Symposium & Events

JOIN US - WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014 

Join Eric Lindros, NHL hockey superstar, concussion awareness advocate and honorary chair for the second annual See the Line

Community Symposium

1:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building, Western University

During this free symposium, you will learn about the latest sport concussion research and gain insight on injury prediction and prevention from world-class medical experts, health care advocates and professional athletes from across North America.

Gala Fundraiser

6:00 p.m. - London Convention Centre, Tickets: $250/per person

Enjoy a gala dinner, while celebrating the 40th anniversary of Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine & Exercise Clinic. Plus, get a first-hand account from your favourite sport celebrities as they share their experiences with scientists in a conversation about the prevalence and consequences of concussion injuries during a moderated armchair discussion. Tickets are $250 per person and proceeds will support concussion care and research at Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic.

 

Symposium Speakers

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Bob Cantu, MA, MD, FACS, FACSM - Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine; Senior Advisor to the NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee; Founding member, co-founder, medical director, and chairman Medical Advisory Board of the Sports Legacy Institute

Dr. Ravi Menon, PhD, Director, Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping and Canada Research Chair in Functional MRI, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

Kevin Shoemaker, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University

Tanya Charyk Stewart, BSc, MSc, Injury Epidemiologist & Data Specialist, Trauma Program, London Health Sciences Centre/Children's Hospital Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Theo Versteegh, BSc, PT, MSc, PhD, Physiotherapist, Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic

Gala Athlete Attendees 

Eric Lindros, Honorary Chair

Ron MacLean of Hockey Night in Canada, Gala Host

Brian Bulke

Logan Couture

Andy Fantuz

Mike Filer

Dara Howell

Jan Hudec

Beau Landry

Marnie McBean

Steve Rucchin

Brian Stemmle

Jude St. John

Don Van Massenhoven