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Registration

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level 600 - mtcc | south building 

REGISTRATION DESK HOURS 

  • Sat, June 9th     |  07:30 - 20:30 
  • Sun, June 10th  |  07:00 - 17:00 
  • Mon, June 11th  |  07:00 - 17:00 
  • Tue, June 12th   |  08:00 - 15:30 
  • Wed, June 13th  |  07:00 - 09:00 

 

 

Symposium rates

* All rates in Canadian Dollars; 13% HST not included

Symposium RoleRegular
April 3 – June 8, 2018
Onsite
June 9 - 12, 2018
IAS Member:
Click to see the list of eligible societies

$950 $1,095
Non-Member $1,100 $1,300
Collaborating Societies
  • CSATVB
  • Canadian Lipoprotein Conference
  • North American Vascular Biology Organization
  • AHA ATVB Council member or fellow
  • National Lipid Association
  • Canadian Hypertension Society
  • Chinese Atherosclerosis Society
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Canvector/Thrombosis Canada
  • Ottawa-Toronto Heart Summit
$600 $825
Student/Post Doc/Young Investigators
  • In order to qualify as a Student or Post Doc, student proof is required during registration (letter from institution or student card containing valid to date).
  • In order to qualify as a Young Investigator you must be able to prove that you are under 35, therefore born after December 31, 1982 and working in the field of atherosclerosis.
$475 $715
Accompanying Person $235 $315
Day Pass June 10 / June 11 / June 12 $400 $450

 

Additional Options
* Standalone prices. Can be added to Full or Day ISA pass
Fee
Content Capture
Includes all recorded ISA 2018 session material
$99

 

Special Co-Located Symposia
* Standalone prices. Can be added to Full or Day ISA pass
Fee
Pediatric Lipidology
A Primer for Clinical Practice
$300
Joint IAS-ICCR Satellite Symposium
Visceral Adiposity and Related Atherogenic Hypertriglyceridemia: From Etiology to Clinical Management
$150

* All rates in Canadian Dollars; 13% HST not included

 

Registration fees include:


FULL REGISTRATION:

  • Access to the Scientific Programme Sessions
  • Coffee breaks
  • Symposium Delegate Bag
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall
  • Opening Reception

DAY REGISTRATION:

  • Access to the Scientific Programme Sessions for the day purchased
  • Coffee breaks
  • Symposium Delegate Bag
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall 

ACCOMPANYING PERSON:

  • Coffee breaks
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall
  • Opening Reception
  • Health Heart Package (if selected)

 

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS - Click For More Info

CANCELlATION AND REFUND POLICY

  • Cancellations received up to and including April 2, 2018 will receive a refund minus a $60.00 administration fee plus tax.
  • Cancellations received after April 3, 2018 to May 2, 2018 will receive a 50% refund minus $60.00 administration fee plus tax.
  • Cancellations received after May 3, 2018 and no-shows are non-refundable.
  • All cancellations must be submitted in writing to the Symposium Secretariat Email: isa2018reg@mci-group.com


MODIFICATIONS

  • An alternate attendee name may be substituted if you are unable to attend the Symposium. Changes can be made online by logging into your account. Substitutions are subject to a $60.00 administrative fee plus tax if you require assistance from the registration provider. Neither ISA 2018 nor MCI Canada will transfer any fee or payment balances.
  • Any changes requiring assistance from the registration provider is subject to a $60.00 administrative fee plus tax.


RE-VERIFICATION OR REPROCESSING OF A CREDIT CARD

  • Credit card payments that require reprocessing for any reason will incur a $60.00 plus tax administrative fee.


PAYMENTS

All fees are payable in Canadian Dollars. Our secure server will process MasterCard and Visa. Charges on your credit card statement will appear as MCI Group.

Offline payments: we accept Cheques and Wire Transfers. Please note an additional Offline Payment Processing Fee of $60.00 plus tax was added to your invoice.

Cheques are to be made payable to ISA 2018 c/o MCI Group Canada. Mail payment to: ISA 2018 Symposium Secretariat
c/o MCI Group Canada
18 Keewatin Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M4P 1Z8
Canada

Wire Transfers to have the Delegate Name ISA2018
Name of Bank: HSBC Canada
Address: 601 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Transit number: 10090-016
Swift Code: HKBCCATT
Name of account holder: MCI CANADA
Account number: 090-084233-004
Please email a copy of the bank confirmation to: isa2018reg@mci-group.com

Registration and/or admittance to the XVIIIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis shall be limited solely to participants who are 18 years of age or older, due to current health and safety regulations and legislation in effect. Any registration by anyone who is under 18 is unauthorized and in violation of these Terms and Conditions and will automatically result in the forfeit of their registration. You hereby accept that identification is to be provided to Symposium staff upon request. By registering to the Symposium or entering the Symposium you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older, and that you agree to and to abide by all the Terms and Conditions of the XVIIIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis.

As a registered attendee of the XVIIIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, you agree:
  • to grant permission for ISA 2018 and MCI to use your likeness in a photograph or video in all its publications and presentations, including website entries, without payment or any other consideration.
  • to authorize ISA 2018 and MCI to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute the photograph or video for purposes of publicizing ISA 2018’s programs or for any other lawful purpose.
  • to waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein your likeness appears.
  • that these materials will become the property of ISA 2018 and MCI Canada.


DATA PRIVACY

All information requested is for use in compliance with applicable international privacy protection legislation.
By completing this form, I request that ISA 2018 use this data to keep me informed of the International Atherosclerosis Society activities.


INSURANCE AND LIABILITY

It is recommended that participants obtain adequate coverage for travel, health and accident insurance before they depart from their residences. ISA 2018 and MCI Canada as organizers will not accept responsibility for health episodes, personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to the symposium participants and accompanying persons.

ISA 2018, MCI Canada and Metro Toronto Convention Centre are not responsible for either the partial or total non-execution of the contract in the event of accident, natural disaster (either threatened or actual) in war, curtailment or interruption of transportation facilities, threats or acts of terrorism, governmental travel or terrorism advisory, Strikes, Lock out, civil disturbance, the issue of a Travel Warning by the World Health Organization or any other cause beyond the parties' control which prevents the venue from accommodating the clients of MCI for the event or if for the same reasons the event is cancelled by MCI Canada. No expense for travel delays or additional costs incurred as a result of the above conditions will be made by MCI Canada or ISA 2018.

The Organizers may at their entire discretion repay the delegate fee or Service Charge paid by the Delegate or Exhibitor, or part thereof, but shall be under no obligation to repay the whole or part of such Delegate fee or Service Charge, and shall be under no liability to the Delegate or Exhibitor in respect of any actions, claims, losses (including consequential losses), costs or expenses whatsoever which may be brought against or suffered or incurred by the Delegate or Exhibitor, as the result of the happening of any such event.

Please contact the Symposium Secretariat if you have any questions: ISA 2018 Symposium Secretariat
c/o MCI Group Canada
18 Keewatin Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M4P 1Z8
Canada
Email: isa2018reg@mci-group.com

 

GROUP REGISTRATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - Click For More Info

REGISTRATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Early registrations will be accepted until April 2, 2018 8:00 PM EST.
  • Should your registration remain unpaid by April 3, 2018: Early registrations will be upgraded to the Late registration fee.
  • New registrations from April 3, 2018 – June 8, 2018 will have the Late registration fee applied.
  • New registrations from June 9, 2018 & onsite will have the Onsite rate applied. 

 

Payment conditions:

  • An invoice to be settled upon receipt will be issued upon confirmation. This invoice will act as a contract, and once issued, the below payment and cancellation conditions will apply.
  • All payments are to be made in CDN ($) upon receipt of the invoice. Please indicate the GROUP’s name and “ISA2018” on all payments.
  • All payments should be made before the beginning of the Symposium, otherwise, badges will not be given to the group leader or participant(s). Badges will be not given to the participant(s) in the event that the final invoice has not been settled before the Symposium.
  • Full payment of all items is requested when registering (by credit card or by bank transfer). No confirmation or invitation letter will be sent until MCI Canada has received the payment.
  • Modifications and/or new registrations made on-site will require immediate payment (by cash or credit card).
  • After June 1, 2018, only payments by credit card will be accepted.

Registration and/or admittance to the XVIIIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis shall be limited solely to participants who are 18 years of age or older, due to current health and safety regulations and legislation in effect. Any registration by anyone who is under 18 is unauthorized and in violation of these Terms and Conditions and will automatically result in the forfeit of their registration. You hereby accept that identification is to be provided to Symposium staff upon request. By registering to the Symposium or entering the Symposium you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older, and that you agree to and to abide by all the Terms and Conditions of the XVIIIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis.

As a registered attendee of the the XVIIIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, you agree:

  • to grant permission for ISA 2018 and MCI to use your likeness in a photograph or video in all its publications and presentations, including website entries, without payment or any other consideration.
  • to authorize ISA 2018 and MCI to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute the photograph or video for purposes of publicizing ISA’s programs or for any other lawful purpose.
  • to waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein your likeness appears.
  • that these materials will become the property of ISA 2018 and MCI. 

Large Group registration procedure (10 + delegates): $175.00 plus tax Administration fee will apply.

Upon receipt of your payment, we will send you an email with an internet link giving you direct and personalized access to our group registration tools.
In your personalized area, you will be able to enter the personal details of each of the participants of your group.

Registration, modifications and cancellations:

Names of all participants (registration and/or accommodation) must be submitted online before June 1, 2018 8:00 PM EST.

 

CANCELLATION AND MODIFICATIONS CONDITIONS

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Cancellations received up to and including April 2, 2018 will receive a refund minus an administrative fee of $60.00 CDN plus tax.
  • Cancellations received after April 3, 2018 to May 2, 2018 will receive a 50% refund minus an administrative fee of $60.00 CDN plus tax
  • Cancellations received after May 3, 2018 and no-shows are non-refundable.
  • All cancellations must be submitted in writing to the Symposium Secretariat Email: isa2018reg@mci-group.com

 Changes / Modifications / Name Substitution

  • An alternate attendee name may be substituted if you are unable to attend the Symposium. Changes can be made online by logging into your account. Substitutions are subject to an administrative fee of $60.00 CDN plus tax if you require assistance from the registration provider. Neither ISA 2018 nor MCI Canada will transfer any fee or payment balances.
  • Any changes requiring assistance from the registration provider is subject to an administrative fee of $60.00 CDN plus tax

If a badge is lost or forgotten, an administrative fee of $60.00 CDN plus tax will be charged for the reprint of the badge after identity verification (passport, driving license or other recognized identification documents).

Refunds: All confirmed refunds will be made after the Symposium by bank transfer or credit card per your pre-payment method.

 

ACCOMMODATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS - Click For More Info

HOTEL CANCELLATION AND MODIFICATIONS CONDITIONS

Cancellation

  • One night Room and Tax is non-refundable after booking.
  • Full payment is required by April 5th, 2018 and is non-refundable as of April 6th, 2018.

Modifications

  • An alternate attendee name may be substituted if you are unable to attend the Symposium. Changes can be made online by logging into your account. Substitutions are subject to a CDN $60.00 plus tax administrative fee if you require assistance from the registration provider. Neither ISA 2018 nor MCI Canada will transfer any fee or payment balances.
  • Any changes requiring assistance from the registration provider is subject to a CDN $60.00 plus tax administrative fee.

Any enquiries or requests for additional information, modifications or cancellations to room reservations should be addressed to MCI in writing (fax, letter or email). Please do not contact the hotel directly until after April 3, 2018.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT HOTEL BOOKING:

Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Availability of rooms in each category is limited. Rates apply for standard room; other room types like deluxe room, junior suite, suite, etc. are available upon request. All rates are in Canadian Dollars per room, per night and do not include taxes which are subject to fluctuation.

Only guaranteed reservations will be accepted: to guarantee your reservation a non-refundable deposit covering the first night is required, either by bank transfer or by credit card (deposits will be deducted from the final hotel bill when paid by the participant at the hotel).

After the hotel cut-off date of April 3, 2018, you will need to contact the hotel directly for any new reservations and changes. If you need additional dates for your hotel reservation out of the symposium dates, please indicate your requirements online and you will receive a confirmation once your dates have been confirmed.

If you are sharing a room, please make sure that only one person makes the reservation. Any duplicate reservations that require cancellation will be charged the 1 (one) night non-refundable cancellation fee. 

Large group reservations (more than 9 participants) will be handled by MCI Canada with a separate contract  isa2018housing@mci-group.com

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS - Click For More Info

METHODS OF PAYMENT:

  • Credit card: only Eurocard/Mastercard, and Visa are accepted.
  • Bank transfer – please make your payment to:

MCI Canada
Delegate Invoice #
HSBC Canada
601 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
#10090-016
Account #: 090-084233-004 (Canadian Dollars)
Swift: HKBCCATT 

All payments are to be made in Canadian Dollars (CDN/$). HST (13% tax) may increase without notice and any such change will be reflected in final rates.
Please indicate the participant's name and “ISA 2018” on ALL payments. All costs are to be paid by the ordering customer.

  • Payment by personal cheques are not accepted.

 

DATA PRIVACY

All information requested is for use in compliance with applicable international privacy protection legislation. By completing this form, I request that ISA 2018 use this data to keep me informed of the International Atherosclerosis Society activities.

 

INSURANCE AND LIABILITY

It is recommended that participants obtain adequate coverage for travel, health and accident insurance before they depart from their residences. ISA 2018 and MCI Canada as organizers will not accept responsibility for health episodes, personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to the congress participants and accompanying persons.

ISA 2018, MCI Canada, and Metro Toronto Convention Centre are not responsible for either the partial or total non-execution of the contract in the event of accident, natural disaster (either threatened or actual) in war, curtailment or interruption of transportation facilities, threats or acts of terrorism, governmental travel or terrorism advisory, strikes, lock out, civil disturbance, the issue of a Travel Warning by the World Health Organization or any other cause beyond the parties' control which prevents the venue from accommodating the clients of MCI for the event or if for the same reasons the event is cancelled by MCI Canada. No expense for travel delays or additional costs incurred as a result of the above conditions will be made by MCI Canada or ISA 2018.

The Organizers may at their entire discretion repay the delegate fee or Service Charge paid by the Delegate or Exhibitor, or part thereof, but shall be under no obligation to repay the whole or part of such Delegate fee or Service Charge, and shall be under no liability to the Delegate or Exhibitor in respect of any actions, claims, losses (including consequential losses), costs or expenses whatsoever which may be brought against or suffered or incurred by the Delegate or Exhibitor, as the result of the happening of any such event.

 

FORCE MAJEURE:

MCI and the Hotel are not responsible for either the partial or total non-execution of the contract in the event of accident, an act caused by a third party, such as Acts of God including, without limitation, credible threats of natural disaster in the geographic vicinity of the Hotel, war, curtailment or interruption of transportation facilities, threats or acts of terrorism or similar acts, governmental travel advisory, a governmental elevation of the terrorism alert level, civil disturbance, the issue of a Travel Warning by the World Health Organization or any other cause  comparable events or disaster beyond the parties' control which prevents the Hotel from accommodating the clients of MCI for the event or if for the same reasons the event is cancelled by MCI.

 

CLOSURE OF A HOTEL:

Should above mentioned offered hotel(s) close between the date the contract was signed and the start of the event, MCI will do its utmost to offer alternative options to the client. If the client confirms such an alternative option, MCI will not be responsible for any difference in rates. Should the client decline the option and book in another hotel outside of MCI’s block, pre-payments made by the client for the closing hotel(s) would be reimbursed by MCI.


CONTACT US

ISA 2018 Symposium Secretariat
c/o MCI Group Canada
18 Keewatin Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M4P 1Z8
Canada
Email: isa2018reg@mci-group.com