2020 HSABC Conference Program

HSABC is excited to offer a vibrant two-day virtual conference with a range of capacity building opportunities through regional health & homelessness dialogues, panels, workshops and training sessions, and keynote addresses from community leaders. This conference is centered around supporting partnerships between health and homelessness sectors.

HSABC’s conference program will also offer diverse interactive features such as virtual tours, community discussion boards and self-care opportunities. Our event platform supports networking opportunities through virtual hangout events and other connection points based on each participants’ region, interests, and field of work. 

Day 1 - September 24, 2020

Time

          Session

8:30 – 9:20 AM

          Indigenous Welcome and Conference Introduction

9:20 – 10:10 AM

          Keynote: Health & Homelessness with Dr. Daniele Behn-Smith

10:10 – 10:30 AM

          Morning Break

10:30 – 11:50 AM

          Health & Homelessness Dialogues

11:50 – 12:50 PM

          Lunch

12:50 – 1:10 PM

          Afternoon Welcome

1:10 – 2:00 PM

          Keynote: A Conversation with Chris Livingstone

2:00 – 2:20 PM

          Afternoon Break

2:20 – 3:40 PM 

          Workshop: Transitioning From Temporary To Permanent Housing

          Workshop: Implementing Safe Supply - the Burnaby PCN Experience

          Workshop: Acute Care Best Practices for Patients Experiencing Homelessness

          Workshop: Rural & Remote Homelessness

3:40 – 4:00 PM

          End of the Day Summary

 

Day 2 - September 25, 2020

Time

          Session

8:30 – 9:30 AM

          Territorial Acknowledgement workshop and AGM

9:30 – 10:20 AM

          Keynote Panel: Voices for Change

10:20 – 10:40 AM

          Morning Break

10:40 - 12:00 PM 

          Workshop: Traditional Family Life-cycle

          Workshop: Sex Work Laws, Rights and Supports: Effectively Meeting the Needs of Sex Workers

          Workshop: Addressing White Supremacy in Homelessness 

          Workshop: Supporting LGBTQ2S+ Youth Experiencing Homelessness

2:00 – 1:00 PM

          Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:10 PM

    Afternoon Welcome

1:10 – 2:00 PM

   Keynote: Mental Wellness & Community Collective Care in the time of COVID with Vikki                   Reynolds

2:00 - 2:20 PM

   Afternoon Break

2:20 - 3:40 PM 

   Workshop: Peer Employment Services

   Workshop: Building Resiliency in the Workplace: Introduction to Coping with Trauma Exposures 

   Workshop: Grief and Loss: Bereavement Training for Professionals

3:40 – 4:30 PM

   Indigenous Conference Closing 

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Zharkyn Baiazova at