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Newborn Screening Ontario
Health Care Providers

The NSO Symposium

The 2018 NSO Symposium will be held on Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1 in Ottawa at the Lord Elgin Hotel.


The first morning will be closed meetings of Ontario's newborn screening network.  The Symposium will start at noon on the 31st.  The themes of the symposium are:

  1. Impact of screening on treatment and follow up
  2. Equity and accessibility
  3. Unique newborn screening paradigms


Abstract submission is now open for poster presentations.  To be approved an author on the poster must be attending the symposium.  Upon acceptance, you will receive a communication which includes details regarding the poster dimensions.  To submit an abstract, please click here (compatible with Internet Explorer only). The deadline for submissions is April 15th.


Registration is now open.  We are pleased that we are able to provide registration at no charge.  The deadline to register is May 18th. Please click here to complete your registration (compatible with Internet Explorer only).     


A limited number of rooms are available at the Lord Elgin Hotel. Please reserve early. The room block is only available until April 26, 2018 while quantities last.