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Upcoming Conferences & Meetings 

Memory Disorders Research Society Public Symposium: Memory &dementia in the arts 

Event Date: October 3, 2018, 6-7:30pm

Location: Main Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre forresearch and learning,
686 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 0A4
Marlene Goldman: Writer, filmmaker, and English professor,University of Toronto
Michael Redhill: Giller Prize-winning novelist, poet andplaywright, Toronto
Morris Moscovitch: Max and Gianna Glassman Chair inNeuropsychology and Aging; Psychology professor, University of Toronto; SeniorScientist, Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest
Cheryl Grady: Canada Research Chair in Neurocognitive Aging;Psychology and Psychiatry professor, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist,Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest
Moderator: Andy Lee, Associate Professor, Psychology Department,University of Toronto, Scarborough; Adjunct Scientist, Rotman ResearchInstitute at Baycrest

Registration: Participation is free,but registration is required
Registration details can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/memory-disorders-research-society-symposium-memory-dementia-in-the-arts-tickets-48410858180 

Derek Harwood-Nash Symposium (event poster)
Event Date: October 12, 2018

Location: The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 UniversityAvenue, Hollywood Theatre, Black Wing, Room 1246  
Description: This year’s symposium will feature guest speaker, Dr.Ellen Grant who will present “New World of Imaging: Innovations to ImprovePrecision Care from Conception to 2 years”.

Please RSVP to Suranna Monah (suranna.monah@sickkids.ca ) by Friday October 5th, 2018.

Sensory Rehabilitation Following Stroke Workshop
Event Date: October 15 - 16, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: BMO Education & Conference Centre, TorontoWestern Hospital, Krembil Discovery Tower, 60 Leonard Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2R1
Description: Loss of body sensations is common post-stroke withnegative impact on exploration of the environment, hand function and activityparticipation. In this workshop Dr Carey will present an evidence basedapproach to sensory rehabilitation.

Registration: GeneralRate: $750.00
Click herefor more information and to register.

'From Brain to Nanodomain'
A symposium in Honour of UHN Senior Scientist: Elise Stanley, PhD (Event Poster)

Event Date: October 17, 2018 

Location: BMO Education & Conference Centre, 60 Leonard Avenue, Toronto, Canada

Description: The event is organized in honour of the retirement of Elise F. Stanely, PhD, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network.

Free Registration: http://events.uhnresearch.ca/content/symposium-brain-nanodomain

Annual Tator-Turnbull Symposium: Neural Stem Cells for Spinal CordInjury (event poster)
Event Date: October 19, 2018, noon – 5pm

Location: Faculty Club, 41, Willcocks St, Toronto, ON M5S3G3
Description: Our keynote speaker is Professor Mark Tuszynski, aworld-renowned stem cell researcher and neurologist from UC SAN Diego. 

For further information contact Anoushka Singh: anoushka.singh@uhn.ca

2018 Gairdner Symposia: Let There Be Light, Optogenetics in Neuroscience and Beyond (event poster)
2018 Canada Gairdner Laureate Lectures (event poster)

Event Date: October 24-25, 2018
Location: MacLeod Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building,University of Toronto
Details: www.Gairdner.org/events-upcoming 
Live Webcast: www.bit.ly/Gairdner2018 
Meet the speakers at a post-symposiumreception. Register here: http://optogenetics.rsvpify.com

University Health Network: 2018 Toronto ABI Network Conference  

Event Dates: November 15-16, 2018

Location: Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel

DescriptionThe 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!

Innovations in Balance, Mobility and Fitness: The Link toClinical Practice
Event Date: November 23, 2018

Location: BMO Education & Conference Centre
Description: Learn about current and emerging research and theuptake of innovative practices specific to balance, mobility, and physicalactivity/fitness assessment and training within clinical populations, withspecific focus on those with neurological conditions and older adults.
Registration & call for abstracts are open.
Early Bird RatesEnd October 12; Deadline forAbstract Submission is September 14
For more information or toregister, visit www.balancemobilityfitness.com

Global Spine Congress

Event Date: May 15-18, 2019
Location: Toronto, Canada
Description: Registrationopens: July 1, 2018
Abstractsubmission: Open until September 15, 2018
Website: www.gsc2019.org
Contact:  gsc@aospine.org