Symposium: Genomics At The Tipping Point

On December 5, 2019, Ontario Genomics is hosting its second annual genomics community Symposium, Genomics at the Tipping Point.

Join us in Toronto for a one-day conference to connect and support Ontario’s policymakers, businesses, investors, and research communities committed to a common goal advancing genomics technologies to solve real-world problems.

The Symposium speakers and panelists will showcase Ontario’s growing genomics talent and technologies across key sectors – agriculture and agri-food, health, engineering biology and natural resources. Learn about the ground-breaking, world-leading genomics technologies cultivating in our own backyard and take part in this growing genomics community of practice.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Conference 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Reception 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The WCH Conference Centre
Women’s College Hospital,
76 Grenville Street
Toronto, ON M5S 1B2


Full Agenda


  • Solving Global Food Insecurity Through Genomics
  • Genomics Data to Revolutionize Healthcare
  • Homegrown Success: Ontario’s genomics industries growing our economy
  • Attracting Foreign Investment: Ontario’s genomics technologies for the global market
  • The Ontario Advantage
    • Transforming our healthcare system through Ontario’s precision medicine expertise
    • Leading momentum to advance biomanufacturing in Ontario
  • Can-DESyNe Initiative

Speaker Highlights:


Genomics at the Tipping Point Speakers

Thanks to our Partners and Supporters

Ontario Genomics benefits from and is grateful for strong collaborations with our many partners. We carry out our mission with the support of Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development, Jobs and Trade, the federal research funding agency Genome Canada, as well as many other private and public sector partners.

Event Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities and more information, please contact:
Filippo Miglior | Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Sector Innovation & Programs  |  (416) 673-6594

About Ontario Genomics:
Ontario Genomics is a not-for-profit organization funded by the Ontario Government and the federal research funding agency, Genome Canada.

Ontario Genomics was established in 2000 and is the only entity focused solely on stimulating, enabling and nurturing genomics innovation in Ontario.

We are developing and applying genomic technologies across key sectors – health, agriculture and agri-food, natural resources and engineering biology– to grow the province’s knowledge-based economy, create jobs and improve the quality of life in Ontario, and beyond.

In 2018, Ontario Genomics held the inaugural Genomics at the Tipping Point Symposium. Check out highlights from last year.