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Registration Information

Deadlines:
      Early Registration: extended to March 16
      Abstract Submissions: extended to Friday, March 16 (21:00 EST)

Location:
      SFU Harbour Conference Centre, 515 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC

Trainees Travel Award:
      10 Genome Canada and 5 BCPN Travel Awards ($500)

2018 Conference Early Fees:
  Trainees (students & postdocs)
      2018 CNPN membership: $10
      Trainee Pre-Symposium (May 1-2): $25
      CNPN Annual Symposium (May 2-4): $125
      BCPN Symposium (May 4): Free (registration required)
      BCPN Gala Dinner (May 4): $40
 
  General (academic and industry)
      2018 CNPN membership: $30
      CNPN Annual Symposium (May 2-4): $250
      BCPN Symposium (May 4): Free (registration required)
      BCPN Gala Dinner (May 4): $40
 
Conference Late Fees (prices charged after March 15)
      Trainees: $175
      General: $350

General Information

Registration to the trainee pre-symposium is limited to 40 participants and to the main symposium to 200 participants. Participants must first purchase or renew their 2018 CNPN membership ($10 for trainee; $30 for general). Registration fees are non-reimbursable.

The Trainee Pre-Symposium is open to all students and postdocs who are also registered to the main symposium. For the pre-symposium, we will organize career talks, trainee short presentations and round tables. Up to 20 short presentations will be selected for short talks from abstracts submissions (deadline March 15). The pre-symposium will start on May 1st at 11am and end on May 2nd at 1pm. The Trainee Symposium fees cover two lunches (May 1st and 2nd), one breakfast (May 2nd) and a social event (May 1st). The Hotel is not covered in the registration fees.

The Travel Awards ($500) are provided to support trainees coming from a Canadian institution outside BC (Genome Canada) or from BC but outside the Greater Vancouver Area (BCPN). The awards are reserved for trainees (students or postdocs) who have submitted an abstract and are registered to both the Trainee Pre-Symposium and the main 2018 CNPN Annual Symposium. The awards will be allocated based on the submission order. To apply, send your application to cnpn2018@gmail.com: indicate your Symposium Registration ID, the abstract title and institution name, as well as the name and email of the PI of the affiliated lab. There will a limit of two awards per lab.

The 2018 CNPN Symposium will start on May 2nd at 1pm and will be followed by the half a day BCPN symposium starting on May 4th at 2pm. Participation to the BCPN symposium is free and open to non-BC participants; registration is required. An additional $40 is charged for the BCPN banquet dinner that will take place on Friday May 4 at 8pm (open to all CNPN and BCPN participants). The CNPN Annual Symposium registration fee covers breakfasts and lunches on (May 3rd and 4th) and access to the opening reception (May 2nd). Hotel is not covered in registration fees. A number of presentations will be selected for short talks based on abstracts submissions (deadline March 15). Late abstract will be accepted for poster presentations only.

The BCPN Symposium is free but registration is required. The BCPN symposium is a half a day event open to non-BC participants on May 4. The BCPN banquet is open to all CNPN and/or BCPN symposium participants.

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