October 18-20, 2023

2023 RQR Symposium

The 16th RQR Symposium will be held on October 18-20, 2023 at Hôtel le Concorde in Québec city.

Note: The tentative agenda is available below. The participant's booklet will be available soon.

Pre-Symposium (October 18, starts at 1:00 PM)

Theme: Spatial omics

Registration deadline: September 15, 2023

Invited speakers:

  • Irene Ong (University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA)
  • Marie-Charlotte Meinsohn (Massachussetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA)
  • Florian Wünnemann (University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany)

Symposium (October 19-20, starts at 9:00 AM)

  • Registration deadline: September 15, 2023
  • Abstract submission deadline (250 words maximum): September 15, 2023

Invited speakers:

  • Monica Laronda (Northwestern University, IL, USA)
  • William Pastor (McGill University, QC, Canada)
  • Rodolphe Barrangou (North Carolina State University, NC, USA)
  • Kendall Powell (Nature Journal, CO, USA)
  • Jocelyn Dubuc (University of Montreal, QC, Canada)

Registration fees

The pre-symposium and symposium are free for: regular members, collaborators, students, and non-members of the RQR. However, registration is required.


A block of rooms is reserved for the RQR at Le concorde hôtel in Québec city according to the following terms and conditions:

  • Single or double occupancy: $179 + taxes; Triple or quadruple occupancy: $199 + taxes
  • Gym and outdoor pool are available

1. Online booking links are the following:

2. Telephone reservations are made by contacting the hotel directly at + 1 (800) 463-5256. Please, indicate "Symposium RQR Université de Montréal-Folio #1027009".

Note: The deadline for accommodation bookings is September 1st, 2023.

Organizing committee

  • Cathy Vaillancourt
  • Claude Robert
  • Clemence Belleannée
  • Dan Bernard
  • Derek Boerboom
  • Eve Bouchard
  • Maryse Um
  • Serge McGraw
  • Vilceu Bordignon

The electronic version of the participant's booklet is coming soon.

Tentative agenda_RQR2023


Hôtel Le Concorde Québec, QC, Canada

1225, Cours du Général de Montcalm Québec, QC Canada, G1R 4W6

Registration period

June 21, 2023 - 08:00 until October 18, 2023 - 00:00

Submission period

August 21, 2023 - 08:00 until October 18, 2023 - 00:00

Contact us

For any questions about the event, please contact info@info-rqr.ca

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