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Time Event
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote #1
Dr. Beverley Chalmers
“Changing Women’s Worlds: A Taste of Multicultural, Interdisciplinary, and Global Perinatal Health Promotion”
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Morning Seminars: Session A
Dr. Laurie Elit, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Juravinski Cancer Centre
Chika Oriuwa, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. Suzanne Sicchia, Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society (ICHS) and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH), University of Toronto
10:45 AM – 11:40 AM Morning Seminars: Session B
Dr. Candace Johnson, Department of Political Science, University of Guelph
Dr. Lydia Kapiriri, Department of Health, Aging, and Society, McMaster University
Deborah Mensah, Save the Mothers
11:40 AM – 12:10 PM CBO Fair
12:10 PM – 12:50 PM Lunch
12:50 PM – 2:00 PM Afternoon Workshops
– Karen BK Chan
– Dr. Robin Mason
– Crickett Wilder
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Poster Presentations
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Keynote #2
Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
“Maternal and Child Health Under the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Focusing on Empowerment and Gender Equity”
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Closing Ceremonies