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Vaccine Sciences Symposium 2017, PHO

Toronto, Ontario
November 15, 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton

Registration is open for Public Health Ontario’s 4th Vaccine Sciences Symposium (VSS).

The Symposium will bring together health care 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

This year, the Symposium will include:

  • interesting speakers covering topics such as: immunization safety research,  vaccine preventable diseases, potential benefits of new vaccines for Group A and/or Group B streptococci, Canada’s Immunization Monitoring Program ACTive (IMPACT),  and Ontario’s routine rotavirus immunization program
  • a debate on philosophical and religious exemptions to vaccination
  • keynote on vaccination of HIV-infected children by Dr. William Moss, a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • students showcasing their projects in a series of three-minute presentations (3MT™style)

 For more information about the Symposium, please visit the PHO Event page at or email