Online registration is now closed, but you can still register onsite.

Registration opens each day at 7:00 AM.


Congress Secretariat
c/o O'Donoughue & Associates Event Management Ltd.
75 Mountain Road, Mansonville, Québec, Canada J0E 1X0
Tel: 450-292-3456, ext. 227
Fax: 450-292-3453


Why You Should Register NOW...

The Canadian dollar is currently very low in relation to the US dollar and several other currencies. The last time it was this low was about 12 years ago. So we hope you will take advantage of the significant savings while you can.

Below are some of our registration rates converted at today’s (November 8, 2017) rates to give you an idea of the savings:

Early bird rate for Full Congress (until August 1)
$ 925 CAD = $ 606 EUR = $ 708 USD = $ 538 GBP

Gaining Approval to Attend

To help you demonstrate the importance and value of attending to your supervisor, we have a draft of a letter for you to use as a starting point. You can download this template here and tailor it to your needs.

Registration Fees:

All fees are shown in Canadian funds and include all taxes. They provide access to sessions, the Welcome Reception, the Exhibit Hall and Congress publications.

Before March 31st Before Aug. 1st After Aug. 1st
Full Congress - Regular $825 CAN $925 CAN $1025 CAN
Full Congress – Student* $395 CAN $425 CAN $485 CAN
Full Congress – Developing Countries** $425 CAN $425 CAN $485 CAN
Individual Days $265 CAN $310 CAN $335 CAN
Individual Days – Student* $180 CAN $180 CAN $215 CAN
Individual Days – Palliative Care Volunteer $100 CAN $100 CAN $100 CAN

* Please provide proof of full-time student status (copy of current student card or letter from your programme director)

** Rate available ONLY to participants residing in countries listed as “Low” and “Lower middle” income by the World Bank (click here to see the list of countries). Proof of residence required.

† Offered only to palliative care volunteers only; does not include a bag. Please provide a letter on letterhead from your volunteer coordinator in order to qualify.

Cancellation Policy

Participants unable to attend the Congress after having paid their registration fees must provide a written request to receive a refund (less 25% administration charges) no later than August 3, 2018.

Requests received after this date will not be considered.

All approved refunds will be issued after the Congress.

On-Site Registration

On-site registration will be accepted. Participants wishing to register on site are advised to arrive early.

Registration Hours

Monday, October 1 [pre-registered, pre-paid only] 14:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, October 2 07:00 to 18:30
Wednesday, October 3 07:00 to 17:30
Thursday, October 4 07:00 to 17:30
Friday, October 5 07:00 to 16:00

Accompanying Persons


AURA multimedia spectacle

AURA is an immersive experience in which light unveils the Notre-Dame Basilica’s rich heritage and invites us to celebrate its beauty. Discover the Basilica to the soundtrack of an orchestral work specifically composed to accompany this journey, and allow yourself be transported to Moment Factory’s unique visual universe for a captivating voyage you’ll never forget. AURA allows visitors, tourists and Montrealers to discover the Basilica’s patrimonial richness in a new and exciting way.

For more information – Click here.

Space is limited. Tickets ($20.70 CAN) – Click here to purchase.

See Useful Information

Click here for information on simultaneous interpretation, audio recordings, ground transportation, travel visas and much more.