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Welcome Message

On behalf of the organizing committee, it is my pleasure to invite you to participate in the 11th International Symposium on Avian Endocrinology (ISAE2016) to be held at the White Oaks Conference Resort in Niagara-on-the-Lake , October 11-14, 2016.

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Policy on Inclusiveness Equality and Respectful Dialogue

The 11th Symposium on Avian Endocrinology welcomes researchers from all ethnic, gender and religious background. Participants are encouraged to keep criticism constructive, and avoid personal attacks. Debate of ideas is encouraged, allowing attendees to enjoy a lively and stimulating conference.”

 

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11Days
17Hours
42Mins
16Secs

Program

This conference run through all 4 days from 11 - 14 October 2016.
We also provide free lunch and coffee break in each day.
Please note: The times below are subject to change.
Day 1
10 Oct 2016
Day 2
11 Oct 2016
Day 3
12 Oct 2016
Day 4
13 Oct 2016
Day 5
14 Oct 2016

Registration

Registration is open from 3pm-8pm on Monday, October 10th, 2016.

Registration

Registration is open from 7:30am-6:30pm on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016.

Welcome Address

Welcome address: Dr. Grégoy Bédécarrats Chairperson of the 11th ISAE (University of Guelph, Canada)

Plenary Lecture – Mapping the brain of a chicken

Plenary lecture: Dr. Wayne J. Kuenzel (Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, USA). Title: Mapping the brain of a chicken.
Dr. Wayne J. Kuenzel

Symposium: Spectrum lighting, Influence of Light Wavelength

Symposium: Spectrum lighting, the influence of light wavelength. Chairs: Grégoy Bédécarrats (University of Guelph, Canada) & Dr. Israel Rozenboim (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel). Sponsored by: AgriLuxTM, Thies Electrical Distributing...
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10:21-10:40

MORNING BREAK

Designer chickens – from concept to reality

Designer Chickens – From Concept to Reality – Guest Speaker Dr. Robert Etches (President & CEO of Crystal Bioscience, CA, USA)
Dr. Rob Etches

Keynote: Mandating a sustainable economy before it is too late

Keynote: Mandating a sustainable economy before it is too late – Dr. Donald McQueen Shaver
Dr. Donald Shaver
12:00-13:00

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

Symposium- Peripheral feedback satiety and energy balance

Symposium: Peripheral feedback satiety and energy balance. Chairs: Ian Dunn (The Roslin Institute, The University of Edinburgh, UK) & Dr. Tim Boswell (Newcastle University, UK). T5. Control of food intake by...
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15:30-15:40

AFTERNOON BREAK

Special Symposium: Legacy of mentorship: a tribute to Professor Mohamed El Halawani

Special Symposium: Legacy of mentorship: a tribute to Professor Mohamed El Halawani. Dr. Tom Porter (University of Maryland, USA), Yupaporn Chaiseha (Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand) & Dr. Israel Rozenboim (Hebrew...
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17:20-17:30

EVENING BREAK

Special Keynote Lecture: Evolution of avian genome size and structure: genomes with a minimalist regulatory toolkit

Special Keynote Lecture: Evolution of avian genome size and structure: genomes with a minimalist regulatory toolkit Dr. Scott Edwards (Harvard University, USA). Theme: Significance and implications of gene loss and genome shrinkage...
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Dr. Scott Edwards

Opening Ceremony

ISAE 2016 Opening Ceremony, included in the registration package, will take place at the Old Winery Restaurant (Niagara on the Lake) on Oct. 11, 2016 from 19:00 to 23:00. Transportation will...
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Registration

Registration is open from 7:30am-6:30pm on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016.

Plenary Lecture – Correlates, causes, and consequences of individual variation in glucocorticoids

Plenary lecture: Dr. Frances Bonier (Queens University; Kingston, Ontario, Canada). Title: Correlates, causes, and consequences of individual variation in glucocorticoids.
Dr. Frances Bonier

Symposium: Multifaceted regulation of endocrine systems by glucocorticoids

Symposium: Multifaceted regulation of endocrine systems by glucocorticoids. Chairs: Pierre Deviche (Arizona State University, AZ, USA) & Dr. OndiCrino (Deakin University, VIC, Australia). T15. Physiological and ecological drivers of the...
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10:25-10:40

MORNING BREAK

Symposium: Biological rhythms and neuroendocrine control of complex behavior

Symposium: Biological rhythms and neuroendocrine control of complex behavior. Chairs: Takashi Yoshimura (Nagoya University, Japan) & Dr. Vincent Cassone (University of Kentucky, USA). T20. Timing of rooster crowing is under...
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12:00-13:00

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

Symposium: Comparative and functional genomics provide insights into Avian Endocrinology

Symposium: Comparative and functional genomics provide insights into Avian Endocrinology | Chairperson: Claudio V. Mello.  T24. Identification of chicken genes previously assumed to be evolutionarily lost.Susanne Bornelöv, Eyal Seroussi, Sara Yosefi,...
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Symposium: Rapid effects of neuroestrogens on behavior

Symposium: Rapid effects of neuroestrogens on behavior. Chairs: Gregory F. Ball (University of Maryland, USA) & Dr. Jacques Balthazart (University of Liege, Belgium). T28. Dual action of neuro-estrogens in the...
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15:45-16:00

AFTERNOON BREAK

Symposium: Endocrinology of facultative movement

Symposium: Endocrinology of facultative movement. Jamie Cornelius (Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, USA) & Dr. Marilyn Ramenofsky (University of California Davis, California, USA). T33. Endocrine, behavioural and ecological perspectives of facultative...
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17:40-18:30

EVENING BREAK

Wine & Cheese – Poster Session

Wine & Cheese – Poster Session Sponsored by: The University of Guelph Hypothalamic control of feeding behaviour P1. Functional analysis of small secretory proteins in the chicken hypothalamus. Kazuyoshi Ukena,...
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International Committee Council Meeting

International Committee Council Meeting (Directors’ room)

Registration

Registration is open from 7:30am-6:30pm onThursday, October 13th, 2016.

Plenary lecture – Neuroendocrine and environmental interactions underlying…

Plenary lecture: Dr. Simone L. Meddle (The Roslin Institute The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh Scotland, UK). Title: Neuroendocrine and environmental interactions underlying reproductive behaviour in...
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Dr. Simone Meddle

Symposium: The roles of food and photoperiod in seasonality

Symposium: The roles of food and photoperiod in seasonality. Chairs: Alistair Dawson (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK). Dr. Thomas Hahn (University of California, Davis, USA). T38.Interactions between food supply...
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10:05-10:20

MORNING BREAK

Symposium: Endocrinology of reproduction

Symposium: Endocrinology of reproduction. Chairs: Alan Johnson (Penn State University, USA) & Dr. Patricia Johnson (Cornell University, USA).   T42. Ovarian GnIH expression and steroidogenesis in response to acute stress...
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Symposium: Flexibility and adaptability of the endocrine system

Symposium: Flexibility and adaptability of the endocrine system. Chair: Dr. Wolfgang Goymann, Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, Germany T48. The role of context in explaining adaptation and discrepancies in hormone mediated maternal effects.Ton...
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13:25-14:00

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK (Takeaway)

14:00-21:00

TOURS & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES – FREE AFTERNOON & EVENING

Excursion 1: Mountsberg Raptor Centre & African Lion Safari

A visit to the Mountsberg Raptor Centre followed by a tour of the Aviary Section of the African Lion Safari.  Please note that the African Lion Safari will be opening exclusively...
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Excursion 2: Bird Kingdom & Niagara Falls

A visit to the Bird Kingdom.  Bird Kingdom is the World’s Largest Free Flying Indoor Aviary. At your leisure, you are then welcome to visit Niagara Falls (within walking distance) and...
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Special Keynote Lecture: “Canaries in the coal mine”: How birds reveal deep links between genome, brain and behavior

Special Keynote Lecture “Canaries in the coal mine”:  How birds reveal deep links between genome, brain and behavior Dr. David Clayton (Queens Mary University of London, UK). Theme: how genomic approaches...
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Dr. David Clayton
9:00-9:10

MORNING BREAK

Symposium: Programming for the future: Exploring the value of developmental adversity on endocrine systems

Symposium: Programming for the future: exploring the value of developmental adversity on endocrine systems. Chairs: Dr Karen Spencer (The University of St Andrews, UK) & Dr Simone Meddle (The Roslin...
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10:55-11:05

MORNING BREAK

Symposium for Student Competition

Symposium: Student Competition. Chairperson: Tom Porter. Sponsored by: Livestock Research Innovation Corporation T59. Early-life stress permanently alters cytokine and microglia expression within the HPA axis in female Japanese quail.David Walker,...
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12:35-13-30

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

Symposium: Hormones and neuroplasticity: image guided discoveries of molecular mechanisms in neuroplasticity

Symposium-Hormones and neuroplasticity: image guided discoveries of molecular mechanisms in neuroplasticity. Chair: VeerleDarras (KatholiekeUniversiteit Leuven, Belgium). Co-Chair: Dr. Annemie Van der Linden (University of Antwerp, Belgium) Supported by the Belgian Science...
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15:10-15:30

AFTERNOON BREAK

Award Ceremony: Student Competitions & Farner’s Medal

Award Ceremony: Student competitions (oral and poster) / Farner’s Medal

Closing session: Announcement of the 12th ISAE Conference in 2020

Closing session: Announcement of the 12th ISAE Conference in 2020

Celebration Banquet and Reception at Jackson Triggs Winery

Join us for a unique and exclusive (closed to the general public) celebration at the Jackson-Triggs winery (one of the most renowned wineries in the Niagara peninsula). This “explore your...
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Registration

Regular Attendee
800.00 CAD
  • Abstract Book and Welcome Package
  • Access to all scientific sessions (plenary lectures, symposia, poster session)
  • Snacks and Beverages throughout the day
  • Full Lunch Buffet each day (soups, salads, 3 hot entrees, Chef’s station, dessert station, and beverages)
  • Opening Ceremony with Buffet and Entertainment (Oct. 11)
  • Wine and Cheese poster session (Oct. 12).
  • All prices are in $CDN and include all taxes and gratuities.

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Student Attendee
700.00 CAD
  • Abstract Book and Welcome Package
  • Access to all scientific sessions
  • Snacks and Beverages throughout the day
  • Full Lunch Buffet each day (soups, salads, 3 hot entrees, Chef’s station, dessert station, and beverages)
  • Opening Ceremony with Buffet and Entertainment (Oct. 11)
  • Wine and Cheese poster session (Oct. 12).
  • All prices are in $CDN and include all taxes and gratuities.
  • Proof of student status required

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Exhibitor
1,700.00 CAD
  • Exhibitor’s booth (10 X 10 feet) during the symposium (Oct. 11-14)
  • Includes Registration for 1 Individual
  • Abstract Book and Welcome Package
  • Access to all scientific sessions
  • Snacks and Beverages throughout the day
  • Full Lunch Buffet each day (soups, salads, 3 hot entrees, Chef’s station, dessert station, and beverages)
  • Opening Ceremony with Buffet and Entertainment (Oct. 11)
  • Wine and Cheese poster session (Oct. 12).
  • All prices are in $CDN and include all taxes and gratuities.

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Speakers

Location

White Oaks Conference Resort
253 Taylor Road, SS4, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada, L0S1J0.
1+519-824-4120 Ext. 53692 info@isae2016.ca

We’ve got an opportunity for organizations, businesses and individuals to sponsor ISAE 2016. Visit our sponsors page to find out more.

Social Events

Award Ceremony

The Award Ceremony is included in your registration. More information coming soon!