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2nd Canadian Symposium on Long COVID

When: October 3rd-4th, 2024


Where: Holiday Inn Edmonton South – Evario Events and Virtual

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES OF THE SYMPOSIUM

Building on the success of the inaugural Canadian Symposium on Long COVID hosted by the Fonds de recherche du Québec and the Long COVID Web in September 2023, Alberta is pleased to announce the 2024 Canadian Symposium on Long COVID.

 

The symposium will bring together people with lived experience of Long COVID, policymakers, clinicians, trainees, researchers and others to discuss the latest innovations and scientific developments in Long COVID.

 

Hosted by the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, Alberta Health Services, and Long COVID Web, this event is tentatively scheduled to take place in-person in Edmonton on October 3-4, 2024. It will be broadcast online for those who cannot attend in person.

Symposium Co-Chairs: Grace Lam and Douglas Gross

 

Symposium Local Organizing Committee

Patient/Community Partners: Susie Goulding, Nandini Raj, Erin Branton

Indigenous Lead: Kienan Williams

University of Alberta: Gavin Oudit

University of Calgary: Satish Raj

Alberta Health Services: Chester Ho, Suzanne Basiuk

AbSPORU: Jeffrey Bakal

Healthcare Providers: Lauren Singh, Neeja Bakshi, Elizabeth MacKay

Trainees: Lyndsey Hahn, Mobin Khoramjoo, Pam Hung, Brandon Krebs, Rashmin Hira

Long COVID Web: Piushkumar Mandhane and Caren Cao

 

​Please refer to the details for Abstract Submissions here.​

Further details on the symposium will be forthcoming, including location details and hotel information. Further information about Edmonton is available here.

Speakers

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Peter Hotez

Baylor College of Medicine

Distinguished Plenary Speaker

2023 Anthony Fauci Courage in Leadership

2022 American Medical Association Scientific Achievement Awardee

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Suchitra Rao

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Pediatric Long COVID

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Kieran Quinn

University of Toronto

Clinical Management of Long COVID

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John Nychka

University of Alberta

Description of Lived Experience

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