The One Health and Development for a World Under Pressure Symposium brings together scholars, researchers and practitioners working collaboratively on One Health or development challenges at the intersection of humans, animals, plants and our shared environment.

This international, interdisciplinary symposium is jointly sponsored by the University of Guelph’s One Health Institute and the Guelph Institute of Development Studies.

The Symposium aims to showcase collaborative, transdisciplinary and cross-cutting research that:

  • Highlights complexities, fragilities and systemic resilience related to human, animal and environmental health problems occurring in local, national and global contexts
  • Emphasizes and encourages the empowerment of marginalized groups and communities
  • Identifies policies and pathways that may be used for addressing some of the world’s most pressing health and development challenges

The symposium will cover the following interdisciplinary themes:

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About

The teams from the University of Guelph’s One Health Institute and the Guelph Institute of Development Studies are excited to bring you the 2022 One Health and Development Symposium.

The Symposium is scheduled for Monday, May 9 to Wednesday, May 11, 2022. This event will be exclusively online on May 9 and May 10, hybrid (in-person and online) on May 11.

The entire Symposium includes live-streamed invited speaker and participant presentations with live Q&A sessions. Information on the live stream and access to the platform will be provided one week before the start of the event.

Schedule at-a-Glance

Monday, May 9, 2022
12:30 to 4:30 p.m. | Virtual

  • Welcome address
  • Keynote speaker
  • Scientific paper presentations* 

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Virtual 

  • Keynote speaker
  • Scientific paper presentations*
  • Panel and discussion*
  • Pitches for Progress**
  • Morning, afternoon and lunch breaks

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Face-to-Face & Virtual

  • Welcome address
  • Keynote speaker
  • Scientific paper presentations*
  • Panel and discussion
  • Keynote presentation & wrap-up
  • Catered morning and afternoon coffee breaks, catered lunch

*Concurrent sessions will be organized around specific interdisciplinary conference themes.  

**Pitches for Progress highlights solutions-based approaches to ‘wicked problems’ in One Health and Development.