Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day 2020

The Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day 2020 is cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic measures.

About

The Ottawa Cardiovascular Research Day will celebrate the region’s research excellence through moderated oral presentations and poster sessions. It is an excellent venue for trainees to showcase their outstanding projects, hone their presentation skills, and network with faculty and colleagues.

This event is open to all cardiovascular research trainees in the Ottawa region.

The event proceedings will be in English only.

Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now open! Submit your abstracts.

Abstract submission deadline: February 19, 2020.

Keynote Speaker

We are very pleased to host Dr. Peter Macdonald, an international leader in cardiothoracic transplantation, donor organ preservation and donation after circulatory death, as the event’s keynote speaker.

Awards

Event prizes recognize the best oral presentations and posters, and includes:

Ottawa Cardiovascular Region Trainee of the Year

Contact Research Services for nomination information.

Coralie Lalonde Innovation Award Winner

For the most “innovative” abstract.

Presentation Prizes:

  • Dr. Yves Marcel Award for the Best Basic Science Oral Presentation
  • Honourable Mention for a Basic Science Oral Presentation
  • Award for the Best Basic Science Poster
  • Honourable Mention for a Basic Science Poster
  • Polk Award for the Best Clinical Science Oral Presentation
  • Honourable Mention for a Clinical Science Oral Presentation
  • Award for the Best Clinical Science Poster
  • Honourable Mention for a Clinical Science Poster

Event Highlights:

  • Keynote lecture by Peter Macdonald, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of New South Wales; Medical Director Heart Transplant Unit, St Vincent’s Hospital; and Head, Transplantation Research Laboratory, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
  • Ottawa Region Trainee of the Year Lecture and other trainee awards
  • Oral presentations and moderated poster sessions
  • Networking reception
  • Awards ceremony

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