Registration is now OPEN!

Full Participant and Student Registration for PPEPPD is full access, and includes:

  • Scientific sessions (Invited Lectures, Contributed Talks, Workshops, Poster Sessions)
  • Social events including the Welcome Reception, Banquets
  • Conference catering (breakfast, lunch, dinner and refreshment breaks)
  • Accommodation (May 12 – 16) conveniently located on UBC campus
  • Excursion to one of Vancouver’s iconic attractions – Capilano Suspension Bridge, followed by a sunset dinner cruise.

Accompanying Guest registration includes all social events and conference meals. Accommodation is shared with Full Participant. Guests are not permitted to attend scientific sessions.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation is included in the registration fees. There are a variety of housing options. Full descriptions are available here. We recommend you register early to secure your preferred room type.

 

Registration Fees

Registration fees are in Canadian dollars, and are subject to 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST). The accommodation portion is subject to 8% PST and 5% GST. For your convenience, we have included a currency converter link .

Registration Fee Table 2019.3.12

Customs/Entry/Visa Requirements

International visitors must have a valid passport for entry into Canada.  Check to see if your country requires an entry visa.

Visa Exempt Countries

Visa Required Countries

Other important information for all visitors to Canada.

 

If you require a Letter of Invitation, please contact the Registration Secretariat (registration@housing.ubc.ca) as soon as possible. A letter of invitation is issued solely for the purpose of assisting participants with visa applications and/or to obtain funding for their attendance at the conference, and will only be issued once full payment of registration fees has been made. Such a letter does not imply any financial obligation on the part of the conference organizers.

 

Registration Terms, Procedures and Contact Information

1. Online Payment of Fees

Online payment can be made via the secure registration form with Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

2. Payment by Cheque

Please complete the online registration form and select the 'Pay Later' option on the payment page. All cheques must be made out to "PPEPPD 2019" and MUST be in Canadian funds, drawn from a Canadian bank. Please ensure the registrant's name is marked clearly on the cheque.

Send the cheque to: PPEPPD 2019 Registration Secretariat, c/o UBC Conferences & Accommodation, 5961 Student Union Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 2C9

Payment by cheques will not be accepted after March 31, 2019.

3. Payment by Wire Transfer

Please complete the online registration form and select the 'Pay Later' option on the payment page. Contact the PPEPPD 2019 Registration Secretariat at registration@housing.ubc.ca or at 1-604-822-1050. The Secretariat will issue you the wire transfer banking information. Please note that a processing fee of CAD $8.50 applies for all wire transfer payments. Wire transfer payments can only be accepted on first time payments. All other payments must be made by credit card. Payment by Wire Transfer will not be accepted after March 31, 2019.

4. Confirmation

Your registration and payment will be confirmed by an automatic email. Please use this confirmation as your registration receipt.

5. Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations or revisions must be submitted in writing by email to registration@housing.ubc.ca.  Refunds will be allowed, based on date of cancellation. Cancellation requests received by:

  • February 12, 2019 – full refund, less $100 cancellation fee
  • March 12, 2019 – full refund, less $200 cancellation fee
  • April 11, 2019 - full refund, less $400 cancellation fee
  • After April 11, 2019 – no refund allowed

6. Letter of Invitation

A Letter of Invitation is issued solely for the purpose of assisting participants with visa applications and/or to obtain funding for their attendance at the conference. Such a letter does not imply any financial obligation on the part of the conference organizers. If you require a Letter of Invitation, please contact the Registration Secretariat at registration@housing.ubc.ca or at 1-604-822-1050 as soon as possible. Please note that your registration must be complete and paid in full before a Letter of Invitation will be issued.

7. Photo and video release

Photos and videos may be taken during PPEPPD 2019. These photos may be used in other publications, brochures, website, social media, mobile apps to promote PPEPPD. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your likeness in such media.

 

For questions, please contact the PPEPPD 2019 Registration Secretariat at registration@housing.ubc.ca or at 1-604-822-1050.