August 15-16 at the University of Saskatchewan

This event brings together researchers and knowledge users from across the province to share and discuss knowledge gaps and future directions for Cannabis indications and research in this new era of Cannabis legalization and medicinal and recreational use.

We're sorry, REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. To be added to our waitlist, please contact Gen Clark at

Symposium Registration

Participation in this 2-day learning and networking event is FREE and includes all meals. Attendance is limited to the first 150 registrants. Registration is now FULL. To be added to our waitlist, please contact Gen Clark at

Poster Abstract Submission

The Symposium is excited to showcase the research of new investigators, researchers, and trainees, from all disciplines and research streams. Abstracts should not exceed 250 words and must include a clear title, all contributing authors (with the presenting author listed first), author affiliations, funding declaration, and a summary of the research, including background and relevance, methods, results, and conclusion. Accepted abstracts will be invited to present a poster. Space is limited to 25 posters and preference is given to trainees presenting in the poster competition.   

Please email your abstract to, no later than August 1.

Trainee Poster Competition

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, and research associates conducting cannabinoid-related research. Poster abstracts are accepted until August 1. Download trainee poster competition information here.

Addition Information

  • #SCRS19

Live tweeting is encouraged during the symposium, unless a speaker advises otherwise. Spread the word about the importance of cannabinoid research in Saskatchewan using the hashtag #SCRS19.   

  • Parking on campus

The least expensive options for parking on campus are Lot 4 located off Innovation Blvd or the Stadium Parkade off College drive with a flat rate of $6/day.


See Gold Star for symposium location.

  • Recycling lanyards

Deposit your lanyard in the designated recycling box so CRIS can reuse them next year.

  • Symposium-related inquiries

Contact our conference coordinator Gen Clark at