Program Calendar

Though the full program has now been released, changes are still possible. The organizing committee reserves the right to make changes leading up to the CARWH 2016 conference.

Sunday 16
 
Main Conference Area Colony Ballroom Giovani
8:00 AM
   
8:00 AM

Trainee Day
(Trainee Day)

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM in Giovani

8:00 am - 8:45 am: Registration and Breakfast

8:45 am - 9:15 am: Welcome and Introductions

9:15 am - 10:30 am: Session I: Preparing for a Career in Academia, Government, or Industry
Panelists working in academia, government, and industry will discuss their personal OHS career trajectories and share their best career preparation tips (question and answer period to follow).
Guest speakers: Tracy Kirkham (University of Toronto), Catherine Trask (University of Saskatchewan), Brendan Smith (Public Health Ontario), Alice Peter (Cancer Care Ontario), Eugene Wen (Manulife; formerly Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board), Tyler Amell (Morneau Shepell), Minh Do (Public Health Agency of Canada)

10:30 am - 10:45 am: Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm: Session II: Communicating for Impact
This session will explore how to communicate research plans and results in ways that resonate with the intended audience and inspire impact. Participants will look at objectives for their own research, identify the appropriate audience, and develop a strategy for engaging that audience effectively.
Guest Speaker: Alison Palmer, CAREX Canada

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Session III: Pitching Your Ideas | Part A: Scholarships and Research Grants
The short-but-sweet scientific summary is an integral part of selling a research proposal or scholarship. This session will discuss strategies for writing simple yet compelling scientific summaries, after which participants will be guided through hands-on review exercises.
Guest Speaker: Kay Teschke, University of British Columbia

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm: Break

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm: Session IV: Pitching Your Ideas | Part B: Workplace Health and Safety
Various aspects of OHS research require communication with "the real world". This session will address topics such as developing meaningful research questions with stakeholder input, identifying appropriate communication channels, and conducting research in the workplace.
Guest Speakers: Eugene Wen (Manulife; formerly Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board), John Oudyk (Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers), Andrew King (United Steelworkers [Retired]) , Terri Aversa (OPSEU)

 
   
 
   
8:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

Registration and Breakfast
(Trainee Day)

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM in Giovani

 
   
9:00 AM
   
9:00 AM
Welcome

Welcome
(Trainee Day)

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM in Giovani

 
   
9:15 AM

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM in Giovani

Panelists working in academia, government, and industry will discuss their personal OHS career trajectories and share career preparation tips to support attendees (Q&A to follow)
Guest speakers: Tyler Amell (Morneau Shepell), Tracy Kirkham (University of Toronto), Brendan Smith (Public Health Ontario), Catherine Trask (University of Saskatchewan), Eugene Wen (Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board)

 
   
 
   
10:00 AM
   
 
   
 
   
10:30 AM
Morning Break

Morning Break
(Trainee Day)

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM in Giovani

 
   
10:45 AM

Communicating for Impact
(Trainee Day)

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM in Giovani

This session will explore how to communicate your research plans and results in ways that resonate with your audience and inspire impact. Participants will look at objectives for their own research, identify the appropriate audience(s), and develop a plan for engaging that audience effectively.
Guest Speaker: Alison Palmer, CAREX Canada

11:00 AM
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
12:00 PM
   
12:00 PM

Lunch

Lunch
(Trainee Day)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in Giovani

 
   
 
   
 
   
1:00 PM
   
1:00 PM

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM in Giovani

The short-but-sweet scientific summary is an integral part of selling your research proposal. This session will discuss strategies for writing simple yet compelling research summaries, and will guide participants through hands-on review exercises.
Guest Speaker: Kay Teschke, University of British Columbia

 
   
 
   
 
   
2:00 PM
   
 
   
 
   
2:30 PM
Afternoon Break

Afternoon Break
(Trainee Day)

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM in Giovani

 
   
2:45 PM

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM in Giovani

Various aspects of OHS research require communication with "the real world". This session will address topics such as engaging with stakeholders to develop meaningful research questions, identifying appropriate communication channels, and conducting research in the workplace.
Guest speakers: Eugene Wen (Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board), Andrew King (United Steelworkers [Retired])

3:00 PM
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
4:00 PM
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
5:00 PM
     
 
     
 
 
5:30 PM

Poster Session
(Poster Presentations)

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM in Colony Ballroom

Kathryn Nichol
Sonja Senthanar
Marc-Antoine Busque
Margaret Oldfield
Ela Rydz
Amin Yazdani
Firat K. Sayin
Ryan Cook
Arif Jetha
Robert Macpherson
Tyler Amell
Morgan Lay
Pam Lahey
Aurelie Tondoux
Kevin Hedges
Adriana Angarita Fonseca
Marc White
MC Breadner
Vicki Kristman
Marie-Michèle Lord
Danielle Filio
Benedicta Asante
Joanne Telfer
Robert Macpherson
Farimah Hakemzadeh
Karina Thomas
Niloufar Saffari
Ivan Steenstra
Zachary McGillis
Amy Hall
John Oudyk
Dorothy Wigmore
Alison Palmer
Zsuzsanna Kerekes
Ellen MacEachen
Rosemary Ku
Dwayne Van Eerd
Pia Kontos
Angela Colantonio
Emily Tetzlaff
Firat Sayin
Robert Macpherson
Ron Saunders
Damien Burlet-Vienney
Carolyn Knight
Behdin Nowrouzi-Kia
Olugbenga Adebayo
Muhammad Khan
Katrina Aguiar
Anne Harris
Wei Zhang
Anastassios Dardas
Linn Holness
Mahee Gilbert-Ouimet
Mahée Gilbert-Ouimet
Mahée Gilbert-Ouimet

 
 
   
6:00 PM
6:00 PM

Opening Reception

Opening Reception
(Social)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in Main Conference Area

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7:00 PM