Information for attendees

There is no cost to attend the Symposium. All are welcome to view the sessions.

There is no cost to attend the Symposium. All are welcome, but registration is required.
On the day of the Symposium, Centre on Aging staff and volunteers can be located at the Registration desk that will be set up in the Brodie Atrium. Attendees can pick up their name tags and Symposium program.

In person sessions will take place in the Frederic Gaspard Theatre. Posters will be available for viewing in the Joe Doupe Concourse, Basic Medical Sciences Building.

All sessions will take place live, and unfortunately Symposium sessions will not be archived for future viewing.

Register for the 40th Annual Spring Research Symposium

Online registration for the 40th Spring Research Symposium is now closed. Join us next year for our 41st Spring Research Symposium

Join the Centre on Aging as we celebrate 40 years at the University of Manitoba. This year's Symposium will take place in a hybrid format. Attendees can participate in this year’s Symposium in one of two ways: attend in person, or view the sessions streaming online on May 1. 

Registration on May 1

For those attending in person, a name tag will be prepared for you. Check in with our staff and volunteers at the Registration desk, which will be located in the Brodie Atrium, to get your name tag and program at a glance for this year's Symposium.

For those Symposium attendees viewing sessions online, the streaming information will be sent closer to the Symposium date.

Lunch and break options

A lunch option will not be available for this year's Symposium attendees.

Bring your own lunch

Symposium attendees joining us for the full or part of the day should bring their own lunches to this year's Symposium.

Seating areas can be found in and around the Brodie Atrium and Joe Doupe Concourse. For those interested, you can explore nearby restaurants found on the Bannatyne Campus or in  Health Sciences Centre, or visit nearby restaurants found around the Bannatyne Campus. Stop by the registration desk to find out about restaurants in the vicinity.

    Sustainability initiatives at the University of Manitoba

    Did you know that the University of Manitoba has a commitment to sustainability?
    As a symposium attendee, you can help in a number of ways:

    • Bring your reusable water bottle from home. Several water bottle fill stations can be found in and around the presentation theatres:
      • Main floor of the Brodie Centre by the Answers booth and ATM
      • Second floor by Theatre B in the Basic Medical Sciences Building
    • Recycle your symposium program at the end of the day. Look for the blue recycling bins around campus.
    • Return your name badge to the registration desk at the end of the day.

    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