Social Program

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what’s coming up at WBC2016!

Dress Code

At WBC 2016 we want you to be comfortable at all our special events!
Our dress code will be: NO dress code, be comfortable.

Hence, we invite you to trade your suits, polished shoes, cocktail dresses and high heels with your most comfortable pair of jeans and shirts and get ready to experience a taste of Canadian hospitality and culture! Maybe you can bring some traditional (but comfortable!) clothes from your country.

Tuesday, May 17 ||18:00-20:00

Welcome Reception

Room 517a, Palais des congrès de Montréal Included in the registration fees.

Welcome to WBC 2016! Mingle and network with old friends and make new acquaintances in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. There is no better way to get ready for a 5-day congress experience filled with great scientific content, social activities and tons of networking activities.

A welcome cocktail will be served at this simple “drop by” activity. Make sure to collect your registration materials beforehand.

This social event is sponsored by:

Wednesday, May 18 || 08:30-09:30

Opening Ceremonies

Room 517, Palais des congrès de Montréal Included in registration fees

WBC will officially kick off with a big show featuring dignitaries as well as Montreal-style entertainment. If you think that Opening Ceremonies are not worth your time, let us show you otherwise.

Friday, May 20 || 19:30-23:30

Congress Party “Montreal Vibe – a Night in the Park”

Room 517 Reservation fee of $20. Additional tickets available for purchase at $100.

Food, jazz, arts, fashion, festivals, parks, joie de vivre – this is the make-up of cosmopolitan Montreal!

For Montrealers, food is a daily celebration to savour with gusto. We will share this passion with you at the Congress Party. Enjoy an atmosphere characteristic of Montreal’s many charming parks while tasting delicacies that Canadians just can’t live without. Discover gourmet poutine, indulge in some of the cities finest culinary delights and experience the mosaic of different ethnic cuisines that is reflective of Montreal’s cultural diversity. Artistic performances will delight and surprise!

Sunday, May 22 || 08:00-09:00

Canadian Breakfast

Join us in the foyer of the Plenary Hall to enjoy a traditional Canadian breakfast served by Canadian professors in biomaterials. Bon appétit!

Student Evening Activities

For Student Evening Activities, click here (pre-registration was required)

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01 Abstract Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015 (now closed)
02 Extended Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2015 (now closed)
03 Notification Letters: December 10, 2015 (sent)
04 Early-bird Registration: January 21, 2016 (now closed)
05 Regular Registration: March 21, 2016
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