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Canadian Public Health Association

Program

Sessions will be presented from 11:00-16:30 (EDT) daily.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM 

Review the preliminary program

Updated: 13 May; 13:00 (EDT)

Tuesday 14 June

Program is subject to change.

All times are Eastern Daylight Time.

11:00 - 12:05 Plenary I - Transforming Public Health in Canada
12:05 - 12:15 Stretch Break

12:15 - 13:15

Concurrent sessions

  • Doing research and impacting policy during dual public health emergencies: Perspectives of people who use drugs
  • The Immunization Partnership Fund: A spotlight on successes and challenges in combating vaccine-related mis- and dis-information
  • Intersectoral action for decent work: Broader Lessons from the Paid Sick Days Campaign
  • Linking health and climate services: Climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessments
13:15 - 13:25 Stretch Break
13:25 - 14:10

Networking Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors

14:10 - 14:20 Stretch Break
14:20 - 15:20

Concurrent sessions

  • Advancing health equity, diversity, and inclusion in public health through the application of an intersectional analysis
  • Effect of COVID-19 related misinformation and disinformation on public health workforce in Canada
  • Interconnection between food insecurity and mental health
  • Virtual care for substance use during the COVID-19 pandemic
15:20 - 15:30 Stretch Break
15:30 - 16:30 Plenary II - First Nations, Inuit, and Métis visions of population and public health

Wednesday 15 June

All times are Eastern Daylight Time.

11:00 - 12:05 Plenary III - Improving public health system's connection to community
12:05 - 12:15 Stretch Break

12:15 - 13:15

Concurrent sessions

  • Anticipating the post-COVID-19 season of inquiries: A public health perspective on what the future of Canada's public health systems should look like
  • Caregiver-centered care: Increasing public health response abilities in meeting family caregiver needs
  • Competency-led education: Designing and re-designing public health curricula for a resilient and world class workforce
  • E mamu aapitishiishtikiniwich attawin: Working together against COVID-19 The Quebec James Bay Cree Nation experience
  • Responding to the next public health threat: AMR
13:15 - 13:25 Stretch Break
13:25 - 14:10

Brief Oral Abstract Presentations

14:10 - 14:20 Stretch Break
14:20 - 15:20

Concurrent sessions

  • Expanding a public health approach to substance use: Integrating sex, gender and equity factors into knowledge translation for substance use practice, health promotion and policy
  • Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic in the region of the Americas
  • Métis Nation Saskatchewan COVID recovery plan
  • Public health transformation in Canada: The inevitable need for a global health approach
15:20 - 15:30 Stretch Break
15:30 - 16:30 Plenary IV - Governance options to strengthen public health systems

Thursday 16 June

All times are Eastern Daylight Time.

11:00 - 12:05 Plenary V - Health of Canadians in a changing climate
12:05 - 12:15 Stretch Break

12:15 - 13:15

Concurrent sessions

  • Conceptualizing digital public health in Canada: What are the implications for practice?
  • Introduction to Party n Play/ Chemsex: Providing culturally and clinically competent care to gbMSM communities 
  • Supporting the deployment of health in all policies in Canada: Implementation prospects, training review, and creation of a pan-Canadian network
  • Visioning lessons learned into First Nations public health transformation
13:15 - 13:25 Stretch Break
13:25 - 14:10

Brief Oral Abstract Presentations

14:10 - 14:20 Stretch Break
14:20 - 15:20

Concurrent sessions

  • Alcohol, cancer, and COVID-19: How the pandemic weakened Canadian alcohol policies and what can be done about it  
  • Disconnect in a hyperconnected world: Strategies and partnerships for digital equity 
  • Mental health surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic 
  • Supporting intersectoral collaboration to promote health equity among immigrants and refugees: Findings from a pan-Canadian needs assessment
15:20 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 16:30 Plenary VI - Benita Cohen memorial lecture: Health, equity, social justice, and public health practice