UBC Robson Square: Pre-Congress Satellite Sessions
The 8th ISPAH 2020 Congress Pre-Congress Satellite Sessions will be held virtually and in-person (Friday October 8, 2021) at the internationally renowned UBC Robson Square. Please note that the specific UBC/Vancouver time and location is subject to change depending upon the current health guidelines from the BC Ministry of Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
UBC Robson Square is conveniently located on Robson Street by the Vancouver Art Gallery, and within walking distance of three SkyTrain stations.
Address: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 3B7
The UBC Robson Square is the ideal location for the 8th ISPAH Congress Satellite meetings owing to easy access to public transportation and major amenities within walking distance.
Directions to UBC Robson Square
The official language of the Congress and satellite meetings is English. All presentations will be given in English. The five keynote addresses will be translated into French for delegates.
The average temperature in Vancouver in late October and early November is 4-9°C, with a relative humidity of 84-91%, and with a strong possibility of rain. The climate may be wet, but it is seldom unpleasant. Snow is rare during this time of year in the lower mainland of Vancouver. The coastal mountains are located a short distance (15-30 min) from downtown Vancouver and may be covered with snow. The hockey season will be in full swing this time of year.
The general dress is informal for the Satellite meetings. For those wanting to enjoy the spectacular views that Vancouver has to offer we recommend packing the following clothing:
- Warm, waterproof clothing (such as rain jacket), sweaters, comfortable walking (close toed) shoes, and an umbrella (space permitting)
Liability and Insurance
The organizer is not responsible for injury or damage involving persons and/or property during the conference. It is advised that all delegates, sponsors, and exhibitors secure their own personal travel insurance.
The 8th ISPAH Congress has partnered with Air Canada, as the Official Airline for the pre-congress satellite meetings.
Pursuant to Terms and Conditions, Air Canada is offering special discounts to ISPAH 2021 delegates travelling to Vancouver for the 8th International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress. The discount is valid for Air Canada flights.
Please use the following promotion code when booking your flights through Air Canada (www.aircanada.com): Your Promotion Code: CE8T9B61
- This promotion code can be used for 600 passengers on aircanada.com.
- The booking is to be made to the following city: Vancouver, YVR (BC)
- The travel period begins Monday, October 04, 2021 and ends Thursday, October 21, 2021.
- Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
- NOT ALL FARES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A DISCOUNT. No discount will apply to Standard bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Standard.
- Discounts apply to round trip travel only.
- Not valid with other discounts, certificates, coupons, or promotional offers.
- Fare rules will determine eligibility.
Important Information for Foreign Visitors
Effective November 14, 2016, the Government of Canada has introduced a new entry requirement, known as an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), that applies to visa-exempt foreign nationals travelling to or transiting Canada by air.
For more further details and information on how to apply for an eTA, please read more on eTA requirements.
Need a Letter of Invitation for your VISA?
We are happy to provide Letters of Invitation to registered attendees. For further information and to request a visa, please read more on visa requests.
Official Airline Partner