Registration & Registration Fees

Early Registration Fee Deadline: Jan. 13, 2014 (extended from Dec. 15, 2013)

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 Symposium sessions 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.).

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.

Registration Fee covers:

Coffee/Tea Breaks, Welcome Reception, and Banquet. Registration fee does NOT include Lunch.

Credit card payments of the Registration Fee are processed in Canadian dollars.  Payment by bank draft (by mail), or cash (on-site) can be accepted in CAD$ and USA$.

Registration Fee
(Deadline: Jan. 13)

Registration Fee
(CAD $ or equivalent in US $)
Primary CAD $ 350
CAD $ 450
Student *
CAD $ 150
CAD $ 200
Convenor/Invited Speaker
CAD $ 300
CAD $ 100

* 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 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 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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  • Registration
    Registration Summary
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    Important Dates
  • January 13 , 2014
    bstract submission deadline

    Financial support application deadline
    Early registration deadline
  • February 7 , 2014
    Abstract acceptance notification

    Financial support grant notification
  • April 14-18 , 2014
    Symposium and associated workshops
  • October 1 , 2014
    Manuscript submission deadline
    mportant Dates
    Past Deadlines
    May 13 , 2013
  • Deadline for submissions of workshop proposals
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