Research to Action London 2016: Getting Fitter with Age

London, Ontario
June 3 and 4, 2016

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.


Serving people who are non-insured: practical tips & policy change, Centre Talks

Toronto, Ontario
May 31, 2016

12:00-1:30 p.m.
209 Victoria Street, Room 240
Session 1: Working with community health centres

Subsequent sessions will explore working with other types of providers.
Please join us to find out more about how to work with Toronto-area community health centres to serve people who are non-insured, and about the potential for broader policy change.

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The 8th Annual Accessibility Conference: In Letter and Spirit: Realizing the Vision of the AODA, University of Guelph

Guelph, Ontario
May 30 to June 1, 2016
Reach the goal of an accessible Ontario. Join the conference for engaging, inspiring and action oriented sessions!

IMPACT! Youth Summit, Youth Roots of Hanover and Surrounding Area

Hanover, Ontario
May 27 & 29, 2016
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.

Topic-specific methods and tools to support evidence-informed decision making, Webinar 2: Resources to Promote Healthy Weights, NCCMT

May 26, 2016

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

Do you work in the chronic disease prevention field? Is the focus of your work healthy weights promotion?

This webinar on evidence-informed decision-making draws on the NCCMT's seven-step process, with reference to methods and tools for each step that are specific to healthy weights promotion.

Joins us to learn about a process for evidence-informed decision-making, and methods and tools that are intended for use by chronic disease prevention and healthy weights promotion practitioners!

2016 Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly

Toronto, Ontario
May 26, 2016

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.

Brotalk: A service for teen guys from Kids Help Phone

May 26, 2016

2:00-3:00 p.m.

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.

“Looking Back & Thinking Forward: Strength & Resilience through IHPREG,” 5th Annual Interdisciplinary HIV Pregnancy Research Group Conference

Toronto, Ontario
May 26, 2016

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.

Psychology for Digital Behavior Change, AlterSpark

Toronto, Ontario
May 25-27 2016

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
AlterSpark Corp. Canada

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