Early Child Development Research Exposition

May 18, 2011, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Hosted by Dr. Clyde Hertzman and the Human Early Learning Partnership

The Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) at UBC is a nationally and internationally recognized interdisciplinary research program, with a ten year focus on ensuring that early child development research knowledge is translated to community and policy action.

Please join us on May 18th to learn more about the breadth and depth of HELP’s population health, interdisciplinary work, and its creative knowledge translation approaches. This event is an opportunity to make valuable research connections with HELP faculty and researchers who are making unique research contributions to understanding the biological, psychological and societal factors influencing children’s health and development.

Keynote by Dr. Clyde Hertzman
9:00-10:15
Room 102
Michael Smith Labs, 2185 East Mall

Dr. Hertzman will explore the connection between Neurogenomics, Developmental Trajectories and Policy Monitoring in British Columbia. The presentation will be followed by a 15 minute Q&A session. Dr. Clyde Hertzman is the Director of HELP, holds a Canada Research Chair in Population Health and Human Development, is a Professor in the School of Population and Public Health and CIHR Researcher of the Year for 2010.

Poster Session
10:15-11:00
School of Population and Public Health lobby
Library Processing Center, 2206 East Mall

The poster session will include over 20 unique summaries of existing work within the umbrella of HELP research.

Coffee and cookies will be served.

Seminars
Session 1 – 11:00-11:40
Session 2 – 11:50-12:30
Various Rooms
Library Processing Center, 2206 East Mall

A series of in-depth seminars will detail the work of specific HELP labs and research units.

Registration is now open. As seating is limited, please register early for this event. When registering, please confirm whether you wish to attend the Keynote only, Seminars only or the whole event. In addition, please confirm which Seminars you will be participating in.
Please visit http://www.earlylearning.ubc.ca/events/early-child-development-research-exposition/ to learn more and to register.