DOHaD 2022 in Vancouver


We are delighted to welcome you to the next DOHaD World Congress, which will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada between August 27-31, 2022! the DOHaD Congress will be held in conjunction with the Annual meeting of the Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN, in its third cycle as a Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE). DOHaD and KBHN share many scientific and policy goals in common with each other. We are excited by the ability to bring trainees and investigators from each group to the same integrated Congress.


Abstract submissions are now open until March 21, 2022. More information, including how to submit, can be found here: 


Our congress programme is packed with 


We also welcome you to register for the DOHaD Through an Indigenous Lens pre-congress satellite meeting to be held in Vancouver August 24-26, 2022.


More information about the entire programme can be found here: 


We hope trainees will join the pre-congress trainee days workshop ( where there will be practical sessions on professional development, grant writing, DOHaD research methods, career tips from fellow researchers, a job fair, social/networking events and more!


Registration information for the 2022 World Congress can be found here: Early bird rates are available until May 18, 2022!


Finally, in this pandemic time, although we aim to deliver a fully in-person congress, we are concurrently planning for the possibility of hybrid sessions, seeking ways that enhance your involvement and create networking opportunities. Learn more about Vancouver, travel requirements to Canada, COVID-related considerations, and other information to plan your trip and stay here: 


We look forward to seeing you in Vancouver for the DOHaD 2022 World Congress, in conjunction with the Annual meeting of the Kids Brain Health Network. We promise an outstanding meeting where science meets the mountains and ocean, in one of the world’s great cities!


Check our Congress website regularly for updates, follow us on Twitter @DOHaD2022 and use our Congress hashtag #DOHaD2022 on social media!

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