Conference Schedule

Friday March 10th

Halifax Central Library

Time and Location Activity
1:00

Paul O’Regan Hall

Check-In and Registration
1:30-2:15

Paul O’Regan Hall

Conference Welcome and Opening

Elder Geri Musqua-Leblanc, Coordinator of Elders in Residence

Brittany Barber and Caitlyn Ayn, Conference Co-Chairs

Director’s Welcome

Dr. Jacquie Gahagan, Director, School of Health and Human Performance

Welcome from the Healthy Populations Institute

Dr. Sara Kirk, Scientific Director, Healthy Populations Institute

2:15-4:00

Paul O’Regan Hall

Keynote Panel – Is a Food Secure Future Possible?

Introductions –  Maureen Summers, Managing Director, HPI

Moderator – Dr. Jacquie Gahagan

Panelists – Dr. Catherine Mah, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Dalhousie University; Ms. Cheyenne Joseph, University of New Brunswick; and Dr. Patty Williams, Mount Saint Vincent University

4:00-4:30

Paul O’Regan Hall

Coffee and Informal Networking Break
4:30-5:30 Mini-Course Breakout SessionsDr. Shaun Boe, Lindsay Children’s Room (blue nametag sticker)

Drs. Brad Meisner, Susan Hutchinson, BMO Room (yellow nametag sticker)

Dr. Mohammad Hajizadeh, Paul O’Regan Hall (green nametag sticker)

5:30-6:30

Paul O’Regan Hall

Break for Meal and Networking
6:30-7:00

Paul O’Regan Hall

Closing Remarks

Introduction – Heather Johnston, Affiliate Liaison for Canadian Society for Biomechanics

Speaker – Dr. Cheryl Kozey, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University

Conference Day 1 Closing

 

 

Saturday March 11th

Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB), Dalhousie University 

8:00

170

Check-In

(All presenters are required to arrive with presentations at this time)

8:30-9:00

170

Breakfast and Networking
9:00-9:30

170

Conference Day 2 Opening

Introduction – Ms. Caitlyn Ayn and Brittany Barber, Conference Co-Chairs

Opening Remarks

Dr. Alice Aiken, Dean, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University

9:30-10:45

140, 150, 170, 264, 266, 268

Oral Presentation Session 1
10:45-11:00

 

Break
11:00-12:15

140, 150, 170, 264, 266, 268

Oral Presentation Session 2
12:15-1:10

170, 140

Poster Presentation Session and Lunch
1:10-1:25

140

People’s Choice Poster Voting and Door Prize Draw Entry
1:25-2:30

(Concurrent)

Keynote Speaker – “Unsettling the Settler in Aboriginal Health Research: A Step Toward Praxis”

Dr. Barry Lavallee, University of Manitoba (CHEB 170)

Panel Discussion – “Biomechanics in Atlantic Canada”

Dr. John Kozey, Dalhousie University; Dr. Ryan Frayne, Dalhousie University; Dr. Derek Rutherford, Dalhousie University; Dr. Scott Landry, Acadia University (CHEB 150)

2:30-3:45

140, 150, 170, 264, 266, 268

Oral Presentation Session 3
3:45-5:30

170

Conference Appreciation

Caitlyn Ayn and Brittany Barber, Conference Co-Chairs

Special Presentation of the Three-Minute Thesis

Introduction – Dr. Lynne Robinson, Interdisciplinary PhD Program Director

Presentation – Logan Lawrence, PhD (Health) Student, Dalhousie University

Director’s Remarks

Dr. Jacquie Gahagan, School of Health and Human Performance Director

Closing Remarks

Maureen Summers, Healthy Populations Institute Managing Director

Awards and Closing