health Nutrition, focuses on school health, policy and partnerships, family health and tools to advance practice, while also highlighting exciting initiatives happening in health units across the province.

Confirmed speakers include Dr. Lori Dorfman, Mark Holland, Paul Finkelstein, Hiltrud Dawson and Dr. Zac Ferraro among others.

Fuelling Public Health Nutrition, Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health Nutrition Exchange 2015

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
May 7–8, 2015

White Oaks Resort

Registration for the Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health (OSNPPH) annual Nutrition Exchange in now open. 

This year’s topics include:

  • Family Nutrition
  • Tools to Advance Practice
  • School Nutrition
  • Policy and Partnerships

Don’t miss out on this fun, informative and networking opportunity.  The event is open to everyone.

Grounding Trama 2015: Trauma, Youth and Young Families; CAST Canada

Alliston, Ontario
May 6 & 7, 2015

The Nottawasaga Inn and Resort

There is a growing understanding of the numerous and diverse effects of trauma and unresolved grief on individuals, families and communities. In the last few years there have been many advances in our understanding of how the brain, the body and emotions are connected.  We are eager to explore emerging and progressive approaches to trauma.

Poverty Reduction Summit: Every City, Province and Territory Working Together, Tamarack

Ottawa, Ontario
May 6-8, 2015

The Poverty Reduction Summit: Every City, Province and Territory Working Together will bring together people from across Canada to align their efforts and merge their passion for poverty reduction. This unprecedented gathering will strengthen communication, increase the alignment of poverty reduction activities and will motivate collective action leading to poverty reduction for 1 million Canadians.

Understanding a harm reduction perspective, Toronto Public Health

Toronto, Ontario
April 29 and 30, 2015

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Metro Hall, 55 John Street (King Street and University Avenue) RM 314 & RM 308

Facilitated by Toronto Public Health staff, this intensive two day overview of harm reduction practice features presentations by fantastic community speakers offering innovative harm and risk reduction programming across the City.

What you will take away from the two days:

5th Annual “A Collaborative State of Mind” Conference – Self-Regulation, Mindfulness and Youth Mental Health

Mississauga, Ontario
April 29, 2015

The Peel Children and Youth Initiative, in collaboration with 10 partner organizations, will host the 5th “A Collaborative State of Mind” Conference” with a theme of “Self-Regulation, Mindfulness and Youth Mental Health.”

Speakers will include Dr. Stuart Shanker, CEO of the MEHRIT Centre and Theo Koffler, Founder of Mindfulness Without Borders.

Plus, breakfast, lunch, local exhibitors and youth presentations are all included.

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