Schedule of Events

TREnD will be held on August 2, 2017 at the SickKids Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (686 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 0A4), which has outstanding conference facilities and on-site catering.

We have planned a full day packed with exciting talks and opportunities for discussion and feedback. Our outline of the schedule is:

8:30 – 9:30: Registration and poster set-up
9:30 – 9:35: Welcome and opening remarks
9:35 – 10:30: Keynote speaker (Dr. Phillip Zamore)
10:30 – 11:00: Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30: Session I (6 trainee talks)
12:30 – 1:00: Networking lunch
1:00 – 2:00: Poster Session A (odd numbered posters)
2:00 – 3:00: Poster Session B (even numbered posters)
3:15 – 4:45: Session II (6 trainee talks)
4:45 – 5:00: Closing remarks and poster awards
5:00 – 6:00: Afternoon coffee and networking session

There will be two sessions of 6 research talks, which will be selected from submitted abstracts. Each talk will be 12 minutes long with 3 minutes for questions.

Posters will be set up during the registration period, and two poster sessions will occur after lunch. Awards for oral and poster presentations will be presented during the afternoon coffee session.

To download the full schedule in PDF format, click here.