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Garrod Sympodium 2015 -  “Metabolic Medicine in Motion”

Registration is OpenGarrod Symposium 2015 a nnual meeting registration is open.  Please register today to get the early bird discount.  See below for registration details.

Garrod Banquet – Will be held at the Vancouver Aquarium in the Teck Connections Gallery. Cost to attend the dinner is $90 per person (not included in your registration).

Abstracts are Open – We especially encourage students and trainees in any related discipline, both clinical and research, to submit abstracts for platform and/or poster presentation.

Garrod Trainee Travel Awards – Expenses of the travel, hotel and registration, will be granted to five outstanding applicants. During the Symposium, a Poster and Oral presentation prize of $250 will be awarded. Deadline for submissions is March 13, 2015.

Membership DuesMembership is due for 2015.  If you attending the annual meeting in May, you should remit your dues online at the time of registration.  (Alternatively, you can remit your dues by downloading the renewal form.)

Check the website for information on the program, industry sponsored symposia, speaker information, sponsor/exhibit opportunities and social events.

December 3, 2014 Abstract Submission Open
March 13, 2015 Abstract Submission Deadline
March 25, 2015 Author Notification of Acceptance
April 15, 2015 Oral and Poster Presenter Registration Deadline
Earlybird Registration Discount Deadline
May 21–23, 2015 Garrod Symposium 2015

Registration Includes:

  • *Welcome reception May 21
  • Breakfast and lunch May 22 & 23
  • All Satellite Symposia, Webinars and Workshops May 21-23

All participants must register through the online registration form. Payment via the online payment system is recommended to ensure your selections are confirmed.

Notifications of cancellations must be made in writing and sent by email on or before May 1, 2015 in order for registration fees to be refunded. If you have been invoiced but not paid the fees, you are still liable to pay the cancellation charges below:

  • Up to and including May 1st, 2015: Registration fee will be refunded less 20% cancellation fee.
  • After May 1st, 2015: No refunds on registration fees will be made. Substitutions can be made.

Friday, May 22 – Saturday, May 23

April 15 2015
After April 15 2015 or Onsite
Member 1, 2
Non-Member 1
Student/Trainee 1

*Applicable taxes are extra.

1Registration includes Welcome Reception May 21, breakfast and lunch May 22 & 23, all Satellite Symposia, Webinars and Workshops May 21-23. Not included but available for purchase: FlyOver Canada flight simulation ride (Friday) and Annual Dinner at the Vancouver Aquarium immediately following FlyOver Canada..

2In order to be eligible for the Member rate, you must pay your 2015 membership dues on the Registration Form when you register.

Satellite Symposium: Progress and Challenges in Recognizing Inborn Errors of Metabolism Presenting with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms More information

Social Events:

Welcome Reception – Thursday (additional)*
FlyOver Canada – Friday
Annual Dinner & Entertainment – Friday
Annual Dinner & Entertainment – Friday (16 years and under)

*Applicable taxes are extra.


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This Vancouver-based study is a combined Genomics and Metabolomics approach to discover novel inborn errors of metabolism with potential for treatment.

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Trainee Research and Travel Awards

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