Social Events
Please see the conference guide for full times & details.

Sunday, July 20, evening - Reception, Sage Bistro, UBC Campus  (6331 Crescent Road). This event is generously sponsored by Canberra - Measurement Solutions for Nuclear Safety, Security, and the Environment.

Monday, July 21, evening - TRIUMF Tour & snacks, sponsored by TRIUMF (4004 Wesbrook Mall)

Tuesday, July 22, evening- Poster Session in the West Atrium of the Life Sciences Building (Evening Event) - social event with light refreshments.

Wednesday, July 23, afternoon-  Two excursion options offered.  

Option 1 -  North Shore tour to Grouse Mountain - lunch on mountain.
Option 2 -  Boat Cruise up Indian Arm - lunch on boat.

Thursday, July 24, evening - Banquet at the Museum of Anthropology


For those interested in exploring the West Coast either before or after NS2014, we have arranged some special rates for you to do just that. These are not part of the conference fee or schedule.

A scenic Alaska cruise is the perfect way to compliment your time in Vancouver for the NS2014 conference. You will discover a place where the mountains are taller, the rivers are mightier and the wildlife is more plenty than any place on earth.


SAILING DATE (Post-Meeting Departure) - Saturday, July 26, 2014

CRUISE LINE - Holland America Line

SHIP - ms Zuiderdam (1916 passengers, 82,000 tons)

ITINERARY - 7-night Vancouver roundtrip (Inside Passage) Alaska cruise

HIGHLIGHTS - Cruising the Inside Passage, cruise Tracy Arm, Juneau (1pm-10pm), Skagway (7am - 9pm),   Ketchikan (10am - 6pm) and Glacier Bay Cruising (7am - 4pm)

We encourage you to call Jodi Pallan, our exclusive cruise consultant at The Alaska Cruise Company Ltd. today for complete details and to reserve your cabin. You may contact Jodi directly at 1-800-943-8687 | +1 (604) 801-6627 or by e-mail at