Edmonton MS Connect Agenda
Friday, September 27, 2019
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.