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NMIN Scientific Meeting 2022

November 17-19, 2022



NMIN’s 2022 Scientific Meeting gathers the Network’s pan-Canadian teams of experts, their partners, collaborators and other stakeholders to further advance the Network’s innovative research and commercialization strategies. These efforts are geared toward the development, translation and clinical application of nanomedicine-based diagnostics and therapeutics to benefit patients, the national health research ecosystem, and the Canadian economy. See the event program.

This is an in-person event. 

The 2022 NMIN Trainee Symposium will take place immediately following the Scientific Meeting, at the same venue.



Click above for the draft program in PDF.
Additional details will be shared as they are confirmed.

Day 1 (Thursday, November 17, 2022)

  • Welcoming remarks from NMIN Board Chair Dr. Inès Holzbaur
  • Opening Keynote presentation by Elaine Copsey (VP of Biomanufacturing Operations) and Lloyd Jeffs (Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Development), Precision NanoSystems
  • NMIN Spin-off Company Presentations: overview presentations on the six start-up companies to have emerged from NMIN research to date
  • Networking reception

Day 2 (Friday, November 18, 2022)

  • Research sessions:
    NMIN’s Legacy Core Facilities
    Triggered release & targeted delivery research
    Advancing nanoparticle applications
  • Invited Presentation by Dr. Shehzad Iqbal, Senior Medical Director, Canada, Moderna
  • Poster Presentations and judging
  • Gala dinner with
    HQP Awards and a special Recognition Ceremony (only included with full registration)

Day 3 (Saturday, November 19, 2022)

  • Research sessions:
    Immunotherapy research
    Cancer diagnostics and therapeutics research
  • Panel Discussion: NMIN Legacy Opportunities for Impact
  • Closing Keynote presentation by NMIN’s Founding Scientific Director, Dr. Pieter Cullis
  • Joint reception for Scientific Meeting and Trainee Symposium attendees

Day 4 (Sunday, November 20, 2022)

Featured speakers

Additional information to be added as details are confirmed. 



The NMIN 2022 Poster Competition will take place during NMIN’s 2022 Scientific Meeting.

The Poster Competition is open to NMIN-funded trainees and members of the NMIN HQP Network (NHN) who are interested in presenting research findings related to NMIN’s mission and mandate. Abstracts that present results with high commercial or clinical potential are strongly encouraged.

Abstract Submission Deadline: Monday 3 October 2022

Call for abstracts     |    Abstract guidelines     |     Application form



Participation in NMIN’s 2022 Scientific Meeting is restricted to network participants (researchers, collaborators, trainees, committee members) and invited guests.

To complete your registration, you will be required to pay a registration fee to help cover the costs of your participation (exceptions are noted in the fee schedule below). Please have your PayPal account or credit card information on hand when registering.

Registration includes breakfasts, refreshments, and lunches. The gala dinner on Day 2 (Nov. 18) is included with full registration only.

Please see the NMIN Code of Conduct for NMIN-sponsored events.

NMIN HQP/trainees: see fee information below; for registration instructions and information about available travel support, please visit the registration section of the Trainee Symposium page.

NMIN HQP/Trainee:

  • one day $150 (each day)
  • all days (i.e., full registration; includes Trainee Symposium) $400
  • NMIN Researcher/Collaborator:

  • one day $200 (each day)
  • all days (i.e., full registration) $500
  • Guest:

  • complementary (code required)
  • Gala dinner (Nov 18):

  • included in full registration
  • $175 otherwise
  • $175 for each additional guest
  • For information about how to register,

    please contact NMIN’s HQP & Events Coordinator, Leah Graystone:



    NMIN’s 2022 Scientific Meeting will be held at:

    Omni King Edward

    37 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1E9

    The Omni King Edward Hotel is Toronto’s First Luxury Hotel, built in 1903. Its location in the heart of downtown Toronto’s financial district provides convenient access to the city’s top attractions.





    We invite organizations that share NMIN’s enthusiasm for the enormous potential of nanomedicines to consider partnering with us as event sponsors for NMIN’s 2022 Scientific Meeting & Trainee Symposium.

    We offer various levels of sponsorship to ensure the best fit with your organization’s marketing, outreach and networking objectives.

    If you are interested in sponsoring, or have any questions, please review the event Sponsorship Prospectus.

    Dr. Diana Royce

    Executive Director, NMIN


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