Registration Fees and Terms

All amounts shown are in Canadian dollars. An online currency converter is available here.


Early Registration*
(until March 1)


Regular Registration
(After March 1)


On-site Registration


Global Geospatial Conference
(Full Registration: 4 days)




Global Geospatial Conference
(1 day)




Global Geospatial Conference
(Student) **



  • Items Included in Registration: All rates include (for the days on which one is registered) admission to all plenary and technical sessions, workshops, poster forum, demo sessions, lightning round, exhibition, industry showcase, conference kit, ice breaker, lunches and coffee breaks for the joint GSDI 13 World Conference, GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference, Canadian Geomatics Conference and 3DGeo Info Conference. The conference dinner and cruise requires an additional fee. All registrants are also invited to attend pre-conference and post-conference activities and meetings throughout the week as appropriate and as indicated on the web pages for these activities.
  • None of the rates shown include taxes. Residents of Quebec pay highest taxes, Canadians next highest, and foreign visitors the least taxes.
  • Online Payment: Please note that you may pay online by credit Card (Visa or MasterCard only) or by electronic bank transfer. Please assume that the on-line registration site will close one week prior to the opening of the conference.
  • Payment by Mail: Payment by check is allowed in Canadian dollars but the check must clear by any deadline stated.
  • On-Site Registration: For on-site registration in Quebec City we will accept only Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) or cash (the exact amount) in Canadian dollars.

* - Early rates must be fully paid on or prior to March 1, 2012.
** - This rate will be for only the first 100 students who register for the conference. After that, the Global Geospatial Conference early, regular or on-site rates apply. The student rate is the same for 1 day or 4 days. To benefit from the student rate, we must receive within 5 business days of your online registration an electronic transmission that includes your full name, name of full-time program of study, university name, adviser's name, adviser's phone number and a digital copy of your student card (scan or fax) sent to or by fax at +1 418 523-1371.

Registration Instructions (if needed):

  1. Please complete one on-line registration form per person.
  2. All registration details should be typed in upper and lower case letters. Do NOT use all capital letters.
  3. All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are compulsory and must be completed.
  4. You should receive an acknowledgement email upon completion of the registration form in addition to seeing an acknowledgement page. A Conference Registration Number will be sent to the email address that you have provided in the registration form. Please print or record the Conference Registration Number. If no acknowledgement email is received within an hour, please contact

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General Notes / Terms and Conditions

1. All registrants are deemed to have read and consented to these terms and conditions.
2. The fees quoted are per person and do NOT include local taxes.
3. On-line registrations should be paid through the secure online credit card processing system at the time of registration. No fax registrations will be accepted. Alternatively, a registrant may choose to generate an invoice automatically through the registration process. Registrants paying by direct bank transfer rather than by check must incur any bank transfer charges.
4. Onsite registrations in Quebec City must be paid by in cash or by credit card (Visa and Master Card).
5. Full-time enrolled university or tertiary institution students registering on-line must provide contact information for their academic supervisors. Full-time students registering onsite in Canada and all students picking up badges at the conference must present a currently valid university or tertiary institution identification card. The reduced student rate applies only to the first 100 students.
6. Capacity for the Conference Cruise Dinner is limited and will be on a first-come first-served basis. Transport to the venue of the Conference Dinner will depart from the Conference Venue only.
7. Cancellations must be received in writing sent to and the following refund policies will apply:
- Cancellation will be subject to a 20% from your total invoice;
- There will be no refund for cancellations received after April 1, 2012;
- No registration fee will be reimbursed in case of no-show.
8. One day registrants are entitled to entry to other events falling on that same conference day but not the cruise  dinner.
9. Registration fees do NOT include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the conference and book your travel you secure an insurance policy of your choice. This insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin. The conference organizers do not take any responsibility for any registrant failing to arrange for their own insurance.
10. Any charge backs by credit card companies to the conference organizers due to refused or cancelled credit cards will incur a $50 Canadian processing fee to be levied against the registrant.
11. The Conference Organizer(s) reserves the right to change the conference venue and/or alter the conference program or cancel the conference due to acts of nature, catastrophes or other unforeseen circumstances.
12. All information in the registration form will be given to the Conference Organizer(s) for necessary processing and coordination of the conference.
13. For security reasons, all attendees will be required to wear an official conference badge throughout the conference.
14. Online registration or payment inquiries should be directed to