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Vaccine Sciences Symposium 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 08:30 am to 04:30 pm
Venue: Double Tree by Hilton, Downtown Toronto, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON, M5G
Infectious Diseases:Immunization
City: Toronto
Type: Conference
Format: In Person; Webinar

​Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

About the symposium:

The 4th Vaccine Sciences Symposium will be held on November 15, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. The Symposium will bring together health professionals interested in immunization to:

  • examine current and emerging immunization research
  • share diverse perspectives on scientific questions and spark debate
  • develop and strengthen connections with colleagues across Ontario
The target audience includes public health and infectious disease physicians, public health nurses, epidemiologists, and researchers with an interest in vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) and immunization.  

Symposium Program:

We have an exciting day planned for you, which will include:
• Interesting speakers covering topics such as: immunization safety research, IMPACT, vaccine preventable diseases, potential benefits of new vaccines for Group A and/or Group B streptococci, and Ontario’s routine rotavirus immunization program.
• A debate on philosophical and religious exemptions to vaccination.
• Students showcasing their projects in a series of three-minute presentations (3MT™style).

About the keynote speaker: Dr William Moss

We are excited to have Dr. William Moss as our keynote speaker this year. Dr. Moss is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. A pediatrician by practice, Dr. Moss has worked around the world researching the epidemiology and control of childhood infections in resource-poor countries. His keynote presentation will explore the vaccination of HIV-infected children.
View the full agenda and remember to register by Tuesday, November 7th.


Stay up-to-date on upcoming events and calls for abstracts by visiting our calendar.
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Public Health Ontario is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
If you require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact 647-260-7100or events@oahpp

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