(WS1) Wednesday, February 13: 7:30 – 8:30 am

 WS1a – Indigenous-led Development of Interventions to Support Healthy Life Trajectories
Leona Star (Nanaandawewigamig) and Pablo Nepomnaschy (Simon Fraser University)
Presenter: Richard Oster (University of Alberta)

 WS1b – Controversies in Neonatal Pulmonary Hypertension
Robert Jankov (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario)
Presenter(s): Patrick McNamara and Regan Giesinger (University of Iowa)

WS1c – The Advantages of Rodent Model for Examining Human Placental Function
Dan Hardy (Western University)
Presenters: David Natale (UC San Diego) Girard Sylvie (Université de Montréal) and Stephen Renaud (Western University)


(WS2) Wednesday, February 13: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

WS2a – DESIGN THINKING: An Innovative Approach to Knowledge Translation
Janice Bailey (Université Laval)
Presenter: Krystle van Hoof (Institute of Gender and Health, CIHR)

WS2b – 101’ Briefing on Federal Policy Directions for Supporting Indigenous Populations
Tracey Galloway (University of Toronto)
Presenter(s): TBA

WS2c – Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Data Harmonization
Thierry Lacaze (University of Calgary/Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute)
Presenters: Flora Shan and Lauren Kelly (University of Manitoba)


(WS3) Thursday, February 14: 7:45 – 8:45 am

 WS3a – Advanced Methods in Perinatal Epidemiology: Causal Inference
Maggie Brown (Dalhousie University) and Dr. Amélie Boutin (University of British Columbia)
Presenter: Robert Platt (McGill University)

 WS3b – Parents and Neonatology (Hot topics)
Annie Janvier (Université de Montréal)
Presenter: TBA

WS3c – Surfactant administration: Review of current practices and the future
Thierry Lacaze (University of Calgary/Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute)
Presenters: Rangasamy Ramanathan (Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles) and Georg Schmoelzer (University of Alberta)


(WS4) Thursday, February 14: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

 WS4a – Perinatal Imaging: Advances and challenges
Michael Seed (Hospital for Sick Children)
Presenters: Chris Macgowan and Michael Seed (Hospital for Sick Children)

WS4b – Career Advice Across Sectors for Young Scientists and Clinicians
Doug Swanson (Kids Brain Health Network) and Jocelynn Cook (SOGC)
Presenters: Terri Inder (Brigham and Women’s Hospital), Amanda MacFarlane (University of Ottawa) and Sophie Petropoulos (Université de Montréal)