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    Important Dates
  • July 10, 2015
    Poster submission deadline

  • July 1, 2015
    Early registration fee deadline

    Financial support application deadline

  • August 15, 2015 [DONE July 30]
    Abstract acceptance notification

  • August 10, 2015
    Financial support grant notification

  • August 10, 2015
    Confirm your presentations and attendance
  • August TBA, 2015
    Confirm your financial support grant acceptance
  • September 29, 2015
    Last day of full Registration fee
    refund deadline
    email your requests

    PICES 2015 Annual Meeting
    Change and Sustainability of the North Pacific
    Oct. 14-25, Qingdao, China

    Registration & Registration Fees

    Early Registration Fee Deadline: July 1, 2015
    [extended from June 20]

    We urge interested participants to pre-register with us via our On-line Pre/Registration and On-line Payment Form as early as possible, even if you have not made firm travel arrangements, so we can plan our events more efficiently. The Registration Fee applies to the Annual Meeting and workshops. Registration is not considered complete until the Registration Fee is received.

    Please note: Pre-registration does not require an immediate payment. It will add your record to our database (for Book of Abstracts, Name Tags, etc.).

    Your Registration Fee covers:

    Welcome Reception
    Poster Session Reception
    Coffee/Tea Breaks
    Book of Abstracts

    Payment methods:

    On-line Payment by major credit cards through PayPal
        Accessed through on-line pre/registration area
        Automatic payment processing. Receipt will be e-mailed to you instantly.
    Visa and MasterCard through PICES
        Fax Payment Form to PICES Secretariat (pdf form can be downloaded from on-line pre/registration area)
        Manual payment processing. Receipt will be given to you at the Meeting.
    US and Canadian dollar cheques and bank drafts
    US and Canadian dollar cash on-site
      Note: The USD amounts are for USD cash, cheques and bank draft payments only; all credit card transactions are done in Canadian dollars.

    Note: All fees are set in Canadian dollars.
    All credit card transactions are done in Canadian dollars only. Cash, cheque and bank draft payments are accepted in Canadian dollars or the equivalent in US dollars at the current exchange rate (please check with the Secretariat for the current conversion).


    Registration Fee

    Registration Fee
    Primary CAD $ 200
    CAD $ 275
    CAD $ 200
    Invited Speaker
    CAD $ 200
    Student *
    CAD $ 50
    CAD $ 50

    * photocopy of a valid student ID card is required.
    Please FAX the copy to 1 (250) 363-6827 or e-mail it to Christina Chiu when you pay.

    ** enables accompanying persons (spouses, children over 18) of participants to attend all public social events

    PLEASE NOTE: Some payments do not go through; therefore, if you see "Payment Problem", please contact the Secretariat immediately.

    On-line Pre- and Registration
    Follow steps 1-5 to
    Pre- and Register for the meeting
    Follow steps 1-2 to
    Check the Status of your payments
    1. Login
    2. Update your "Contact Information"and click "Update" button to open "Meetings" page
    3. In Section 1 tick the box(es) for the meeting(s) you want to pre-register, then click "Submit" button to open Section 2
    4. Information about your pre-registration will appear in Section 2
    5. Link to On-line Payment Form is available in Section 2

    Receipt will be e-mailed to you instantly, after on-line payment is complete.
    Sometimes emails can be rejected by the registrants' servers. In this case you can print your receipt from on-line payment area. Please repeat steps 1-5, and you will find a link to the receipt at the top of your On-line Payment Form.

    Refund policy:

    To obtain a full refund email your request to the PICES Secretariat (Christina Chiu christina@pices.int) 15 days prior to the start of the Meeting.
    50% refund will be given if we receive your request less than 15 days prior to the start of the Meeting. In both cases, a non-refundable CDN$15 processing fee will be retained by PICES. There will be no refund (0% refund) for all requests submitted after the meeting starts.

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