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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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 & Speakers

Visit our Sessions page to see a detailed Schedule-at-a-Glance and to learn more about our speakers.

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General Conference Information

Conference Location

The One Health and Development for a World Under Pressure Symposium will be held at the University of Guelph.

OVC Lifetime Learning Centre
25 McGilvary Street
Guelph, Ontario | N1G 1Y2

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Delegates receive complimentary parking in University of Guelph Parking Lot P30. Contact One Health and Development to reserve your parking pass

Find directions to parking lots using the Google Map of Campus Parking or from the list of Parking lots and directions.

Travel & Accommodation

Visit our Travel & Accommodation page for hotel information and methods of transportation to Guelph.

Delta Hotels Guelph Conference Centre is offering a special conference rate: One Health and Development Symposium Room Block.

Book rooms by Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to receive the CAD $170 per night conference rate. The conference rate is available from Tuesday, May 10 - Thursday, May 12, 2022.