Events of Interest for Department Members

 

Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) 2021 Scientific Conference

DATE: Oct. 21-23, 2021
FORMAT: Virtual | Live and On-Demand
EVENT INFORMATION

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

The CSAM-SMCA 2021 Scientific Conference is Canada’s premier online education and networking event for addiction medicine practitioners.

This three-day virtual conference offers unrivalled access to relevant, curated, industry-leading addiction medicine education including scientific research, best practices, and evidence-based intervention, care and treatments.

An important professional networking event for addiction medicine practitioners, the conference also aims to encourage the sharing of diverse perspectives on addiction treatment and recovery. Attendees build authentic relationships that support them in their efforts to work with and advocate for people living with addictive disorders.

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2nd Annual Data Science and Health Conference

DATE: Tuesday, November 9th from 12:00 – 4:30pm PDT
FORMAT: Virtual on Zoom
EVENT INFORMATION

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

Building on momentum from last year’s CPD event, this year’s theme will focus on Impact and Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic. The program will serve as an accessible introduction to data science for clinicians, while reflecting on lessons learned from the COVID-19 response.

Designed to address the need for health care providers to improve their understanding of data science concepts, this interactive event will enable engagement and collaboration, and provide participants a practical roadmap for applying data science in healthcare research.  Participants will receive 9.0 MOC Section 1 & Mainpro+ Group Learning credits by joining our live Zoom session on Nov 9th and completing our self-paced Canvas modules.

Registration will provide access to:

  • 1-year access to complimentary course content and online presentations from leading UBC data scientists and health researchers for self-paced learning on Canvas.
  • Our virtual event featuring prominent speakers like Muhammad Mamdani, VP of Data Science at Unity Health Toronto and Dr. Al Ozonoff, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School! The event will take place on November 9th, 2021, 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm (PST) via Zoom.
  • Access to workshop series in collaboration with the Biomedical Imaging and AI cluster to help keep the momentum going. Partner with engineers to apply what you’ve learned and move your data science project forward.

For more information, and to access the full agenda with speaker bios, please visit the DASH website.

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Women’s Health Research Cluster Workshop on How to SGBA: Lessons Learned on Incorporating Gender into Research

DATE: Wednesday, November 17 from 12:00 – 1:30pm PDT
FORMAT: Virtual on Zoom
EVENT INFORMATION

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

The Women’s Health Research Cluster is excited to offer the workshop How to SGBA: Lessons Learned on Incorporating Gender into Research. Attend on Nov. 17th @ 12PM to learn more about sex and gender based analysis in research, and hear speakers Dr. Louise Pilote, Dr. Greta Bauer, Dr. Sofia Ahmed and Dr. Robert-Paul Juster discuss how they conquered the challenges of incorporating gender into their research methodologies and data collection practices. Stay until the end to join one of four breakout rooms, topics including Clinical Research, Biomedical Research, Quantitative Research, and Qualitative Research.

To learn more and register, visit: https://bit.ly/39XG6Aa

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BC Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting & AGM 2021

DATE: Saturday November 20, 2021
FORMAT: Virtual
EVENT INFORMATION

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

BCPA Members, psychiatrists, residents and students are invited to join the SECOND virtual BC Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting & AGM conference on Saturday November 20, 2021 from 9:00am to 3:50pm. The theme this year is “The Impact of Social Change on Psychiatry”. A panel of world-class speakers is expected for this year’s meeting, so don’t miss out!

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3rd Annual Tri-Cluster Research Day

DATE: Friday, November 26 from 9:00am – 12:30pm PDT
FORMAT: Virtual on Zoom
EVENT INFORMATION

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

Presented by the Women’s Health, Data Science & Health, and Biomedical Imaging & AI clusters, their committee is pleased to invite you to the 3rd Annual Tri-Cluster Research Day. Join in for a morning of multi-disciplinary conversations, presentations, and more.The day will include:

  • Virtual Poster presentations exhibiting students’ work
  • Virtual Lightning-Round presentations by the top 10 abstracts
  • Brainstorming Session for collaborative team grants

The Tri-Cluster Research Day’s objective is to provide a setting for faculty and students to identify current research projects that relate to their work and facilitate the co-creation of new research ideas.
For more information and to register, please visit: http://ow.ly/4Z7750G1Fr8

Call for AbstractsAbstract submissions are now open! The Women’s Health, Data Science & Health, and Biomedical Imaging & AI clusters are pleased to invite authors to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations, to be delivered virtually at the Future of Health on November 26th.

The Research Day will:

  • Provide an opportunity for you to explain your research and gain valuable feedback;
  • Hone your skills in writing an abstract and strengthen your presentation skills;
  • Give you a chance to practice communicating your research to a diverse group of people;
  • Let you meet potential collaborators and network with peers.

Abstract submissions are due October 24th, 2021. More details and submission instructions can be found on the website: http://ow.ly/4Z7750G1Fr8