Update: Ticket Refunds

The Inclusive Health Conference 2020 has been cancelled in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. All registrants will be refunded fully, with the exception of those who generously contacted us to donate the cost of their tickets.

Refunds for the Inclusive Health Conference 2020 are being processed through our online ticket vendor. Per their policy, you can expect the refund back onto the card that was used as payment, within 5-8 days. Registrants should have received a number of emails over the past week with details; please make sure to add hello@universe.com to your non-spam list to ensure you receive our communications.

You can continue to support us by following our social media for updates on next year’s conference: https://www.facebook.com/uofasga/

Thank you for your patience during the refund process. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at sga@ualberta.ca.


The SGA team.

UPDATE: Inclusive Health Conference – Cancellation due to COVID-19

Dear friends,

Given the current Alberta Health Services recommendations against gatherings of >50 people, especially those with critical infrastructure staff, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Inclusive Health Conference.

We deeply appreciate your support, understanding, and interest in learning about LGBTQ+ health. This was the 7th year of the conference and had a record attendance of over 150 healthcare workers, students, and community members – with registrations climbing daily. We think this speaks to a growing dedication to improving LGBTQ+ health in Alberta and beyond.

A big thank you to our amazing speakers, who dedicated time and effort towards preparing for the conference and furthering our collective education. Registrants have been contacted via email with more details regarding refunds.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at sga@ualberta.ca.


The Sexuality and Gender Advocacy Team

COVID-19 Update: Inclusive Health Conference 2020

March 12, 2020

The Sexuality and Gender Advocacy Committee (SGA) is aware of the COVID-19 outbreak and implications for the Inclusive Health Conference 2020. We have been following Alberta Health Services updates including the most recent release as of today, March 12, 2020.

We are making plans and will release a comprehensive statement regarding the 2020 Conference within the next 72 hours. The health of attendees and speakers is our highest priority.

We appreciate your patience.


The Sexuality and Gender Advocacy Committee

Inclusive Health 2020 Keynote Speaker

We are thrilled to welcome Dr Ted Jablonski as the 2020 keynote speaker. Dr Jablonski is an award-winning family physician who has been working with trans patients for over a decade. He recently co-authored the Towards Optimized Practice (TOP) guideline ‘Transgender Health In Primary Care’.

He’ll be presenting on the TOP guidelines and challenges of transgender health care in Alberta.

To register for the conference, go here

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Early Bird Registration is Here!

Tickets are now available for the 2018 Inclusive Health Conference.

Keynote speaker Dr. Lori Ross will be presenting on “Bisexuality: Addressing the ‘B’ in Health Care Contexts.”  For the first time this year, we are also hosting a Hormone Replacement Training session and a poster session featuring LGBTQ+ health research. The full schedule can be found under the ‘program’ tab above.


Get your tickets here to take advantage of these early bird prices:

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Note: If ticket prices are a barrier to attendance, please contact us and we will work something out!


Inclusive Health Conference 2018 – Call for LGBTQ health abstracts

The SGA is pleased to announce that the next Inclusive Health Conference will be held in Edmonton, Alberta on March 10, 2018!

This year we’re doing something new and exciting by featuring poster presentations on LGBTQ health research — and we want YOU to send us abstracts!

Submission deadline is January 15, 2018 and we welcome any form of research involving sexual and gender minority health. Email sga[at]ualberta.ca with questions or comments.

In the meantime, don’t forget to visit us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/uofasga/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel) and Twitter (@UofASGA).