CAN meeting value statement

The Canadian Association for Neuroscience (“CAN”) is dedicated to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all attendees, their guests, and staff at all official CAN events regardless of sex, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, perceived disability, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal or pertinent provincial laws.

CAN is committed to supporting discovery and scientific dialogue, and providing an atmosphere that encourages the free expression and exchange of scientific and educational ideas. Furthermore, CAN upholds the philosophy of equal opportunity for, and treatment of, all meeting participants and staff in any venue.

CAN does not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment at its Annual Meeting or at any other official CAN event.   We expect all attendees, media, speakers, volunteers, organizers, venue staff, guests, and exhibitors at CAN-organized events to help us in ensuring a safe and positive environment for all.