Social Programme


Welcome Reception and Ice Breaker

Date: Wednesday 22 August 2018

Time: 18:00-21:00

Location: Biosciences Complex

Join us for an informal meet and greet the night before the conference. Food and beverages will be served. Registration desk will be open.


Conference Dinner and Cruise through the 1000 islands 

Date: Thursday 23 August 2018

Time: 18:45-23:15

Location: Walk from Conference Venue 

We will dine and cruise through the 1000 islands region of the St. Laurence River. We will head East enjoying sights of downtown Kingston, the Royal Military College, and Fort Henry. Further along our voyage we will cruise past dozens of islands, mansions, and have plenty of opportunity to spot wildlife. If the weather permits, we will also enjoy a beautiful sunset on the water. There will be full course meal, cold drinks, and music. 






© 1000 Islands Cruises Kingston




Post Conference Group Activities

Don't need to travel back home immediately after the conference? We suggest several enjoyable activites in the Kingston Area:

- Wine tour in Prince Edward County

- Swimming at Sandbanks Provincial Park

- Visit the historical Fort Henry 




Fort Henry

   Fort Henry Pictures ©2017 St. Lawrence Parks Commission