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April
02
Thursday
  • 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    610 University Avenue, 6th Floor - Auditorium

The PM Conference Series inaugural SPECIAL EVENT: “Cancer, One Cell at a Time”, is a half day symposium in honour and celebration of Dr. David Hedley’s career.  The symposium will examine research and development both locally and internationally focusing on Single Cell Genomics and Single Cell Proteomics.

During his 40year career at the University Health Network, Dr. Hedley has had substantial impact in translational research in the field of molecular cancer therapeutics and the development of methodologies for analysis of changes at the single cell level controlling biological networks involved in malignancy.

Dr. David Hedley will be the keynote speaker of the event.

The half day symposium is hosted by the PM Research Institute at the University Health Network and will be held at the PM Cancer Centre Auditorium. 

PM Cancer Centre
610 University Ave., 6th floor
Toronto, On
M5G 2M9
 
Registration is free.
Registration is mandatory for all presenters and general attendees.  You must register in advance if you wish to attend, as we need to plan for seating, catering, printing of programs, etc.
 
Abstract Submission Deadline:
Monday March 24, 2020 at 5:00pm (no late submissions will be accepted)
Registration Deadline: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5:00pm
 
Confirmed Speakers Include:
Gary Bader, The Donnelly Centre at the University of Toronto
Jonathon M. Irish, Vanderbilt University
Mark Nitz, University of Toronto
Trevor Pugh, University Health Network
Sohrab Shah, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre
Iram Siddiqui, SickKids
Jeff Wrana, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Deadline for Abstract Submissions is Monday, February 24, 2020 at 5:00pm (no late submissions will be accepted)
If you plan to submit an abstract, please register and then email your abstract to Arda Shahinian, Arda.Shahinian@uhnresearch.ca

Abstract Submission Guidelines
You are asked to follow the guidelines below when submitting an abstract for poster presentation.  Abstracts which indicate TBC (to be confirmed) in any field will not be accepted.  Abstract will not be proofread prior to printing so you are strongly advised to ensure there are no typing errors before submission.

Title
The title should be as brief as possible; preferably one line.
 
Authors
The main (presenting) author’s name should be marked with an asterisk (*).
Please type in all names using the first and middle initials followed by the authors’s last name.  A comma should separate author names and the final name should be followed by a period.
For example:  SR Wilson, MK O’Reilly, JP Leduc, and BA Bell.
 
Affiliations
Authors and their corresponding affiliation  should be indicated with numbers.
(Example, John Smith1 and 1Science College of Medicine)
 
Text
Abstracts must not exceed a maximum of 2000 characters including spaces (approximately 300 words).
 
The formatting of figures, graphs and schemes will be lost during submission and is not recommended.
 
Single spacing should be used throughout.
 
References should not be included for abstract submission.  You are welcome to include references in your poster presentation.
 
General
Abstracts will be listed as poster presentations.  No oral presentations will be made.
You will be advised of the dimensions of the poster board.
 
All abstracts will be included in the Tribute book and made available to registrants at the meeting.

Sponsorship Opportunities: Sponsorship and Tribute Booking Form
We invite your company to be a sponsor of the PM Conference Series, SPECIAL EVENT: “Cancer, one cell at a time” which will highlight advances in Flow Cytometry and Imaging as well as emerging tools in Single Cell Genomics.  All proceeds will go to support the growth of Single Cell based research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Sponsorship of this event will give your company the opportunity to network with 150 of the leading and upcoming clinicians, scientists and researchers in the Ontario landscape and to showcase your products and services.
There are 3 levels of Sponsorship opportunities available for your consideration.

GOLD Sponsor ($5000): 

  • includes an exhibit table and 2 registrations for the full duration of the symposium
  • Sponsor’s Logo on display during the meeting (recurrent slide, program  and Tribute book)
  • Sponsor receives a copy of the Tribute Book

 
SILVER Sponsor ($2500)

  • Lunch and Break Sponsorship
  • Includes registration and lunch/refreshment for 2 individuals
  • Sponsor’s Logo on display during the meeting (recurrent slide, program  and Tribute book)
  • Sponsor receives a copy of the Tribute Book

 
BRONZE Sponsor ($1,000)

  • Includes registration and lunch/refreshment for 2 individuals
  • Sponsor’s Logo on display during the meeting (recurrent slide, program  and Tribute book)
  • Sponsor receives a copy of the Tribute Book

 
Tributes:
There will also be a tribute book published and distributed on the occasion.  We invite you to add a personal tribute to Dr. David Hedley.
Full Page Tribute:             $1500
Half page Tribute:            $ 750
Quarter page Tribute      $ 250
 
All proceeds will go to support the growth of Single Cell based research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

All sponsorship and tributes must be received before March 1, 2020 to ensure inclusion into the Program and Tribute book

Book your sponsorship now! Sponsorship and Tribute Booking Form
To book your Sponsorship or Tribute options, please send your completed Form or your questions to arda.shahinian@uhnresearch.ca

Sponsorship and Tribute Booking Form
 

PM Research Conference Planning Team
Cancer, One Cell at a Time
c/o Arda Shahinian
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
610 University Ave. Suite 9-411
Toronto, On M5G 2M9
Email:  Arda.Shahinian@uhnresearch.ca

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:00 to 18:00