Networking events

Student evening

Date: July 29, 2024, 5:00 PM

The event is open exclusively for students.
Spanish Trail, Pacific Spirit Regional park

Join us for a relaxed hike to connect with colleagues and friends in an informal environment prior to the start of the conference. The hike will end up with drinks and snacks and more networking opportunities!

Welcome reception

Date: July 30, 2024, 6:30 PM

Cocktail reception at the Venue

Location: the Nest, UBC

Great to reconnect again and enjoy some refreshments in this beautiful UBC venue. Come to conclude the first day together!

Welcome reception is free for conference delegates but registration is required.

Morning run

Date: July 31, 2024, 6:30 AM

Organize morning run for your colleagues!
UBC Campus

Are you a runner who can’t imagine stopping even during a conference? We’ve got you covered! Convince your colleagues to join you and organize a morning run across the beautiful UBC campus. Do you already have a 3km and 5km routes in mind? Get in touch with us on

Networking dinner

Date: July 31, 2024, boarding at 7:30 PM, cruising starting at 8:00 PM.
Buses will be leaving from the conference venue at 07:00 PM. Direct address of the pier if coming independently: 1601 Bayshore drive
(gate located to the right hand side of the Lift Bar and Grill Restaurant).

Network with your colleagues in a pleasant settings!

Enjoy a long networking evening surrounded by stunning views of the city from Stanley park to False Creek and the sunset over the Vancouver island.