2019 Conference Program

Preliminary Program

“One-Health Regenerative Medicine – Improving Human and Animal Health”

Niagara on-the-Lake – Queen’s Landing Hotel

 

Sunday, September 8

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Opening Keynote Lecture and Reception: “Perspectives on One-Health Regenerative Medicine” (open to the public)

  • Lisa Fortier (Cornell University; Past-President, The International Cartilage Repair Society)
  • Daniel Weiss (University of Vermont; Chief Scientific Officer, The International Society for Cell and Gene Therapy)

 

Monday, September 9

Monday morningGenomic Cellular Engineering and Pluripotent Stem Cells
7:30 AM – 8:30 AMBreakfast with sponsors
8:30 AM – 9:30 AMPlenary Speaker I – Andras Nagy (Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute): “Engineering a universal cell for cell and tissue replacement”
9:30 AM – 10:00 AMCoffee break with sponsors
10:00 AM – 12:00 PMSelected or invited oral presentations
Monday afternoonCellular Secretions and the Immune System: Diagnostics and Therapies
12:00 PM – 1:30 PMNAVRMA lunch (included with hotel registration)
1:30 PM – 2:00 PMPlenary Speaker II – Sowmya Viswanathan (University of Toronto): “Engineering canine, equine and human MSC for osteoarthritis”
2:00 PM – 3:00 PMOral Session I – Advances in Small Animal Regenerative Medicine
– OR –Breakout Session I
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMAfternoon break with sponsors
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMOral Session II – Advances in Large Animal Regenerative Medicine
– OR –Breakout Session II
6:00 PM – 8:00 PMNAVRMA dinner (included with hotel registration)

 

Tuesday, September 10

Tuesday morningGrowing Cells and Tissues in Bioreactors
7:30 AM – 8:30 AMBreakfast with sponsors
8:30 AM – 9:30 AMPlenary Speaker III – Mike Kallos (University of Calgary): “Scaling up cell production for clinical trials”
9:30 AM – 10:00 AMCoffee break with sponsors
10:00 – 12:00 PMSelected or invited oral presentations
Tuesday afternoonCell and Tissue Replacement Advances in Animal Medicine
12:00 PM – 1:30 PMNAVRMA lunch (included with hotel registration)
NAVRMA Board lunch
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMOral Session III – Advances in Small Animal Regenerative Medicine
– OR –Breakout Session III
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMAfternoon break with sponsors
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMOral Session IV – Advances in Large Animal Regenerative Medicine
– OR –Breakout Session IV
5:00 PM – 7:00 PMPoster judging session
NAVRMA dinner (included with hotel registration)

 

Wednesday, September 11

Wednesday morningCurrent Best Practices in Veterinary Hospitals, Clinics, and Veterinary Practices
7:30 AM – 8:30 AMBreakfast with sponsors
8:30 AM – 10:30 AMSelected or invited oral presentations
10:30 AM – 11:00 AMCoffee break with sponsors
10:00 AM – 12:00 PMReports from the four breakout sessions
12:00 PMLunch, awards, and meeting adjournment