Registration Site

Online registrations for the IAC 2016 is now open!

Participation is open to all scientists, researchers, conservationists, educators, suppliers, students interested in marine life research.

 REGISTRATION FEE (per delegate) 

Early Bird registration*

Dec 2015 – April 30, 2016
Regular registration**

May 1 - Sept 15, 2016
Late registration

Sept 16 - Sept 25, 2016
Full Conference
$550 USD $650 USD $750 USD
One Day
 $250 USD  $300 USD  $350 USD

* To be entitled to the early bird registration fee you must have registered and paid by April 30, 2016.
** To be entitled to the regular registration fee you must have registered and paid by September 15, 2016.


Please complete the online registration form to secure your attendance at the Congress.

Click here to register



Congress registration includes:

  • Admission to all sessions
  • coffee breaks for four days: Monday September 26 – Thursday, September 29, 2016
  • lunches for four days: Monday September 26 – Thursday, September 29, 2016
  • one ticket for the opening reception on Sunday September 25, 2016
  • one copy of the pocket program and USB
  • delegate bag
  • water bottle


    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.


    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 International Aquarium Congress 2016 (IAC 2016)

    Suite 301 - 1040 Hamilton Street
    Vancouver, BC, V6B 2R9, Canada



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



    1. It is expressly agreed that the members of the Organizing Committee and the Congress Secretariat for the International Aquarium Congress 2016, 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 Aquarium Congress 2016 for any reason whatsoever no matter howsoever caused.
    2. It is agreed that the Organizing Committee and the Secretariat for the International Aquarium Congress 2016, 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 before July 31, 2016 will incur $75.00 USD cancellation fee.
    • There will be no refund on cancellations on and after August 1, 2016