Need a Visa or an eTA ?

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PLENARY, SPECIAL LECTURE, AND INVITED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED!

Find out if you need a biometrics, an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a Visitor Visa:

  • Biometrics Passport
    The biometric requirement is now mandatory for nationals of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas.
    For additional information on whether or not you require a biometric, please refer to our fast facts about Biometrics.
     
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
    Visa-exempt foreign nationals are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization(eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. Exceptions include U.S. citizens, and travelers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent residents are not eligible to apply for an eTA.
     
  • Visitor Visa
    Some travellers need a visa to come to Canada by any method of travel – plane, car, bus, train, or cruise ship. Please find the list of countries below:

NEED A VISA OR AN eTA?
 

We strongly suggest that you begin the process as soon as possible to avoid delays.
It is the sole responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa or an eTA.
You can request a Visa letter during the registration process.
Invitation letter will be sent only when the payment of your registration is completed.

The organizers will not provide financial support.
Please check with the Canadian embassy or consulate for the specific requirements for your country. 

 

List of Canadian embassies and consulates: http://travel.gc.ca/assistance/embassies.

Important Dates

Call for papers and registration opening
November 15, 2018

Abstract submission deadline - Extension
February 28, 2019

Paper acceptance notice
March 18, 2019

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
April 1, 2019

Online registration deadline
May 15, 2019

Conference
May 21-24, 2019

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