2018 Ticketing Details:

What your ticket includes: Three-course meal, wine & 2 free drink tickets!

Ticket Prices:

$20 for Graduate Students

$30 for PDF and Technicians

$40 for Faculty

 *Everyone is allowed to bring 1 guest (ticket price for your guest corresponds to your position)

**You will be given a ticket when you have paid. We cannot place tickets on hold

Priority Sales Deadlines:

1.       Graduate students and faculty (and guests) will be able to purchase tickets from: Monday, Nov 12th to Wednesday, Dec 5th

2.       Post-docs, technicians, and others (and guests) will be able to purchase tickets from: Monday, Nov 19th to Wednesday, Dec 5th

 **No tickets will be sold past the December 5th deadline**

 Contact the rep at your site to purchase tickets:

  1. MSB: Derek (derekkl.tsang@mail.utoronto.ca)

  2. SickKids: Lisa (lisa.hung@mail.utoronto.ca)

  3. PMH/MaRS/CBS: Tao (tao.chan@mail.utoronto.ca)

  4. Western: Dario (dario.ferri@mail.utoronto.ca)

*If your site is not listed above, please contact Lisa or Tao to purchase tickets. We will also be available during the Student and/or Easton seminars*

 When purchasing your ticket(s), please be prepared to provide the following information for you and your guest:

  • Full Name

  • Position (Graduate student, post-doc, tech, faculty…etc.)

  • Allergies/Intolerances

  • Lab Name

  • Meal Choice (Beef, Chicken, Fish or Vegan)

Meal Choices:

 Beef: Porcini-Braised Boneless Short Rib

Chicken: Herb Crusted Breast of Chicken, Amber Jus

Fish: Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon Fillet Basil, Citrus Beurre Blanc

Vegan: Du Puy Lentil Pilaf, Chickpea and Sweet Potato Curry (gluten and nut free)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Lisa (lisa.hung@mail.utoronto.ca) or Tao (tao.chan@mail.utoronto.ca

Annual Holiday Retreat Activities:

Silent Auction (Deadline: November 30th)

Every year we do a silent auction to benefit Nellie’s Shelter, Education and Advocacy for Women and Children. If you’d like to provide an item (i.e. art pieces, gift baskets..etc.) or service (i.e. music lessons, trip to costco, delivery services, photoshoot session or anything at all!) for auction or know someone who might- please send an email to (derekkl.tsang@mail.utoronto.ca)    

Raffle + Toy Box + Food Drive

To complement the silent auction we will also be selling raffle tickets (all proceeds go to Nellie’s) for our gift basket that will be raffled off during the event! You can either purchase our raffle tickets or donate a toy or non-perishable food item in exchange for a raffle ticket. Please send an email to Tao (tao.chan@mail.utoronto.ca) if you have any connections to potential donors!

Centrepiece Competition (Deadline: November 30th)

As is tradition, your lab can submit a centrepiece made entirely from lab materials! Prizes include a trophy and highly exclusive bragging rights! To register, please email (jenn.hoang@mail.utoronto.ca) with your lab name and main contact information.  

Tree Decorations/Photo Booth

There will also be a photo booth by the Christmas tree with Santa! We want you to get involved! Get creative and help us decorate the tree, please send an email to (nathaniel.winsor@mail.utoronto.ca) if you’d like to help or bring in your ornaments!

Interested in showcasing your talents at the Retreat? Fill out the form below: