The 5th Annual Canadian Metabolomics Conference

The 5th Annual Canadian Metabolomics Conference (CanMetCon 2024) is scheduled for Thursday, 25 April to Friday, 26 April 2024, at the Jack Poole Hall, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, co-hosted by The Metabolomics Innovation Centre (TMIC) and the UBC Department of Chemistry.

At this year’s CanMetCon, we have scheduled two entire days dedicated to discussions and panels centered around the theme of “Integrating Metabolomics with Other Omics.” On day 1, our theme is introducing the latest cutting-edge metabolomics research and its integration with other omics by all nine TMIC Principal Investigators participating in the 2023-2029 CFI-MSI program and also three plenary lectures from esteemed Canadian and international experts, including Dr. Fiona Brinkman, a distinguished professor from Simon Fraser University and also deputy at Coronavirus Variants Rapid Response Network, presenting “Integrating Omics Data to Benefit Communities”, Dr. James Heath, the president of the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) in Seattle to provide his insight in cancer immunotherapy and COVID-19.

Day 2 is dedicated to applications of metabolomics integrated with other omics, focusing on:

  • Biological and Cellular Systems
  • Omics in Clinical Studies and Biomarker Discovery
  • Agricultural and Nutritional Applications
  • Public Health and the Epigenome

This day will feature keynote talks from domain experts and oral presentations from the broader omics community, ensuring a dynamic and diverse array of perspectives to share with the attendees. Dr. Lara Mahal (University of Alberta), Dr. Chris Gill (Vancouver Island University), and Dr. Susan Murch (University of British Columbia) will join us as keynote speakers to discuss the four applications.

Alongside our keynote speakers, we have open slots for selected speakers from our registrants, and there are still plenty of speaking opportunities. Apply now to submit a talk abstract for review – you could be our next featured presenter!

Below are some important dates:

  • Early Bird Registration deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024 to be considered for Oral Presentation, March 22, 2024 for Posters
  • Registration Deadline: March 22, 2024

Early bird registration fees are CAD 150 for students and CAD 250 plus applicable taxes and fees. Your registration fee includes a welcome reception on April 25, breakfast and lunch on April 25–26, and light refreshments during morning and afternoon coffee breaks.

Become a part of the expanding sponsors’ community at the Annual Canadian Metabolomics Conference 2024! Building on the success of our previous event, this conference is expected to attract engaged scientists with significant purchasing influence. Explore our diverse Conference Sponsorship Packages, each designed to provide maximum visibility and impact to your company. Seize this fantastic chance to showcase your brand and products prominently among the scientific community. Discover how your organization can benefit from this exciting opportunity.

For more information on the Canadian Metabolomics Conference series, visit our main site at To register for this year’s conference, click here. Join us for CanMetCon 2024 and be a part of the future of metabolomics research−See you in Vancouver!

Check here for last year CanMetCon in Niagara-on-the-Lake, focusing on the applications in Exposomics.

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