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Due to COVID-19 the CSRS is postponed. More details to come shortly.

Conference Program

8:00 am to 9:00 am 
Conference registration and light breakfast
Location: Sears Atrium (245 Church St, Toronto, ON M5B 1Z4)
9:00 am to 9:30 am 
Opening Remarks
9:30 am to 10:30 am
O, opens in new windowpening Keynote: Matthew Hill, Ph.D
"Stress and Endocannabinoids: From Rodents to Humans"
Location: Sears Atrium
10:30 am to 10:45 am
Refreshment Break & Network (Sears Atrium) 
10:45 am to 12:15 pm
Symposium: Stress, Sex & Gender
Room: TBD
 
Symposium: Stress and Clinical Outcomes
Room: TBD
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

Lunch & Network
(lunch will be provided)
 
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Symposium: Stress & Indigenous Health, Teachings of Blood Memory and Epigenetics
3:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Refreshment Break & Network (Sears Atrium)
3:15 pm to 4:45 pm
Symposium: Stress on the Job, The Plight of First Responders
 
Symposium: Stress Biomarkers and Mechanisms
4:45 pm to 6:30 pm
Poster Session & Reception
Location: Sears Atrium 
8:30 am to 9:30 am 
Conference registration and light breakfast
Location: Sears Atrium (245 Church St, Toronto, ON M5B 1Z4)
9:30 am to 10:30 am 
Opening Keynote: Sonia Lupien, Ph.D.
“From Neurotoxicity to Vulnerability: A Developmental Perspective of the Effects of Stress on the Brain”
Location: Sears Atrium 
10:30 am to 10:45 am
Refreshment Break & Network (Sears Atrium) 
10:45 am to 12:15 pm
Symposium: Stress & Development
Room: TBD
 
Symposium: Stress Interventions & Resilience
Room: TBD
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunch & Network
(lunch will be provided)
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm

CSRS Student Spotlight: 5-Minute Flash Talks
 
CSRS General Public Presentation:
2020 Vision, Optimizing Brain Health and Well-being
Speaker: Nasreen Khatri
 
2:45 pm to 3:00 pm
Refreshment Break & Network (Sears Atrium)
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Community Workshop:
Mindfulness for Wellbeing
Speaker: Jeremy Finkelstein
 
Trainee Workshop:
Establishing a Flourishing Relationship Between You and Your Mentor
Speaker: Dr. Diana Brecher

4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Closing Remarks & Awards (Sears Atrium)