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Canadian Liver Meeting Young Investigator Travel Grants


Qualifying first authors of abstracts submitted to the Canadian Liver Meeting may apply for a Young Investigator Award. Grant application is completed by ticking a box within the abstract submission system. Awards are given to presenters of oral or poster presentations that are to be presented at the Canadian Liver Meeting only from the evening of Friday, May 13 to Sunday, May 15, not the sessions within the 11th Canadian Symposium on HCV program on Friday, May 13. No award applications will be considered following the close of the abstract submission deadline: Wednesday, February 9, 2022.


I. Purpose

The Young Investigator Awards recognize outstanding young investigators' research accomplishments and looks to promote their travel to attend the Canadian Liver Meeting to present their research.


ii. Award

For those attending onsite, the award consists of:

  • one complimentary conference registration,
  • two nights' accommodation at the conference hotel, and
  • reimbursement of travel expenses (economy flight, train ticket or mileage) up to 800.

Reimbursement will be made after the meeting by bank transfer. 

For those attending virtually, the award consists of:

  • one complimentary conference registration


III. Eligibility 

Candidates must have submitted an abstract as a first author that has been accepted for oral or poster presentation at the Canadian Liver Meeting 2022.

Candidates must be a CASL member. Members to CASL is complimentary for trainees/students. Further information can be found here

Candidates must be a medical, nursing, nursing practitioner or graduate student, resident or fellow (clinical or post-doc researcher). 


IV. Application Process

Award application will be based on merit & criteria. Please make sure you meet the requirements. 


V. Selection Process

Abstracts will be revised and scored by the Canadian Liver Meeting Scientific Review Committee. Award applicants will be notified of their abstract submission and award application in March 2022.