Institute for Pandemics Interdisciplinary Symposium

The Institute for Pandemics (IfP) is pleased to present its 2024 Interdisciplinary Symposium, on April 18th at the historic Great Hall of Hart House on the St. George campus of the University of Toronto.

This year’s theme is “Reimagining Response & Preparedness for future Public Health Emergencies.” Join members of the Institute, the university, government, private sector, and community members for presentations and discussions around IfP’s themes of pandemic readiness, resilience, recovery, and equity.

The day will begin with a keynote presentation by Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health and White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator, followed by a Q&A session.

The rest of the day will consist of:

  • Presentations from invited speakers on pandemic modelling, recovery in cities, and community engagement and trust in health systems
  • Panel discussions with IfP experts on the above topics
  • Poster session
  • Networking reception