Meetings & Events

Upcoming Public Events

Upcoming Program Meetings

CIFAR program meetings are at the core of what we do. Several times a year, fellows in each of our research programs come together to share research and trade ideas. By collaborating consistently over long periods of time, these interdisciplinary teams of fellows spark bold new approaches to important research questions. These meetings are by invitation only. For more information, please contact

Quantum Materials
October 31 - November 2, 2019
Orford, Qué.

Successful Societies
November 1-2, 2019
Cambridge, Mass.

Molecular Architecture of Life
November 5-6, 2019
Toronto, Ont.

Humans & the Microbiome
November 7-8, 2019
Toronto, Ont.

Child & Brain Development
November 11-13 2019
Tokyo, Japan

Fungal Kingdom: Threats & Opportunities
November 18-19, 2019
Toronto, Ont.

Earth 4D: Subsurface Science & Exploration
November 18-19, 2019
Toronto, Ont.

Learning in Machines & Brains
December 7-8, 2019
Vancouver, B.C.

Azrieli Brain, Mind & Consciousness
December 9-10, 2019
Toronto, Ont.

Quantum Information Science
February 12-14, 2020
Montreal, Qué.

Past Public Events