NEWS DATES CRIR Scientific Congress

When: 7 June 2021 to 9 June 2021

Where: Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec | Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ)
475, boul. de Maisonneuve Est
Montréal QC H2L 5C4

CRIR 20 Years - Catalyst of Innovation for Tomorrow's Rehanilitation - CRIR Scientific Congress June 7-8-9 2021 | BAnQ.

Let’s celebrate CRIR’s 20th anniversary!

We invite you to participate in our Scientific Congress “Catalyst of Innovation for Tomorrow’s Rehabilitation” bringing together researchers, students and clinicians working locally, across the country and around the world.

This 3-day scientific congress will host renowned keynote speakers and CRIR members who will share their expertise across different domains of research that catalyzes innovation for tomorrow’s rehabilitation. This not-to-be-missed event will take place from June 7 to 9, 2021 at the Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ), an exceptional cultural venue located in the heart of the Montreal. A Gala will be held on June 7 to celebrate CRIR’s successes over the past 20 years.

  

On the programme:

  • Keynote lectures by renowned speakers
  • Oral presentations :
    • « Catalyst »
    • « Pecha Kucha »
    • « My research in 180 seconds »
  • Poster presentations
  • « CRIR’s got talent » activity – Panel discussion and networking activity
  • Public lecture
  • Gala

The full programme of the event will be available shortly.

The registration procedure here

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR), operated by the Pôle universitaire en réadaptation (PUR) since 2000, wishes to thank the FRQ-S and FRQ-SC and its six partner members for their contribution to the success of this congress:

  • CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, affiliated with the Université de Montréal, which includes the Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM);
  • CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, affiliated with McGill University, Université de Montréal and UQAM, which includes the Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre;
  • CISSS de Laval, affiliated with McGill University and Université de Montréal, which includes the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital;
  • CISSS de la Montérégie-Centre, affiliated with the Université de Montréal, which includes the Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille;
  • CISSS de Lanaudière which includes the Centre de réadaptation en déficience physique Le Bouclier;
  • CISSS des Laurentides which includes Centre de réadaptation en déficience physique Le Bouclier.

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Be a catalyst of innovation at CRIR’s Scientific Congress from June 7 to 9, 2021!

Scientific committee members,
Robert Forget, Isabelle Gélinas, Eva Kehayia, Bonnie Swaine

Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ)
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
475 De Maisonneuve Boulevard East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 5C4
www.banq.qc.ca | useful information

The BAnQ is accessible to people with reduced mobility and easy to access:
 Metro Berri-UQAM,  BIXI bikes,  Indoor, public and private parking is available nearby.
Tourist information available on the Tourisme Montréal website.

 


CALL FOR PAPERS – OPEN TO CRIR MEMBERS

This congress provides a unique opportunity to highlight and share our research activities with researchers, clinicians, students, users, managers and our various partners in an inclusive space.

Please note: Researchers may submit only one abstract as a first author. Students can submit more than one research project as the first author.  

This call is open to all CRIR members. Papers can be presented in French or in English, in different formats, such as:

  • « Pecha Kucha » Presentation (open to all membres)
  • « Catalyst » Presentation (open to all – as a duo or trio)
    • 30-minute oral presentation (20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions) of qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods results from innovative research that contributes to the advancement of knowledge in rehabilitation science. Must be presented by a duo or trio that includes a CRIR researcher and one or two of the following :
      • Researcher (national ou international)
      • Student or post-doctoral fellow
      • Clinician or manager
      • Partner (community, industry, municipal, etc.)
      • Citizen Partner
  • « My research in 180 seconds » Presentation (open to CRIR students)
  • Poster Presentation (open to CRIR students and clinicians/managers)

Click here for more information on communication formats, instructions and selection criteria

Complete your abstract proposal here. (link to come)

Deadline to submit your abstract proposal: date to be determined.

Question? Answer here

Important – Congress registration: Each person who presents must register for the congress on the CRIR online payment site (available soon).

For more information about the congress and the call for papers:
Email at [email protected]

 

PROGRAMME

Coming soon

 

REGISTRATION: CONGRESS

Registration fees

Early bird – Until May 1

Status 3 days* Daily**
Researchers or university professors $400
Students $75
Clinicians or managers $300 $125
Partners (industry, community, citizen partner) and public $300 $125

Regular – Until May 15 (Closing of registrations)

Status 3 days* Daily**
Researchers or university professors $450
Students $100
Clinicians or managers $350 $150
Partners (industry, community, citizen partner) and public $350 $150

* 3-day rate: the rate includes access to the congress for 3 days including breaks and lunch.
** Daily rate: the rate includes access to the congress (for the selected day) including breaks and lunch.

Registration for the congress must be done on the CRIR online payment site (under construction), via the Amilia booking platform.

To register, you will need to open a personal account on the Amilia platform. One advantage of this is that all of your registrations managed by Amilia will be found there (CRIR, IURDPM and CIUSSS Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal activities).

Question? Answer here

Cancellation policy

All cancellation requests must be made in writing. The amount paid, less a transaction fee of $ 75, will be refunded for cancellation requests received before (date to be determined). After this date, no refunds will be issued.

To cancel your registration, please send a written request to CRIR email [email protected]

 

INSCRIPTION: OTHER CONGRESS ACTIVITIES

Gala evening *

Monday, June 7, 2020, 6 to 9 p.m. | Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ)

  • Cocktail and hors d’œuvres reception, entertainment and award ceremony
  • Open to everyone, registration required (link to come)
  • $80

* The Gala evening is not included in the congress registration fees.

General public conference *

Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

  • General public conference
  • Open to everyone
  • Free conference, on registration **

* Registration required for people who are not registered for the congress (link to come).

** This conference is included in the congress program. No additional registration required for those registered for the congress for 3 days.

 

ACCOMODATION

Reserve a room at the hotel of the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) and be 10 minutes by walk or 3 minutes by metro away from the Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ).

  • The hotel is located in the heart of Montreal, near the Quartier des spectacles, in front of the Carré St-Louis, and is accessible by the Sherbrooke Metro / Orange Line station. Paid indoor parking is available.
  • A block of rooms has been reserved for congress attendees from June 6 to 8, 2021.
  • Reserve your room at 1-855-229-8189 to benefit from the preferential rate available using the CRIR group code : CENT0060621.

Rate – Regular room: $ 148 single occupancy | $ 168 double occupancy (plus taxes). These rates include full breakfast.

 

QUESTION? ANSWER!

 

Call for Papers
Q: I am not a CRIR member, can I submit an abstract?
A: Only CRIR members can submit an abstract for oral, poster and Pecha Kucha presentations. However, a researcher (national or international), student or post-doctoral fellow, clinician or manager, partner (community, industry, municipal, etc.) or citizen partner can be invited by a regular CRIR researcher to participate in a “Catalyst” presentation. In this case, is the CRIR regular researcher who submits the abstract proposal to the scientific committee.

 

Q: Can a student submit more than one research project as the first author?
A: Yes, a student can submit more than one research project as the first author. He must complete an abstract form for each desired presentation. The presentation available to students are: oral, poster and Pecha Kucha presentation.

Q: Are the protocols and/or preliminary results accepted for students?
A: Yes, students may present preliminary results or their research protocols.

 

Congress registration and registration fees
Q: I am not a CRIR member, can I attend the congress and if so, what is the cost?
A: The congress will bring together researchers, students and clinicians working locally, across the country and around the world. Anyone interested in attending the congress can do so for the day or for 3 days, depending on their status. Refer to your status for the registration fees cost. Registration fees are the same for CRIR members and non-members.

Q: I was invited by a regular CRIR researcher to participate in a “Catalyst” presentation. Do I have to register myself for the congress and if so, what is the cost?
A: Each person who presents at the congress must register and pay registration fees, as per their status, via the CRIR online payment site (available soon).

 

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

INFORMATION

For more information about the congress and the call for papers:

Email at [email protected]

  

CRIR 20 Years - Catalyst of Innovation for Tomorrow's Rehanilitation - CRIR Scientific Congress June 7-8-9 2021 | BAnQ.