2021 Meeting

We are pleased to announce the 2021 Annual Meeting will take place in scenic Victoria, Canada.

Victoria, BC, Canada is a vibrant scenic city close to the ocean and mountains and surrounded by outdoor activities only a short distance from Vancouver.  The capital of British Columbia, the sunniest part of Canada, and home to the iconic Fairmont Empress hotel, Victoria will surprise visitors.  An unrivalled scientific program matched with the beauty and diversity of Victoria makes for a meeting that shouldn’t be missed.

Meeting Information

Please plan to attend the 30th Annual Meeting from April 19 – 23, 2021 in the scenic city of Victoria, Canada.  The 2021 meeting will begin with a Satellite Meeting on Monday April 19, 2021 and a Welcome Reception on Monday evening for the annual meeting attendees.  Both the satellite and annual meeting will be held at the Victoria Conference Centre

Conference Key Dates


October 15 2020 – Call for Oral abstracts (individual and team) abstracts opens

October 15 2020 – Call for Poster abstracts opens

November 30 2020 – Last day to submit Oral abstracts (team and oral)

January 6 2021 – Team and Individual Oral Decisions Made/Notifications sent

February 22 2021 – Last day to submit Poster abstracts

February 27 2021 – Poster submitters notified if accepted


October 15 2020 – Meeting support awards and scholarships open

November 30 2020 – Last day to submit scholarship applications

February 22 2021 – Last day to apply for meeting support awards



January 18 2021 – Conference registration and housing opens

March 8 2021 – Last day to register at “early-bird” conference rate

March 18 2021 – Last day to reserve lodging within guaranteed block period

March 29 2021 – Last day to register at “regular” conference rate


April 19 2021 – Satellite Meeting (Monday)

April 20 2021 – Annual Conference starts (Tuesday – Friday)

April 23 2021 – Annual Conference ends