General Information

General Information

Below is a summary of some of the important information you might need when attending INS 24 in Vancouver.

Important Dates

Early Registration

Feb 13, 2024

Regular Registration

April 18, 2024

Conference venue:

Vancouver Convention Centre - EAST BUILDING

Venue address:

1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada


The official language of INS 16th World Congress is English.


It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We suggest you contact your local Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that may apply to you. For more information on visas, please visit the dedicated Visa Information page on the Congress website.

Letter of Invitation

An official personalized letter of invitation will be provided to registered participants as part of the registration process. You will be able to generate an invitation letter at the end of the registration process, and you will also receive a confirmation email with a link to the invitation letter. This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the scientific program.

Dress Code

During the entire Congress, the advised attire is smart casual.

Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Liability and Insurance

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.

The INS 16th World Congress (INS 2024) organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal health and travel insurance for their trip.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please be sure to check out our Contact Us page.