Dear Colleagues; The BC Forum of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Researchers Global Health Conference is fast approaching!
Date: March 16 – 17, 2012Location: The Wosk Centre for Dialogue and SFU Harbour Centre Campus, Vancouver, BCFor more information on the venue, hotels, travel and speakers, please go to http://www.ngdi.ubc.ca/3296-2/
Early Bird Registration has been extended until Friday, March 2, 2012. Don’t hesitate – Register now for this inaugural BC event!
Regular $100.00Student $ 35.00After March 2nd the rates increase to $120.00 and $40.00.
Register now at: https://cars-ebmsweb.its.sfu.ca/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=05&ct=STANDARD&eventid=8595
Please distribute the attached poster widely to your list serves and colleagues.
Dr. Nancy Edwards, Scientific Director, Institute of Population and Public Health, CIHR
Brief Keynote: Dr. Diane Finegood, President and CEO, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Panel Topics & Speakers Friday March 16
Indigenous Health Research“Canada’s 1st First Nations Health Authority: Changes to Health Research”
This important change to health care in BC will be discussed and the implications on research examined. Moderator: Dr. Patricia Spittal, UBC
Ms. Miranda Kelly, interim First Nations Health Authority Ms. Mary Teegee, Carrier Sekani Family Services
Dr. Chris Lalonde, University of Victoria Dr. Leah Walker, University of British Columbia
Dr. John O’Neil, Simon Fraser University
Global Environmental Change and Health“The Extractive Sector—A Health Perspective”
importance of stakeholder collaboration and knowledge translation in
addressing corporate social responsibility (CSR) within the practices of
mining companies.Moderator: Dr. John Calvert, Professor, Health Sciences, SFU Dr. Craig Janes, Simon Fraser University
Mr. Doug Horswill, Teck Resources Inc. Mr. Jonathan Smith, Yale University
Drs. Ts. Sodnompil and Lkhagvasuren Oyun, Mongolia
Corporations and Public Health“What is the business sector’s role in tackling non-communicable diseases?”
The speakers on this panel will debate the most appropriate and effective role for the corporate sector in tackling non-communicable diseases.
Moderator: Dr. Victoria Lee, Fraser Health Medical Health Officer Dr. Kelley Lee, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Diane Finegood, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Dr. Stephen Kline, Professor, Simon Fraser University
Networking & Capacity Building Saturday March 17
cornerstone of the CCGHR is building a network of global health
researchers and building capacity within and for the next generation.
Networking Reception—Day OneCentre for Dialogue Atrium 4:30—6:00 pmRefreshments will be served and a cash bar available.
Poster Competition—Day OneCentre for Dialogue Atrium 4:30—6:00 pm
Posters will also be displayed during Day Two at lunch. Effective Networking—Day Two
Mitacs Step is Canada’s only comprehensive program providing business-ready skills to up and coming researchers.Facilitator: Dr. Jennifer Gardy
Building BC’s Research Clusters—Day Two
This workshop is designed to create linkages for faculty members for quick collaboration opportunities.
Additional workshops for Day Two:Next Generation University: An Opportunity to Democratize Health Science Knowledge
Doing “Global Health” Even when You Can’t Travel AbroadSocial Determinants of Health – Social Justice Movements Around the World
Making Student Research Count: How to Plan and Execute Student Research in a Global Health Setting to Achieve a Real ImpactWhere There is no Proctor: Undertaking Health Research in a Less Developed Country