Generally, the high temperature in October reaches around 13 C (43F) with a low of around -1C (35F). Snow is also possible but not guaranteed.
The University and hotels are approximately 18 km (12 mi) from the airport. Travel time is about 25 minutes by taxi. More information can be found on the “Transportation” page.
There are a lot of great things to do in the area, from shopping and site-seeing to ghost town adventures! Please see our “Activities” page for a detailed list of things to do.
You may need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization, depending on the country of origin. Visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/apply-who.asp to determine what travel documents you will require to enter Canada.
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As many as you would like. Be aware that the Science Committee has the option to choose abstracts for either oral or poster presentations.
You will receive an email.
No, presenting a paper is optional.
No. You may record your own presentation. However, recording other presentations is prohibited without previous authorization.
Yes, but you must purchase an additional ticket for each guest when you register for the conference. Tickets are $65 each.
Yes. The George Baer Latin American Investigator Award is awarded to one new rabies researcher each year. See “George Baer Latin Award” page for more information.
No other grants are considered.
The registration fee includes entrance to the conference, informational packets, breaks, and the Gala Dinner.
The registration fee does not include additional tickets to the Gala Dinner for guests. These can be purchased during registration.
Yes. Translation will be provided in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
You will receive an individual attendance certificate under the name registered to the conference and a certificate for each paper that you present (oral or poster). The title of the paper and all the co-authors registered will be included on the certificate.
*Please carefully review your information when you register, because that is what will appear on the certificate.
Possibly, depending on the selection you made when submitting your paper and at the discretion of the Scientific Committee. Email email@example.com to request a presentation style as soon as possible.
Please inform the conference organizers as early as possible by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that the Certificate of Attendance will not be delivered, but the Certificate of your paper will be delivered to the speaker.
Each oral presentation is 12 minutes long with 3 minutes for Q&A. As a courtesy to others, please limit your presentation to the time allotted.
PowerPoint presentations should be turned in before the conference begins. If that is not possible, it should be submitted before your session at the latest. Please provide your PowerPoint with enough time to be ready for your session.
No. There is one fee for the entire conference.
Registration check-in will take place at the University of Calgary Conference Centre on
• Sunday, October 22nd from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
• Monday, October 23rd through Wednesday, October 25th from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
On-site registration will also be available at these times (cash only).
Online registration closes October 15, 2017. On-site registration will be available (cash only).
Yes, you can cancel until July 31, 2017. A $50 cancellation fee applies. No cancellation requests will be honoured after July 31st, though substitutions will be allowed.
For information about lodging, see “Accommodations” page.
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