* All times are based on Canada/Eastern EDT.

  • 08:30


    08:30 - 08:30 EDT

    Virtual RRI Gather.Town Doors Open

    Click for the instructional video about Gather



    09:00 - 11:30 EDT

    Sensation, perception, and cognition in healthy aging

    Session Chair: Claude Alain Keynote addressPerception and cognition in aging brains: Some inconvenient truths Robert Sekuler Brandeis University Auditory cortical plasticity in older adults Björn Herrmann Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto Visual Perception: Effects of aging and limits of compensation Allison Sekuler Rotman Research Institute Seeing, hearing, moving: Age-related changes to multisensory integration and self-motion perception Jennifer Campos KITE - Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network The intersection of memory and active vision in aging Jennifer Ryan Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto Panel discussion with Rosanna Olsen



    11:30 - 12:30 EDT

    Networking in Gather.Town

    11:30 - 11:45 Meet the plenary speakers in the Speakers’ Square, main lobby11:30 - 12:30 Visit the sponsor booths11:45 - 12:15 Speed networking in the Orange Room12:00 - 12:30 Women in Science social in the Lounge



    13:30 - 14:50 EDT

    Poster Session in Gather.Town

    1:30 - 1:50 Spotlight poster presentations in the Yellow Room1:50 - 2:50 Interactive poster presentations in the Yellow Room



    15:00 - 16:55 EDT

    Sensation and perception in neurodegenerative disorders

    Session Chair: Claude Alain Olfaction as a window to the aging brain Jonas Olofsson Stockholm University Vision and visual perception in relation to cognition in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Alice Cronin-Golomb Boston University Hearing, cognition, and brain structure: Initial findings from the COMPASS-ND study Natalie Phillips Concordia University Cognitive & Sensory Deficits in Neurodegenerative Disorders: Translating Mechanism to Treatment Quincy J. Almeida Wilfrid Laurier University Panel Discussion with Nicole Anderson



    16:55 - 17:40 EDT

    Reception in Gather.Town

    Meet the plenary speakers in the Speakers’ Square, main lobbyMeet other attendees in our various spaces, such as the lounge, patio, andgazebo.

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