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20th annual CSChE QC-ON Biotechnology Meeting

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Conference Description

The goal of the meeting is to provide forum for graduate students in the field of biomedical, biotechnology and biochemical engineering and bioremediation to present research results and exchange ideas on new developments in the field. It is a good opportunity to meet and network with colleagues in a pleasant and informal setting. This year our annual meeting will be celebrating its 20 years of existence. To celebrate this anniversary, we have planned special events to commemorate this anniversary.
Conference Website

Learn more details about the meeting here.
Registration Deadline

Early Bird Registrants are asked to complete their on-line registration form by May 1, 2018. Late Registrants are asked to complete their on-line registration form by May 15, 2018.
Registration Fees

  • Student registration (undergraduate, MASc, PhD) is $90 before May 10, 2018 and will be raised to $115 after this date.
  • Registration for post-doctoral fellows is $125 before May 10, 2018 and will be raised to $150 after this date.
  • Registration for professors is $100.
  • Registration for attendees from industry is $200.

    McMaster Accommodation Details

    Mary E. Keyes Suite Features

    • Individual private bedroom includes a twin bed, desk with bookcase, chair and built-in closet
    • Shared lounge with love seat, coffee table, overhead lighting, window coverings, entertainment unit (TV not included)
    • Shared kitchenette with fridge, stove top, microwave, toaster and kettle and built-in island with stools (dishes, cookware and cutlery not supplied)
    • Two private washrooms within each suite (sink, mirror, shower, toilet)

    Floor Features and Amenities
    • Shared furnished lounge with cable TV
    • Large study room with table and chairs

    Building Features
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet (WiFi) or hardwired connection
    • Large study room centrally located on the 2nd floor
    • Large lounge/meeting room centrally located on 2nd floor equipped with pool table
    • Air conditioned
    • Laundry facility equipped with irons and ironing boards
    • West Quad Service Centre located in building lobby
    • Accessible suites
    • Elevator accessibility
    • Secured entry

    • Fresh bed linens, towel, face cloth and soap will be provided for all guests


    • Single Occupancy (1 twin bed): $65.00 + 8.45 = $73.45 per room, per night

    Check-in/out Details
    • Check-In Time: after 4pm
    • Check-Out Time: before 10am
    • Check-in/Out Location: Guest Service Center Located in the lobby of Mary E. Keyes
    • Directional information/check-in specifics will be emailed to you prior to arrival.

    Accommodation Cancellations
    • Reservations cancelled before 4:00 pm EST the day prior to arrival, will result in a full refund.
    • Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing by email to
    • Reservations cancelled after 4:00 pm EST or failing to show for the first night, will result in a 1 night charge and the cancellation of the remainder of your reservation.

    Reservation Deadline
    • McMaster accommodation reservations for your team will be available for booking until May 7, 2018.

  • Fees

    Start DateEnd DateDescriptionFee
    3/15/20185/10/2018Student (Undergraduate, MASc, PhD)$90.00
    3/15/20185/10/2018Post-Doctoral Fellows$125.00
    3/15/20185/15/2018Industry Attendee$200.00
    5/10/20185/15/2018Student (Undergraduate, MASc, PhD) (late registration)$115.00
    5/10/20185/15/2018Post-Doctoral Fellows (late registration)$150.00

    *Above rates are in Canadian Dollars and include HST (if applicable).