Mercato Hall and St. James Auditorium, Brescia University College, 1285 Western Road
This conference is an annual learning and networking event for senior fitness instructors, volunteers, health promoters, students and other individuals who work with community-dwelling older adults. The event includes a mix of active and informative sessions including: practical applications of recent research, tips for safe exercise for older adults, and modifications for all levels of abilities.
The Summit will bring together 500 youth for three days of interactive learning designed to build leadership skills while creating an awareness of mental health and well being concerns that impact youth.
Participants will develop social media etiquette, public speaking and fundraising skills, and will be empowered to increase the well being of youth in their respective hometown.
The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) hosts the 2016 Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, a highly anticipated conference on aging that is the cornerstone of the knowledge transfer strategy at NICE. The conference provides a unique opportunity for members of the community, clinicians, academics, students, and business leaders to come together to exchange new ideas, introduce insights and innovations, and promote tangible solutions to help address issues facing aging populations.
Kids Help Phone developed a new tailored service for male teens. Brotalk provides counselling, information, resources and interactive tools, with technologies and language that appeal to them. This service was developed as a result of focus groups conducted to find out what are the positives and challenges that male teens associate with their life stage and what they feel are the essential elements of a service/support designed for them.
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
The Grand Hotel, 225 Jarvis Street
The Interdisciplinary HIV Pregnancy Research Group (IHPREG) is a CIHR funded emerging team that has spearheaded HIV & maternal health research in Ontario since 2011. This annual conference brings together experts in preconception, pregnancy & parenting from across the province to evaluate the impact of HIV on reproductive health for diverse families.