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INCREASE BC Conference 2024

April 17

The mission of INCREASE BC is to improve research in rehabilitation, which enables us to advance collaborative rehabilitation care and improve the lives of people living with disabilities, injuries, and chronic health conditions in British Columbia.

We are privileged to present Dr. Lillian Hung, Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, as our Noon Keynote Speaker of INCREASE BC 2024 with ‘Empowering Care: Bridging Technology and Compassion in Transdisciplinary Collaboration.’

This year’s conference will be held at the Chan Auditorium at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute in Vancouver, BC on April 17, 2024.

Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdcjjHsh_xhAKVip1UM91cFgTibyVZaPuwh9QCDs5gKjGd-xQ/viewform

Registration closes April 7, 2024.

The 2nd INterdisciplinary Conference in REhabilitation Sciences of BC (INCREASE BC) will take place as an in-person conference on April 17, 2024, at the Chan Centre Auditorium at BC Children’s Hospital. INCREASE BC is a collaborative initiative between the UBC Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI), Centre for Aging SMART, and the UBC Rehabilitation Sciences Executive Committee.

The theme of INCREASE BC 2024 keynote speakers is “Integrating artificial intelligence in rehabilitation.”

The conference will feature poster, oral, and 3-minute thesis sessions. We invite all colleagues involved in rehabilitation research (basic science or clinical research scientists, medical students, MD residents, staff, postgraduate trainees (MD, Masters, PhD, Post-Doctorate), allied health colleagues and community advocates to submit scientific abstracts for poster, oral, and/or 3-minute thesis presentations.

There will be prizes awarded to the best presenters for each presentation format.

Registration, lunch and refreshments will be provided and is complimentary.

This is truly a remarkably diverse conference that aims to showcase the strength of interdisciplinary collaboration to optimize patient care.

Final program information for the conference will be distributed within the next few weeks.

This will be an accredited Section 1 Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the University of British Columbia.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2nd INCREASE BC conference on Wednesday, April 17th, 2024!
Important Dates:

13 March 2024: Abstract Submission Deadline
Abstract Submission: https://forms.gle/rNXCBHHFFUngLVwbA

7 April 2024: Registration Deadline
Registration: https://forms.gle/pJHv2t1r5EEvmzjQ

17 April 2024: INCREASE BC Conference
Chan Centre Auditorium, BC Children’s Hospital


April 17


BC Children’s Hospital