This event is free to attend.
Catherine K. Kuo, PhD
ORS Ambassador – Upstate New York/Northeast
About the Symposium
The ORS Upstate NY and Northeast Region Conference/CMSR Symposium is hosted by the ORS in collaboration with the University of Rochester Department of Orthopaedics and the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
RSVP to Attend
RSVP to attend the symposium by Wednesday, May 24, 2017*! If you are an ORS member or attended an ORS meeting/event in the past, you will required to login to complete the RSVP form.
*Please note a RSVP is required in order to present a poster, submit an abstract, or attend the banquet on July 27.
Abstract submission deadline: June 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM (CST)
Download the required abstract submission template that must be completed to submit your abstract.
Please be sure to review all abstract submission form requirements before submitting. One abstract and poster per presenter.
Wednesday, July 26
Invitation only dinner with Symposium organizers and invited guests.
Thursday, July 27
Beginning at 9:30 AM and ending in the evening with the banquet.
- Poster Sessions with Best Poster Awards for students/trainees
- Plenary Talk from Farshid Guilak, PhD, ORS Past-President, Washington University in St. Louis.
- Career development and networking sessions
- Banquet dinner and awards ceremony
Friday, July 28
Beginning at 8:00 AM and ending in the afternoon after lunch.
- Grant Writing Talk
Michele J. Grimm, PhD, Program Director, National Science Foundation
Invited participants include:
- Fei Wang, PhD, Program Director, NIH
- Randy Levinson, Senior Editor, Nature Medicine
*Agenda is current as of May, 2017