Welcome to the International Congress of Neuroendocrinology 2018!
As the Chair of the Local Organizing Committee, it is with pleasure and excitement that I invite you to attend the 9th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July 15-18, 2018 – the optimal time to come and experience the beauty of Canada.
This meeting is being jointly sponsored by the International Neuroendocrine Federation (INF) and the Society for Behavioural Neuroendocrinology (SBN). We truly hope that all current and potential members of the INF and SBN throughout the world will make it to Canada for this exceptional meeting in 2018. Dr. Valerie Simonneaux will Chair the Program Committee and is already busy planning the unique and diverse scientific program for ICN 2018.
- Exceptional Plenary Sessions, with world-famous researchers.
- Five Concurrent Symposium Sessions.
- Poster Sessions with networking opportunities.
- Top Research in Neuroendocrinology from around the world.
- Opening Reception, Congress Dinner, and Trainee Events.
- Each of these areas will be represented in the scientific program:
- Reproductive neuroendocrinology.
- Neuroendocrinology of metabolism/growth.
- Neuroendocrinology of stress.
- Neuroendocrine timing (development/aging/biological rhythms).
- ICN 2018 will be held at the Westin Harbour Castle, a waterfront retreat in Toronto.
- All of its guest rooms have lake views overlooking Lake Ontario.
- Premier downtown attractions and restaurants are within a 15-minute walk.
- Toronto is easily accessible from anywhere in the world.
- We will facilitate sensational excursions in and around the City of Toronto.
- Focussed satellite meetings at attractive and popular destinations in Ontario, including the Muskoka Cottage Country and Niagara Falls regions.
- The first time that the International Congress will be held in Canada.
- Put this meeting on your calendars early and make this a “can’t miss” experience in 2018!
Denise D. Blesham,
Local Organizing Committee
Department of Physiology, University of Toronto