We urge interested participants to


as early as possible, for planning PICES events more efficiently.

Pre-registration does not require an immediate payment; however, it will add your record to our database (for Book of Abstracts, Name Tags, etc.).

The Registration Fee applies to all Symposium sessions. Registration is not considered complete until the Registration Fee is received. In order to take advantage of the early registration fee rate, payment must be made before the end of the Early Registration period.

Registration fee INCLUDES Registration package, Opening Reception; Coffee breaks; Poster Session Reception, Banquet dinner cruise.

Registration Fees:

Registration Fee Type Early
until Dec 31, 2019
after Dec 31, 2019
until Apr 30, 2020
from May 1, 2020
Primary (regular full meeting attendee) CAD $530
(USD $400)
CAD $660
(USD $500)
CAD $800
(USD $600)
Student (1)
CAD $330 (USD $250)
Session/Symposium Convenor (2)
CAD $530 (USD $400)
Plenary/Invited Speaker (2)
CAD $530 (USD $400)
Symposium Coordinators
CAD $530 (USD $400)
Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)
CAD $530 (USD $400)
Spouse (3)
CAD $130 (USD $100)
  1. Everyone with a valid student ID is considered to be a student, including PhD candidates until they complete their degree. Photocopy of a valid student ID card is required. Please FAX the copy to 1 (250) 363-6827 or e-mail it to Susan Hannah when you pay.
  2. Symposium Convenors, Coordiators, and Invited Speakers are encouraged to pay their registraion fees. E-mail your questions to Christina Chiu
  3. Enables accompanying persons of participants to attend all public social events.

Payment Methods:

Credit Card

  • PayPal: Access through on-line pre/registration area. Automatic payment processing. Receipt will be e-mailed to you instantly. If you have "Payment Problem", please contact Christina Chiu.

  • PICES: Fax Payment Form 1 (250) 363-6827 or email it to Christina Chiu (pdf form can be downloaded from on-line pre/registration area). Manual payment processing. Request Receipt from Christina Chiu.

  • All credit card transactions are done in Canadian dollars.

Cheques and Bank Drafts (USD or CAD)

  • Mail them to PICES Secretariat:

    North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)
    c/o Institute of Ocean Sciences
    P.O. Box 6000 (mailing address)
    9860 West Saanich Road (courier/institute address)
    Sidney, British Columbia
    Canada V8L 4B2

Cash on-site (USD or CAD)

To Pre/register or Check the status of your payments:

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Receipt will be e-mailed to you instantly, after on-line payment is complete.

Refund Policy:

100% Refund - minus $25 processing fee* will be given for all requests (Christina Chiu) submitted on or before April 30, 2020.

50% Refund will be given for all requests submitted between May 1- 24, 2020.

0% Refund will be given for all requests submitted on or after May 25, 2020.

(*) CAD $25 processing fee will be retained by PICES.


Christina Chiu
Deputy on Administration
PICES Secretariat
Phone: 1-250-363-6878
Fax: 1-250-363-6827