Preliminary program for the upcoming CNTRP 5th Annual Scientific Meeting - Oct 17-18 in Ottawa
Join us in Ottawa on October 17 & 18, 2018 for the CNTRP 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, taking place as part of the larger Canadian Transplant Summit.
The overall theme of the CNTRP Annual Scientific Meeting is "Building on Success" to plan the future of our national research program. The meeting is open to all CNTRP Investigators, Trainees, Patient/Family Partners, Stakeholders, and Provincial & National Partners.
To register for the CNTRP meeting, please fill out the following form (available at https://goo.gl/forms/C1vkcisZd8Xty1dk1) by October 2 to reserve your spot or contact Julie Turgeon, the CNTRP Program Officer.
PART I - Building on our success
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018
9am to 1pm ET
Confederation I (Level 4) - coffee and lunch provided
The first part of the meeting will highlight the scientific successes of the original CNTRP, explore lessons learned, and provide a vision for how we transition together into the next phase of our national research program.
Overview update on the CNTRP - Lori West and Marie-Josée Hébert
Vision for the new Themes
Create a culture of donation - Matt Weiss
Inform universal practices for donation - Maureen Meade
Engineer and allocate a better graft - Jean-Sébastien Delisle
Tailor and optimal immune system for each patient - Megan Levings
Restore long-term health - Tom Blydt-Hansen
National Research Platforms: resources available for the community - Mélanie Dieudé and David Hartell
PART II - Planning the future
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
5pm to 9pm ET
Confederation I (Level 4) - dinner provided
The second part of the meeting will bring the community together in our revised research Themes to explore new collaborations, identify gaps, and plan the next phase of national integrated research projects in donation and transplantation.
Learn about the new revised research Themes
Meet your Theme members and learn more about their research projects
Identify existing and potential collaborations within and across the Themes, taking advantage of the national research infrastructure
Develop a research plan and project structure for each of the Themes
Understand how the revised Platforms can help support the Theme and your own personal research in donation and transplantation
Integrate with patients, families, stakeholers and our national partners
To REGISTER for the CNTRP meeting, please complete the following form (available at https://goo.gl/forms/C1vkcisZd8Xty1dk1) by October 2 to reserve your spot or contact Julie Turgeon, CNTRP Program Officer.