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To register, you will be required to provide your email address and create a password. It is important that you record these details as you will need them to access your registration record at a later date, should you wish to make changes.

To start your registration, or make changes to an existing registration, access the PAQS 2017 Online Registration Site.

Online registration is available until Monday, July 17, 2016 at midnight PDT.

Please contact Glenda Freeman, Registration Manager, via phone at +1-778-338-4142 or via email at paqs17@seatoskymeetings.com if you require any assistance.

Program at a Glance

Friday, July 21 DAY 1
  • Young QS Program
  • Golf Tournament
Saturday, July 22 DAY 2
  • Young QS Program Continued
  • PAQS Committee Meetings
Sunday, July 23 DAY 3
  • PAQS Board Meeting
  • CIQS Information Session
Monday, July 24 DAY 4
  • Conference Day 1
Tuesday, July 25 DAY 5
  • Conference Day 2
Wednesday, July 26 DAY 6
  • Site Tours - AM

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Registration Fees

Registration fees are listed below. All fees are quoted in CAD. Early Bird rates are available until Monday, May 1, 2017. Registration fees are determined by when payment is received and not by the date of registration.

Registration Type Early Bird Regular Late / Onsite
Full Registration $900 CAD $1050 CAD $1200 CAD
Student $450 CAD $450 CAD $500 CAD
Monday or Tuesday Only $400 CAD $450 CAD $550 CAD
Full and Student Registration includes:
  • Plenary and Breakout Sessions
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Tuesday Gala Dinner
  • Lunch on the Monday and Tuesday
  • Access to the Exhibit and Poster Hall
  • Refreshment Breaks
Student rates are available to anyone enrolled full time in a residency program and/or post-secondary education. Proof, consisting of a copy of your identification card or a letter from the institution's registrar confirming residency status and/or enrollment, is required to confirm this rate. The details are required to be uploaded during the registration process.
Daily registration: For the day chosen (Monday or Tuesday), the daily registration fee includes plenary and breakout sessions, access to the exhibit and poster hall, and lunch on the day of registration. Attendance on Tuesday doesn’t include the Tuesday Gala Dinner. Attendance at the Welcome Reception is included in the Daily registration fee. Tickets to the Gala Dinner can be purchased during the on-line registration process.
Accompanying person registration includes a half-day Vancouver sightseeing tour and attendance at the Monday Cocktail Reception.
  • Early Bird Accompanying Person Fee — $150
  • Regular Accompanying Person Fee — $170
Full, Student and Accompanying Person registration does NOT include:
  • Friday Golf Tournament
  • Monday Night Social

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Payment, Confirmation and Receipt

All payments are due in Canadian Dollars (CAD) Registration fees are determined by when payment is received. Pre-registrants who pay their registration fee after Monday, May 1, 2017 will be charged the regular registration fees. The on-site registration fee will apply onsite for any unpaid pre-registrations.

A confirmation email will be sent shortly after you register. If you submit payment by credit card, a receipt will be emailed. If you are paying by cheque or wire transfer, an invoice will be sent to you, followed by a receipt once payment is received.

Methods of Payment
Wire Transfer (applicable prior to the Congress)
All wire transfers are payable to “Sea to Sky Meeting Management Inc.”, are due in Canadian dollars. On the wire transfer, please note “PAQS 2017” and the name of the registrant(s) as a reference. Wire transfer information will be included on the invoice sent upon completion of your registration to the email address provided.
Credit Card – American Express, Mastercard and Visa
If paying by credit card, “Sea to Sky Meeting Management Ltd.” will appear as the vendor on your credit card statement.

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Registration Deadlines

Registration fees are determined by when payment is received. The registration deadlines are as follows:

Registration Type Date
Presenting Author Registration Deadline Monday, May 1, 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline Monday, May 1, 2017
Online Registration closes Monday, July 17, 2017
Onsite Registration opens at the Westin Bayshore Sunday, July 24, 2017
Presenting Author registration must be received by Monday, May 1, 2017. If you are not registered by this date, your abstract may not be included in the PAQS 2017 program.

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Cancellation, Refund and Substitution Policy

Refunds are available until Monday, May 1, 2017 and are subject to a cancellation administrative fee of $100 CAD per person. As of Tuesday, May 2, 2017 no refunds will be provided, however substitutions can be made until Monday, July 17, 2017. Substitutions must be made at an equal or lesser registration category. No refunds will be issued for substitutions.

Cancellations or substitutions must be received in writing by email to paqs17@seatoskymeetings.com.

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Entry Visa Requirements and Letter of Invitation

The Canadian Government requires entry visas for many of its visitors, whether on business or for tourism. Starting in March 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to Canada require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). To confirm if you require a travel visa to enter Canada or an eTA, visit the Citizen and Immigration Canada website.

Should you need an entry visa, please contact the Canadian Visa Office in your region or a passport/visa service to obtain one. Please allow at least three months for processing time, which will vary from country to country.

Letter of Invitation
If you require a travel visa to attend the Conference, please download the letter of invitation. Save the letter of invitation on your computer and fill in the existing form fields with your personal information. You can then save and print the document.

If you need assistance, please email paqs17@seatoskymeetings.com.

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Other Registration Information

Wheelchair Access and Special Assistance
If you require wheelchair access and/or special assistance during the Congress, please indicate your requirements during the registration process.

Dietary Requests
Please identify your dietary requirements during the registration process so that arrangements can be made in advance.

Insurance and Liability
Participation in PAQS 2017 is at your own risk. Please make your own health and travel insurance arrangements.

Language
The official language of the Congress is English.

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Contact

Glenda Freeman
Registration Manager
21st International Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress (PAQS 2017)
c/o Sea to Sky Meeting Management Inc.
Suite 206, 201 Bewicke Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3M7
Canada
Tel:   +1-778-338-4142
Fax:   +1-604-984-6434
Email:   paqs17@seatoskymeetings.com
Skype:   seatoskyglenda
Web:   www.seatoskymeetings.com

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