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International Conference on Aging, Innovation & Rehabilitation

May 6 - May 7

The International Conference on Aging, Innovation & Rehabilitation drives discovery, collaboration and invention in the health-care and age tech sectors.

ICAIR is designed to inspire academics, clinicians, scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators to develop solution that improve the lives of people living with the effects of aging, disability and illness.

Join us at the historic Carlu event venue in downtown Toronto, Canada on May 6th & 7th for ICAIR 2024.

Day 1
Trainee Brunch
Opening Remarks
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stanisa Raspopovic
ICAIR Scientific Spotlight Series Competition:
Journal presentation competition, where leading rehabilitation scientists will present their published research, for a chance to earn the title of “ICAIR Paper of the Year”
Nutrition Break & Poster Viewing Session
ICAIR Scientific Spotlight Series Competition (continued)
Conference Reception
Day 2
Opening Remarks:
Dr. Milos Popovic – Institute Director, KITE Research Institute at UHN and Director, Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto
Dr. Jennifer Campos – Associate Director – Academic, and Senior Scientist, KITE Research Institute
Dr. Bradly G. Wouters – Executive VP Science and Research, UHN
Dr. Angela Colantonio – Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto
Keynote Speaker: André Picard
Power Play Innovative Concept Competition:
Up-and-coming entrepreneurs present their exciting, creative and innovative early stage change-making ideas in a Dragon’s Den-style competition.
Nutrition Break:
Power Play Innovative Start-up Competition:
Start-up companies looking to fill a gap in the healthcare industry present their concepts, prototypes, and healthcare innovations in a Dragon’s Den-style competition.
Poster Viewing Session & Lunch
Keynote Speaker: Elise Roy
3-Minute Talks:
The next generation of aging and rehabilitation leaders present their findings and ideas in a three-minute Ted Talk style competition.
Awards Ceremony


May 6
May 7
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