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Visionary Symposiums

The Visionary Symposium Series will inspire, fuel critical thinking about leading-edge technology, and prepare high school students to meet the needs of tomorrow.

Students will have the chance to participate in discussions about emerging topics and learn about fascinating fields such as lunar exploration, and One Health. They will also have a unique opportunity to engage with STEM leaders and hear invaluable tips.

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Past Visionary Symposiums

Missed any of our amazing Visionary Symposium series? You can access resources and recordings of select symposiums here. Listen to expert speakers discuss issues that are important to today's youth, from misinformation to space exploration, there's bound to be something to inspire.


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Let's Talk Cancer

Let's Talk Cancer is a free, in-person symposium for Grade 11 and 12 students. Hosted by Let's Talk Science and the Canadian Cancer Society - Research Information Outreach Team (RIOT), Let's Talk Cancer was established to facilitate knowledge transfer between academia and high school students regarding the field of cancer biology. 




Benefits to students

Two female students smiling at test tube with educator
  • Exposure to current research and STEM applications
  • Inspires youth to explore a diverse range of STEM career options
  • Brings students to a post-secondary campus – a great opportunity to meet role models and see STEM in action (in-person events only)

Thank you to our Symposium Partners

ArcticNet Logo
Canadian Space Agency Logo
Genome Canada Logo
Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life Logo
Royal Society of Canada Logo
Stem cell network Logo

Thank you to our Symposium Supporters

Amgen - Quebec Event Partner
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10 years Amgen Canada
10 years The Government of Canada
10 years Hibernia
5 years

The Mitchell and Kathryn Baran Family Foundation

5 years Rio Tinto
10 years Trottier Family Foundation