28th International Pediatric Association Congress | Join us in Vancouver!


28th International Pediatric Association Congress | Join us in Vancouver!

28th International Pediatric Association Congress (IPA 2016)
17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada
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28th International Congress of Pediatrics | 17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada
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Majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage throughout all four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Vancouver's citizens take great pride in our welcoming, clean, safe streets - day or night, all year round.



Catering to any interest throughout the year, you can enjoy world class shopping, gourmet meals, outstanding live entertainment, sporting events, theatre, outdoor adventure, spectacular sights and attractions - it's all waiting for you!
Vancouver boasts some of the most amazing, top-rated tourist attractions in all of North America. Together these stops make an unsurpassed lineup of cultural, historic and natural experiences guaranteed to make your trip to Vancouver for IPA 2016 one you won't forget!
The IPA Congress has partnered with some of the best tour operators to provide our attendees a variety of ways to explore Vancouver and its neighbouring cities.
  • Explore the gastronomic sights and smells of Vancouver with a Food Tour.
  • Get up close and personal with Vancouver?s towering evergreens and cedar-scented rainforest air on a suspension bridge, 100 feet above the forest floor!
  • Visit Whistler, home to the mountain venues of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games!
Vancouver in the summertime includes an abundance of activities for the entire family! While in Vancouver for IPA 2016, don?t forget to check out some of these events happening all summer in the city!
  • The Pacific National Exhibition ? Summer night concerts and thrilling roller coaster rides await at this annual fair
  • Theatre Under the Stars presents Disney?s Beauty and the Beast ? Watch this classic story under the stars, right in the heart of Stanley Park
  • BC Lions play the Calgary Stampeders August 19 at BC Place, a world class sports facility home to the world?s largest retractable roof!
  • Richmond Night Market ?  Enjoy over 500 food items from all over the world at the biggest night market in North America!
  • Bard on the Beach Festival ? Watch classic Shakespeare plays and dramas presented on Vancouver?s waterfront, against a backdrop of sea, sky and vast mountains



There is so much to experience in Vancouver, the host city of IPA 2016. Held in the award winning Vancouver Convention Center, this congress venue and city is one you must experience in person!
Register now to attend this conference and join the dialogue as we explore how to improve the global health of children and youth internationally.
All fees are in US dollars ($USD)
Congress Role Regular
May 1 - August 11, 2016
August 12-22, 2016
Full Participant - Country List A* $675 $775
Full Participant - Country List B* $425 $475
Day Participant (August 18, 19, 20, or 21) $300 $325
Day Participant (August 22) $150 $165
Students / Fellows / Trainees (all countries)** $350 $400
Day Participants - Students / Fellows / Trainees (all countries)** $150 $165 
Nurses (all countries) $350 $400
Day Participants - Nurses (all countries) $150 $165
Full Participant - Sponsor / Exhibitor $575 $575
Exhibit Area Only $350 $350
Additional Welcome Reception Tickets $85 $85
Media*** Pre-approved Pre-approved

* Country list A and B based of World Bank Income listings for 2016.
Visit our Registration Page for more information!
Start planning your trip


Save up to 20% on travel with discounts on the Star Alliance network. Visit our Travel Pagefor further details on these offers as well as important information on the visa requirements and process to enter Canada.
Don?t forget to visit our Housing Page for great offers at Vancouver?s best hotels. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Program Highlights


The program features more than 160 prominent guest speakers including:
  • Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director
  • Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet, Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director General - WHO Family, Women's and Children's Health, and Zulfiqar Bhutta,incoming IPA President
  • Robert W. Block, Pediatrics Chair at the University of Oklahoma and former President of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • David Githanga, Chairman of the Kenya Paediatric Association
  • Robb Butler, Programme Manager, WHO Europe, and Noni MacDonald, former President of the Canadian Paediatric Society and Professor of Pediatrics, at Dalhousie University / IWK Health Centre, discussing Vaccine Hesitancy
  • Vikram Patel, Susan Sawyer and Georges Patton Commissioners for the new Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
  • Richard Stanwick Chief Medical Health Officer, Island Health and Andrew Lynk,Community Pediatrician, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, both former Presidents of the Canadian Paediatric Society, covering Child Advocacy
  • Aluisio Barros, from the International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health and Full Professor, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
Nine plenaries covering important topics such as ?Mental Health?, ?Environmental Health?, ?Non Communicable Diseases?, ?Adverse Events, Toxic Stress and the Brain?, ?Equity and Health?, ?Communication Technologies and health?, ?Editors? Choice: Influential Articles that May Change Your Practice?, ?Child Health - Now And In The Future? and ?The Promise of Global Adolescent Health? with prominent speakers representing many countries and from WHO, Lancet Series, IPA, etc.
More than 50 Symposium addressing updates and challenges in prevention, innovation, media and technologies and global health.



With participants from more than 130 countries, IPA 2016 is a great opportunity to meet your marketing, sales, and public relations objectives!

Visit our Sponsor Exhibitor Page and reserve your spot today!
Key Dates
For further information and updates on the IPA 2016 Congress, please visit: www.ipa2016.com 
or contact:
IPA 2016 Congress Secretariat
MCI Group Canada Inc./AFEA
Phone: +1.604.688.9655 ext. 2
Fax: +1.604.685.3521
Email: info@ipa2016.com
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