Frequently asked questions related to the Conference
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Where will the conference take place?
The conference will take place at the Halifax Convention Centre, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from May 28 - May 31, 2024.
Where will the workshops take place?
The workshops will take place at Dalhousie University, more information coming soon.
Will there be an option for virtual attendance?
IASSIST 2024 will be an in-person only conference experience. In-person attendees must register to attend the conference and participate in the workshops. Papers and presentations will be made available after the conference.
What is the registration fee?
When confirmed, all conference registration fees will be listed on the registration page of the Conference Website.
When does registration open?
Can I register in person at the Conference Venue?
Can I get a discount when I register early?
Yes, there is an early bird discount to those who register for the conference early.
How is registration confirmed?
What is included in the full registration fees?
In-Person Registration for IASSIST 2024 includes access to all sessions and provided meals and breaks that are included on the schedule from Tuesday evening, May 28 through Friday, May 31.
* Pre-conference workshops can be added to your registration for an additional fee.
In-Person One-Day ONLY Registration for IASSIST 2024 includes access to all sessions and meals and breaks that are included on the schedule for the One Day selected. Reception and Banquet are excluded from One-Day registration.
What meals are included with registration?
Light morning break, full lunch, and an afternoon break will be provided to all in-person registrants Wednesday through Friday.
How do I get around in Halifax?
Visit the Maps & Local Information page on the conference website for Local Details.
When will the registration desk be available on site?
The Conference Registration desk will be located in the Halifax Convention Centre, Argyle Level, at the conference venue. The desk will be staffed at 8am, Tuesday through Friday. Staff will remain at the desk during conference hours each day.
What is the registration cancellation policy?
What are the requirements to obtain a Canadian Visa?
All visitors are required to carry a valid passport. In certain cases a visa or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) may be required. Use the Find out if you need a visa service to determine if you need a visa or eTA to travel to Canada. Consult the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) page for instructions on how to apply for an eTA and Visitor visa page for instructions on how to apply for a visa.
The Program or Local Arrangements Committee will provide letters of invitation to the conference for those who need them. Please reach out as soon as possible, contact us programme ( at ) lists.iassistdata.org
What is the hotel cost? How do I make hotel reservations?
Is there any alternative accommodation?
What if I cannot attend the in-person conference, will there be an option to attend virtually?
IASSIST & CARTO 2024 is an in-person event.
How can I receive regular updates about the conference?
Will it be the best IASSIST ever?
Yes, it will be the best IASSIST ever!
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