General Information

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SYMPOSIUM VENUE

​Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver B.C., Canada V6C 3C1
Tel: +1 604 689 8232 
Fax: +1 604 647 7232
www.vancouverconve​ntioncentre.com

GETTING HERE

Please refer to​ the Vancouver Convention Centre​ website for transportation information and details on parking at the venue:
www.vancouverconventioncentre.com/thecity/getting-here​ 
The 
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) official website also contains useful transport information:
www.yvr.ca/en/getting-to-from-yvr.aspx​

LANGUAGE

English is the official language of the Conference​.

CLOTHING

Attire​ for BRAIN 2015 is informal for all occasions. 

VISA INFORMATION

Visa regulations depend on nationality and country of origin. Please contact your local Canadian Embassy/Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that apply to you. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.​​​

Official Letter of Invitation

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries can be sent to participants by the Secretariat. Should you require an invitation please contact​ us​.​  

It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee or Congress Organizer to provide any financial assistance. If you require an original letter, it is recommended that you send your request 3 months in advance to account for delivery by post and administrative time. 
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​PERSONAL INSURANCE

We recommend that all participants to the XXVIIth International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism and Function & XIIth International Conference on Quantification of Brain Function with PET take out personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

CLIMATE

The weather in Vancouver in June is mild with average maximum temperatures of  ​15 ºC - 20ºC. 
It rains occasionally so an umbrella is recommended.


INFORMATION ON VANCOUVER

For further information about the City of Vancouver, please visit the following websites:
www.tourismvancouver.com
www.vancouver-webpages.com

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