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CANADA SYNBIO 2020

On June 3, 2020, Ontario Genomics, Génome Québec and the Genome Canada Enterprise are hosting the third annual Canada Synbio Conference in Montreal. This is a national conference that focuses on emerging themes in engineering biology through a series of engaging presentations, dynamic workshops and interactive networking events.

New this year, the Canada Synbio Conference will be part of a Canadian Synbio Week, including the Global Biofoundries Alliance meeting (June 1 and 2) and SynBio 5.0 meeting (June 4 and 5) held at Concordia University. Register now for Canada Synbio and Synbio 5.0. Contact us if you are interested in attending the Global Boundaries Alliance meeting.

Join us in Montreal on June 3 for a day focused on accelerating the growth and success of Canada's engineering biology community. Hear from Canadian and international innovators on:

  • Sustainable fashion and materials

  • Engineering Biology and Space

  • Cellular Agriculture and Plant-Based Meat

  • DNA data storage

  • Next-generation cell therapies

  • And more!

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

ANNA MARIE WAGNER

SVP, Corporate Development, Ginkgo Bioworks

EMILY LEPROUST

CEO and Co-Founder, Twist Bioscience

ROBERT DEANS

Chief Innovation Officer, BlueRock

SEAN SIMPSON

CSO and Co-Founder, LanzaTech

 
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ABOUT CANADA SYNBIO WEEK

June 1 and 2 - Global Biofoundries Alliance (GBA) - The GBA includes over 20 non-commercial biofoundries from four continents that coordinate activities worldwide. This event aims to develop, promote, and support diverse types of non-commercial biofoundries to accelerate and enhance research in engineering/synthetic biology and enable the beneficial use of automation and new workflows and tools in engineering biology.

GBA2020 webpage

June 3 - Canada SynBio Conference - This event features cutting edge startups, companies and researchers from around the world sharing their work on engineering biology in human health, agriculture, and industrial biotech. The event attracts over 300 people annually, including researchers, policymakers, industry, entrepreneurs, students, funders, VCs and other investors from Canada and beyond.

Learn more about the 2018 and 2019 Canada SynBio conferences.

June 4-5 - SynBio 5.0 - This symposium aims to promote collaborations and the exchange of ideas between engineering biology research groups in Canada. This event provides a forum for trainees to develop their skills in the science and business of engineering biology through workshops, training and networking.

SynBio 5.0 Webpage

 

Download the Canada SynBio 2020 Sponsorship Package and if you have questions or sponsorship inquiries, please contact Jordan Thomson, Ontario Genomics, Director, Strategic Partnerships & Resource Development at jthomson@OntarioGenomics.ca or 416.673.6580