Registration and light breakfast
Opening of conference, Habib Benali, Scientific Director, PERFORM Centre
Chair: Najmeh Khalili-Mahani
"How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? Music Therapy in the Continuum of Care in Cardiac Disease"
Speaker: Cheryl Dileo, Temple University
“Cultivating Mindfulness for Healthy Aging”
Speaker: Alexandra Fiocca, Ryerson Univeristy
Coffee break for all registrants and Poster Viewing
“Neurocognition of Vascular Risk Factors: The Long Path towards Stroke & Dementia"
Speaker: Arno Villringer, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Lunch for all registrants and poster viewing*
Chair: Sylvia Santosa
““We know it works, but how do we get people to do it?” Helping individuals with chronic conditions stick to a recommended diet and physical activity regimen”
Speaker: Mary Jung, University of British Columbia
“Dietary carbohydrates in the prevention and treatment of Type II Diabetes”
Speaker: Thomas Wolever, University of Toronto
Group stretch & intermission
“Metabolic benefits of cold exposure”
Speaker: Francois Haman, University of Ottawa
Presentation of Ed Whitlock Award
by Neil Whitlock
Presentation of Ali Ahmed Shams Award
by Gabriella Conte, Development Officer, Major Gifts, Advancement and Alumni Relations, Concordia University
Presentation of Scientific Poster Competition Awards
by Sylvia Santosa, Chair Scientific Events and Communications Committee, PERFORM Centre
Closing remarks, Christophe Guy, VP Research and Graduate Studies
*Optional tour of PERFORM available during the lunch break.
Signup required the morning of the event in the foyer of Oscar Peterson Hall.
7141 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6
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