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General Information
Congress Badges and Tickets

Official Congress badges will be required for admission to all scientific and social functions. If you are bringing a guest to either the Welcome Reception or the Closing Banquet, they will require a ticket, but not a badge. If you require a ticket please check with the Congress Registration Desk for availability.

Key Contacts

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard Street



Hotel Guest Fax


Toll free

Messages Please call the Hyatt and ask for the IPA Registration Desk

General Travel Information
Vancouver Bus Depot 482.8747
Weather Information 664.9010
BC Ferries 1.888.223.3779
Vancouver Airporter Bus 946.8866
Tourism Vancouver 683.2000

Delegate Services

Registration Desk

The Congress Registration Desk will be open the following hours:

   Tuesday 8:00AM 6:00PM
   Wednesday 7:30AM 6:00PM
   Thursday 7:30AM 5:00PM
   Friday 7:30AM 5:00PM
   Saturday 7:30AM 10:00AM

Speaker Centre

If you are giving an oral presentation, please check in with the Speaker Centre prior to your presentation. The Speaker Centre is located in the King George Room and will be open the following hours:

   Tuesday 11:00AM 6:00PM
   Wednesday 7:30AM 5:00PM
   Thursday 7:30AM 5:00PM
   Friday 7:30AM 5:00PM
   Saturday 7:30AM 12:00NOON


All refreshment breaks will take place inside the exhibit area beside the Plenary Room when it is open.

   Wednesday 9:30AM 4:00PM
   Thursday 9:30AM 4:00PM
   Friday 9:30AM 11:00AM

Poster Viewing

Posters highlighting the latest developments and ongoing research from around the world will be available for viewing throughout Wednesday and Thursday, and until noon on Friday. All posters will be on the 3rd Floor of the Hyatt Regency Vancouver.

CME Accreditation

The Division of Continuing Medical Education (CME), University of British Columbia is accredited to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians by both the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) of the United States.

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Updated: May 27, 2001