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Past Events

April 2, 2017

Pink Concussions International Summit, Sex & Gender Differences In Women’s Brain Injury

Speakers: Katherine Snedaker (Pink Concussions), Katherine Helmick, Angela Colantonio, Tad Seifert, Monique Pappadis, Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa, John Leddy, Alina Fong, Glynnis Zieman and Maheem Adamson.
Host: The International Brain Injury Association’s World Congress on Brain Injury
Location: New Orleans, LA

September 29, 2016
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Women and Brain Injury Inaugural Gender Symposium, Brain Injury Canada Annual Conference

Speakers: Katherine Snedaker (Pink Concussions), Reema Shafi, Jocelyn Harris, Emily Nalder, Tatyana Mollayeva, Vanessa Amodio & Heather Bruch, Nneka MacGregor (WomenatthecentrE), Dayna Jones and Tracey Joseph, Halina Haag. Moderated by Dr. Angela Colantonio.
Location: Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut St., Toronto, ON M5G 2J1

Click here to register for the conference. Participation in the symposium is free with conference registration. This symposium is generously supported by the Ontario Brain Institute.

September 26, 2016
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Battered and Brain Injured: Identifying and Supporting Brain Injured
Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Panel discussion and networking session. Light snacks and beverages will be served. All are welcome.

Location: Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut St., Toronto, ON M5G 2J1

Learn more about this event here.

September 16, 2016
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Gender Challenges in Rehabilitation: Back to School Conference

Presented by PIA Law and the Ontario Brain Injury Association
Speakers: Angela Colantonio, Barbara Baptiste, Tina Trudel, David Rosenbloom
Location: Shangri-La Hotel, 188 University Ave., Toronto ON

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July 12, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

World Health Organization Priorities for Disability & Rehabilitation: Implications for rehabilitation research, education and advocacy

Speakers: Dr. Angela Colantonio (Director, RSI; Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy) and Dr. Stephanie Nixon (Director, International Centre for Disability & Rehabiliation; Dept. of Physical Therapy)
Location: Rehabilitation Sciences Bldg, University of Toronto, 500 University Ave. Room 132.

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June 29, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Gender, Work & Health Journal Club

Halberstam J. The queer art of failure. Introduction: Low theory. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. pp. 14-39.
Facilitator: Julia Gray, PhD (c)
Location: Toronto Rehab Insitute-UC, 550 University Ave. Room 11-123.
Please contact for a copy of the reading and other information.