Pre-Conference Workshop

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Monday, April 19, 2021
13:00 - 16:30 


Conversations with our Career Experts

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Jessica Lieffers, PhD, RD - University of Saskatchewan - CLICK HERE for details
Ashleigh Wiggins, MSc - Health Canada - CLICK HERE for details
Jennifer Vena, PhD - Alberta’s Tomorrow Project - CLICK HERE for details
Chris Marinangeli, PhD, RD - Pulse Canada

Looking for your ideal career? Are you interested in learning about the different opportunities to discover where your skills set fits? If you are asking some of these questions, this career panel is here to help. Panelists will highlight some major career branches to give you a taste of the different opportunities available for you. You will have the chance to learn about the various paths that panelists took to get to where they are, ask questions and learn about the possibilities after you graduate. Come meet the experts!



2:00 pm - 2:10 pm


APNM Author Guide: How to Successfully Engage with Your Journal

2:10 pm  - 3:10 pm  

Wendy Ward, PhD - Brock University – APNM - CLICK HERE for details
Phil D. Chilbeck, PhD - University of Saskatchewan – APNM - CLICK HERE for details
Josephine Sciortino, Canadian Science Publishing - CLICK HERE for details


Upon completing this session, attendees will be able to: 

  • Understand what APNM editors are looking for in a successful journal article
  • Comprehend the aspects of peer review 
  • Know what to do and what to avoid in in preparing a submission
  • Highlight the benefits of publishing and engaging with Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (APNM), the official journal of CNS



3:10 pm - 3:20 pm  


Trainee Social

3:20 pm - 4:20 pm 

Brock Williams, PhD (c)
Andrea Glenn, RD, PhD (c)

This virtual event provides trainees and young professionals with the opportunity to meet, network and engage.