Keynote Sessions

Keynote session #1 More information coming soon  - May 28th, 2024 8:30-10:00 

Talk description: Coming soon

Precision Child Health - May 29th, 2024 8:30-10:00 
Dr. Ronnald Cohn, President and CEO, The Hospital for Sick Children

Talk description: Precision Child Health is a movement to deliver individualized care at SickKids, using integrated data about each patient from their genetic code to their postal code.  Reimagine how we care for patients by changing the way we predict, prevent, diagnose and teat disease through integrating knowledge about a child's unique genetic makeup, biology and environment.  Dr Cohn will present how SickKids is incorporating Precision Child Health to care for our patients.  

The Drive to Encourage Women in STEM - May 30th, 2024 8:30-10:00 

Roslyn Bern, Founder of the Leacross Foundation

Talk description: The keynote speaker will address the reason why she founded her Foundation and explain how she managed to create this legacy.  Roslyn will discuss the impact of the work which can motivate and inspire others to continue the work in this space.  She will include the challenges of doing this work, including finding the right students to support.  Finally, the audience will hear about her insights regarding what work still needs to be done to continue to support women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths fields).