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37th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) - DIOXIN 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Call for Special Sessions at Dioxin 2017
We are requesting submissions for Special Sessions at Dioxin 2017. If you are interested in organizing a special session related to any aspect of Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) at Dioxin 2017; please send a Title for your requested Special Session along with a brief description by email to Eric Reiner (Eric.Reiner@Ontario.ca) and Mehran Alaee (Mehran.Alaee@Canada.ca) by Feb 28, 2017.


Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
As of March 15, 2016 all visitors from visa-exempt countries are required to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) before entering Canada. For more information on obtaining an eTA please visit www.Canada.ca/eTA.


Canadians Holding Dual Citizenship

As of November 16, 2016 anyone holding dual Canadian citizenship will require a valid Canadian passport in order to board their flight. For more information in dual Canadian citizenship please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/dual-canadian-citizens.asp.

Visa Requirements
Visas are required to enter Canada for citizens of a select number of countries. For a list of countries requiring a visa to enter Canada please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp.
For information on how to apply for a visa to enter Canada please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/apply-how.asp#visitorvisa.

Accommodations 
We have secured a guaranteed hotel room rate of $199.00 CAD ($152US or 144€ as of Feb 15, 2017) per night.  This rate applies 3 days before and after the conference.  The Sheraton Wall Centre is a four star hotel and the current hotel rate for the conference week on using the conference link below is $595 CAD per night.  August is a very busy time in Vancouver and we highly recommend you secure accommodation as soon as possible as we are expecting the Conference Hotel to sell out.  If you book your room for the conference using the link below, you can cancel your booking before August 15, 2017 without penalty. 

Conference hotel booking link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1609222576&key=10C4505B