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An opportunity to share your expertise and findings.

The Canadian Glycomics Symposium brings together scientists and industry leaders in various fields related to glycomics research. Our program covers a diverse set of timely topics appropriate for many disciplines, including: healthcare, biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry, agriculture, animal health, and more. The Symposium is an one-of-a-kind opportunity for researchers and thought leaders to present their ideas, share their discoveries, showcase their expertise, and connect with the community.

Call for abstracts open January, 2023.

Abstracts submitted by the deadline may be considered for the following opportunities. To be eligible, authors must indicate their interest in the following opportunities when submitting the abstract through the submission form.

View the Abstracts guide for more information on how to submit your abstract.

Poster Presentation

Authors of accepted abstracts who will attend the Symposium are expected to present a poster (if not selected to give an oral presentation). Poster presentations will be on Thursday, May 11, at 5:30 pm. When preparing the poster, please keep the dimensions no more than 60 inches wide by 36 inches tall.

Lightning Talk

Poster presenters, when submitting abstracts, can choose to be considered for lightning talks. These are oral presentations limited to three minutes without a question period. Presenters should use this opportunity to entice the audience to visit their posters during the poster session on Thursday, May 11.

Oral Presentation

Poster presenters, when submitting abstracts, can choose to be considered for selected talks, which are scheduled for Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11. Each talk is 20 minutes, including time for questions. Presenters of selected talks are not required to bring a poster for the poster session on Thursday, May 11.

The Selection Process

The Symposium Committee is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and incorporates these values into all aspects pertaining to selecting speakers for the Canadian Glycomics Symposium. Speaker abstracts will be considered with attention towards speaker’s gender, ethnic background, geographic location, and research focus.

The Symposium Committee

The Canadian Glycomics Symposium has a dedicated Committee made up of GlycoNet Investigators and trainees with the mission to help create a quality program. The Symposium Committee meets on a regular basis to review and determine the most relevant, diverse, and important topics and speakers. The committee also works together to ensure that the program is organized to reflect diversity, in alignment with GlycoNet’s equity, diversity and inclusion principles.