Need a Visa or an eTA ?

With the COVID-19 virus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, the Quebec government has banned all events of more than 250 people. As a result, we regret to inform you we have postponed the IFW 2020 conference and all parallel activities. More information.

Find out if you need a biometrics, an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a Visitor Visa:

  • Biometrics Passport
    The biometric requirement is now mandatory for nationals of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas.
    For additional information on whether or not you require a biometric, please refer to our fast facts about Biometrics.
     
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
    Visa-exempt foreign nationals are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization(eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. Exceptions include U.S. citizens, and travelers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent residents are not eligible to apply for an eTA.
     
  • Visitor Visa
    Some travellers need a visa to come to Canada by any method of travel – plane, car, bus, train, or cruise ship. Please find the list of countries below:

NEED A VISA OR AN eTA?
 

We strongly suggest that you begin the process as soon as possible to avoid delays.
It is the sole responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa or an eTA.
You can request a Visa letter during the registration process.
Invitation letter will be sent only when the payment of your registration is completed.

The organizers will not provide financial support.
Please check with the Canadian embassy or consulate for the specific requirements for your country. 
List of Canadian embassies and consulates: http://travel.gc.ca/assistance/embassies.

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Important Dates

Call for papers starts
November 1, 2019

Registration starts
December 1, 2019

Abstract submission deadline
Closed February 24 for Orals we are still accepting Poster Submissions 

Paper acceptance notice
Coming soon

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
To be confirmed

Conference
June 2-6, 2020

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