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Join Us at Upcoming Events!

Check the calendar below for upcoming events in your region, including PVN orientation sessions and public events where you'll find our engagement leaders.

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June 2017

Social Media Essentials: Let’s Talk About LinkedIn

June 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1 Canada
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Learn how to use the professional networking service LinkedIn for your work or business. Explore how to highlight your skills and experience, search for job opportunities, promote your business, and connect with employers and others in your field.

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Community-Based Research Program to Support Women and Families in Pregnancies After Stillbirth (Vancouver)

June 24
Vancouver,
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Still Life Canada is a non-profit organization offering peer support for families dealing with stillbirth and neonatal death. They are conducting a community-based participatory research study called the Hummingbird Project to learn about how to improve care for women and their families during pregnancy after stillbirth.

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Internet Essentials: Internet Drop-in Help

June 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
South Hill Branch Library, 6076 Fraser St.
Vancouver, BC V5W 2Z7 Canada
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If you have been using the internet and have specific questions, drop in any time to this hands-on help session facilitated by library staff. Learn more about navigating and exploring the internet, using social media, and protecting yourself online.

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Summer Institute 2017: A Spotlight on Patient-Oriented Research

June 25 - June 27
Lister Centre, 11613 87 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H6 Canada
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Summer Institute 2017: Working Together - Spotlight on Patient-Oriented Research - Event Summary | Online Registration by Cvent Join us for Summer Institute 2017 where researchers, patients, clinicians, students, policy makers and more gather to share insights, connect with colleagues, and promote patient-oriented research. We’re working together to shine a spotlight on patient-oriented research. Join us for an outstanding line-up of engaging speakers, workshops on patient-oriented research topics networking opportunities with colleagues capacity building  opportunities for patient-oriented research. Our featured…

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Community-Based Research Program to Support Women and Families in Pregnancies After Stillbirth (Surrey)

June 26
Surrey,
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Still Life Canada is a non-profit organization offering peer support for families dealing with stillbirth and neonatal death. They are conducting a community-based participatory research study called the Hummingbird Project to learn about how to improve care for women and their families during pregnancy after stillbirth.

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Let’s Talk: Community Dialogue on Health Research

June 27 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre Auditorium, 990 West 59th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6P1X9 Canada
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Health research depends on all kinds of people. You can be healthy, sick, young or old and can help by volunteering to participate in research in a variety of ways.
Let's talk! You're invited to a community dialogue, hosted by the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Unit and the BC SUPPORT Unit, on the development of a new program in British Columbia that will help connect people like you to research opportunities.

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Patient Partner Orientation Session – Fraser Valley (webinar)

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! Everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. The orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a member and answer any questions you may have.

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Knowledge Translation Workshop Series (Session 1 of 4)

June 28 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Room 2263, Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, 2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9 Canada
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Join the first in a series of four workshops to support your understanding and use of knowledge translation skills for improving the use of your health research. You’ll get practical tips, resources and examples from guest speaker Alison Hoens.

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Webinar – Insight from Canadians: The current status and future priorities for health care in Canada

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Did you know? The Health Care in Canada (HCIC) survey measures and reports on what health care providers and the public think about important health care issues. Results of the 2016 HCIC survey are now available. Among its key findings: Canadians believe wait times for health care services are getting worse. More than 50% of Canadians aren’t taking their medicine as prescribed—and cost is not the reason. The public relies on the Internet for health care information more than they do…

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Social Media Essentials: Social Media Drop-In Help

June 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1 Canada
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If you have a social media account and have specific questions, drop in any time to this hands-on help session facilitated by library staff. Learn more about the features and settings of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other popular platforms.

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