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Kite Events

2020

Aging and Social Justice Conference

This conference will bring together emerging and established scholars including intervention researchers in the field of aging and anthropology, developing opportunities to further collaborate and strengthen our specialist network. The conference program will also include workshops and mentoring opportunities directed towards students and early career scholars to help create links with the professional and academic community across disciplines.

KITE Power Play

KITE POWER PLAY highlights and celebrates the extraordinary research and innovation taking place at Toronto Rehab and demonstrates how applying science and innovation can produce healthcare solutions that matter. (Photo credit: McPherson’s Photography)

International Conference on Aging, Innovation and Rehabilitation

The International Conference on Aging, Innovation and Rehabilitation (ICAIR) is a an important cross-disciplinary event that brings together the leading researchers, scientists and entrepreneurs currently working to improve the lives of people around the world who live each day with the impacts of illness, disability and aging.

Doors Open Toronto - CEAL

On May 23 and 24, we're opening up our doors to the entire city to showcase our research capabilities at CEAL. For the first time ever, Toronto will get a behind the scenes look into the facility where we conduct groundbreaking rehab research.

ESO-WSO Conference 2020

Whether you are interested in imaging or risk factors for stroke – the abstract topics cover a large variety of subjects that are sure to inspire you! Grab the opportunity to present your work at the #1 forum for stroke professionals. Browse through the topics and start preparing your abstract!

Drug Discovery in Neuroscience Conference

This one-day event will be dedicated to helping the biological science and chemistry communities understand the process of turning novel discoveries into druggable targets for small molecule therapeutic development. It will also cover multiple aspects of the drug discovery process; from hit generation and pharmacokinetics, to intellectual property and commercialization strategies. Local success stories of “Bridging the Gap” and AI in drug discovery will be presented, along with a keynote presentation by Dr. Barbara Tate, Venture Partner at the Dementia Discovery Fund.

Entrepreneurship and Business Pitching Workshop

To help you craft your best pitch and dive into the right entrepreneurial mindset, we’ve partnered with the Health Innovation Hub (H2i) to host this workshop to provide creators, entrepreneurs and innovators with the tools and mentorship to move their ideas and start-ups forward. Whether you're planning to compete in KITE Power Play as a concept or start-up, this is a great opportunity to get started on your pitch deck and gather insights into entrepreneurial planning.

ICAIR Information Session & Workshop for Posters and Presentations

This information session is designed to prepare students for the first International Conference on Aging Innovation and Rehabilitation (ICAIR). All Kite and RSI trainees interested in submitting a poster and/or presenting at the conference are encouraged to attend to learn about the changes being made to the registration process of this event, as well as tips and tricks for posters.

Open Source Wireless Neuromodulation Research Kit Workshop

CRANIA, along with Novela Neurotech and Hahn Schickard, invite the neuromodulation research community, to a seminar-style half-day workshop on Novela's new research tool, the Open Source Wireless Neuromodulation Research Kit (OpenKit), to support and advance your research efforts and programs. The OpenKit significantly advances multi-channel recording, data processing and sharing capabilities. The OpenKit is open-sourced allowing greater collaboration, further development, and the acceleration of translational research towards novel treatments for neurological disorders. This partnership initiative is in keeping with CRANIA's mission.

2020 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Learn about innovative and evidence driven strategies and recommendations to enhance wellbeing following TBI. This event will bring together the clinical, research and legal communities to network, learn and share research, clinical practice and personal experience in TBI.

February 5, 12, 19: Python Workshop Series

Want to learn basic programming skills to use in your studies or workplace? Want to code in Python but don’t know where to start? Trainee Executive Committee is hosting the Introduction to Python Workshop series! No prior knowledge or experience is required! This workshop is designed for beginners.

Supporting Brain Health in Later Life: What the Research Tells Us

You are invited to a free public event on promoting brain health in later life! Interact with researchers from the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) and health-focused organizations to find out more about brain health. Researchers from CCNA will share information and answer questions on supporting brain health and reducing risk of cognitive decline and dementia.