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Annual Section meeting of the North American Section (May 29 - Jun 1, 2018) in Halifax, NS.

 Export to Your Calendar 5/29/2018 to 6/1/2018
When: 05/29/2018
Where: Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
1515 South Park Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia  B3J 2L2
Canada
Contact: Susan Howlett, Meeting Organizer
(902) 494-3552


Online registration is available until: 6/2/2018
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ISHR Contact:For questions re:ISHR membership andwebsite issues, contact Dr. Leslie Anderson Lobaugh, Exec Secllobaugh@nc.rr.com 

Program:  
The Preliminary Program will be available soon!!!

Meeting Organizer:Dr. Susan Howlett (Dalhousie Univ;susan.howlett@dal.ca).  

Registration:
Registration fee
will not be used to cover entertainment or alcohol.
Nonmembers:ISHR Members receive a substantial registration discount($125 discount for Regular Members, and $75 discount for Trainee members) that more than covers the annual dues for joining the ISHR-NAS (Annual dues: $110 Regular member, $55 Trainee member).  Nonmembers can join the ISHR-NAS online (clickhere) prior to registering at the lower member rate!
Early-Bird discount:Register beforeApril 1, 2018, and receive a$100 discount on your registration!
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received by the early registration deadline are refunded minus a $50 cancellation fee.  Cancellation after the early registration period up to one month prior to the meeting are charged $150 cancellation fee.  There is no refund for cancellations received after one month before the meeting.

ECI Travel Awards: Competitive Travel Awards of US$500 are available for young investigators (within 5 years of terminal degree) who are presenting an abstract at the meeting as a first author. Deadline for application is March 15, 2018.

Meeting Banquet: 
 A Lobster Banquet and Awards Ceremony will be held atPier 21 (1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P7)on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 7:00-9:30 pm.  Buses to the dinner will board in front of the conference hotel (Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites) leaving at 5:45 pm.  You must pay for the banquet ($40) during the registration process.  Up to 2 Guests per registrant can attend the banquet at a cost of$85/guest. Ticket(s) will be included in your badge cover.  Ticket(s) for you and your guest(s) are required to board the bus to the banquet venue.

Hotel: Reservations are available at the conference hotel at a special ISHR group rate.  Delegates can make reservations at the conference hotel (Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, 1515 South Park St, Halifax, NS, B3J 2L2 ) at the conference rate of $169 per night (double room, single occupancy) by clicking here. All rooms must be booked by April 30 to receive the discounted conference rate.   Please contact hotel reservations (Phone: 902-423-6331) for assistance with hotel reservations. 

Abstract(s): An abstract fee of $50 will be charged for each abstract submitted. Click here to go to the abstract submission site (after clicking "Finish" to complete your submission, you will receive an invoice from the ISHR (via PayPal) requesting payment of the abstract fee; your abstract submission will be considered complete once payment has been received).  Your abstract will be considered for oral presentation if you submit your abstract before February 15, 2018 and check the box on the abstract submission site indicating your interest.  Abstracts  not chosen for oral presentation and those submitted after February 15 will be presented at one of two poster sessions (Tues, May 29 or Wed, May 30).  Formatting instructions and template (abstract MUST be uploaded in template provided; 300 word max) are available on the abstract submission site. Final abstract submission deadline: April 15, 2018.

Poster Presentations:  Authors of abstracts chosen for poster presentation will receive an email message indicating which Session their poster will be displayed (either Session 1: Tuesday, May 29, 5:30-8:00 pm or Session 2: Wednesday, May 30, 5:30-7:00 pm).  Posters must be formatted to fit on the 3 ft x 6 ft boards provided.  Posters should be put up at least 30 min prior to the Poster Session and taken down at the end of the Poster Session.  

Young Investigator Competitions: will be held for Graduate Students & Early Postdocs and Senior Postdocs & Early Asst Professors - Deadline is March 15, 2018.

ECI Events:  There are several events at the meeting organized by/for our Early Career Investigators (ECIs).  Note that some of these events are for ECIs ONLY.  Sign up for these events online during the registration process:

  • ECI Scientific Symposium:  Abstracts submitted by ECIs will be chosen in a competitive process to be presented as oral talks in the ECI Symposium.   Check the box on the abstract submission site if you are an ECI and would like your abstract considered for presentation in the ECI Symposium.  All delegates are welcome to attend.
  • Career Development Panel:  Following the ECI Scientific Symposium, ECIs will split into two groups to participate in informal panel discussions of "Topic" (for graduate students; chaired by PIs and new postdocs) and "Topic" (for postdocs; chaired by department chairs and new faculty).  All delegates are welcome to attend.
  • ECI Lunch with Senior Investigators:  (ECIs ONLY) A pre-selected group of senior investigators has been invited to share lunch and informal discussion in a round-table "speed-dating" format with ECIs (Venue; 12-1:30p, Tues, May 29, 2018).  ECIs must sign up for this event during registration on the Attendee Selections tab (there is a $10 charge), and a ticket will be placed in your badge cover. Please bring the ticket with you for admission to the lunch.
  • ECI Social:  (ECIs ONLY) The ECIs will be meeting informally at Venue (address) for drinks and finger foods (7:00-10:00p, Wed, May 30, 2018).  ECIs must sign up for this event during registration on the Attendee Selections tab (there is a $10 charge).  Meet your fellow ECIs and network! A ticket will be placed in your badge cover after your registration is processed.  Please bring the ticket with you for admission to the social.  Join us for a night of fun in Halifax!! 

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