MS Walk

Edmonton MS Connect Agenda


Friday, September 27, 2019

5:30pm: Registration

6:00pm - 8:30pm: Vendor & Expert Fair*

6:30pm - 8:30pm: Keynote Speaker Presentation by Dr. Helen Tremlett- Research insights: from the MS prodrome to poop and beyond / Volunteer Awards Dinner

*Please note that this portion will be available throughout Day 1 of the conference.


Saturday, September 28, 2019

8:30am - 9:00am: Registration

8:30am - 3:20pm: Vendor and Expert Fair and Young Minds of MS Research - Poster Viewing*

9:00am - 9:30am: Tania Vrionis, President MS Society of Canada, Alberta & Northwest Territories and BC & Yukon Divisions - Welcome and Strategic Framework

9:30am - 10:15am: Young Minds of MS Research - Oral Presentations. Featuring Kevin Thorburn, Corey Arnold and Megan Morgan

10:15am - 10:30am: Break

10:30am - 11:15am: Dr. Shannon Kolind - CanProCo: The Canadian prospective cohort to understand progression in multiple sclerosis, and Myelin-specific MRI for MS

11:15am - 12:00pm: Dr. Sarah Donkers - Novel Approaches to Physical Activity and Physiotherapy in the Management of Multiple Sclerosis

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch Break

12:30pm - 1:30pm: Young Minds of MS Research - Poster Session

1:30pm - 2:15pm: Dr. Bradley Kerr - Are changes in the peripheral nervous system to blame for chronic pain in MS?

2:15pm - 3:15pm: Living Well with MS - Panel

3:15pm - 3:20pm: Closing Remarks

*Please note that this portion will be available throughout Day 2 of the conference.

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