StemCellTalks Ottawa 2011


Tentative Schedule

8:30 – 9:00
Student arrival and registration

9:00 – 9:15
Opening Speech, “Living with and without stem cells.” Two special guests will share their life experience with students. Interviewed by CBC host Adrianne Harewood.

9:15 – 9:30
Allan Rock, President, University of Ottawa or Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden, Director, Let’s Talk Science, University of Ottawa

9:30 – 10:00
Stem cell 101 activity

10:00 – 10:15
Vignette number 1: Diabetes and Clinical Trials

10:15 – 10:30
Diabetes vignette debate

10:30 – 10:45
Student breakaway debate

10:45 – 11:00
Discussion and questions about vignette

11:00 – 11:15
Vignette number 2: Muscular dystrophy and Clinical Trials

11:15 – 11:30
Muscle vignette debate

11:30 – 11:45
Student breakaway debate

11:45 – 12:00
Discussion and questions about vignette

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch break sponsored by the University of Ottawa.
Grad student poster exhibition; Science and art exhibition.

13:00 – 15:00
Ethical discussion on stem cell patent and stem cell transplantations with panel of invited speakers from different backgrounds.

15:00 – 15:30
Student debates

15:30 – 15:45
Final remarks and end of the symposium

15:45 – 16:00
Student departure

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