K2A Events

K2A Events

Stay up-to-date on learning events, workshops, sessions, and other opportunities around K2A. 

Mid-Career Infectious Disease Workshop

Vancouver, March 25-27, 2020

In partnership with the Canadian Foundation for Infectious Diseases (CFID) and CIHR, CAHR and CSIH will be holding a second Professional Development Workshop for Infectious Disease Researchers. This workshop will include a focus on program science and offer participants the chance to learn from those with a wealth of experience in such domains as academic leadership, commercializing research, building consortiums and networks, and communicating effectively with decision-makers.  Please contact Erin Love <erin.love@cahr-acrv.ca> for more information or to register. 

Simplifying Services to Increase Access: Innovative HIV and HCV prevention and treatment strategies to better serve and support people who use drugs

Quebec City, April 29, 2020

In partnership with the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation and Point de repères, this meeting will be open to people with lived experience, researchers, services providers and government representatives. Through presentations, testimonies and group discussions, participants will be invited to learn about interventions currently under way in diverse areas of Canada and to explore practical strategies to make services more accessible.


Respectful Engagement with Research Participants

Quebec City, April 30, 2020

In partnership with the University of Manitoba (Drs. Keith Fowke and Julie Lajoie), this meeting will bring together scientists and representatives from different populations at high risk of acquiring HIV. Peer leader sex workers from Kenya and community members from Canada will share their experiences about engaging with research and the responsibility of a research team. This session will allow Canadian HIV researchers to hear about interventions, the experiences of research participants and how to engage them respectfully and in true partnership.

Supervised Injection in Hospital: Feasibility, Implementation, Ongoing operations and Innovation

Quebec City, April 30, 2020

In partnership with the University of Windsor (Dr. Adrian Guta), this meeting will examine the potential, feasibility, and benefits of hosting supervised injection sites in a hospital setting. 

HIV Testing Interventions in Canada

Quebec City, April 30, 2020

This panel session, led by Dr. Sean Rourke, will examine HIV testing interventions and progress from all regions of Canada and explore challenges and successes to date.