Schedule & Timeline Information

Timeline Overview

Steptember 16, 2015 Call for Abstracts released
December 22, 2015 Call for Abstracts closes
Evaluation and selection of abstracts(Conference Program Committee and session conveners)
January, 2016 Presenters notified
April 13-15, 2016 Conference held at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver, B.C.
June 1, 2016 Proceedings submissions due

Overview of Schedule*

Wednesday April 13th

8:30 Welcome and Opening Plenary
9:15 Roberta Bondar Keynote
10:00 Refreshment Break
10:30 Concurrent Sessions
12:00 Lunch/Networking
1:30 Concurrent Sessions
3:00 Refreshment Break
3:30 Concurrent Sessions
5:00 Sessions End
5:00 Heron Discovery Walk in Stanley Park (Optional)
7:00 Vancouver Aquarium Reception (optional)

Thursday April 14th

8:30 Concurrent Sessions
10:00 Refreshment Break
10:30 Concurrent Sessions
12:00 Lunch/Networking
1:30 Concurrent Sessions
3:00 Refreshment Break
3:30 Concurrent Sessions
5:00 Poster Reception
6:00 Tribal and First Nations Dinner (optional)

Friday April 15th

8:00 Billy Frank Jr. Plenary Session
9:00 Concurrent Sessions
10:30 Refreshment Break
11:00 Concurrent Sessions
12:30 Lunch/Networking
1:30 Concurrent Sessions
3:10 Closing Remarks
3:40 Conference Ends

* Schedule is subject to change, please check back frequently for up to date information