CAN-BIND Events

Upcoming CAN-BIND Events

June 28, 2017

Title: Searching for a Test for Depression: Blood Tests, Brain Scans & Self-Screening
Location: Guelph, Ontario
Type: Public Education
Description: CAN-BIND and the MDAO are collaborating to present a free heath talk in Guelph for patients, families, staff and community members. Featuring speakers Dr. Benicio Frey, Dr. Francesco Leri and Ms. Debbie Bodkin
Register at this link.
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Past CAN-BIND Events

May 13, 2017

Title: Science Rendezvous
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Public Education
Description: Once again, CAN-BIND is participating in Science Rendezvous, a nationwide initiative developed to bring science out of the lab and onto the streets of major cities. With over 300 events across 30 Canadian cities, this free festival features a wide range of demonstrations and hands-on activities to increase public engagement with science.
Learn more at sciencerendezvous.ca
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May 5-7, 2017

Title: Youth Retreat for life promotion
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
Type: Education/Workshop
Description: Event in partnership with CAN-BIND for First Nation youths about suicide awareness and prevention.
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March 31, 2017

Title: Brain Stimulation for Major Depression Disorder: A Focus on the Elderly
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Medical/research
Description: Dr. Peter Giaccobe from CAN-BIND will review 2016 CANMAT Brain Stimulation guidelines for the Management of Adults with Major Depressive Disorder

March 15, 2017

Title: How To Cope? A Discussion For People Living With Epilepsy And Depression/Anxiety
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Public Education
Description: CAN-BIND is collaborating with EpLink, the Ontario Brain Institute’s epilepsy research program, to host an informative discussion for the general public about epilepsy, depression and anxiety. Featuring keynote address by distinguished psychiatrist Dr. Sherese Ali.

March 20, 2017

Title: CAN-BIND Family & Friends Day
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Public outreach, Research and Education
Description: Now in its 2nd year, the CAN-BIND Family and Friends day is organised to celebrate, appreciate and provide study updates to CAN-BIND participants, their families and friends. With this years theme being self-expression and wellness, the event will also feature music performances and display artwork created by CAN-BIND study participants.
Event Flyer:
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February 8, 2017

Title: Searching for a Test for Depression: Blood Tests, Brain Scans & Self-Screening
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Type: Public Education
Description: CAN-BIND and the MDAO are collaborating to present a free heath talk in Ottawa for patients, families, staff and community members. Featuring speakers Dr. Pierre Blier, Mr. Claude Lurette, Dr. Sanjay Rao, and Dr. Sagar Parikh.
Flyer (with registration link):

 

January 27, 2017

Title: 2017 CAN-BIND Annual Workshop
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Program progress and strategy meeting
Description: The annual workshop brings together CAN-BIND researchers and trainees, as well as scientific, community and industry advisors to discuss program progress and future priorities in research, outreach, education and more.
Event Report (click here for summary)

November 25, 2016

Title: Depression Guidelines 2016 and Psychopharmacology Update
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Medical/research
Description: This two-day psychopharmacology program will provide you with recent updates on the evidence and advances in best practices on the treatment of major psychiatric disorders.
Flyer (with registration link):
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November 5, 2016 

Title: Mood Disorders Clinical Update
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Type: Medical/research
Description: A full-day CME/CPD/KT event focused on evidence-based care
Event Page and Registration
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November 2, 2016 [FREE WEBINAR]

Title: Managing Mood: Exercise Interventions for Depression
Location: FREE WEBINAR online at 5pm EST (register below)
Type: Medical/research
Description: A FREE Online Training Webinar For HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS To Learn Exercise Strategies For Managing Client Mood Disorders
Event Page and Registration
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September 14, 2016

Title: Suicide Awareness – Stories of Hope & Recovery
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Type:
 Awareness
Description: 
A FREE, PUBLIC talk on suicide awareness from a lens of hope & recovery. Learn about new research in suicide biomarkers & hear about a family’s journey of hope and recovery
Event Page and Registration
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September 10, 2016


Title:
 World Suicide Prevention Day
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Awareness
Description: Featuring a new original play, The Tie That Binds created and performed by James Ince.
Event Page and Registration

May 3, 2016
Title:
 Sound Of Science: Music, Technology, Medicine
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Public Education
Description: Dr. Lee Bartel, who is one of the co-investigators in the CAN-BIND 7 project, will be presenting the theoretical background that supports the music-based therapy that is currently being piloted at CAN-BIND. Dr. Thenille Brawn Janzen will be at the Science Fair portion of the event with a poster and demonstrating how the device used in the interventions work.
Event Page and Registration

April 27, 2016
Title: Searching for a Test for Depression: Blood Tests, Brain Scans & Self-Screening
Location: Windsor, Ontario
Type: Public Education
Description:  A psychiatrist from the CAN-BIND team will talk about The CAN-BIND Program & a patient speaker will speak about their journey to recovery.
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March 21, 2016
Title: CAN-BIND Family and Friends Day
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Public Education
Description:  A day of insight and discussion about the CAN-BIND 1 study, wellness topics and future developments.

February 24, 2016
Title: Searching for a Test for Depression: Blood Tests, Brain Scans & Self-Screening
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Type: Public Education
Description:  A psychiatrist from the CAN-BIND team will talk about The CAN-BIND Program & a patient speaker will speak about their journey to recovery.
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February 6, 2016
Title: Managing Mood: Using Nutrition and Exercise Interventions
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Type: Workshop For Clinicians
Description:  A Workshop For Clinicians To Implement Nutrition and Exercise Strategies for Mood Disorders.
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November 21, 2015
Title: Managing Mood: Using Nutrition and Exercise Interventions
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Workshop For Clinicians
Description:  A Workshop For Clinicians To Implement Nutrition and Exercise Strategies for Mood Disorders.
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November 17, 2015
Title: Searching for a Test for Depression: Blood Tests, Brain Scans & Self-Screening
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Type: Public Education
Description:  A psychiatrist from the CAN-BIND team will talk about The CAN-BIND Program & a patient speaker will speak about their journey to recovery.
See The Flyer