2nd Canadian Symposium on Long Covid

Thu, Oct 3, 2024 - Fri, Oct 4, 2024

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM MDT

Conference Theme: Long COVID – Affecting One; Affecting All



Focusing on Community & Connections


Hosted by Long COVID Web, Universities of Alberta and Calgary, and Alberta Health Services


Co-Chairs: Drs. Douglas Gross & Grace Lam


WHAT: Building on the success of the inaugural Canadian Symposium on Long COVID hosted by the Fonds de recherche du Québec and the Long COVID Web in September 2023, Alberta is pleased to host the 2024 Canadian Symposium on Long COVID.


WHO: The symposium will bring together people with lived experience of Long COVID, policymakers, clinicians, trainees, researchers and others.


WHY: To discuss the latest innovations and scientific developments in Long COVID. Sessions are planned on treatments of Long COVID, pediatric Long COVID, the spectrum of lived experience, among others.


WHEN: October 3-4, 2024


WHERE: This event will take place in person in Edmonton. It will be broadcast online for those who cannot attend in person.


In-person attendance will be limited to 150 people. Prevention measures will be in place (masking and hotel has state-of-the art ventilation system).


COST: Tickets are required for both in-person and virtual attendance. Tickets are provided after registration.


Early bird rates for In-Person attendance:

People with Lived Experience - $100

Trainees (Graduate Students, Residents, Postdoctoral) - $150

Researchers/Clinicians/Policymakers - $200


Early bird rates for Virtual attendance:

People with Lived Experience - $20

Trainees (Graduate Students, Residents, Postdoctoral) - $30

Researchers/Clinicians/Policymakers - $40


Early bird registration deadline: July 31, 2024

For further information contact: [email protected]



Long COVID Web is committed to ensuring accessibility to the 2nd Canadian Symposium on Long COVID. Ticket prices have been established in consultation with our Patient Advisory Council and the current rates are subsidized for people with lived experience (PWLE) and trainees. We aim to enhance accessibility while maintaining a financially viable and sustainable approach for our events.


Symposium Agenda: 

Please see the symposium agenda here.


Financial Support: 

If you need financial support to attend in-person, we can offer reduced/free registration options for a limited number of PWLE. Contact us at [email protected] to request assistance, noting that availability and eligibility criteria apply. We can support up to 15 reduced registrations. Early applications are encouraged.


Sponsorship and Donation: 

Support the 2nd Canadian Symposium on Long COVID by becoming a sponsor or making a donation. Your contribution will help advance crucial research and support the Long COVID community.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities: please click sponsorship request.

To make a donation: please click donation and follow the instruction.


Evario Events Centre

Evario Events Centre, 950 Parsons Rd SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0J4, Canada

Address: Evario Events Centre, 950 Parsons Rd SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0J4, Canada

Holiday Inn Edmonton South - Evario Events

Holiday Inn South Edmonton - Evario Events

When registering at the hotel, quote the block code: UOA.

If you have difficulty booking the hotel online or are not given the discounted price, you can book rooms by emailing [email protected] or calling the call Hotel Front Desk directly at 780-784-8500 (Extension 1).

Alternatively, you can reach the hotel via cellphone at 780-777-8565 or call toll-free at 1(877) 660-8550. Make sure to provide the Block Code ‘UOA’ to receive discounted pricing.


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Peter Hotez

Baylor College of Medicine


Distinguished Plenary Speaker - 2023 Anthony Fauci Courage in Leadership and 2022 American Medical Association Scientific Achievement awardee

Suchitra Rao

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus


Pediatric Long COVID

Kieran Quinn

University of Toronto


Clinical Management of Long COVID

John Nychka

University of Alberta



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