Scientific Program

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Conference Agenda

Monday, October 29, 2012

7:00 – 19:00 Poster Session and Exhibition
8:30 – 10:15 Welcome
Opening Plenary
From Cells to Society: Conceptualizing Gender and Sex in Health Research
Speakers: Dr. Greta Bauer, Dr. Moshe Szyf and Dr. Sari van Anders
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 Concurrent Session 1
  1. Mobility and Aging
  2. Cardiovascular Health: Risk Factors, Treatment and Access to Care
  3. New Developments in Motherhood and Caregiving
  4. Masculinities and Health
  5. Narratives, Ethnography and Qualitative Research Practices
  6. Accessing Information and Producing Knowledge on Sexual Minority Health
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
12:30 – 13:30 Special Session:  Introducing the Chief Public Health Officer's Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2012
Speaker:  Dr. Gregory Taylor
12:30 – 13:30 Exhibits and Poster Viewing
13:30 – 15:00 Concurrent Session 2
  1. Endocrine Aspects of Gender, Sex and Health Research
  2. Gendering the Obesity Epidemic
  3. Gender and HIV Risk Among Women
  4. Cleaning House: Researchers and Advocates Reflect on Enduring and Emerging Challenges in Women’s Health Research
  5. Workplace Health: Inequities and Bullying
  6. Sex and Gender Aspects of Substance Use
15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 17:00 Concurrent Session 3
  1. Systematic Reviews and Methodological Innovation
  2. Sex and Gender in Stress Research
  3. Gender, Health Inequities and Adolescent Health
  4. Gender, Violence and Health
  5. Reproductive and Maternal Health: Ethical Issues
  6. Gender and Intersectionality in Policy and Practice
17:00 – 19:00 Welcome Reception / Exhibits / Posters

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

7:00 – 19:00 Poster Session and Exhibition
8:30 – 10:00 Concurrent Session 4
  1. Cardiovascular Health: Indicators and Interventions
  2. Gender, Equity and Parenting
  3. Understanding and Treating Men's Health Concerns
  4. Emerging Methods in Gender, Sex and Health Research
  5. Knowledge Translation: Theory and Practice
  6. Women's Health: Inequities, Empowerment and Place
  7. Mental Health: Indicators and Interventions
10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 Concurrent Session 5
  1. Biomedical Perspectives on Sex and Health
  2. Gender and Men's Health
  3. Gender, Sex, Desire and Arousal
  4. Gender, Race/Ethnicity and Health: the Experiences of Black and African American Youth
  5. Assisted Human Reproduction: Equity and Access
  6. Gender, Cancer, Risk and Decision-Making
  7. Occupational Health and Illness
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
12:30 – 13:30 Special Session: Sex and Gender Reporting in Health Research
Speakers: Dr. Janine Austin Clayton, Dr. Jennifer Zelmer,
Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan
12:30 – 13:30 Exhibits and Poster Viewing
13:30 – 15:00 Concurrent Session 6
  1. Gender and Obesity
  2. Substance Use: Gendering Interventions
  3. Aspects of Trauma in Gender, Sex and Health Research
  4. Methodological Considerations and Approaches
  5. Trans Populations: Health Indicators and Inequities
  6. Sexual and Reproductive Health: International Perspectives
  7. Sexual Identity and Health: Concepts, Theories and Lived Experience
15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 17:00 Keynote Address
Making Sense of Gender, Making Health from Sense
Dr. Raewyn Connell
17:00 – 19:00 Reception
Exhibits and Poster Viewing

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

8:30 – 10:00 Concurrent Session 7
  1. Health Policy, Provision and Education
  2. New Methods in Men's Health Research
  3. Sexual Orientation and Sexual Minorities
  4. Sex and Gender Aspects in Mental Health
  5. Gender and Sexual Health
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 12:00 Closing Plenary
Game Changers: Sex, Gender and Scientific Breakthroughs
Speakers: Dr. Sonia Anand, Dr. Yitzchak (Irv) M. Binik and Dr. Gillian Hawker
Concluding remarks

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