Abstracts are being accepted for oral and poster presentations for Ryerson University’s “Promoting Health Equity: Action on the Social Determinants of Health” conference, being held February 11-12, 2011 in Toronto. The goal of the conference is to promote health equity by taking action on the social determinants of health in the areas of: children’s rights; food security and policy; violence against women and children; reducing health disparities; vulnerable populations; health education; and interventions for healthy social change. Objectives include building community-university dialogue; exploring inter-connections between global and local perspectives on the social determinants of health; and building meaningful and measurable evaluative criteria related to promoting health equity. The deadline for abstracts is November 15, 2010. For full details on the conference and how to submit an abstract, visit www.ryerson.ca.