The Western Region Islet Study Group (WRISG) 2019 meeting aims to bring together trainees and faculty studying islet biology to share their discoveries, enhance interactions, and encourage collaboration in diabetes across western Canada and the USA. Any research in islet biology is welcome, including beta cell development, beta cell function and dysfunction in diabetes, beta cell death and regeneration, other islet endocrine cells, and islet cell therapy.
This meeting is being organized by the BC Diabetes Research Network, a local organizing committee, a steering committee of WRISG members, and with support from the University of British Columbia and industry partners.
3 pm-6 pm | Registration
6 pm-9 pm | Welcome Cocktail Reception Hutton Award Speaker
Thursday, October 10 (Day 2)
7 am- 7:55 am | Breakfast for meeting delegates
8 am-6 pm | Scientific Seminars Sessions (A B C D E)
6 pm – 7 pm | Grodsky Award Speaker
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Evening Social Reception Robert Bateman Centre
Friday, October 11 (Day 3)
7 am-8 am | Breakfast for meeting delegates
8 am -1 pm | Scientific Seminars Sessions (F G)
1 pm – 2 pm | Lunch -(Boxed lunch available by request at registration)
2:30 pm | Departures
Abstract submission deadline: July 31, 2019
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Abstract submission is now closed.
Register by July 31st and save 50% on meeting registration fees
Registration Fee Schedule
EARLY BIRD 50% discount
After July 31 full registration fees will apply
Industry Registration Fee
Industry $2000 CAD