Social Events

Welcome Reception hosted by Canada Health Infoway

Monday, October 15

University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology

Canada Health Infoway invites the delegates of SNOMED CT Expo to join us for a welcome reception at the UBC Museum of Anthropology on October 15, 2018. Heavy canapés and beverages will be served in a unique setting that is renowned for its displays of world arts and cultures, in particular works by First Nation band governments of the Pacific Northwest.

Connect with fellow delegates before the Conference begins on October 18.

A shuttle bus service will be leaving the main entrance of the Pan Pacific Hotel at 17:30 and returning from the museum back to the hotel at 20:00. This event is free of charge, but you must be registered for the SNOMED International Business Meetings and/or the SNOMED CT Expo to attend.

Tourist Activity: Curling at the Vancouver Curling Club

Tuesday, October 16

Vancouver Curling Club

Experience a part of Canadian culture, try a new sport and have fun with your fellow delegates at our organized Tuesday evening tourist activity. Buses will pick up from the Pan Pacific hotel, and take a short drive through Vancouver before arriving at the Vancouver Curling Club (VCC).

The VCC is located in the facility that hosted curling at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, and the club a 100+ year old Vancouver institution. No previous curling experience is necessary and all equipment and instruction will be provided.

Try one of Canada's winter sports, or cheer on your fellow delegates as a spectator.

SNOMED International Awards Gala Dinner

Wednesday, October 17

Waterview Special Events Venue, 1661 Granville Street

The SNOMED International Awards recognize leadership and sustained commitment to clinical terminology worldwide. The awards are presented at a gala dinner which includes live music and dancing. 

Registration fee: $95 (includes a three course meal featuring west coast Canadian cuisine, drinks, transportation to the venue and more)

SNOMED CT Expo Networking Reception

Thursday, October 18

Exhibit Floor, Pan Pacific Hotel

This reception takes place on the exhibit floor at our conference venue, the Pan Pacific Hotel. Mix and mingle with the exhibitors and the other delegates. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and drinks.