March 13-15, 2024

2024 GRIL Annual Symposium


Welcome to the 2024 GRIL Annual Symposium website!

The 33th GRIL Annual Symposium will take place at Hotel Chéribourg in Orford!

On this page:

  • GUEST SPEAKERS
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE
  • TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS
  • SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION

Do you have any questions about the information below? Please contact Frédérique.

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GUEST SPEAKERS

Laura Brown, Associate Professor, University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)

Title: TBA.

Sarian Kosten, Professor, Radboud University (Netherlands, Europe)

Title: TBA.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Accomodation: See this section.

Language of presentations: The Symposium Organizing Committee encourages speakers to present in one official language and to provide the visual support in the other official language, in order to facilitate the understanding of all attendees, including unilingual French and unilingual English.

Final program: Will be available in February.

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PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

Participant arrival + Student Committee activity (March 13, 2024)

7:00 pm: Participant arrival.

In the evening, the Student Committee invites you to an activity! Details to come.

GRIL Symposium (March 14 and 15, 2024)

Thursday, March 14

8:30 am: Word of welcome - Beatrix Beisner, GRIL co-director

8:45 am: Guest speaker: Sarian Kosten, Professor, Radboud University (Netherlands, Europe)

AM:

  • Presentations by new GRIL Researcher Members
  • Conference sessions
  • What's new with the GRIL
  • Group picture

Lunch break

PM:

  • Conference sessions
  • Scientific workshops

Dinner

  • Poster presentations

Friday, March 15

8:30 am: Word of welcome - Jean-François Lapierre, GRIL co-director

8:45 am: Guest speaker: Laura Brown, Associate Professor, University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)

AM:

  • Presentations by new GRIL Researcher Members
  • Conference sessions

Lunch break

PM:

  • Scientific workshops
  • Conference sessions
  • GRIL awards and closing remarks

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TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS

Important note: to submit an abstract, you must first register and then use the same email address to submit an abstract.

Long presentations (12 minutes)

  • 12 minute oral presentation (including questions).
  • If we receive too many requests for long presentations, priority will be given to labs that did not present in 2022. In addition, MSc and PhD students must be in their second year to be eligible to present (unless it is a joint lab presentation).
  • Confirmations for accepted long presentations will be sent on February 5, 2024.

Short presentations (180 seconds)

  • 180 second oral presentation.
  • Confirmations for accepted short presentations (180 seconds) will be sent on February 5, 2024.

Best short presentations (180 seconds): prizes of $100 will be awarded to GRIL MSc and PhD members who indicate they want to be evaluated when they register.

Abstract submission deadline: January 26, 2024

Speedtalks (60 seconds) + poster presentations

  • 60 second oral presentation to encourage the audience to come to see your poster.
  • Maximum size of your poster 122 cm x 122 cm (4'x4').
  • Confirmations for accepted speedtalks will be sent on February 5, 2024.

Abstract submission deadline: January 26, 2024

Poster presentations

Maximum size of your poster: 122 cm x 122 cm (4'x4').

Best Posters : prizes of $100 will be awarded to GRIL MSc and PhD members who indicate they want to be evaluated when they register.

Abstract submission deadline: January 26, 2024

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SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION


Registration fees for members

Registration for the symposium includes coffee breaks, breakfasts and lunches on March 14 and 15 as well as dinner on March 14. When registering, please indicate the days corresponding to your presence so as not to incur unnecessary costs:

  • Regular members: free
  • Collaborating student members: $120
  • Collaborating researcher members: $150

To register, please go to the Registration page.

*Photo credit:
Marie-Andrée Fallu, 2023 Annual Symposium, Campus MIL of the Université de Montréal

2024 GRIL Annual Symposium program in PDF format: coming in February!

    Location

    Hôtel Chéribourg

    2603, Chemin du Parc Orford, QC Canada, J1X 8C8

    Registration period

    December 4, 2023 - 09:00 until January 26, 2024 - 23:30

    Submission period

    December 4, 2023 - 09:00 until January 26, 2024 - 23:30

    Contact us

    If you have any questions, please contact frederique.belanger-lepine@umontreal.ca .

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