Symposium 2022

54th annual symposium
Ottawa, ON

November 30 – December 2, 2022

Environmental and Lifestyle Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: From Cells to Society

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Hybrid event for in-person and virtual participation

Tentative programme

November 30– December 2, 2022

DAY 1 – November 30
Annual Business Meeting of the Board of Directors
Greet & Meet @ Featured Restaurant

DAY 2 – December 1
Session I – EDCs during development
VE Henderson Award Lecture

Session II – Endocrine Disruption: Considerations for Health & Consumer Product Safety Plenary address – Dr. Ana Soto, Tufts University
President’s Reception and Awards Ceremony @ Local Pub

DAY 3 – December 2
Session III – Impacts of EDCs on Indigenous Health
Gabriel Plaa Award Lecture
Session IV – The future is now – Using NAMs to elucidate the effects of EDCs

Main Features

  • Plenary Lectures
  • Session Lectures by Invited Experts
  • Indigenous Health Focussed Session
  • Plaa and Henderson Awardee Lectures
  • Short-Talks from Selected Abstracts
  • Trainee Awards – Travel/Best-Poster
  • Hybrid format of sessions for remote attendance
  • One-roof classroom setting for in-person attendance/snacks/coffee/lunch provided
  • Social Events – Presidents Reception/ Pre-Symposium
  • Yoga + Meditation/ Health Breaks
  • Business Meetings – General/Board


Early bird – October 28th

Registration – October 29th to November 28th

Same day registration – November 29th to December 2nd


Members Early bird Regular Same day
(including retired members)
400 500 600
Post doc 250 300 400
Trainee 150 200 250
Non members Early bird Regular Same day
Professionals 700 800 900
Post doc 350 400 500
Trainee 250 300 350
Members Early bird Regular Same day
(including retired members)
300 350 450
Post doc 150 200 300
Trainee 50 100 150
Non members Early bird Regular Same day
Professionals 600 650 750
Post doc 250 300 400
Trainee 150 200 250


Presenters will be notified by November 4th if the abstract is accepted and selected for an award. Accepted abstracts require presentation of a virtual poster at the Annual Symposium. Detailed instructions on how to prepare the virtual poster will be sent with the notification and the presenter will have until October 24th to provide the required material.

Based on excellence and/or relevance to the Symposium themes, some abstracts may also be selected for short platform presentation.

VENUE – Delta Hotel, Ottawa

101 Lyon Street, Ottawa ON
Tel: +1 613-237-3600

Visit Ottawa

The symposium venue Delta Hotel Ottawa City Centre is ideally located in downtown Ottawa, walking distance to the Parliament Hill, the ByWard Market, Museums, Rideau Canal, Shopping Centres, etc. The hotel has a dine-in restaurant, fitness room, outdoor terrace and an indoor saltwater pool.

Programme Committee

Dr. Anne Marie Gannon (Chair)
Health Canada

Dr. Ed Krol
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Albert Licollari
Nucro-Technics Inc.