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EVENTS

NMIN Trainee Symposium

19-20 November 2022 

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About

The first NMIN Trainee Symposium will provide NMIN HQP and members of the NMIN HQP Network (NHN) with unique value-added professional development opportunities, allowing for skill and knowledge acquisition to enhance career development and complement academic and scientific training.

The Symposium will also foster networking and collaboration among trainees and young professionals who share an interest in the field of nanotechnology-enabled drug delivery, gene therapy and diagnostics. See the program.

This is an in-person event.

This event immediately follows NMIN’s 2022 Scientific Meeting, being held at the same venue.

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PROGRAM

Click above for the draft program in PDF.
Additional program details will be shared as they are confirmed.

19 November 2022 | 4:15 – 7:00 pm EST

Opening Reception

  • Opening remarks, ice-breakers, and networking with Trainee Symposium and Scientific Meeting participants

20 November 2021 | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm EST

Trainee Symposium

  • Multisectoral Career Panel: What skills Canada needs, where the jobs are, and how to secure one in the nanomedicine ecosystem
  • Early Career Panel: How I secured a job after NMIN: The process, what worked, and what I know now that I wish I knew then
  • Networking lunch with Panel Members and NMIN Researchers
  • Mock Grant Review Workshop: The “ins and outs” of the Tri-Council Grant Review process

NOTE: NMIN’s 2022 Scientific Meeting immediately precedes the Trainee Symposium.

Featured speakers

Other speakers to be confirmed. Check back soon.

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REGISTRATION

NMIN researchers/collaborators and invited guests who register for the Scientific Meeting are welcome also to attend the Trainee Symposium. They can indicate their intention to attend when registering for the Scientific Meeting and no further registration is required.

Registration information for NMIN HQP & Trainees

The following information applies to registration for both the Scientific Meeting and Trainee Symposium.

Space for these events is limited and not all NMIN HQP/trainees will be eligible to attend. Instructions on how to register is provided below, according to your status within NMIN.

If you are unsure which category applies to you, please contact NMIN’s HQP & Events Coordinator: leahgraystone@nanomedicines.ca

  • Take no action to register until/unless you receive an invitation to do so from the NMIN Administrative Centre.
  • If you wish to attend the Scientific Meeting and/or the Trainee Symposium, you must complete an application form, available on request from leahgraystone@nanomedicines.ca, indicating your desire to register.
  • You will be put on a waiting list and if space is available you will be invited to register.
  • This category applies to you if you applied to become a member of the NMIN HQP Network (NHN) and were accepted, but you are not working on an NMIN-funded project.

  • If you wish to attend the Scientific Meeting and/or the Trainee Symposium, you must complete an application form, available on request from leahgraystone@nanomedicines.ca, indicating your desire to register.
  • You will be put on a waiting list and if space is available you will be invited to register.
  • This category applies to you if you are a former NMIN trainee who left the Network, usually for employment.

  • If you wish to attend the Scientific Meeting and/or the Trainee Symposium, you must complete an application form, available on request from leahgraystone@nanomedicines.ca, indicating your desire to register.
  • You will be put on a waiting list and if space is available you will be invited to register.
  • Financial support to help trainees/HQP with travel and accommodation costs may be available, based on individual eligibility. If you are invited to attend the Scientific Meeting and/or Trainee Symposium, contact NMIN’s HQP & Events Coordinator for details: leahgraystone@nanomedicines.ca

    Please also see the NMIN Code of Conduct for NMIN-sponsored events.

    If, after reading the information on this page, you have unanswered questions about registration,

    please contact NMIN’s HQP & Events Coordinator, Leah Graystone:

    leahgraystone@nanomedicines.ca

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    Venue

    NMIN’s Trainee Symposium will be held at:

    Omni King Edward

    37 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1E9

    The Omni King Edward Hotel is Toronto’s First Luxury Hotel, built in 1903. Its location in the heart of downtown Toronto’s financial district provides convenient access to the city’s top attractions.

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    sponsorship

    INVITATION

    We invite organizations that share NMIN’s enthusiasm for the enormous potential of nanomedicines to consider partnering with us as event sponsors for NMIN’s 2022 Scientific Meeting  &Trainee Symposium.

    We offer various levels of sponsorship to ensure the best fit with your organization’s marketing, outreach and networking objectives.

    If you are interested in sponsoring, or have any questions, please review the event Sponsorship Prospectus.

    Dr. Diana Royce

    Executive Director, NMIN

    dianaroyce@nanomedicines.ca

     

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