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IOSSC 2022 will be held at The Westin Nova Scotian by Marriott in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. In the heart of the Halifax Seaport District overlooking the beautiful Halifax Harbour & George's Island, this premier hotel offers travelers a relaxing interlude as well as a central location to an array of restaurants, nightlife, and attractions.

A special rate for conference attendees ($CAD 189/night) has been arranged with the hotel. Guest rooms are running out fast and it is encouraged to book your stay early. You can book, modify, or cancel your hotel reservation using the button below.

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The venue is the conference center of The Westin Nova Scotian. The modern and versatile meeting space keeps the attendees inspired in the waterfront views in Halifax.



The Banquet will be held on October 6, 2022 at The Westin Nova Scotian. Enjoy great food and conversation in a relaxed setting, while soaking in the incredible waterfront views at Halifax.


Near attractions

The Westin Nova Scotian is along the Halifax Harbour, and near the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21; Scotiabank Centre and Neptune Theatre are a short walk. Halifax boasts a number of different activities to enjoy outside of the conference. Discover Halifax here.


International travellers

After abstract submission, if you require a visa to attend this conference, please contact us at to request an invitation letter. Note that you must register the conference before requesting an invitation letter.