Previous Conferences

Presentations  •  Workshops  •  Networking

Missed our previous SynBio Events or looking for what you can expect at Canada SynBio 2022? Read and learn about our past events here.


Canada SynBio 2020

September to December 2020, Toronto (Online) - Our annual Canada SynBio Conference 2020 pivoted to a virtual Bio-Revolution Webinar Series which drew over 900 attendees. In its third year, this national conference explored emerging themes in engineering biology through a series of engaging and interactive panel discussions. Featuring experts from across Ontario, Canada, and the world, this series was well received with hundreds of national and international attendees from different spheres of engineering biology. This series can be viewed on demand.


Canada SynBio 2019

March 6, Toronto – Ontario Genomics hosted 2019 Canada SynBio, Canada’s Second National Conference focused on Engineering Biology, together with the Genome Canada Enterprise and our partners and sponsors. Over 300 people, including researchers, policymakers, industry, entrepreneurs, start-ups, associations, students, funders, VCs and other investors from across Canada and beyond, packed the MaRS Discovery District auditorium for the event.


Canada SynBio 2018

March 6, 2018 – Canada’s First National Engineering Biology Conference drew over 300 people together from across Canada and around the world for a day of learning and collaboration.  Held at the MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, ON, this inaugural conference was aimed at harnessing the collective knowledge, experience and creativity of stakeholders from all segments of the bioeconomy to advance Canada’s position as a global leader in the field of Engineering Biology.