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									Invitation to Garrod 2011

To all members of the Garrod Association and to everyone interested in joining
the association and/or participating at our annual meeting. Please do not hesitate
to forward this message or to post the meeting annoucement in your
departement.

You will find below and in the 6 attached documents information regarding the
next Garrod meeting and Garrod membership.
- The membership application to the Garrod Association (Garrod membership
and dues 2011)
- The registration to the Garrod meeting (Garrod symposium registration form
2011)
- The information regarding the symposium + registration to the hotel for the
Garrod meeting (Garrod Symposium Hotel Registration 2011)
- The directions from Hotel Alma to the meeting
- The preliminary schedule
- The abstract submission form

Please note that:
1) You are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract for presentation. There is
no need to suffer of the syndrome "My work is not good enough for
presentation". We accept extensive work but also abstract containing limited
data or information (cases follow up,...), as long as it is relevant to metabolism
and of good quality.

2) For trainees and allied health members (dieticians,nurses) who are seeking
financial support, please do not hesitate to ask for a travel award.
In order to apply for these grants, you are required to submit a membership
application, an abstract and present your work. A jury will evaluate all
candidates and give their decision by May 10th. The grants will cover registration
fees for the meeting, hotel accommodation for two nights, 100$ in personal
money and cover economy class air travel (variable according to the city of
departure). We expect to distribute 5 to 10 travel grants.

3) There will be satellites conferences or meetings to the Garrod meeting. The
website will soon be updated with a complete listing.
Would you have any question regarding membership, abstract or travel grants,
please contact Pierre Allard: pierre.allard.hsj@ssss.gouv.qc.ca
For information regarding the meeting, please contact Valerie Larner:
valerie.larner@albertahealthservices.ca

Pierre Allard
Secretary/tresurer of the Garrod Association

								
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