Your personal host will be Rick Rule, recognized by The Mining Journal as one of the 10 most influential people in mining, and our returning Symposium chairman.
YOUR SYMPOSIUM FEE/REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
• Admission to the Symposium, including all General Session presentations, Breakout Group sessions and Panel Discussions
• Entrance to the Exhibition Hall (four full days)
• An Evening Cocktail Reception
• Continental breakfast each morning (Tuesday–Friday)
• Morning and afternoon coffee/snack breaks
• Conference tote bags and all take-home reference materials
• A chance to participate in sponsored lunches (reservations must be made at the sponsoring company’s booth)
• Complimentary online access pass to the 2016 MP3 recordings from last year’s sold-out event
• PENDING – Field Trip on Monday, July 24, 2017
DATES / LOCATION / TIMES
Dates: Tuesday, July 25 – Friday, July 28, 2017
Location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C2W6, Canada. Phone: +604-684-3131.
The Symposium will go all day Tuesday – Friday ending at approximately at 5 p.m. on Friday.
SOCIAL EVENT PROGRAM
If you want to bring along a guest/spouse/partner, but they do not want to attend the Symposium, we welcome them to our social events during the Symposium at a discounted price of US$275. This includes entrance to the Exhibit Hall, four continental breakfasts (Tuesday–Friday), an evening reception and all coffee/snack breaks. The hotel also has a tour desk and excellent concierge service that can assist with any tours or excursions or your guest can simply enjoy the spa and other amenities on-site.
Cancellations received on or before June 13, 2017 will receive a full refund, less a US$100 processing fee per person. After June 13, 2017 your registration is non-refundable.
Recommended hotel nights: Check in Monday, July 24, and check out Saturday, July 29.
If you would like to book an alternate hotel in Vancouver, please feel free to contact Mickey DeFilippis at +561-266-6570 or send her an email. She would be happy to let you know rates and availability of other hotels in the area.
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has made special group rates available to Symposium attendees. The basic room rate is C$269 per night, plus all applicable taxes. Currently, room rates are subject to the following taxes: Municipal Hotel Tax 11%; Goods and Service Tax (GST) 5%; Destination Marketing Fee 1.5% (both the Room Tax and DMF are subject to GST). Rates and percentages are subject to change without notice.
This rate is applicable only if you are attending the Symposium. If you would like to upgrade, below are the rates:
|Room Category||Single/Double in Canadian Dollars|
|Fairmont Room||$||269.00++ Per Night|
|Fairmont Gallery Room||$||289.00++ Per Night|
|Fairmont Deluxe Room||$||299.00++ Per Night|
|Junior Suite||$||319.00++ Per Night|
|One Bedroom Suite||$||369.00++ Per Night|
|Fairmont Gold Room||$||419.00++ Per Night|
|Fairmont Gold Executive Room||$||449.00++ Per Night|
For the 3rd or 4th person in the room there is a CAD $30/person night charge and CAD $50 for Fairmont Gold rooms. No charge for children up to age 18. Maximum occupancy is 4.
Guests in our group are eligible for a 25% discount off of food in hotel restaurants. Simply show your conference badge to your server for the discount. Discount is on food only and is not eligible for in-room dining.
To Make Reservations: call: +800-441-1414 or +604-684-3131; fax: +604-662-1924. Please be sure to refer to our group code: SPRO0716, or book online here.
If you call, please let the reservation agent know you are attending The Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource Symposium 2017 and our group code is SPRO0716. Reservation requests must be made by Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to guarantee rates, based on availability in the group block. Individuals are required to guarantee their reservations with a major credit card and will be charged a one-night deposit seven days prior to arrival.
Cancellation of individual reservations made up to seven days prior to arrival will be accepted, and the deposit will be refunded for those rooms for the full night’s stay. Reservations and deposits received after Tuesday, June 27, 2017 or exceeding the contracted room block, will be confirmed on a space- and rate-available basis only. Rates are good three days pre and three days post Symposium, based on hotel availability.
Taxes and Fees: State/Provincial Hotel Room Tax is 10%; Federal Goods and Service Tax is 5% and Vancouver Destination Marketing Fee is 1.5%.
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
For airfare assistance, please call Mickey DeFilippis at +561-266-6570 or +800-926-6575. She would be happy to assist you with this. You may also e-mail her your request at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are driving to the Symposium, parking at the hotel is available. Please contact the hotel for current on-site parking rates. There are also parking garages close to the hotel. You may check locations and prices at here.
By car, taxi or train… there are several easy options. Please click here for more information.
Symposium attire is business casual. The hotel and conference rooms are air-conditioned and kept cool, so please bring a light sweater or jacket with you.
For the protection of your investment, we strongly recommend that you purchase individual trip, air, health, accident, baggage and cancellation insurance. We feel this is a must these days. Feel free to contact Maria Maher at email@example.com or call our office at +800-926-6575 or +561-266-6570 for more information. If you would like to get a quote and book your travel insurance online we offer two options: Travel Guard Insurance: click here for a quote for Travel Insured Insurance: click here for a quote. Please note that our travel insurance in only available to US Citizens. Persons residing in NY, TX, or WA may only book through Travel Guard with our agency.
Please be sure you have a valid Passport – Starting March 15, 2016, citizens from countries other than the United States who do not need a visa to enter Canada will need to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) before flying to or transiting through Canada. The eTA process is similar to that of the United States ESTA: travelers apply individually online. They must pay CAD$7 by Visa, Mastercard or American Express, and their eTA is valid for 5 years. For more information about this new requirement, visit the eTA page for videos and fact sheets in multiple languages.