Centre on Aging research affiliate Dr. Shooshtari presents at the annual spring research symposium.

Spring Symposium

Save the date! May 7, 2025

Thank you to everyone who joined us in person or online for our Spring Research Symposium.

Join us next year for our 42nd Annual Spring Research Symposium to hear our speakers and poster presenters discuss aging related topics.

Wednesday, May 7, 2025
Multi-purpose room-second floor, UMSU University Centre
65 Chancellor Circle
University of Manitoba | Fort Garry Campus

We hope to see you there!

Age-Friendly University Showcase

Taking place at the same time as the Spring Research Symposium, is a separate event focusing on educational programs, events, and resources available at the University of Manitoba (UM). Meet with UM representatives as part of the Age-Friendly University Showcase.

Connect with our sponsors

A special thank you to our break sponsors: Extended Education and the Faculty of Graduate Studies
Learn more about their offerings on May 8, or visit their Web sites for more details.

We also thank The Wellington for their sponsorship. Learn more about their offerings by visiting their Web site.

Meet the exhibitors

As part of this year's 41st Spring Research Symposium, attendees can connect with staff from organizations that supports or provides services for older adults. Learn about what these organizations have to offer by visiting them on May 8, in the multi-purpose room, second floor in UMSU University Centre. Taking part will be

Spring Research Symposium sessions online

This year's Symposium will be offered in a hybrid format. For those joining us online, sessions will be streamed in real-time (not archived). The online sessions are free to view.

Streaming details will be made available closer to the Symposium date. 


Contact Rachel by email at coaman@umanitoba.ca as soon as possible if you require any accessibility accommodations to participate.

Getting here

Fort Garry Campus is accessible by personal vehicle, public transit, or by bike. 

Bus stops are located in and around Fort Garry Campus. Navigate your route to the Fort Garry campus using Winnipeg Transit’s Navigo trip planner.

Transportation options

Spring Research Symposium overview

Plan your Symposium attendee experience by reading about this year's scheduled presentations and poster sessions.

Get involved

Students can participate in the Spring Symposium in several ways: volunteer for various positions, present a poster or attend presentation sessions.

Contact us

Centre on Aging
338 Isbister Building
183 Dafoe Rd
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm