Registration

Participation is open to arborists, urban foresters, park managers, landscape architects, foresters, policy makers, researchers, students, educators and anyone interested in learning more about urban forestry and arboricultural practice and research.

For information regarding flights, visas, childcare and other travel arrangements, click here.

 

CONGRESS REGISTRATION

All fees posted are in Canadian Dollars and will be subject to GST tax (5%)


Please note In order to receive the student registration rate, you need to send a proof that you are a full-time student. Please send a copy of your student card (both sides showing photo, name and card expiry date) to IUFC 2018 Secretariat.

* Please note: You are eligible to register as a delegate from a low- or middle-income country if you currently live and study or work in a low- or middle-income country as recognized by the World Bank (click here to see the list dated June 2017).  If you live and study or work in a high-income country and are funded by an institution in a low- or middle-income country you are also eligible to register at the LMIC rate.

 


 

FIELD TRIP REGISTRATION

IUFC 2018 Organizers are pleased to offer the participants a wide selection of Field Trips on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, from 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Please note, Field Trip registration is only offered to IUFC 2018 delegates. 

Organizers reserve the right to cancel any Field Trip should the minimum number of registrants not be reached. In the event of a Field Trip cancellation, the participants will be notified via email and offered attendance in another Field Trip or a full refund.

To read more about each Field Trip, click here.

All fees posted are in Canadian Dollars and will be subject to GST tax (5%)


TREE ACADEMY REGISTRATION

Preceding IUFC 2018, you can register to attend one of the four Tree Academies on Sunday, September 30, 2018:

  • Construction Site Management facilitated by Jeremy Barrell and Mark Wadey
  • Trees and the Law (Canada) facilitated by Julian Dunster
  • Creating Wildlife Habitat Trees facilitated by Brian French
  • Principles of Tree Risk Assessment considering Stand and Windthrow Analysis by Steve Mitchell and Norm Hol

While registering online, you can register to attend only a Tree Academy or you can register to attend a Tree Academy as well as IUFC 2018.

Organizers reserve the right to cancel any Tree Academies should the minimum number of registrants not be reached. In the event of a Tree Academy cancellation, the participants will be notified via email and offered attendance at another Tree Academy or a full refund.

To read more about each Tree Academy, click here.

All fees posted are in Canadian Dollars and will be subject to GST tax (5%)

* Please note: You are eligible to register as a Member if you currently are a member of ABCFP, or PNW-ISA, or ISA (any ISA Chapter qualify).

Please note In order to receive the student registration rate, you need to send a proof that you are a full-time student. Please send a copy of your student card (both sides showing photo, name and card expiry date) to IUFC 2018 Secretariat.


SOCIAL EVENTS

IUFC 2018 will include the following social events:

Welcome Reception held on Sunday, September 30, 2018

Welcoming Reception ticket is included with full registration but NOT included with One Day Registration.  Tickets for One Day Delegates or Accompanying persons can be purchased for $45.00 during online registration.

Gala Dinner held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Gala Dinner ticket is included with full registration and transferable passes but NOT included with One Day Registration, Student, LMIC and Not for Profit. Tickets for One Day Delegates, Student, LMIC, Not for Profit or Accompanying persons can be purchased for $95.00 during online registration.

Click the button below to start the online registration to secure your attendance at IUFC 2018.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Credit Card Payments Online
Registration paid with credit card is a preferred method and results in an instant confirmation of a delegate attendance. Accepted credit cards are MasterCard and Visa. All transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to Venue West Conference Services.

Cheque
Your registration is incomplete until your cheque is received! Please indicate the name of the delegate on (or with) your cheque that you registered online. Please address the cheque to Venue West Conference Services and mail to the address below:

Venue West Conference Services c/o IUFC 2018
Suite 301 - 1040 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 2R9, Canada

Acknowledgements
Your registration and payment will be acknowledged via email with confirmation of your requirements according to your registration form.

 GENERAL CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION

  1. It is expressly agreed that the members of the Organizing Committee and the Congress Secretariat for the International Urban Forestry Congress 2018, their legal representatives, directors and employees, and their agents, officers and services, shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damage of any kind whatsoever suffered directly or indirectly by the person, possession or property of any Congress  participant or other person during or in connection with the events on the program or any other activities of the International Urban Forestry Congress 2018 for any reason whatsoever no matter howsoever caused.

  2. It is agreed that the Organizing Committee and the Secretariat for the International Urban Forestry Congress 2018, and their agents and officers, reserve the right to cancel at any time any or all of the programmed or other activities if this should appear necessary as a result of events which are beyond their control or which they cannot reasonably be expected to influence or for which they are not responsible. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, such events shall include force majeure, government or other official regulations, natural disasters, strikes or any kind whatsoever, civil, international or other crises, or any other unforeseen occurrence. Decisions regarding the necessity for such cancellation shall be taken by the Organizing Committee, or their agents, at their sole discretion and shall be final.

 CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Cancellation before ­­­July 31, 2018, will incur $100.00 CAD cancellation fee.
  • There will be no refund on cancellations on and after August 1, 2018.

 


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