K2A Upcoming Events

K2A Upcoming Events

No Person Left Behind: Setting the agenda for the future of HIV research with ACB communities in Canada 

Date: April 25, 2018 
Location: Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC 

Session Overview: The objective of this workshop is to assist African, Caribbean, Black (ACB) Canadians and allied researchers, clincians and service providers in the field of HIV to think through the nuances of conducting ethical and beneficial research with and for ACB communities. This workshop offers a space for stakeholders to assess the unique needs of intersectionally marginalized ACB populations, and where they can network in planning future HIV research projects for ACB peoples in Canada. 


Special Session

Intersecting Program Science and CBR: identifying the roles and impacts of CBR practitioners and peer researchers (PRAs) in intervention and implementation research

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 07:45 - 09:00
Room: Grand Ballroom DEF, Westin Bayshore Vancouver (This session is open to all CAHR 2018 attendees)

The overall aim of this guided panel interview session is to continue the process of describing and implementing a number of actionable tips to meaningfully apply community based research (CBR and community research practice) and peer research support frameworks to intervention and implementation projects. This is a follow up to an educational workshop (sponsored by CAHR and the Canadian Society for International Health) implemented by the HIV Research Team at the Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto and will be run by a faculty that includes the 2017-2018 UWW fellows on program science.

Facilitators/Lead Instructors:

  • Dr. Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco, Senior Research Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • Mr. James Watson, Coordinator, Community-Based Research & Peer Initiatives, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON


4th International Forum on HIV and Rehabilitation Research and Intersectoral Policy Dialogue

Date: June 15-16, 2018 
Location: Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON

Translating HIV, Aging and Rehabilitation Interventions into Practice:  Advancing Research, Practice and Policy for Healthy Aging. 


  1. To facilitate knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) on HIV and rehabilitation research, clinical practice and service delivery, among people living with HIV, researchers, clinicians on HIV, representatives of community organizations, and policy makers internationally;
  2. To establish new research and clinical partnerships in HIV and aging internationally;
  3. To foster mentorship and training in HIV and aging research 

Click here to register for the forum.