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Newborn Screening Ontario
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The NSO Symposium


After a pandemic-related hiatus, we are happy to be bringing back the NSO Symposium! Please mark your calendars—September 14-15, 2023. The meeting will take place at the historic Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa and will provide members of the newborn screening community with an opportunity to gather again and share common practices and goals.

The overall theme of the symposium will be Genomic screening; the promise and the pitfalls, with plenary presenters from various international genomic screening pilot projects. Please see the schedule below for details. A social is being planned for the Thursday evening.

Symposium Schedule

Please view the schedule for the symposium. This is subject to change as we finilize planning.


Registration has now closed!


The symposium room block at the Lord Elgin Hotel has sold out. There are a number of hotels within close proximity. Please contact us if you would like recommendations. 


Please join us in thanking the following sponsors who have helped tremendously to support our symposium planning. 

  • BSD Robotics
  • Hamilton Company
  • Waters
  • Revvity
  • Sanofi
  • Ultragenyx
  • Recordati Rare Diseases
  • National
  • Roche
  • Takeda
  • Novartis
  • Biomarin