MS Walk

Vancouver MS Connect Agenda

This is a tentative agenda, please continue to check back on this page for updates.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

9:30am - 10:15am: Light Breakfast, Registration

9:30am - 4:30pm: *Vendor Fair and Young Minds of Research posters displayed

10:15am - 11:00am: Welcome from Benjamin Davis, Senior Vice-President, Mission, MS Society of Canada

11:00am - 11:45am: Dr. Alice Schabas - The Canadian Prospective Cohort (CanProCo) Study to Understand Progression in MS

11:45am - 1:15pm: Lunch

12:15pm - 1:15pm: Young Minds of MS Research Poster Session

1:15pm - 2:00pm: Dr. Jason Plemel - Remyelination: New Challenges in Multiple Sclerosis

2:00pm - 2:45pm: Dr. Dessa Sadovnick - Reproduction and Multiple Sclerosis

2:45pm - 3:00pm: Break

3:00pm - 4:15pm: Keynote Speaker, Dr. Wee Yong - Advances in MS: Lifestyle, medications and brain repair

4:15pm: Saturday sessions wrap-up; guests can visit vendor fair before heading out

6:30pm - 9:30pm: Volunteer Awards Dinner

Sunday, October 6, 2019

9:30am - 12:00pm: *Vendor Fair

9:30am - 10:00am: Breakfast

10:00am - 10:45am: Dr. Rajiv Reebye - Pain and Multiple Sclerosis: Myths, facts and reality

10:45am - 12:00pm: Living Well with MS Panel Discussion featuring:

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch and Wrap-up

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

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