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2012 Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange

Toronto, Ontario
May 24, 2012

Hart House, University of Toronto

Join us for a stimulating day featuring an exceptional program of experts in knowledge exchange in the field of aging.

Keynote Address

  • Dr. Marion McMurdo - Physical Activity in Later Years: 
an Exercise in Common Sense

Interactive Workshops

  • Adverse Drug Reactions & Older Adults with Dr. Patricia Keys 
Early-Onset Dementia - the Experience of Family Caregivers with Adriana Shnall
  • End of Life Care - Strategies for Optimizing Family & Team Communications with Susan Blacker
  • Hoarding & Older Adults - What You Need to Know with Dr. Peggy Richter 


Extended Theme Team Presentations:


  • Caregiving - Frontotemporal Dementia with Dr. Carmela Tartaglia
  • Dementia Care - Facing the Challenges of FTD with Dr. Margaret Crossley
  • Economic Security & Financial Literacy - An Aging Population & Age of Retirement with Dr. Byron Spencer
  • Elder Abuse - New Legislative Protection with Douglas Melville
  • Elder Law - The New Framework with Lauren Bates
  • End of Life Issues with Dr. Lesia Wynnychuk & Tracey DasGupta
  • Ethnicity and Aging – Adapting to Diversity in Senior Services with Brad Wright & Elizabeth Lee
  • Mental Health - Older Adults & Addiction with Elizabeth Birchall

Student Poster Competition:

  • Students--submit your abstracts by May 4th, 2012, for a chance to win a $200 prize
  • Professors & Instructors--encourage your students to submit

And …The NICE Web team will showcase new mobile guides for attendees’ feedback using real time communication.  The social tools will be uniquely tailored to organizations and apply evidence based knowledge to their customers.

Registration includes breakfast, lunch and Scientific Director's Reception.  Space is limited so register now at

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