Annual Meeting Frequently Asked Questions
When is the OHBM Annual Meeting?
OHBM 2023 will take place in Montréal, Canada from July 22 - July 26, 2023, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.
Will Educational Courses be offered in 2023?
Yes, both full-day and half-day Educational Courses will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Registration for Educational Courses is separate from Annual Meeting registration.
When can I register for the Annual Meeting?
Registration for OHBM 2023 Annual Meeting is currently open! Please click here to register. All attendees must register online. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require assistance.
When can I register for Educational Courses?
Registration for the OHBM 2023 Educational Courses is currently open! Please click here to register. All attendees must register online. Registration for Educational Courses is an additional add-on. Please contact email@example.com if you require assistance.
How do I process payment for registration?
Payment by credit card online is the fastest and easiest way to register. If you wish to pay with a wire or check, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request an OHBM invoice.
Who is considered a Student Member?
A student member is a full-time student working towards a graduate degree (MS, PhD, or MD degree) or an individual who is no more than four years out after completing such a degree.
Who qualifies for Developing Country Reduced Registration and how does one apply?
OHBM provides an opportunity for current members who reside and work in countries ranking low on the UNESCO Institute of Statistics and World Bank List of Low and Lower-Middle Income Countries (based on gross national income per capita) to apply for reduced registration rates (a 50% discount on the Annual Meeting registration fees) for the OHBM Annual Meeting. Please Submit Your Application here.
Will OHBM require proof of vaccination at the 2023 Annual Meeting?
Following local guidelines, OHBM does not plan to require proof of vaccination at the 2023 Annual Meeting. Should local guidelines change, OHBM will shift its policy in tandem.
Will masks be required at the 2023 Annual Meeting?
Masks are strongly encouraged at the 2023 Annual Meeting, but following local guidelines, they will not be mandatory. Should local guidelines change, OHBM will shift its policy in tandem. Masks will be available onsite.
Will meals be provided at OHBM 2023 Annual Meeting?
Generally speaking, meals are not provided at the OHBM Annual Meeting. Food will be provided for purchase throughout the Palais des congrès de Montréal.
Will I need a VISA to attend the meeting live in Montréal, Canada?
Most people need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to travel to Canada - not both. Some people may only need their valid passport. Answer a few simple questions on this webpage to find out what documents you will need.
What information do I need to have for my VISA application?
You may need the following information below for your VISA application:
Name of person inviting: Elizabeth Slater
The address for the Annual Meeting conference is: 1001, Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, QCCanada, H2Z 1H5
The address for OHBM is: 1935 County Road B2 W, Suite 165, Roseville, MN, 55113
Telephone type: Work, Telephone Country: US, Telephone number: 952.641.2294
Email address: email@example.com
We do not have a special code offered by the Canadian government for OHBM 2023
Will OHBM provide lodging/hotel information for attendees?
NOTE: All meeting attendees will be responsible for securing hotel or lodging for themselves and their guests.
For individual reservations, you can check and reserve a selection of hotels with preferred rates for OHBM attendees: OHBM 2023 Hotels
For group reservations or other special requests, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
Will there be a virtual element to the Annual Meeting this year?
No, there is not a virtual registration option for OHBM 2023. However, if you are unable to attend in person, you will have access to the meeting materials via our Fourwaves platform as long as your membership is current.