Consent to Use of Photographic Images and Recordings
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, SSP meetings and events constitutes an agreement by the registrant for SSP to use and distribute the registrant’s or attendee’s image, likeness and voice recorded in any format at the event without payment or any other consideration to SSP. Photographic, audio or video recordings may be used by SSP for educational/informational presentations and promotional materials for SSP in any format. SSP agrees not to sell or transfer the rights of the registrant’s image or likeness to any other entity.
Are you one of many of meeting attendees traveling internationally into Canada? Take Note: Roaming charges and data plan fees for cell phones (especially smart phones like the iPhone or the Android) and tablets like the iPad can be costly, with prices spiking as high as several dollars per minute. Before catching your flight to Canada, contact your local cell phone carrier to get information about special pricing plans for calls, text messaging and Internet usage outside your home country. Many companies have low-cost or even free plans (including Verizon and Sprint), but you may have to sign up/opt in to receive these benefits. If you use a smart phone, ask your carrier about certain settings such as “airplane mode” that may help you save money on usage. Complimentary WiFi will be available in the conference meeting rooms and the Exhibitor Marketplace and apps such as Skype or Facetime can be good alternatives to cellular roaming fees.
The local currency in Vancouver is the Canadian Dollar. Many Canadian businesses accept US currency and travelers checks. Major credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, American Express), are generally accepted by Canadian businesses. Bank debit or credit cards are the most convenient means of getting cash at the many 24-hour-access automated banking machines. As in the US and Europe these machines accept cards with Plus, Interact and Cirrus symbols. All taxis accept credit cards. International currency exchanges are available at the airport and at all the banks in the city. The U.S. dollar is currently valued at. $1.33 Canadian and many taxis and restaurants will accept U.S. cash on par. Exchange rates vary daily.
Visitors are not covered by Canadian health insurance. Check with your personal medical plan before leaving the US or your home country to ensure you have adequate travel insurance. It is advised that all people traveling outside their own country take out trip cancellation insurance, medical insurance and insurance to cover loss/damage to personal effects.
If you have special needs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-422-3914. We will work to accommodate members who require added assistance.
SSP does not provide or recommend child care services. Just Like Mum Vancouver, http://justlikemum.blogspot.com, is an un-screened, non-exclusive source intended to assist registrants in finding local childcare providers. The selection of childcare providers is the sole responsibility of parents. SSP is not endorsing this company or liable for services provided by them.