Workshop 1: SfN – CAN Advocacy workshop

Date: May 22, 2019, 12:30PM to 4:30PM

Organisers: The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) and the Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN)

Brief description of event:

Advocacy Training: Be an effective advocate for science: Be involved & Tell your story

SfN and CAN join forces to bring you advocacy training that explains:

  • Why advocacy matters
  • How you can make an impact
  • How informing lawmakers can advance neuroscience priorities
  • How the Canadian budget process works
  • How SfN and CAN can be your resource
  • How to plan a #neuroadvocate activity


Michael Heintz, Director of Advocacy & Training at Society for Neuroscience

Melanie Woodin, Chair of the CAN advocacy committee

Julie Poupart, CAN Advocacy Officer

Ticket price: free – limited attendance

Register for satellite meeting only here (without meeting registration)