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2009 CSCI/CITAC Annual Conference, Ottawa

Annual Meetings - Annual General Meetings

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CSCI/CITAC Annual Conference
Ottawa, Canada
September 21-23, 2009
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"A Career Networking and Learning Opportunity for Clinician Investigator Trainees"


The Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation and the Clinician Investigator Trainee Association of Canada are pleased to announce this year's Annual Conference in Ottawa, Canada! An excellent meeting is planned with outstanding guest speakers and interactive sessions. The main purpose of the meeting is to provide a unique career learning and networking opportunity for clinician investigator trainees, in particular. All CITAC members receive 30% off their registration fee!

This year's meeting features a special satellite workshop for international clinician investigator trainee associations on September 21st. CITAC members are welcome to attend this satellite symposium and may RSVP by indicating their intention to attend during online registration. Please read the agenda below for full details!

IMPORTANT DATES!

  • June 4 - Abstract Submission Deadline (Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for late abstracts)
  • June 21 - Online Registration Opens
  • August 21 - Earlybird Registration Deadline
  • September 1 - Registration Closes
  • September 21 - Meeting Opens

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Monday, September 21st, 2009
(Lord Elgin Hotel, Ottawa)

9:00-11:20     International MD+ Associations Satellite Workshop (CITAC Members Welcome; Must RSVP During Online Registration)

11:20-12:00    Lunch (Provided for workshop attendees)

-- FORMAL PROGRAM --

12:00-12:10    Opening Remarks (Michael Ward, CITAC President)

12:10-14:40    Succeeding as a Clinician Investigator Symposium (All CITAC Members)

  • Dr. Robert Inman MD, FRCPC, FACP, FRCP
  • Dr. Rosanna Weksberg MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCCMG, FACMG
  • Dr. Duncan Stewart MD, FRCPC
  • Dr. Michael Hayden MB, ChB, PhD, FRCP(C), FRSC
  • Panel Discussion

14:45-15:00    Networking Break (Refreshments Provided)

15:00-16:00    Clinician Investigator Training Session (All CITAC Members)

Choose 1:

  • Concurrent Session A: Clinician Investigator Alternative Career Options
  • Concurrent Session B: Residency for the Clinician Investigator

16:00-16:15    Networking Break

16:15-18:00    Plenary Session: Sustaining the Clinical Investigator in Canada

  • The National Strategy on Patient-Oriented Research (NSPOR): How Will It Affect Me as a New Clinician Investigator?
  • Launching Your Career: Funding the New Clinician Investigator

18:00-18:10    Closing Remarks (Michael Ward, CITAC President)

18:10-20:00    Cocktail Reception and CITAC Mentorship Event (All CITAC Members)

Evening Social Event (Stay Tuned for More Info!)

 

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009
(Lord Elgin Hotel, Ottawa & Fairmont Chateau Laurier)

07:30-08:30    Breakfast (All CITAC Members)

08:00-12:00    CITAC Annual Business Meeting (All CITAC Members)

07:30-11:00    CSCI Council Meeting (Invitation Only, Working Breakfast)

11:00-12:00    CSCI Business Meeting (CSCI Members Only)

12:00-13:30    CITAC Executive Meeting (Outgoing and Elected Executive Members Only)

12:00-1:00      Lunch (All Meeting Attendees)

14:00-16:30    CSCI/FCIHR Symposium on “Patient-Oriented Research and its Relationship with Industry – Challenges and Opportunities” (All CITAC & CSCI Members)
(Fairmont Chateau Laurier)

16:00-16:30    Nutrition Break

16:30-18:30    Public Forum for the Henry G. Friesen International Prize in health Research (FCIHR) (All CITAC & CSCI Members)

19:00-21:00   CSCI Annual Gala Dinner (All CITAC & CSCI Members)

 

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009
(Westin Hotel, Ottawa)

07:00-08:00    Continental Breakfast and Poster Setup (All CITAC & CSCI Members)

08:00-11:00    CSCI/CITAC Young Instigators’ Forum Poster Sessions (All CITAC & CSCI Members)

11:00-11:50    CSCI/Royal College Henry Friesen Award and Lecture (All CITAC & CSCI Members)

11:50-12:50    Lunch (All CITAC & CSCI Members)

12:50-15:05    CITAC/CSCI Young Investigators Forum Oral Presentations
(All CITAC & CSCI Members)

15:05-15:20    Nutrition Break

15:20-16:10    Distinguished Scientist Award and Lecture
(All CITAC & CSCI Members)

16:10-17:00    G. Malcolm Brown Award and Lecture
(All CITAC & CSCI Members)

17:00-17:30    CITAC/CSCI Young Investigators Forum Awards Presentations
(All CITAC & CSCI Members)

-- ADJOURN --


ACCOMMODATIONS

  • CITAC Members: CITAC has reserved a block of guestrooms at the Lord Elgin Hotel, Ottawa at a rate of $179.00 per night (single or double occupancy). Please quote the Clinician Investigator Trainee Association of Canada (CITAC) in order to secure the conference rate. Guests may call toll-free at 1-800-267-4298 or direct to hotel at 613-235-3333 or by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Rooms will be held in a block for CITAC until August 22, 2009.
  • CSCI Members: The CSCI has reserved a block of guestrooms at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier. These rooms will be held until August 1, 2009 at a rate of $190.00 per night. Please quote the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI) in order to secure the conference rate. For more information, please contact the CSCI Secretariat This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

  • The CITAC meeting events will be held at the Lord Elgin Hotel, Ottawa, located at 100 Elgin Street, Ottawa; Phone: (866) 627-2609. Click here for a map.
  • The CSCI meeting events on Tuesday, Sept. 22 will be held at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, located at 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa; Phone: (613) 241-1414. Click here for a map.
  • The CSCI meeting events on Wednesday, Sept. 23 will be held at the Westin, Ottawa, located at 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4 (613) 560-7000. Click here for a map.
  • For questions or concerns, please contact Piya Lahiry (click here).


The Clinician Investigator Trainee Association of Canada
acknowledges the support of:

CIHR Institute of Genetics, Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI), Friends of CIHR, Dalhousie University, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Queen's University, University of Alberta, University of Manitoba, Hospital For Sick Children (Toronto), University Health Network (Toronto), University of Toronto Office of Post-Graduate Medical Education, MaRS, University of British Columbia, University of Calgary, McGill University and St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto).
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