Welcome Reception

Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 18:30 – 20:30
Location: Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Dress Code: Business Casual

IAFS 2017 will open with an exciting Welcome Reception on Tuesday evening, August 22 at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The Welcome Reception provides an opportunity to meet your hosts, colleagues and new friends while enjoying local wines, delicious canapés and entertainment.

With a collection of more than 90,000 works of Canadian and European art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is among the most distinguished art museums in North America. It was transformed through the help of Frank Gehry into one of the most critically acclaimed architectural structures in North America. Highlights include Galleria Italia, a gleaming showcase of wood and glass running the length of an entire city block, and the often-photographed spiral staircase, beckoning visitors to explore.

The Welcome Reception is included with full registration. Additional tickets for guests can be purchased at the time of registration or onsite ($75 USD/ticket).

Networking Breaks

Date: Wednesday, August 23 – Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: Morning and Afternoon
Location: Exhibit Hall, Sheraton Hotel Toronto

Morning and afternoon Networking Breaks will be hosted in the Exhibit Hall to allow delegates to view poster presentations and chat with exhibitors, sponsors and colleagues. Light refreshments will be provided.

IAFS Conference Dinner: Celebrating Canada and Ontario 150

Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 18:30 – 22:00
Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Dress Code: Business or National Dress

Ticket Price for Delegates and Guests: $95 USD/ticket

Join us to celebrate Canada’s and Ontario’s 150th anniversary with local cuisine, live music and dancing. Your senses will be delighted as you dine on Canadian cuisine and enjoy Canadian artists and entertainers. Be prepared for a night of fun!




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