27th Annual Conference – Tradition & Innovation: Informing Today’s HIV Care

CANAC’s 27th Annual Conference, Tradition and Innovation: Informing Today’s HIV Care, is set for April 25-27, 2019 in London, Ontario.

This year’s conference program will focus on informing and updating issues in HIV care today along with a pre-conference day on how London strategized and collaborated in the midst of an unprecedented HIV and Hep C crisis. The program will include presentations on HIV & Aging, Women & HIV, policy development and advocacy.

We hope you can join us!

  • Tradition + Innovation: Informing Today’s HIV Care, 27th Annual CANAC Conference
  • April 25-27, 2019
  • Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, London, Ontario View Map
  • #CANAC2019

Registration & Hotel

Early Bird registration rates have been extended to March 4, 2019!
This year’s rates are as follows:
Full Conference/Pre-Conference (3 Days)
    Early Bird Member: $400 (before Mar 4)
    Early Bird non-Member: $475 (before Mar 4)
    Regular Member: $450
    Regular Non-Member: $525
    Student Rate: $75 per day
Pre-Conference Only: $150
2-Day CANAC Conference Only: $350
Our conference hotel:
DoubleTree by Hilton
300 King St., London, ON
Special Conference Room Rates: $125-145 per night, if booked by March 26, 2019.
Visit the CANAC Hotel Conference Page to reserve today, or call the hotel and quote our conference code: CAN.

Conference Plenary Speakers

We are pleased to announce the plenary speakers for CANAC’s 27th Annual Conference in London, ON.

Pre-Conference Plenaries (Thursday April 25):

  • Dr. Michael Silverman – “HIV Prevention and Cook Your Wash – What the H**l are we Talking About”
  • Dr. Andrea Sereda and Sgt. A. Birtch – “Street Involved Sex Workers, A United Model”

Conference Day 1 Plenaries (Friday April 26):

  • Carole Truston, RN – “Global Health Policy: Nursing Leadership and Advocacy”
  • Dr. Gord Arbess – “It’s Not Fake News: The Golden Years are Here; Living well with HIV for the Long Run”

Conference Day 2 Plenaries (Saturday April 27):

  • Dr. M. Loutfy and Logan Kennedy, RN – “Promoting Healthy and Accessible Pregnancy Planning for People and Couples Affected by HIV”
  • Dr. Marilou Gagnon, RN – “Harm Reduction Nursing in Canada: Recent Development and Opportunities”

Conference Policies

Post-Secondary Students (with valid ID) may register for 1, 2 or 3 days at $75 per day. Students must buy a ticket for each day they will attend the conference (up to 3 days) and show valid post-secondary student ID at registration to pick up their conference package.
In the event a registration is cancelled, participants will be charged an administrative fee of $75 before April 1, 2019. On or after April 1, 2019, the cancellation fee increases to $200.