october, 2018

3oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmMemory Disorders Research Society Public Symposium: Memory & dementia in the arts

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The Memory Disorders Research Society (MDRS) is an invitation-only professional society dedicated to the study of memory and memory disorders. The society’s annual meeting is held in a different host city each year.

The 2018 annual meeting of MDRS will be held in Toronto, between October 3rd and October 6th, 2018, hosted by MDRS members from University of Toronto, York University, Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest and the Hospital for Sick Children. The public symposium is organized as part of that meeting.

DESCRIPTION

Public symposium: Memory and dementia in the arts

Marlene Goldman: Writer, filmmaker, and English professor, University of Toronto

Michael Redhill: Giller Prize-winning novelist, poet and playwright, Toronto

Morris Moscovitch: Max and Gianna Glassman Chair in Neuropsychology and Aging; Psychology professor, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist, Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest

Cheryl Grady: Canada Research Chair in Neurocognitive Aging; Psychology and Psychiatry professor, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist, Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest

Moderator: Andy Lee, Associate Professor, Psychology Department, University of Toronto, Scarborough; Adjunct Scientist, Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest

DATE AND TIME

Wed, 3 October 2018

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

LOCATION

Main Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre for research and learning

686 Bay St

Toronto, ON M5G 0A4

REGISTRATION

Participation is free, but registration is required:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/memory-disorders-research-society-symposium-memory-dementia-in-the-arts-tickets-48410858180

Time

(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Organizer

Main Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre for research and learning 686 Bay St

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