Registration


Register here - Early Bird fees by: May 31, 2017!

Registration is provided in several categories based on membership status and time of registration.
Note that all presenting authors must be registered by the applicable registration deadline May 31, 2017 (extended) or their paper will be removed from the proceedings and their assigned presentation will be canceled. Reinstatement upon late registration will be subject to availability of suitable opportunities in conference schedule.



All fees in Canadian Dollars(CAD). Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 5% is applicable to all registration fees.
Please have your membership information ready when registering.

Registration Fees include:


Full Delegate Registration

Applies to Categories: IABSE Member, Supporting Organization Member and Non-Member.

Select the appropriate Category based on your membership status. Your membership number and other credentials will be requested as part of the registration process.

Presenting authors born prior to January 1, 1983 must select a Full Delegate Registration category.

Each Full Delegate Registration package includes:

•    Entrance for pass holder to all technical sessions including keynotes and parallel sessions.
•    Admittance for pass holder to exhibit hall.
•    1 copy of the Symposium proceedings and abstract collection on USB stick; printed abstract book available for advance purchase at extra cost.
•    Daily coffee breaks and lunch (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) for pass holder.
•    Admittance for pass holder to Social Events: Icebreaker Reception, Networking Social, and After-Party following the Gala Dinner.
•    Discounted admission to many Vancouver attractions when you “show your pass”.
•    Access to register for Gala Dinner, Technical Tours and Pre-Conference Workshops at extra cost.

Young Engineer Registration
Applies to: participants born after January 1, 1983.

Presenting authors born after Jan 1, 1983 should select the Young Engineer category. Government-issued photo ID may be requested when you pick up your registration package.

Each Young Engineer Registration package includes:

•    Entrance for pass holder to all technical sessions including keynotes and parallel sessions.
•    Admittance for pass holder to exhibit hall.
•    1 copy of the Symposium proceedings and abstract collection on USB stick; printed abstract book available for advance purchase at extra cost.
•    Daily coffee breaks and lunch (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) for pass holder.
•    Admittance for pass holder to Social Events: Icebreaker Reception, Networking Social with complimentary drink tickets, and After-Party following the Gala Dinner.
•    Discounted admission to many Vancouver attractions when you “show your pass”.
•    Access to register for Gala Dinner, Technical Tours and Pre-Conference Workshops at extra cost.

Corporate Pass
The Corporate Pass is registered under a corporate name and is Transferable for use by one employee of the company at a given time. One pass provided. No replacements for lost passes.

Note that the Corporate Pass cannot be used by presenting authors. Presenting authors must select a Full Delegate Registration category or a Young Engineers Registration as described above.

The Corporate Pass holder will receive:

•    Entrance for pass holder to all technical sessions including keynotes and parallel sessions.
•    Admittance for pass holder to exhibit hall.
•    1 copy of the Symposium proceedings and abstract collection on USB stick; printed abstract book available for advance purchase at extra cost.
•    Daily coffee breaks and lunch (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) for pass holder.
•    Admittance for pass holder to Social Events: Icebreaker Reception, Networking Social, and After-Party following the Gala Dinner.
•    Discounted admission to many Vancouver attractions when you “show your pass”.

One Day Pass
The One Day Pass is made available for those only attending a portion of the Symposium.

Day of pass specified at time of purchase (Thursday, Friday and Saturday available). No changes after issue. Non-transferable.

Note that the One Day Pass cannot be used by presenting authors. Presenting authors must select a Full Delegate Registration category or a Young Engineers Registration as described above.

The One Day Pass holder will receive on the day selected only:

•    Entrance for pass holder to all technical sessions including keynotes and parallel sessions.
•    Admittance for pass holder to exhibit hall.
•    1 copy of the Symposium proceedings and abstract collection on USB stick; printed abstract book available for advance purchase at extra cost.
•    Coffee breaks and lunch for pass holder on vaid day of pass.
•    Admittance for pass holder to Social Events that occur on the valid day of the pass: Icebreaker Reception, Networking Social, or After-Party following the Gala Dinner.
•    Discounted admission to many Vancouver attractions when you “show your pass”.

Accompanying Persons 
An Accompanying Person registration is for those joining a Delegate to attend social events, technical tours and Opening and Closing Ceremonies as well as special events organized for Accompanying Persons.

It does not provide access to the Exhibit Hall or regular technical sessions.

The Accompanying Person pass holder will receive:

•    Designated meeting point with local volunteers and guides to help you plan excursions.
•    Daily morning coffee break (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) for pass holder in designated reception area.
•    Discounted admission to many Vancouver attractions when you “show your pass”.
•    Admittance for pass holder to Opening and Closing ceremonies.
•    Admittance for pass holder to Social Events: Icebreaker Reception, Networking Social, After-Party following the Gala Dinner.
•    Access to register for Gala Dinner at preferential rate (separate fee applies).
•    Access to register for Technical Tours at extra cost.