2015 Montreal Conference Presentations

Resilience in Families with Adolescents Suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries: The Development of a Support Intervention, Jérôme Gauvin-Lepage, inf., Ph.D Psychosocial Outcomes of Sport Concussion in Elite Youth Hockey Players and their Parents, Carley Borza BSc Does the cogstate test battery have the requisite sensitivity to detect persistent cognitive deficits in collegiate athletes with a […]

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Semi Annual Conference 2015 Halifax Presentations

Families: How Best To Support A Relative with A Brain Injury, Sally Cuddy M.S.W., R.S.W., Nancy McCormick M.S.W.,R.S.W. Female Students with Acquired Brain Injury Experiences in University, Kendra Gottschall, B.A. (Hons), B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W. Health and Healing, A Single Mother’s Brain Injury Journey and Survival Guide, Kimberley Bernard, MSW, RSW Helping Individuals Achieve Greater Independence […]

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Call for Nominations / Applications

2015 BRAIN INJURY CANADA NATIONAL AWARDS INDIVIDUAL AWARDS THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO / BRAIN INJURY CANADA EMPLOYER AWARD We are pleased to announce the University of Toronto/ Brain Injury Canada Employer Award, recognizing employers who have assisted brain injury survivors as they return to work after injury. Employers must be nominated by a brain injury […]

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Semi Annual Conference 2015

First Semi-Annual Conference Date: April 14-15, 2015 Location: Halifax – Dartmouth, NS Region Hotel: Holiday Inn Halifax Harbourview & Conference Centre. Please reserve your rooms. Complete Program: Learn more about the Conference and our Key Speakers Registration Information and Fees Early Bird, Before March 20, 2015 • Professionals & Health Care Providers: $325 • Survivors: […]

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2014 Conference Presentations

Download Adobe Reader Biomarkers and treatments for mild traumatic brain injury: from bench to fieldside, Sandy R Shultz, PhD, Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne Getting back to “doing” after brain injury: Therapists’ experiences of the CO-OP approach Angela Peddle, Looking Into Vision Identity Theft Développement et implantation d’un guide de pratique clinique pour la […]

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A Call for Board Applications for the Brain Injury Association of Canada

The Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) is inviting interested Canadians to submit expressions of interest to serve on the Board of Directors for up to a three-year term. Interested people are asked to send the following information to Harry Zarins, Executive Director at executivedirector@biac-aclc.ca: Introductory letter expressing why you would like to sit on […]

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Call for Nominations / Applications 2014 BIAC / ACLC NATIONAL AWARDS

OBJECTIVE BIAC created national awards to recognize the significant contribution of an individual, group (i.e. fundraising committee) or organization (i.e. medical research facility, brain injury association, corporation etc) in appropriate categories dedicated to advance the cause of acquired brain injury in Canada.

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Annual Conference 2014 Call for Abstracts

• Date: Sept 24, 25, 26, 2014 • Location: Gatineau, Quebec, Canada • Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel • Opening Date for Abstracts: February 1, 2014 • Closing Date for Abstracts: May 31st, 2014 • Authors notified of results: June 30th, 2014 BIAC Annual Conference 2014 Call for Abstracts (pdf) Conférence annuelle ACLC 2014: Soumission d’abrégés […]

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Annual Conference 2014

Conference Program (pdf) Inspirational Keynote Speakers (pdf) Exhibitor’s and Sponsorship Prospectus (pdf) Paper Registration Form (pdf) Date: September 24-26, 2014 Location: Ottawa Gatineau Region Hotel: Crowne Plaza Gatineau – Ottawa in Gatineau. Please reserve the dates. Call for Abstracts Registration Information and Fees (If financial assistance is required please contact your local and provincial ABI […]

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2013 Conference Presentations

Download Adobe Reader Strategic Teams in Applied Injury Research (STAIR), Preventing TBI in Vulnerable Populations: Family and Peer Influences, George Kazolis, BSc (Hons), University of Toronto, Lorne Tepperman, PhD, University of Toronto My name is Jean Oostrom from Barrie Ontario and I am 16 years post brain injury. Stewardship of Communities of Practice Aligned to […]

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Call for Nominations / Applications

BIAC / ACLC NATIONAL AWARDS OBJECTIVE BIAC created national awards to recognize the significant contribution of an individual, group (i.e. fundraising committee) or organization (i.e. medical research facility, brain injury association, corporation etc) in appropriate categories dedicated to advance the cause of acquired brain injury in Canada. PROTOCOL 1. TYPES OF AWARDS A. INDIVIDUAL AWARDS: […]

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BIAC Annual Conference 2013

Brain Injury Association of Canada Conference September 25-27, 2013, Kingston, Ontario, Canada Conference and Speaker Program (pdf) Official Conference Hotel Exhibitor & Sponsorship Prospectus (pdf) Call for Abstracts Appel d’abrégé National Awards BIAC created national awards to recognize the significant contribution of an individual, group (i.e. fundraising committee) or organization (i.e. medical research facility, brain […]

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2011 BIAC Annual Conference Presentations

All of the presentations below are in PDF format. Empowering Family Members when there is a mild TBI, a personal perspective Alcohol and Injury in Atlantic Canada Executive Function deficit Reaching out to Canada’s Last Frontier – Brain Injury Prevention in Nunavut Improving Quality of Life for Canadians living with a Brain Condition Strategies for […]

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Notice of Meeting of Directors and Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting of Existing Directors # 1 Date of Meeting: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Time of Meeting: 3:00 pm Location of Meeting: Andrew Hall Room 142 on the Campus of UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI Attendance may be by phone or physical presence 1. Appointment of Chair and Secretary for the Meeting 2. Confirm that notice […]

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More than a 'knock on the head'

By Jenn Vanriper, The Leader-PostOctober 27, 2010 Barb Butler said it’s important to raise awareness about brain injuries because most people have misconceptions about the term. “They think a knock on the head, you recover from that like you recover from a broken bone. But a brain injury is forever,” explained the vice-president and newsletter […]

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The Brain Injury Association of Canada Announces Outstanding 2010 Annual Conference Results and New Board and Executive

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN The Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) announces its successful national Annual Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan, staged jointly with Brain Trust, the Annual Conference of the Saskatchewan Acquired Brain Injury Partnership Project. The Conference was attended by survivors of acquired brain injury with their family and support members, as well as professionals devoted […]

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Brain Injury Association of Canada Recognizes Their Supporters and Volunteers For 2010

Regina, Saskatchewan The Brain Injury Association of Canada is pleased to announce outstanding Canadians and supporters. Barb Butler and Brad Cownden lead the way for the Brain Injury Association of Canada as recipients of the Association’s major awards. Award of Honour is granted to an individual who has exhibited through an extraordinary and heroic contribution […]

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Brain injury convention in Regina hoping to help lives of Canadians

Global Regina: Saturday, October 2, 2010 Researchers, patients and doctors from across Canada have been in Regina for the last few days to hold discussions about brain injuries. A national convention being held in Regina aims to find ways to improve the lives of Canadians affected by brain injuries. Researchers, patients and doctors from across […]

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Highlights of our 2010 Annual Conference, Sept 30-Oct 2, 2010, Regina

Conference Presentations Recognition of Supporters and Volunteers Conference Brochure (pdf) CT scans can be misleading: doctor Brain injury convention in Regina hoping to help lives of Canadians The epidemic of work injuries Annual Report 2010 The Brain Injury Association of Canada Announces Outstanding 2010 Annual Conference Results and New Board and Executive More than a […]

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BIAC Annual Conference 2010

Becoming Stronger Together – 7th Annual conference of the Brain Injury Association of Canada sponsored by the Saskatchewan ABI Partnership Project Dates: September 30, October 1, 2, 2010 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Venue: Regina Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, 1975 Broad St. Regina, SK Conference Brochure and Speakers Bios (pdf) Registration Form and Hotel Information (pdf) […]

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2010 BIAC Conference Call for Abstracts

ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF CANADA AND BRAIN TRUST OF SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH – Call for Abstracts Date: September 30, October 1, 2, 2010 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Venue: Regina Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, 1975 Broad St. Regina Opening Date: November 30, 2009 Closing Date: January 21, 2010 Call for Abstracts (pdf-583kb) National […]

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Our 2009 Annual Conference

Our 2009 conference theme is: “Successful STEPS (STrategies for Education, Prevention and Support) – Celebrating Survival” Location: Pierrefonds, Quebec Dates: July 10,11,12, 2009 FINAL Conference Brochure (pdf-1.5mb) Directions Travelling in Canada with Disabilities Call for abstracts Brochure (pdf) Program (pdf) Speaker Bios Registration Please download and complete the Conference Registration Form (pdf) Payment There are […]

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Travelling in Canada with Disabilities

Travelers with Disabilities If you are planning to travel within Canada, here are a few websites that might prove useful when planning your trip. Government of Canada – Access to Travel for Persons with Disabilities Canadian Transportation Agency – A Guide for Persons with Disabilities Canadian Border Services Agency Travellers Requiring Mobility Assistance at Canadian […]

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Directions to Annual Conference at Villa St. Martin

Directions Conference Site : VILLA SAINT-MARTIN, 9451, boulevard Gouin Ouest, Pierrefonds, Quebec, H8Y 1T2 Telephone: (514) 684-2311 Driving Directions to Pierrefonds, Québec From 401/Toronto – From 417/Ottawa From the 401 driving east to Quebec, you will take the 40 East direction Montreal. From the 40 East, you take the Autoroute 13 North (also called Autoroute […]

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Call for Abstracts BIAC Conference 2009

Conference Details Meeting: 6th Annual Brain Injury Association of Canada National Conference 2009 Date: July 10, 2009 till July 12, 2009 Location: Montreal, (Pierrefonds), QC Venue: Villa St Martin, 9451, blvd. Gouin West Opening Date: February 1, 2009 Closing Date: March 20, 2009 The National Conference Committee has put together an exciting program along with […]

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Media Release: The squeaky wheel gets the grease: getting what you need

– Justin Trudeau to headline Brain Injury national conference with survivors and medical experts in Montreal (MONTREAL – June 11th, 2008) – The Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) will meet in Montreal this weekend to discuss the importance of developing an essential programs and services network across Canada for all persons affected by brain […]

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Annual Conference 2007

Annual conference 2007 4th ANNUAL CONFERENCE PREVENTION OF BRAIN INJURY PIERREFONDS, QUEBEC JULY 13-15, 2007 Program (pdf-80kb) Speakers(pdf-55kb) Schedule Summary(pdf-62kb) “Survival Skills for Success in the new Millennium; it’s a jungle out there!” The Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) is holding its 4th Annual Conference at the Villa Saint-Martin located at 9451, Gouin West […]

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