Social Program

Meals

The delegates will not have to worry about most of the meals. Just, in order to keep up the meeting timetable, the attendees are kindly asked to proceed quickly to the restaurants or buffet immediately after the session finishes.

Accompanying Persons (Guests)

The accompanying person (guest) registration allows the guest to attend. The visit and reception on Sunday evening The Monday social event starting at 13:00 with lunch, participation as an activist or passivist in the activities and in the gala dinner, to be held at 20:00 at the Marriot Pinnacle Hotel.

Monday

Each year at CinC, Monday afternoon is set aside to facilitate a social event. This is an important part of the conference program as it allows attendees to network and relax in a more informal setting away from the scientific sessions. It is also the opportunity to uncover Vancouver. Please consider the following remarks: All social program participants are required to wear their CinC badges. As the social program starts immediately after the sessions, the participants may consider comfortable informal dress for the whole-day. However the dressing code for the gala dinner should not be streetwear style ! The social program will start at 13:00 on Monday with lunch at the Conference Venue. As it is traditional in the Computing in Cardiology Social Program, participants can choose between Activist or Passivist activities on the registration website.

The attendees are grouped as activist and passivists and the activities will start at 2 PM and finish at 6 PM.

Passivist

Your tour of Vancouver will start with a cruise aboard the Pride of Vancouver. The sightseeing boat will depart from Bayshore West Marina in Coal Harbour and cruise to the culturally historic Granville Island where you will have one hour to visit the artisan shops and the world famous market. To help plan your time on the island click here. After your exploration of the Island the boat will then cruise out of False Creek, past English Bay and over to West Vancouver; it here where some of the most beautiful views of the Pacific sunsets and Vancouver Island are found. Not surprisingly, this is also where some of the most expensive properties in Canada are. The boat will then proceed on a leisurely course back under the Lions Gate Bridge, past Stanley Park, around the inner harbor, and back to the marina.

Activist

The activist group will be given a bicycle. We will be taking the scenic seaside bike route (Voted #1 in the area) around Stanley Park and all the way to culturally historic Granville Island where you can enjoy one of the oldest parts of the town. You will be able to visit the artisan shops and the world famous market. To help plan your time on the island click here