HELP's Fall Research Expo 2012 Event Summary

Thank you for participating in HELP’s Fall Research Exposition 2012. The day was a great success and we are already planning next year’s event.

This post is intended to provide you with links to the keynote videos as well as access to some additional resources. 

Video Recordings

Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

Dr. Martin Guhn

Dr. Ziba Vaghri

Event Photos

We have posted a selection of pictures from this event on HELP's Flickr Page. If you would like to receive a copy of a particular image for your own personal use, please send your request to

HELP Communication Materials

HELP's Fact Sheets, Research Briefs, and other communications materials are available for download from our Documents Library.


New HELP Fall Research Exposition keynote previews are now available

Want to learn more about HELP's October 24 Fall Research Exposition keynotes? Visit the HELP YouTube channel to view presentation preview videos featuring Dr. Martin Guhn, Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl and Dr. Ziba Vaghri.

The afternoon workshop session is completely full but there are still some seats available for the morning keynote sessions. To learn more and register, please visit HELP's Events page.

HELP Fall Expo 2012 Trailer and Keynote Preview

Join us on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 for HELP's Fall Research Expo 2012!

Last year’s Research Exposition connected the dots across the first 10 years of HELP’s research. This year, we will focus on the future, highlighting emerging child development research at HELP. We will highlight:

  • The Middle Years Development Instrument in British Columbia
  • Child Development Trajectories: Looking Forward to the Future
  • Monitoring Rights in Early Childhood

The full day event will comprise of a morning keynote session, hosted by Dr. Clyde Hertzman, which will explore the three research streams. It will continue with a number of afternoon workshops on HELP research topics, offering participants an opportunity to examine the research streams in more depth, exchange ideas and build skills.

Register Now! | Visit our events page for more information

2011 Fall Research Exposition Event Summary

Thank you for participating in HELP’s Fall Research Exposition: 10 Years of Insight - Connecting the Dots. The day was a great success. This page is intended to provide you with access to resources that will help you continue this important work in your own community. Please click here for a PDF of the agenda from this event.

Video Recordings

The 'Cell to Society' Approach to Early Child Development

Dr. Clyde Hertzman, Director, HELP

What the Genes Remember: The New Epigenetics of Early Life

Dr. W. Thomas Boyce, Professor, HELP and CCCHR

Does Canada Work for All Generations?

Dr. Paul Kershaw, Associate Professor, CFIS, HELP

International Dialogue (Session 1): How to Put Research into Action in Communities

Dr. Joan Lombardi, Deputy Assistant Secretary and Inter-Departmental Liaison for Early Childhood Development, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
Anne Hanning, Indigenous Researcher and National Coordinator, Australian Early Development Index
Tracy Smyth, Community Facilitator, Alberni Valley Make Children First Network


Dr. Jennifer E.V. Lloyd
Early experiences matter: Lasting effect of concentrated disadvantage on children’s language and cognitive outcomes (PDF)

Dr. Brenda Poon and the Early Childhood Screening Research and Evaluation Unit
Early Childhood Screening Research and Evaluation (PDF ...

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