Registration for WNCD23 is now Open!
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- Register Now
- Registration Fees
- Methods of Payment
- Cancellation, Refund and Substitution Policy
- Travel Visa Requirements and Letter of Invitation
- Other Registration Information
Register by Tuesday, January 17, 2023 to receive the Early Bird rate.
Please contact support via email at email@example.com or by phone at +1-604-984-6455 if you require any assistance.
|Early Bird (until January 17)||Advance (January 18 – May 30)||Regular (as of May 31)|
|Non WNF Members||$699||$844||$944|
|Selected Health Care Professions||$599||$744||$844|
|Low and Middle Income Countries||$395||$540||$640|
|Early Bird (until January 17)||Advance (January 18 – May 30)||Regular (as of May 31)|
|Non WNF Members||$599||$699||$799|
|Selected Health Care Professions||$499||$599||$699|
|Low and Middle Income Countries||$295||$395||$495|
*In the event that the in person Congress is canceled for reasons outside of the organizers control, the Congress will be held virtually and all in person registrations will be changed to virtual registrations, and the difference between the in person and virtual rates will be refunded via the same method of payment their registration was made. Any fees associated with cancellation of travel or housing reservations is the exclusive responsibility of Congress participants.
**In the event that most WNCD 2023 participants choose to attend the WNCD 2023 Congress in person, the organizers reserve the right to cancel the Virtual Congress Attendance option. All participants who had registered for Virtual Congress Attendance will be given the option to upgrade to the in-person registration rate or receive a full refund via the same method of payment their registration was made.
Registration Category Definitions
Non WNF Members rates are available to those who do not fall into any of the other categories.
WNF Members rates are available to members of the World NCD Federation (WNF). WNF membership number is required to confirm this rate.
Selected Health Care Professions rates are available to Addiction Counsellors, Audiologists, Chiropractors, Dental Hygienists, Epidemiologist/Biostatisticians, Genetic Counsellors, Health Educators, Health Informatics, Health Promotion Specialists, Kinesiologists, Nurses, Nutritionist/Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrist/Chiropodists, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Social Workers and Technicians.
Low and Middle Income Countries rates are available to anyone living and working in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC). LMIC are defined by the World Bank using this list: https://data.worldbank.org/country/low-and-middle-income?locations=XO(scroll to bottom of page for list)
Student rates are available to anyone enrolled full time in a residency program and/or post-secondary education. Proof, consisting of a copy of your identification card or a letter from the institution’s registrar confirming residency status and/or enrollment, is required to confirm this rate.
In Person Registration Includes:
- Access to all in-person Congress sessions1
- Admission to Welcome Reception and Farewell Reception
- Admission to lunch and refreshment breaks
- Access to the virtual Congress platform, including post-Congress access to recorded plenary sessions and select recorded concurrent sessions until December 31, 2023
- Access to view poster presentations
- Access to the Exhibit Hall
- Opportunity to attend the Congress Banquet (additional fee applies)
- Opportunity to attend Pre-Congress Symposia and Workshops, and Breakfast Workshops (additional fees may apply)
Virtual Registration Includes:
- Access to the virtual Congress platform, including live plenary sessions and select live concurrent sessions2
- Access to virtual poster presentations
- Access to sponsors and exhibitors in the virtual exhibit hall
- Post-Congress access to recorded plenary sessions and select recorded concurrent sessions until December 31, 20232
- Note that in person attendance to Congress sessions may be limited for some symposia and workshops to registrants whose participation is required, or where the session topic/material is intended for a certain audience category, such as students. Concurrent sessions will have a fixed capacity and registrants will be seated on a first come basis.
- Organizers will determine which concurrent sessions will be broadcast live and recorded for post-Congress viewing. Not all in person concurrent sessions will be available on the virtual platform.
WNCD will hold a Congress Banquet on the evening of Wednesday, June 28, 2023, with location and time to be determined. Tickets are $150 for congress registrants and $175 for guests.
Methods of Payment
Credit Card: MasterCard and Visa
If paying by credit card, “WNCD23” or “WNCD 2023 Congress” will appear as the vendor on your credit card statement, and the amount charged will be the equivalent amount in the currency of your country.
Cheque (applicable prior to the Congress)
If you are paying by cheque, include WNCD 2023 and the name of the registrant on the cheque and make the cheque payable to “Sea to Sky Meeting Management Inc.” The payment address is at the bottom of this page. Funds are due in Canadian Dollars and must be drawn from a Canadian bank. A receipt will be sent to the email address provided during registration once payment has been received.
Wire Transfer (applicable prior to May 15, 2023)
All wire transfers are payable to Sea to Sky Meeting Management Inc, are due in CAD and must be received by Monday, May 15, 2023. Otherwise, payment via another method will be required.
When requesting a wire transfer to pay your fees, please advise your bank to deduct any fees from the sender’s account and not from the beneficiary’s, as full payment is required.
On the wire transfer, please note WNCD 2023 and the name of the registrant(s) as a reference.
Cancellation, Refund and Substitution Policy
All cancellations received in writing on or before Monday, May 15, 2023 will receive a refund less an administration fee of $100 CAD per person. As of Tuesday, May 16 no refunds will be provided.
Substitutions can be made at an equal or lesser registration category up to June 15, 2022. No refunds will be issued for substitutions.
All cancellations and substitution requests must be received in writing by Sea to Sky Meeting Management and Association Management at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Monday, May 15, 2023.
Travel Visa Requirements and Letter of Invitation
Letters of Invitation to participate are available to registered and paid participants of WNCD 2023. Please note the ‘Letter of Invitation’ is not a guarantee that you can enter Canada. You may request a pdf invitation letter (which will be sent to you by email) during the registration process at no charge. Invitation letters will be sent once your registration is fully paid. If you require a hard copy letter couriered to you, a $50 administration charge will apply. For additional information, please visit the Travel and Visa Information page.
Other Registration Information
Wheelchair Access and Special Assistance: If you require wheelchair access and/or special assistance during the Congress, please indicate your requirements during the registration process.
Insurance and Liability: Individuals take part in WNCD activities including the at their own risk and are responsible for their own health and travel insurance arrangements. The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including coverage for travel, accommodation, health, and personal possessions.
Limitation of Liability: You agree to release and hold harmless “Toronto WNC 2023”, The World NCD Federation, Sea to Sky Meeting and Association Management Inc. and its suppliers from any and all claims, demands, and causes of action arising out of or relating to your participation in this event, including but not limited to the use of the conference center, lodging facilities, theft or damage to belongings, attendance at social events and tours related to the event.
NOTE: Photographs taken during WNCD 2023 may be used for promotional purposes. By registering you provide your consent for “Toronto WNC 2023”, The World NCD Federation, Sea to Sky Meeting and Association Management Inc. and its suppliers to use any photographs with your image. Photos may be shared with WNCD 2023 Sponsors and Exhibitors for their own promotional purposes.
Language: The official language of the Congress is English.
WNCD 2023 Congress Secretariat
c/o Sea to Sky Meeting and Association Management Inc.
Suite 206, 201 Bewicke Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3M7, Canada
Office: +1-604-984-6455 (Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm PST)