Past AllerGen Events

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2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005
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2016

2016 CSACI/AllerGen Trainee Poster Competition

Hosted in partnership with the 2016 CSACI Scientific Meeting
September 29 – October 2, 2016
Montreal, QC

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2016 Research Conference

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May 29 – June 1, 2016
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
Vancouver, BC

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Read the reAction and Airways stories on the conference

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2016 Trainee Poster Competition

Hosted in partnership with the 2016 AllerGen Research Conference
May 29 – June 1, 2016
Vancouver, BC

Read the Airways story

See the 2016 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

See the list of 2016 Poster Competition Winners

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2015-16 Research Planning Webinars

Click on the presentation title above to view a recording of that webinar (where available)

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2015

2015-16 Research Planning Webinars

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2015 Trainee Symposium

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Faces from the 2015 Symposium

10th AllerGen Trainee Symposium

April 29 – May 1, 2015
Intercontinental Yorkville
220 Bloor St W, Toronto ON

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Read the Program and Speakers' Bios

View the HQP research presentations

View the speakers’ slide presentations:

Business Careers with Science Degrees

David Kideckel, PhD, Vice President, International Business Development, OtoSim Inc.

Success Outside Academia

Marie-Josée Martel, PhD, Xcenda, L.L.C.

Using Social Media to Promote your Science

Anne Ellis, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Queen’s University

Research Success: The CIHR Perspective

Jane Aubin, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Vice-President, Research, Knowledge Translation and Ethics Portfolio at Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)

Personality Assessments/Types: Why Can?t You Be More Like Me?

Colleen Clarke, Colleen Clarke and Associates

Success after Graduate School

Nana Lee, PhD, Lecturer & Coordinator of Graduate Professional Development, University of Toronto

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2015 Trainee Poster Competition

Hosted in partnership with the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
(CSACI) at its Annual Scientific Meeting
October 21-24, 2015
Vancouver, BC

Read the Airways story

See the 2015 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

See the list of 2015 Poster Competition Winners

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2014

2014 Scientific Meeting

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May 30 – June 3, 2014
Kingbridge Conference Centre and Institute
King City, ON

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Read the Meeting Program and Workshop flyers

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2014 Trainee Symposium

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Scenes from the Symposium

9th AllerGen Trainee Symposium

April 30 – May 2, 2014
Vancouver Marriott Airport Hotel
7551 Westminister Highway, Richmond, BC

Read the Program and Speakers' Bios

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2014 Trainee Poster Competition

Hosted in partnership with the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
(CSACI) at its Annual Scientific Meeting
October 23-26, 2014
Ottawa, ON

Read the Airways story on the Competition

See the 2014 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

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2014 Café Scientifique

spikesPreventing Children’s Seasonal Asthma Spikes

May 12, 2014
Town Hall of the town of Mont-Royal, 90 Roosevelt Ave.
Montréal, QC

In this French-language event, a panel of Montreal’s leading asthma experts spoke in an engaging public forum about asthma: what provokes it, what exacerbates it, and what can be done to control or prevent it.

See the Flyer, Program and Speakers' Bios (in French)

Read the reAction story on the event

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2013

2013 Scientific Meeting

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June 7-10, 2013
Kingbridge Conference Centre
King City, ON

Read the reAction story on the Meeting

Read the program

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2013 Trainee Symposium

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May 2-4, 2013
Delta Centre-Ville
Montréal, QC

Read the Airways story on the Symposium

Read the event program and speakers' bios

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2013 Trainee Poster Competition

Hosted in partnership with the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
(CSACI) at its Annual Scientific Meeting
October 4, 2013
Toronto, ON

Read the Airways story on the Competition

See the 2013 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

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2013 Cafés Scientifiques

Allergies: What can be done?

April 29, 2013
VanDusen Gardens Great Hall, 5251 Oak Street

Vancouver, BC

UBC professors Drs. Stuart Turvey, Edmond Chan and Amin Kanani addressed the latest advances in allergy research and care. Hosted by the Child & Family Research Institute and the CIHR Human Immunology Network and co-sponsored by AllerGen NCE.

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Allergies, what are they all about? Facts and Myths

April 29, 2013
Café des Beaux-Arts, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, 1384 Sherbrooke West

Montréal, QC

Expert speakers:

  • Dr. Christine McCusker (Montreal Children’s Hospital)
  • Dr. Matthieu Picard (Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital)

Presented by the McGill University Health Centre, Centre Hospitalier de l’université de Montréal, the CIHR Human Immunology Network and AllerGen NCE

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2012

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2012 Annual Research Conference

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Innovation from cell to society(7)

February 5-7, 2012
Fairmont Royal York
Toronto, ON

AllerGen’s Seventh Annual Research Conference showcased all areas of Network research with a special emphasis on birth cohort research and its impact on policy, clinical practice, disease management, prevention and commercial innovation.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. John Henderson (Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, University of Bristol
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  • Dr. Malcolm Sears (Medicine, McMaster University)
  • Roger L. Martin (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)

Read the Annual Report story on the Conference

Read the Conference Program

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2012 Trainee Symposium

Skills for Today, Skills for the Future: Developing an Exceptional Career in Allergy and Immunology

AllerGen Students and New Professionals Network 7th Annual Trainee Symposium

May 27 – 29, 2012
Calgary, AB

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2012 Trainee Poster Competition

Held in conjunction with AllerGen’s Annual Conference
February 5-7, 2012
Toronto, ON

Read the Airways story on the Competition

See the 2012 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

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2012 Café Scientifique

Preventing children’s seasonal asthma spikes: What parents, teachers and the public need to know

November 29, 2012
Halton Regional Centre
Oakville, ON

Read the Café Scientifique newsletter

View the workshop video:

Video Part 2 | Video Part 3

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2011

2011 Annual Research Conference

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Innovation from cell to society(6)

February 6-8, 2011
Westin Bayshore
Vancouver, BC

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Wesley Burks (Kiser-Arena Professor of Pediatrics
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  • Dr. Geoffrey Maksym (Biomedical Engineering
and Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University)
  • Dr. Marc Rothenberg (Allergy and Immunology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center)

Read the Annual Report story on the Conference

Read the Conference program

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2011 Trainee Symposium

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6th Annual Trainee Symposium

AllerGen Students and New Professionals Network (ASNPN) Trainee Symposium

June 5-7, 2011
Halifax, NS

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2011 Trainee Poster Competition

Held in conjunction with AllerGen’s Annual Conference
February 6-8, 2011
Vancouver, BC

Read the Airways story on the Competition

See the 2011 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

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2010

2010 Annual Research Conference

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Innovation from cell to society(5)

AllerGen’s 5th Annual Research Conference
February 7-9, 2010
Quebec City, QC

Keynote speakers:

  • Stephen Holgate (Immunopharmacology, Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom
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  • Neal Cohen (Anesthesia and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco)
  • Alan James (Canadian Research Fellow, Busselton Health Studies)

Read the Annual Report story on the Conference

Read the Conference program

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2010 Trainee Symposium

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At the Symposium

5th Annual Trainee Symposium

June 6 – 8, 2010
Chestnut Conference Centre
at the University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

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Read the Symposium Program

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2010 Trainee Poster Competition

Held in conjunction with AllerGen’s Annual Conference
February 7-9, 2010
Quebec City, QC

Read the Annual Report story on the Competition

See the 2010 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

 

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2010 Café Scientifique

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The Asthma and Allergy Epidemic: Can We Prevent or Cure It?

Café Scientifique
May 31, 2010
Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON

This event featured:

Dr. Ann Clarke, Professor in the Divisions of Clinical Immunology/Allergy and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University

Dr. Malcolm Sears, AllerGen Principal Investigator, and Director, Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development Study, Professor of Medicine, McMaster University

Dr. Allan Becker, AllerGen Research Leader and Site Leader (Winnipeg), Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development Study, Professor and Head, Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba

We thank our generous funding partner, the Canadian Institute of Health Research, and our network partners for facilitating the advertising for the Café Scientifique: Anaphylaxis Canada, The Asthma Society of Canada, Hamilton Family Health Team, Regional Municipality of Halton, Childhood Asthma Foundation, CHCH News, Cable 14, and Niagara Anaphylactic Support and Knowledge (NASK).

Read the reAction story on this event

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2009

2009 Annual Research Conference

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AllerGen’s 4th Annual Research Conference
February 15-17, 2009
Ottawa, ON

Keynote speakers:

  • Mr. Jean-Claude Gavrel (Associate Vice-President, Networks of Centres of Excellence)
  • Nora Sobolov (President and CEO, The Canadian Lung Association)
  • Dr. Judah Denburg (Scientific Director and CEO, AllerGen NCE Inc)

Read the Annual Report story on the Conference

Read the Conference program

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2009 Trainee Symposium

Becoming Future Leaders: Challenges and Successes

May 3-5, 2009
Montréal QC

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Read the Symposium program

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2009 Trainee Poster Competition

Held in conjunction with AllerGen’s Annual Conference
February 15-17, 2009
Ottawa, ON

Read the Annual Report story on the Competition

See the 2009 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

 

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2008

2008 Annual Research Conference

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Innovation from cell to society3

AllerGen’s 3rd Annual Research Conference
February 10-12, 2008
Banff, AB

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Diane Gold (Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School)
  • Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills (Professor of Medicine and Head, Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
    University of Virginia)
  • Bert Brunekreef (Professor, Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University)
  • Bob McDonald (Host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks)

Read the Annual Report story on the Conference

Read the Conference program

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2008 Trainee Symposium

Science, Society and Beyond…

April 30-May 2, 2008
Victoria, BC

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2008 Trainee Poster Competition

Held in conjunction with AllerGen’s Annual Conference
February 10-12, 2008
Banff, AB

See the 2008 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

 

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2007

2007 Annual Research Conference

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Innovation from cell to society2

AllerGen’s 2nd Annual Research Conference
February 11-13, 2007
Hamilton, ON

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. J. Craig Venter (Chairman and President, J. Craig Venter Institute)
  • Dr. Michael Meaney (Director, Behaviour, Genes and Environment Program, McGill University)
  • Dr. John Frank (Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health)

Read the Annual Report story on the Conference

Read the Conference program

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2007 Trainee Symposium

Your entrepreneurial future…

May 16-18, 2007
King City, ON

Read the Annual Report story on the Symposium

Read the Symposium program

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2007 Trainee Poster Competition

Held in conjunction with AllerGen’s Annual Conference
February 11-13, 2007
Hamilton, ON

Read the Airways story on the Competition

See the 2007 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

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2006

2006 Trainee Symposium

Advancing Professional Excellence

May 31-June 1, 2006
King City, ON

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Read the Symposium program

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2006 Trainee Poster Competition

Held in conjunction with the AllerGen-CSACI Trainee Day
October 26, 2006
Montréal, QC

See the 2006 Trainee Poster Abstract Booklet

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2005

2005 Annual Research Conference

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Innovation from cell to society

AllerGen’s 1st Annual Research Conference
October 26-28, 2005
Toronto, ON

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Jean Bousquet (Directeur, Institut national de la santé et de la recherché médicale)
  • Dr. H. Brinton Milward (McClelland Professor of Public Management, University of Arizona)

Read the reAction story on the Conference

Read the Conference program