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Empowered Kids Ontario’s annual conference – the Spring Symposium – returns! With a virtual kick off presentation for all registered delegates on March 28th, the in person program follows on April 12 & 13, 2023 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The program will include plenary talks, campfire sessions, panels, and presentations in a variety of formats, as well as poster presentations. You won’t want to miss any element of the program! Registration is now closed, however you can add your name to the waitlist and we will be in touch with you should space become available.

“After a hiatus, we are eager to bring people back together at our flagship event in Toronto in 2023,” says Jennifer Churchill, CEO of Empowered Kids Ontario. “EKO’s annual conference has been known as a leading event for the child development sector, and offers a platform for professionals, students and trainees, families and youth to learn together, network and collaborate.”

Join us for a memorable event! The EKO Spring Symposium is designed to elevate professional practice, connect colleagues, build new and collaborative partnerships and inspire with dynamic ideas. We're covering topics from disrupting diagnosis to disability and sexuality, integrating Indigenous knowledge into health care, operationalizing innovation, supporting early outcomes, perspectives on virtual care and much more.

Your registration gives you access to renowned keynote speakers, all workshops and breakout sessions, speed networking, poster presentations, EKO's Tribute Awards presentation and reception, and an advance special virtual keynote presentation.

EKO Spring Symposium Registration Fees:

EKO Member:    $625

Non-Member:    $725

Student:             $325 

Please note: In keeping with procedures current in place in the children's health sector, masking will be required.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for the EKO Spring Symposium 2023, you must do so in writing by sending us an email to EKOSymposium@andlogistix.com. Cancellation requests will not be accepted by any other means. A 13% administrative fee will be applied for all refunds.

Cancellation requests must be received no later than Friday March 10th to be eligible for a refund. 

Terms + Conditions 

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If you have any questions please contact EKOSymposium@andlogistix.com.  


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