CRIR Scientific Congress 2021
When: 7 June 2021 08:00 to 9 June 2021 17:10
Where: Online : https://event.fourwaves.com/congrescrir2021/pages
Scientific Congress “Catalyst of Innovation for Tomorrow’s Rehabilitation” | June 7 TO 9, 2021
Recipients | Eva Kehayia and Bonnie Swaine 2021 Recognition Awards
Recipients | CRIR Student Competition
Best oral and poster presentation awards and the public’s “Coup de coeur”
LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS on youtube | SOME presentationS HAVE BEEN RECORDED AND ARE AVAILABLE ON the CRIR YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Virtual Poster Session “Carrefour des connaissances en déficience motrice, sensorielle et du langage 2021”
- Visit “Carrefour des connaissances” webpage to see the posters that were presented and the recipients of the 3 “coup de coeur” award winning teams!
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.
This 3-day virtual scientific congress will host renowned keynote speakers, distinguised industry, community, and government representatives, 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. A Lunchtime Gala will also be presented to celebrate CRIR’s successes.
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On the PROGRAM
- Joëlle Pineau, Associate Professor at McGill University and Core Academic Member of the Mila Research Institute in Artificial Intelligence.
- Robert Teasell, Research Director, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Research Institute of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London.
- Mahadeo Sukhai, Director of Research and Chief Inclusion & Accessibility Officer | Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).
- Michel Giroux, President of the Research Ethics Board (REB) of the CRIR’s institutions.
FREE Public lecture
- Bean Gill: Cofounder & Executive Director at ReYu Paralysis Recovery Centre | Conference: “Life after a SCI… Fulfilling or Boring? ” | Find out more
- “Pecha Kucha”
- “My research in 180 seconds”
Virtual Poster Session
- “Carrefour des connaissances en déficience motrice, sensorielle et du langage” | In collaboration with the Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM) of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal and the CRIR Student Committee.
“CRIR has Talent” activities
- Panel discussion: “Recognizing the value of professional skills acquired in higher education: Are they transferable to the job market? Challenges and promising approaches” featuring representatives from Adoc Talent Management, Université de Montréal, McGill University, l’Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS), the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, and the Student Intersectoral Committee of the Fonds de recherche du Québec. Learn more here!
- Networking activity : Exchange with the following distinguished guests from the field on the professional skills acquired in graduate studies in rehabilitation : Simon Lindsay (Adoc Talent Management), Isabelle Gélinas (McGill University), Mahadeo Sukhai, (Canadian National Institute for the Blind), Marie-Hélène Raymond (Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS), Samuel Turcotte (FRQ Student Intersectoral Committee), Marie-Josée Meilleur (City of Montreal – Diversity and Social Inclusion Division), Marianne Groleau (Mitacs), Stéphanie Doyle (Montreal International), Claudie Noël (Montreal INVIVO), Nada Zogheib (Centre d’entrepreneuriat de l’Université de Montréal), Mélanie Roch (Université de Sherbrooke and previous owner of Physio Proactif clinics), Pierre Langevin (Co-owner of Physiointeractive Clinics and Cortex Medicine Clinic), Vanessa Sung (Office of Canada’s Chief Science Advisor).
- “CRIR Student Competition” Awards: best poster and oral presentations “My research in 180 seconds”
- “Coup de Coeur Award – Carrefour des connaissances en déficience motrice, sensorielle et du langage”: Best Poster Presentation
- The Eva Kehayia and Bonnie Swaine 2021 Recognition Award: to a CRIR Early Career Researcher and a CRIR Clinician/Healthcare
Aphasic Theatre’s presentation
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 FRQS and FRQSC 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 (CRDP)
- CISSS des Laurentides which includes the Centre de réadaptation en déficience physique (CRDP)
Be a catalyst of innovation at CRIR’s Scientific Congress from June 7 to 9, 2021!
Sincere thanks to our partners and collaborator