Cracks in the Concrete



Health: Beyond The Fringes

March 13 & 14 2020


Greater Victoria Public Library

Parkside Hotel & Spa

The VIPIRG Conference is a time for students, academics, and community members to come together to discuss emerging issues in research, as well as social and environmental justice.


Check out the conference schedule (TBA).


  • Interactive panels and workshops

  • Student research showcase

  • Keynote event and cocktail hour

  • Short film screenings

Special guests

  • TBA

  • TBA


Ticket Sales

With gratitude

Thank you for making this conference possible:

  • Greater Victoria Public Library

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Get the posters

Conference Poster (PDF)

Conference Panels (PDF)

Keynote Event (PDF)

Territory Acknowledgement 

We respectfully acknowledge that this event takes place on the unceded territories of the Lekwungen (Chekonein, Chilcowitch, Swengwhung, Kosampsom, Whyomilth, Teechamitsa, Kakyaakan, Songhees, Esquimalt) and W̱SÁNEĆ (SȾÁUTW/Tsawout, W̱JOȽEȽP/Tsartlip, BOḰEĆEN/Pauquachin, WSIḴEM/Tseycum) Peoples.


  • Bus tickets available

  • Childcare available

  • ASL interpreter available

Please contact us by March 1 2020 at noon to pre-arrange specific accessibility options


After the conference, we'd love to hear your feedback through our online survey!