Let's Talk Science Symposiums

Upcoming Visionary Symposiums this fall

Coming up this fall, 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.

Don't miss out! Register for one of the below symposiums today.

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Let's Talk One Health

Explore solutions to humanity's biggest problems

November 16, 2021 - 12:30 p.m. EST - 2:30 p.m. EST

Recovering from COVID-19 means considering wellness in an entirely different manner. One Health, the concept that animals, humans and our planet’s health is linked, may hold the key to managing the next global crisis. Join a panel of experts for a discussion around One Health that will inspire and prepare your students to meet the needs of tomorrow today.

Let’s Talk One Health is brought to you in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency, Genome Canada and the Royal Society of Canada.

Discover how we're all connected

Let's Talk Microbes

A potential solution to one of humanity's longest battle

November 23, 2021 - 12:30 p.m. EST - 2:30 p.m. EST

A new leading-edge field of science may provide our key to winning our long battle with microbes. Register today and join our panel of world-renowned scientists to discover how genomics may provide the answer to winning one of humanity’s longest conflicts.

Let’s Talk Microbes is brought to you by Genome Canada and Genome Alberta.

Discover a scientific innovation

See our full lineup of Symposiums happening this school year

Scheduled Symposiums for 2021


The StemCellTalks symposium provides youth with the unique opportunity to join in the dialogue on stem cells with academic researchers in the field. You’ll explore ethical frameworks for stem cells and improve public awareness about the science and medical dilemmas in the field.

Registration information coming soon.

Let's Talk Cancer

Let’s Talk Cancer is a symposium that explores the use of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as an integral part of cancer research. The day includes seminars from research professionals along with a variety of activities designed to involve students with a hands-on understanding of how STEM contributes to advancements in cancer research.
Registration information coming soon.

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

Genome Canada Genome Quebec Kids Code Research Information Outreach Team Royal Society of Canada Stem Cell NetworkCanadian Space Agency logo

Thank you to our Symposium Supporters

Amgen - Quebec Event PartnerBayer

Thank you to our Visionary Donors

Amgen Canada Government of Canada Hibernia
Mitchell A. Baran
Trottier Family Foundation