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Zoobiquity Research Symposium 2014

Fostering Innovation in Comparative Medicine Research

FAQ’s

Is there a registration fee?

No registration fee. Registration is free!! However, pre-registration is required.

Where is the symposium held?

All meetings, meals and poster session will take place in:
The Conference Center in the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge
Stanford School of Medicine
291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Stanford University is 19 miles north of San Jose Airport, and 21 miles south of San Francisco Airport.

Please see the following link for DRIVING DIRECTIONS AND PARKING.  Parking is free on Saturday.

http://med.stanford.edu/irt/about/maps-directions/lksc-directions.html

Note that the walk from Stockfarm Parking Lot to Li Ka Shing will take approximately 10 minutes.

How long is the symposium?

The Zoobiquity Research Symposium is a one day event on April 5, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Doors open at 7:30 AM for registration.

Will any food be provided at the symposium?

Yes, a continental breakfast and lunch are provided for registered participants. A reception with lite appetizers will follow the symposium.

Where can I stay if traveling to the symposium from out of town?

See the following link for local lodging information:

http://www.stanford.edu/dept/visitorinfo/plan/lodging.html

Distance on the link is for Stanford Visitor’s Center, which is located one mile south of Li Ka Shing.

Will I be able to speak with the presenters?

Yes, following each group of presenters, they will sit on panels and take questions from the audience. There will also be time during the post meeting reception to talk further.

How do I find local restaurants in the area?

Check out the following link to the abundance of choices near Stanford:
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/visitorinfo/activities/dining.html

Will I be able to receive contact information for conference speakers and attendees?

Yes, contact information for speakers and symposium attendees will be provided to registered attendees.

How does this symposium differ from past Zoobiquity conferences? 

The Zoobiquity Research Symposium is focused on enhancing collaboration between human medical and veterinary researchers to advance scientific goals.  Previous Zoobiquity conferences have utilized a case-based format, while we are highlighting research programs.

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