Due to the current global changes of the COVID 19 pandemic, the Centre on Aging is moving their 37th Annual Spring Research Symposium to stream online. In-person sessions are officially cancelled

Changes to this year’s Symposium

The Spring Research Symposium will consist of pre-recorded sessions streamed on May 4.

The first part will start at 9:00 am (and will run for approximately 2.5 hours), with presentations of about 30 to 40 minutes each.

The second will likely start at 1:00 pm (depending on the number of submissions), and will include student and post-doctoral fellow poster presentations of about 5 minutes each.

Here is the order for the morning presentations: ·         

Epigenetic aging and health, Meaghan J. Jones, PhD·        

Does technology see caregivers?, Celine Latulipe, PhD·         

What does human rights have to say about older age?, Albert Evrard PhD·         

Intergeneration learning and post-secondary education: Possibilities and promise, Stephanie Chesser, PhD, and Melissa Krook 

For this virtual Symposium, pre-registration is not required. A link for this year’s Symposium will be provided closer to May 4. If you’re not already on our list or if you have any questions you can email us at coaman@umanitoba.ca.

Full Symposium details: http://umanitoba.ca/centres/aging/events/384.html

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