About CIC 2016

CIC 2016 includes an outstanding scientific program with over 45 scientific sessions, including plenary, panel, workshops, and co-developed learning activities. Featuring 50 oral abstract presentations and 150 posters, this high-calibre event brings together experts from across Canada and around the world to share and learn about immunization research excellence, advances in surveillance, programs and practice, and the latest in policy innovations. Thought-provoking speakers will present content developed exclusively for the vaccine and immunology across the five learning streams.

Who should attend?

CIC 2016 is a forum for researchers, professionals and policy makers to present, share and exchange the latest cutting edge information in Canada’s vaccination system. Conference delegates will include:

Health professionals

  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Health promoters

Experts

  • Biotechnology
  • Researchers and scientists
  • Vaccine regulators
  • Industry
  • Public Health

Policy and program specialists

  • Policy Maker
  • Program Planner
  • Academic
  • Student / Trainee

The conference registration fee includes:

  • All conference sessions
  • Entrance to the Exhibit Hall
  • Daily refreshment breaks
  • Lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Networking receptions on Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Final printed program and mobile app

Registration fees

Rates are subject to change

Sharing of badges is not permitted without express written consent of the CIC Secretariat.

Early bird rate Regular rate
Full registration $625 $725
Student* $325 $375

† Early Bird Rate available until September 30, 2016.

Daily Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Participant $325 $325 $250
Student* $175 $175 $100

*Proof of full-time student status required

EPIC Pre-conference Workshop

The Education Program for Immunization Competencies (EPIC) is a 1-day course that provides an overview of competencies—developed by a national consensus—for frontline immunization providers.

Registration

Registration if also attending CIC 2016 $250
Registration for EPIC Course only $350

Cancellation policy

Requests for cancellations received by e-mail on or before September 30, 2016 will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Requests after September 30 will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No cancellations will be granted after November 25.

Substitutions

If you’re unable to attend the conference you may designate someone to attend in your place. Requests must be made by the person registered and received by e-mail on or before November 25, 2016. No substitutions will be granted after November 25.

Invoices

  • Invoices* will be issued upon request.
  • For a group registration, an invoice will be issued and only one payment (cheque or credit card) to cover all registrations will be accepted.
  • Once payment is received, the delegates will be granted access to a special registration site
  • Separate registrations must be completed for each delegate.

*$25 administrative fee will apply.

Group registrations

CPHA is pleased to offer a discount for staff registering from the same organization. Contact the CIC Secretariat to learn more.

International delegates

International attendees may require a visa to enter Canada. Visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada for a list of countries for which visa restrictions apply and other pertinent information you may require to complete. The visa application can take several months. CPHA will not issue formal letters of invitation for Visa purposes.

Once your registration is paid, you will receive an electronic confirmation of your registration. The CIC Secretariat will confirm receipt of payment but this does not represent an invitation for visa purposes.