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Upcoming Conferences & Meetings

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.

IMS50 Scientific Day

Event Dates: May 9, 2018 

Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George St.

Description: The Annual Scientific Day is the academic highlight of the year. It is designed to highlight student achievements,teaching excellence and to provide opportunities for students to work on presentation skills and for faculty and students to interact.  All faculty and students are encouraged to attend. This year we are excited to have Dr. Stefan-M. Pulst present the keynote address. Dr. Stefan-M. Pulst, MD, is Professor and Chair of Neurology at the University of Utah. His clinical and research interests focus on inherited diseases of the nervous system with an emphasis on spinocerebellar ataxias and Parkinson´s disease.

Full details can be found on our conference website at https://ims.utoronto.ca/students/scientific-day/

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 26, 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 26, 2018!

Carolina Neurostimulation Conference  

Event Dates: May 21-23, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA is holding the first Carolina Neurostimulation Conference May 21-23, 2018. We have a wonderful program, including keynote presentations by Dr. Lisanby (NIMH) and Dr.Schindler (University Clinic of Neurology-Inselspital). Abstract submission deadline is May 1, 2018.

Email: neurostimulation@unc.edu
Website: www.neurostimcarolina.org/

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”. @8:30 am.

Guest Speaker: Robert S. Bell, MDCM MSc FRCSC FACS, Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.  

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

Click here for the meeting flyer

Click here for the Call for Abstracts

Click here for the Abstract Submission form

NeuroTrauma 2018: 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

DescriptionTaking place at the Westin Harbour Castle in Downtown Toronto this year, the NeuroTrauma 2018 is coming to the City on August 11th-16th for its 3rd joint Symposium of the International and National NeuroTrauma Societies  and AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care. Dr Michael Fehlings, the local host, and the Local Organizing Committee are inviting you all and your trainees to attend.  “This will be a wonderful important occasion of sharing science, preclinical and clinical lessons, and visions for the future of neurotrauma research and care. This symposium has served as the premier forum for the exchange of ideas and information related to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) with a strong focus of the meeting to integrate clinical, translational, and basic science neurotrauma-related information. The format of the symposium will consist of informative discovery, translational, and clinical sessions and workshops, as well as programs for students and early career investigators. Plenary sessions, workshops, and poster sessions are being planned to focus on topics of current research and practice issues. A public lecture, patient perspective presentations, and networking opportunities will round out the program. The meeting will be co-hosted by the International & National Neurotrauma Society and the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care. This combination of expertise allows for presentations that integrate state-of-the-art clinical, translational and basic science information on the consequences of damage to the nervous system. This is an exciting time in neurotrauma research and care and we hope to see you in Toronto for the Neurotrauma 2018 Symposium.”

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Opens:January 15, 2018, Abstract Submission Deadline: April 15, 2018 (23:59 PST), Abstract Notifications: April 30,2018, Early Registration Deadline: May 20, 2018, Presenting Author Registration Deadline: June 18, 2018. Conference Dates: August 11-16, 2018.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Andreas Hinnerth, Conference Manager at INTS2018@icsevents.com

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!