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2nd Floor, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute (LKSKI), 209 Victoria Street, Toronto
Opening & Closing Remarks, Keynote Speakers, Trainee Event, Faculty Event: The Allan Waters Family Auditorium
Registration, Expo/Lunch: Bernie and Mildred Syron Exhibition Hall / The Tony and Anne Arrell Classrooms
iBEST Symposium Schedule
8:45 to 9:00 am - Registration & Breakfast
9:00 to 9:30 am - Opening Remarks from Dr. Arthur SlutskyDr. Stephen Liss; Introduction from Dr. Ori Rotstein & Dr. Michael Kolios
9:30 to 10:30 am - Keynote Presentation: Dr. Ali Khademhosseini (Professor, Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, MIT), “Nano- and Microfabricated Hydrogels for Regenerative Engineering”
10:45 am to 12:00 pm - Trainee Event: Industry Insights
Established professionals from diverse sectors will reflect on their career path, skills needed to succeed and impart advice to trainees on transitioning into various career paths from academia. Industry Professionals: Dr. Erica ConteDr. Suzie DufourDr. Pamela PlantTony Orsi,Samir Sahoo, and Aaron Weinroth
12:00 to 2:00 pm - iBEST Expo: Scientists and staff from both institutions will present their research programs, highlight their research capacity and will be available for discussion to enhance collaborative activities. *Lunch will be served*
2:00 to 3:30 pm - Faculty Event: Research Theme Spotlight Presentations 
Investigators from each iBEST research theme will present their research and explore opportunities for collaboration and knowledge translation, followed by a panel discussion and audience feedback. Presenters: Dr. Laurent Brochard;Dr. Dae Kun Hwang, Dr. Tom Schwiezer, Dr. Ali Mazalek
3:40 to 4:40 pm Keynote Presentation: Dr.Dr. Rita Kandel (Chair and Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto), “Tissue E
 
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