Conferences & Events

Upcoming Conferences and Events

2021 Neuroscience annual meeting, Sept 28-30, 2021

The Critical Path Institute 2021 Neuroscience annual meeting will be held on September 28-30, 2021 in Washington, DC. A representative of the Foundation will be attending as a member of the Critical Path to Therapeutics for the Ataxias (CPTA) consortium. 

International ARSACS Symposium Nov 4, 2021

The  6th International ARSACS Symposium will be held on November 4,2021 for the latest research updates on ARSACS or related topics to ARSACS. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Jeremy Schmahmann from the Massachusetts General Hospital. Half-day virtual conferences, free registration, opened to all. Register now. 

Joint conference Symposium ARSACS and SRCA, May 18-19, 2023

Unique opportunity: ARSACS Symposium  and the Society for Research on the Cerebellum and Ataxias (SRCA)  for a joint confeence to be held in Quebec city on May 18-19, 2023. Details to come.

Past Conferences and Events

Canadian Society of Molecular Biosciences conference

A virtual conference to be held on June 14-17, 2021. This scientific conference has relevance to ARSACS. The theme is protein homeostasis, or proteostasis, which include the systems for production and folding of proteins, and the quality control repair and degradation...

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Dre Gagnon at the International Ataxia Research Conference

Dr. Cynthia Gagnon with her PHD student Mrs. Isabelle Lessard presented at the International Ataxia Research conference held on September 27-30, 2017 in Pisa, Italy. The focus of the conference was a comprehensive scientific review of new research from disease...

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Fourth International Symposium on ARSACS

Several researchers from different countries participated in the 4th Symposium on ARSACS held on November 10 &11 at the Neuro in Montreal. This conference provided an opportunity for researchers to share their knowledge and to discuss the progress of their...

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Third International Symposium on ARSACS

December 26, 2014 - On November 12th and 13th,2014, The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital hosted the 3rd International Symposium focusing on advances in understanding ARSACS (Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay) in the larger context...

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International Symposium on ARSACS in 2011

As part of the congress organised by the International Federation of Human Genetcis Societies held on October 11 2011 in Montréal, there was an international symposium on ARSACS organised by Dr. Brais on October 17. In fact, 35 researchers attended the International...

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