2003 International Symposium on Hydrometallurgy in Honor of Professor Ian Ritchie: Registration & Housing Information

August 24-27 · Hydro2003 · Vancouver, Canada



Delegate registration fees include:

Admission to the technical sessions and a copy of the conference program guide. Each delegate will receive a ticket to the Opening Reception, to a Technical Section Lunch on Tuesday and a ticket to the Tuesday evening Awards Banquet. Exhibitors will receive one ticket to a technical Section Lunch on Tuesday and one banquet tickets. Students will receive complimentary tickets to the Opening Reception and a Technical Section Lunch ticket. Those registered in the Companions’ Program receive one ticket to the Opening Reception.

To register in advance for the meeting, simply print and complete the Registration Form (available in portable document format) and mail or fax it according to the instructions on the form. Information regarding on-line registration is available at


Pre-registered delegates and companions may pick up their badges, programs and tickets at the Conference Registration Desk in the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel. Tickets for social events and industrial tours may also be obtained at the Conference Registration Desk.

The Registration Desk will be open at the following times:

Friday, August 22, 2003
(Short course registration only)
Saturday, August 23, 2003
(Short course registration only)
Sunday, August 24, 2003 3:00PM–8:00PM
Monday, August 25, 2003 7:30AM–5:00PM
Tuesday, August 26, 2003 7:30AM–5:00PM
Wednesday, August 27, 2003 7:30AM–5:00PM


The conference will be held at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel. A limited number of dorm beds are also available at the Vancouver Youth Hostel for those on a tight budget. Please refer to the registration form for reservations.


Written notice of cancellation must be sent to the Conference Registration postmarked no later than August 11, 2003. A $50 processing fee will be charged for all refund requests. No refunds will be issued after August 11, 2003.


The Canadian Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a 7% tax that is added to all goods and services purchased while in Canada. Non-resident visitors to Canada can claim a rebate of GST paid on certain goods and accommodations. For non-resident visitors, “Tax Refund for Visitors” booklets will be enclosed with registration confirmation.



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