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Vaccine Sciences Symposium 2017

Public Health Ontario

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

Vaccine Sciences Symposium 2017

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee GST/HST Quantity
In Person Registration Ended CA$220.00 CA$8.30 CA$29.68
In order to qualify for the student rate, the individual must be enrolled in a full time educational institution.
Ended CA$20.00 CA$1.30 CA$2.77
Webinar Ended CA$30.00 CA$1.65 CA$4.11

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Vaccince Sciences Symposium 2017

Public Health Ontario is pleased to announce that the 4th Vaccine Sciences Symposium will be held on November 15th 2017 in Toronto. Ontario has a wealth of expertise in immunization and serving a diverse population that is growing and changing. Research and evaluation is an integral part of immunization programs and essential for continuous improvement of their design and implementation.


Symposium Program Overview:

  • 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).


Learning Objectives and Goals:

The ojectives of Vaccine Sciences Symposium 2017 are to:

  • Critically examine the science behind topical issues in immunization.
  • Bring together established researchers and practitioners to share diverse perspectives on scientific questions, spark debate and strengthen the professional community of practice.
  • Strengthen the knowledge base of immunization practitioners in Ontario noise.              


Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Moss

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. 



Please Note:

An agenda will be sent out two weeks prior to the event, be sure to check your spam folder if you do not recieve an email.

The symposium will also be available by webinar, you will receive details on how to join the webinar two weeks prior to the event. 




The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario. 




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When & Where

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
108 Chestnut Street
Toronto, ON M5G 1R3

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

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