Halifax and Dalhousie University

Conference registration provides access to the Opening Ceremonies, all scientific sessions, buffet breakfasts at the Dalhousie Campus Dining Hall, lunches and refreshment breaks, and the Gala event at the Canadian Museum of Immigration @ Pier 21 ($25 surcharge). Additional companion ticket (one) for Gala can be purchased for $75.

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A number of on-campus accommodations are available to fit any budget a group size, including self-contained 2, 3 and 4-bedroom suites in one of Dalhousie’s newest residences. Please review the Campus Accommodations Booking flyer for more information. Note that all campus bookings provide overnight parking and access to the Dalplex fitness facility nearby. Book early for the best selection!


If you are seeking more traditional hotel accommodations, both the Atlantica Hotel (888-810-7288 or by email at reservations@atlanticahalifax.com; refer to the Canadian Biomaterials Society for a special rate of $229/night) and Lord Nelson Hotel are within a 10 to 15 minute walking distance from the conference venue.