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Dates: September 30, October 1 & 2, 2018 

Location: Whitepoint Lodge Resort, NS



Day 1 (Evening only)

  • Keynote 1: Dr Monica Gorassini, Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta
  • Dinner & entertainment


Day 2  (all day) 

  • Presentations by PIs
  • Session 1: Molecular Stress, led by Dr. James Fawcett
  • Session 2: Motor Circuit, led by Dr. Turgay Akay
  • Group Lunch 
  • Afternoon break to enjoy the facilities
  • Keynote 2: Dr David Bennett, Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI), University of Alberta 
  • Dinner, bonfire & marshmallow roast


Day 3  (Morning & Afternoon)

  • Session 3: Biomechanics & Engineering, led by Dr. Cheryl Kozey
  • Session 4: Spinal Cord Organism to Organism, led by Dr. Sean Christie
  • Group Lunch
  • Session 5: Sensory Motor, led by Dr. Jason MacDougall
  • Group Discussion / Open Forum  

*Full speaker schedule will be posted here when available

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