Breaking Through will explore the past, present, and future of somatic gene therapy research and practice in Canada and will feature:
Join us for this live and interactive two-day event, available in both official languages.
This event was made possible thanks to the generous support of the following partners and sponsors:
Yes, the symposium is free, but registration is required.
Simply click on the “Register Now” button at the top of the page.
Your registration includes both days. Once you register you will receive a URL link to the event viewer. Sessions are live and you are welcome to join sessions as your availability permits.
Wherever you are! This is an all-virtual online symposium that will take place live on December 2-3, 2020 (see agenda for details). You can access the livestream using any browser or device (other than Internet Explorer).
Yes, if you register on the French page the link you receive will be for the French video feed. While the speakers will be presenting in English, there will be simultaneous translation to French.
Yes, all the presentations will be recorded and made available on CCA’s YouTube channel shortly after the event.
Every year, the Gairdner Foundation invites universities, organizations, and research institutes across Ontario to submit proposals to host a partnered international symposium on topics exploring the frontiers of biomedicine. The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute are honoured to have been selected to host the 2020 Gairdner Ontario International Symposium on gene therapy.