4th Annual RENASCENT Training Workshop

The 2018 RENASCENT Training Workshop is co-hosted by CIHR’s Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH) and the Canadian Lung Association (CLA) in partnership with The Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN) and Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS).  The event will take place on April 11 and 12, 2018 in conjunction with the Canadian Respiratory Conference in Vancouver.  This year’s agenda includes interactive workshops on:

  • Career Development: Critical Mentorship Needs

    • Presentation by Dr. Stephanie Warner, a graduate guidance counselor

    • 13-person panel of individuals who will discuss the diverse career paths that they have taken (e.g., industry scientists, grant writing, pharma medical liaison, career counselors)

    • Interactive “speed dating” session during which attendees can get one-on-one Q&A time with panelists

  • Networking Reception at the Cactus Club Café

    • Attended by the panelists from Session 1 and CRRN Investigators

  • Peer Review:

    • Presentation and  Q&A by Dr. Don Sin on writing high-impact papers

    • Presentation by Dr. Grace Parraga on tips and tricks of manuscript review

    • Hands-on Review Sessions with various established facilitators

  • Public Speaking:

    • Develop your potential in communicating science to audiences of diverse background and interests with Colleen Aynn, a professional speaking coach


The Workshop is open to all trainees and new investigators in the respiratory community. 

To reserve your FREE tickets now for the April 11 and 12 Workshop Sessions register here.

And get your free ticket for the Networking Reception on April 11th  here.


And don’t forget to reserve your hotel room 

Take advantage of the significant savings available through the Canadian Respiratory Conference by reserving your room at either Westin Bayshore Hotel email BayshoreGroup.Reservations@westin.com or call 604-682-3377 or the nearby Coast Coal Harbour Hotel 1- 800-663-1144 or 604-697-0202, ext: 0 ($239.00/night). The special rate is available from 3 days before to 3 days after the Conference.  Refer to the Canadian Respiratory Conference / Canadian Thoracic Society when booking.  To reserve on-line, visit the hotel website at www.coastcoalharbourhotel.com, and enter the group code CCC-GFC6626.

and check out

the 2018 Canadian Respiratory Conference

The premier national educational and scientific meeting for the Canadian respiratory community, at:  https://cts-sct.ca/conference/

There is still time to register!



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Lord Elgin Hotel