OCDPA Panel Discussion Series
Be part of the discussion!
Through a series of panel discussions on topics related to chronic disease prevention, you will learn about current research and initiatives, participate in discussion on critical issues and explore what action is still needed to address these matters. These events are open to all with the possibility of participating in-person or virtually. For more information please click here
.Where's Mental Health in Chronic Disease Prevention?
Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Watch the recording of this event here
Reducing High-Risk Alcohol Consumption: Where is the Action to Match the Evidence?
Thursday, November 29, 2012, 10:00am - 12:00 pm
Tobacco Use in Ontario: What's Next on the Agenda?
Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Watch the recording of this event here
Chronic Disease Prevention - Nutrition Action Required for a Change
Monday, March 18, 2013, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Physical Activity - It's Time to Get Moving
Friday, May 3, 2013, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: University of Toronto, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto ON M5G 1R1, Colony East Room
Preventing Chronic Disease in Ontario - What Will It Take?
Beyond the Break
January – May 2013 (ten separate dates)
Osteoporosis Canada and Women’s College Hospital have collaborated on the development of an inter professional education series, “Beyond the Break” presented via telemedicine. Targeted towards health professionals working with people living with osteoporosis, this modular series is designed to provide updates on the latest advances in recognition, diagnosis, treatment and education on osteoporosis. These sessions are available via videoconferencing including live webcasting with “Ask a Question” feature plus archiving. If anyone is interested in registering for one or more of the upcoming modules, please contact: Christine Cruz, Program Coordinator, Client Services & Telemedicine firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-463-6842 ext. 224.
SPORT4ALL Diversity in Sport Summit
May 25, 2013
Locations: Toronto, ON
Join SPORT4ONTARIO & the Toronto Sports Council as they highlight cultural outreach promising practices and creat an action plan for sport and physical activity providers to respond to Ontario's changing demographics! Breakfast and registration at 8:30am at Edithvale Community Centre. Free and fully accessible event with free parking!
World No Tobacco Day - Twitter #QuitChat
May 31, 2013
Twitter, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. In light of this event, CAMH, Ottawa Public Health, and Smokers' Helpline want you to join them on Twitter to share your successes. Whether you have quit smoking, cut down, or been supportive of the people around you who are trying to quit, they want to hear from you.
Sign on to Twitter between 12:00 and 1:00 pm on May 31, and tell us how you have worked to create a smoke-free world! Be sure to hashtag #QuitChat.
Research to Action 2013 London: Activity and Aging Conference
May 31 - June 1, 2013
If you are a coordinator, fitness instructor, a volunteer, a health promoter, or anyone working with community-dwelling older adults in a physical activity capacity, then this conference is for you!
Sharing Experiences Face-to-Face: National Collaborating Centres for Public Health Netowkring Dinner
June 9, 2013
Location: Ottawa, ON
Join the NCCPH at the Canadian Pubic Health Association 2013 Annual Conference for an interactive networking dinner. This informal dinner will provide you with an opportunity to network with colleagues from across the country who share similar public health interests. Share a meal and discuss challenges/experiences with using research evidence in your practice and how the National Collaborating Centres can best address your needs with respect to assessing and using research evidence in practice.
14th Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference
Collaboration and Complexity: Seeking Out New Forms of Life
June 27 - 28, 2013
Location: Montreal, QC
Collaborative models improve access to mental health care and clinical outcomes. At this conference, providers, consumers and funders will have an opportunity to exchange ideas and explore future collaborative initiatives for enhanced experiences of seeking and receiving care.
The Call for Papers is now available at www.shared-care.ca
. More information about abstract submission will be available shortly. The abstract submission deadline is Thursday, January 31, 2013.
International Children's Games
August 14-19, 2013
Location: Windsor Essex, ON
The International Children's Games is one of the largest gatherings of young people taking part in sport in the world! The first games took place in 1968, and has since attracted over 35 000 participants from 74 countries.
2013 International Wellness Symposium
October 1 & 2, 2013
Location: Lake Louise, Alberta
Alberta's leading wellness conference features presentations by top experts and practitioners from the field of wellness, and is your opportunity to build relationships with decision-makers and leaders from government, non-profit, public sector, business and academia.
Over two information-packed days at the beautiful Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, you'll learn about emerging trends and best practices in wellness, as well as innovations and tools to help you promote and enhance wellness in your communities, workplaces, schools and families.
This year's conference theme, "Wellness: It's For Life," captures the idea that wellness is a lifelong endeavor, touching almost every aspect of our lives, and affecting every one of us. This conference is a chance to be a part of creating a positive, life-affirming change in our world.
Space is limited, so don't delay. Register today for the 2013 International Wellness Symposium, and get ready to be inspired! http://wellness4alberta.com/
OPHEA Healthy Schools Conference 2013
October 17 - 18, 2013
Location: Allstream Centre, Toronto, ON
The Ophea Healthy Schools Conference provides an opportunity for educators, public health professionals, and other community leaders to increase their knowledge and skills to foster healthy active living for children and youth in their schools and communities.
The Ophea Healthy Schools Conference offers workshops and interactive sessions on innovative strategies for health & physical education and a selection of health promotion topics. Delegates are presented with creative strategies to support cross-curricular instruction, community involvement, and assessment & evaluation tools. They also have access to a wide variety of exhibitors and great resources.
October 17-20, 2013
Location: Montreal, QC
Vascular 2013 is a unique educational and networking opportunity for health professionals, including general and family practitioners.Healp us build a strong vascular community in Canada!
PHE Canada National Conference 2013: Field of Plenty, Fields of Play: Harvesting Healthy, Active Lifestyles
October 24-26, 2013
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
The National Conference provides an opportunity for delegates to network with colleagues and increase their knowledge and skills to foster healthy active living for children and youth in the school community.
Delegates are people involved with the health, physical activity and education needs of children and youth including educators, public health, administrators, recreation leaders, physical education specialists and generalists who want more information regarding physical education.
November 12-13, 2013
Location: Novotel Toronto Centre, Toronto, ON
HC Link's biannual conference is a chance for people working in a variety of sectors across the povince of Ontario to come together to learn and share experiences and strategies for building healthy, vibrant communities.
This event will be of interest to individuals who work in community development, policy development, and healthy communities, as well as those addressing the root causes of health (social determinants of health).
It will be relevant for those in various English/francophone settings, such as:
- Public health, community health, and health care
- Social services, housing and settlement
- Municipal planners and officials
Cancer and Alcohol: Myths, Evidence, Action, & Precautionary Policies
November 15, 2013
Location: Toronto, ON
This event will be presented by the Alcohol Working Group of the Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition. Themes and expected outcomes include: national and international evidence, recent strategies initiated by governments and NGOs, rick reduction and precautionary policies, and much more!
8th National Conference on Tobacco or Health
November 25-27, 2013
Location: Westin Ottatwa, Ottawa, ON
The National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTH) is the largest meeting of professionals working in tobacco control in Canada. The conference creates and nurtures knowledge networks that connect people with people and the information they need. Online registration opens May 8th.
CDPAC Conference 2014
April 8 - 11, 2014
Location: Delta City Centre, Ottawa, ON