CTRMS 2017 Congress

2017 CST CTRMS Joint Scientific Meeting

2017 CST CTRMS Joint Scientific Meeting

World Trade and Convention Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
September 26-29, 2017

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Who: Canadian Society of Transplantation and the Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society – 500 delegates
What: A perfect blend of clinical and science in their own Plenaries, Workshops, Debates, Panel Sessions but also where the two disciplines intersect
Highlights:
Gene editing
CRISPR
Ex-vivo Organ Perfusion
Blastocyst Complementation
Tolerance
Is the future of transplantation human or animal?
Guest Speaker’s (50):
James Shapiro – Islets, Edmonton, AB
Giuseppe Mazza – Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Rengineering, London UK
Alejandro Soto-Gutierrez – Decellularization/Recellularization, Pittsburgh, USA
Tim Kamp – Cardiomyocytes, Madison, USA
Partnering organizations include:
Canadian Blood Services Canadian National Transplant Research Program
Pre-conference Meeting:
  • CST Astellas Fellows Symposium – 25 Faculty, 80 Fellows
  • Poster sessions – 180 posters plus!
  • Exhibit Hall – 25 sponsoring organizations
  • Social event
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Halifax
Fun Facts:
  • Halifax is on the Atlantic Time Zone.
  • Halifax is closer to Dublin, Ireland than it is to Victoria, British Columbia.
  • Halifax boasts the second largest ice free natural harbour in the world after Sydney, Australia.
  • There are more pubs per capita than any other city in Canada. That might have something to do with the fact below.
  • There are six degree granting universities in Halifax:
    • Dalhousie University
    • Mount Saint Vincent University
    • Saint Mary’s University
    • Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
    • Nova Scotia Community College
    • The Atlantic School of Theology
  • There are 81 post secondary students per 1000 people, three times the national average.
  • Halifax has a strong connection to the Titanic sinking. There is a permanent Titanic Museum at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
  • Seafood is one of the great things you’ll find in abundance. Look for lobster, Atlantic salmon and Digby scallops on restaurant menus.