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Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA) Toronto Chapter 2018 Conference: Annual Scientific Symposium: Metabolism and Methods - new discoveries in diabetes and other diseases

Event Date: February 23, 2018

The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, 686 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G0A4

With great effort of our executive committee, our 2018 SCBA annual symposium has been finalized. As you can see from the attached file, we have invited several world leading scientists and clinicians including 2017 Gairdner Award Laureate, and the 2014 Banting Medal awardee, as well as several rising stars of our own community to present in the symposium. This will be the world first class level of scientific symposium. Please feel free to disseminate it and inform your colleagues/friends for this symposium (it is free for the symposium).

Thank you for all your support and contributions to our 2018 SCBA symposium.


Heyu Ni, MD; Ph D; President, SCBA Toronto Chapter; Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Department of Medicine, and Department of Physiology, University of Toronto; Scientist of Canadian Blood Services Centre for Innovation

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SickKids Department of Psychology Conference: Building Executive Function Skills in Children and Adolescents: Promoting Development and Facilitating Change

Event Date: February 27, 2018 from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Daniels Hollywood Theatre, (555 University Avenue, First floor room 1246)

Description: The SickKids Department of Psychology is hosting an exciting, 1-day educational conference focusing on developing our understanding of executive functioning in children and adolescents and increasing our knowledge of effective interventions to help support the development of these skills. Challenges with executive functioning can impact many aspects of a child’s life, including school performance, peer and family relationships, and overall mental health.By developing strategies to support children with these struggles, we can foster more positive growth in these potentially vulnerable individuals.

Registration is required. Please visit the following website to register and to obtain more information about the conference talk topics, speakers and more: www.cvent.com/d/p5qy8w. For any questions regarding this conference please contact: psychology.learning@sickkids.caPlease click here for the agenda

28th Annual Baycrest Rotman Research Institute conference: Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

Event Dates: March 19-21, 2018

Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto, ON

Description: Join world-renowned neuroscientists in Toronto at the 28th annual Baycrest Rotman Research Institute conference Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion on March 19, 20 & 21, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel.

Full details can be found on our conference website at http://research.baycrest.org/conference.

University Health Network: 6th Annual Concussion Research Symposium: Concussions: Cumulative, Persisting and Progressive Consequences

Event Date: May 12, 2018

BMO Conference and Education Centre, Toronto Western Hospital

The University Health Network is excited to be hosting the 6th Annual Concussion Research Symposium at the BMO Education & Conference Centre. This single-day event is open to physicians, researchers, concussion clinicians, graduate students, and university faculty members who are interested in concussion research or encounter concussion manifestations in their practice. Keynote speakers, healthcare professionals, and researchers from across Canada will discuss the latest developments in neuroimaging,treatment, neuropsychology, and the neuropathological consequences of concussions, including post-concussion syndrome and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Registration and abstract submission is now open. Deadline for submission is March 1, 2018!

Phone: 416-597-3422 ext. 3448
Email: conferences@uhn.ca
Website: https://ers.snapuptickets.com/ers/online-registration-conference.cfm?y=ZWlkPTI0ODcmbGFuPWVuZw
Click here for the event flyer and abstract submission information. Deadline for submission is March 1, 2018!

University of Toronto Spine Program: SpineFEST 2018

Event Dates: June 11, 2018

MaRS Building, Main Auditorium, lower Concourse, 101 College St.

The University of Toronto Spine Program’s 9th Annual Academic Day “SpineFEST” is being held this year on Monday June 11 at MaRS Centre, Main Auditorium- Lower Concourse. Abstract submission deadline is March 12, 2018.

Keynote Speaker (Tator-Hall Visiting Professor Lecturer): Sanford E. Emery MD, MBA , Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics, Director of Surgical Services, West Virginia University.  

Keynote Address: “Leadership Training for Surgeons: Filling the Pipeline”. @8:00 am.  

SpineFEST is an accredited group learning activity as defined bythe Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians& Surgeons of Canada (section I, 6.5 points).  All faculty and trainees with interest in spine care and research are invited and welcomed to participate in this event. Onsite free registration, however early RSVP to uoft.spine@utoronto.ca is encouraged

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Click here for the Call for Abstracts

Click here for the Abstract Submission form

3rd Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies and AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care

Event Date: August 11-16, 2018

Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Canada


Dear Colleagues,

The 3rd Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies and AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care isa five-day forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) with a strong focus on clinical, translational, and basic science neurotrauma-related information. From August 11 through 16, we anticipate 1000+ delegates from all over the globe to gather at the The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Canada. The Symposium will offer the perfect opportunity for YOU to share science, preclinical and clinical lessons, and visions for the future of neurotrauma research and care. Register now to share your research and ideas at #Neurotrauma2018!

Best regards,

Dr. Michael G. Fehlings
Neurotrauma 2018 Host & Co-Chair
Dr. Anthony E. Kline
Neurotrauma 2018 Co-Chair
Dr. Eve Tsai
Neurotrauma 2018 Co-Chair.

To register and submit your abstract, visit: 

Call for volunteers: 

University Health Network: 2018 Toronto ABI Network Conference  

Event Dates: November 15-16, 2018

Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel

The University Health Network is excited to be hosting the 2018 Toronto ABI Network Conference. Join leaders and colleagues from across the acute brain injury community to discuss the latest developments in one of Canada’s leading ABI conferences. This two day event is open to healthcare or community service providers, researchers, students, legal representatives, caregivers,and individuals living with the effects of an ABI. Healthcare professionals,legal experts, and researchers from across Ontario will discuss the latest in diagnosis, management, and treatment in workshops, rapid podium presentations,and concurrent sessions. Keynote speakers will also share their challenges,experiences, and insights surrounding ABI. Call for Abstracts Opens February 2018!

Phone: 416-597-3422 ext. 3448
Email: conferences@uhn.ca
Website: http://www.abinetwork.ca/abi-conference-2018
Call for Abstracts Opens February 2018!