CURAC Conference 2019 Agenda

CURAC 2019 Conference Program

University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

May 22-24, 2019

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Wednesday May 22, 2019

Time Event
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Conference Registration and Reception

The Art Gallery of Guelph

 

Thursday May 23, 2019

Session 1: Opening and Round Tables

Time Event
8:00 am to 9:00 am CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 am to 9:15 am Welcome
9:15 am to 10:15 am CURAC/ARUCC Priorities and Activities – (topics and format TBD)
10:15 am to 10:45 am BREAK
10:45 am to 12:00 pm Roundtables on desired CURAC focus (topics and format TBD)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm LUNCH

 

Session 2

Time Event
1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

Agri-Foods for Human Health

Alison Duncan

Professor, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph

1:45 pm to 2:30 pm

Have your retirement plans gone to the dogs? Perhaps they should!*

Kris Gies, OVC Pet Trust, Outreach Coordinator & Peggy Pritchard, Coordinator, Campus Therapy Dog Program

* therapy dog visits will be offered during the coffee break

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm BREAK
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Can we use bugs as drugs?

Emma Allen-Vercoe

Professor, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph

3:45 pm to 5:00 pm CURAC/ARUCC Annual General Meeting (AGM)

 

Thursday EVENING May 23, 2019

Time Event
5:45 pm to 9:30 pm

CURAC Awards Banquet

Welcome and CURAC Awards

"Ten Years After": not the band you were thinking...

Doug Larson, Professor Emeritus, Integrative Biology, University of Guelph

Nathan Larson, Agriculture and Food Laboratory, Laboratory Services, University of Guelph

 

Friday May 24, 2019

Session 3

Time Event
8:00 am to 9:00 am REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 am to 9:45 am

Feeding the Future - Climate Change, Population Growth and Technology

Evan Fraser

Professor and Director, Arrell Food Institute, University of Guelph

9:45 am to 10:30 am

Sexuality and Aging: the Final Frontier

Tuuli Kukkonen

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Relations and Human Nutrition

10:30 am to 10:45 am BREAK
10:45 am to 12:00 pm

Aging Well and Age-Friendly Communities

Panelists: Lynne Briggs, City of Guelph; Manon Germain, Pi Network; Maryanne Wilford, Guelph-Wellington Seniors Association; others to be announced

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm LUNCH

 

Session 4

Time Event
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Collecting the Past for the Future

Kathryn Harvey, Head, Archival and Special Collections, Library

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Be the Best You Can Be  

Dave Scott-Thomas

Head Coach, Cross Country, University of Guelph

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm BREAK
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm Conference Feedback & Closing Remarks