Symposium 2024 Registration Is Now Open

Registration is now open for Symposium 2024, a flagship event in the health technology assessment (HTA) community.

Symposium 2024 will be held on September 4 to 6, 2024, and offers both in-person networking and virtual attendance options. The in-person program will take place at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. This year’s theme is From Disruption to Opportunity: Embracing Change in Health Care.  

Our jam-packed program will give you the opportunity to learn from local, national, and international experts and to connect with peers. The Symposium 2024 Preliminary Program is now available.  
Topics of discussion at this year’s Symposium will include:  

  • the introduction of Canada’s Drug Agency  
  • artificial intelligence and digital health  
  • real-world evidence generation  
  • post-market drug evaluation  
  • rare disease registries  
  • appropriate use  
  • maximizing the impact of HTA  
  • health economics  
  • inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility  
  • and much more!  

Mark Your Calendar!

Take advantage of reduced room rates at local hotels before the booking deadlines on August 12 and 13, 2024. Visit the Travel and Accommodations page to learn more.  

Register Now

Benefits of Attending in Person

By attending Symposium 2024 in person, you’ll have the opportunity to:  

  • gain access to more than 40 sessions over 3 days, including exclusive in-person–only content and meet and greets  
  • learn during highly interactive short courses with in-person instructors  
  • discuss informative posters with the authors at the Scientific Poster Exhibition  
  • enjoy outstanding in-person networking opportunities with experienced leaders from all health system sectors.

Benefits of Attending Virtually

By attending Symposium 2024 online, you’ll have the opportunity to:  

  • pay reduced registration fees and gain virtual access to more than 30 sessions, including plenary, short courses, and early morning sessions
  • join from anywhere via your desktop, laptop, or smartphone  
  • access all recorded content for 3 months after Symposium 2024  
  • view the virtual poster gallery  
  • network with speakers, poster presenters, and attendees using live text, audio, and video chat.  

For additional conference information, visit the Symposium 2024 website. If you have questions about Symposium 2024, please contact us at [email protected].

We look forward to connecting with you in Ottawa and online in September!