General Information


Vancouver has an endless supply of attractions and things to see and do. It doesn’t matter what time of day or what time of year – whether you want to be indoors or out, active or a spectator, spend a lot of money or none at all – Vancouver has it all! If you are looking for things to do in Vancouver please go to for all kinds of activities.



Warmer weather and longer days make June a great time to visit Vancouver. With Vancouver ahead of the season curve in Canada, come June, summer has fully settled in. Flowers are in bloom and crowds are planted on the multitude of patios across the city.


June Weather in Vancouver:

Average June temperature: 15ºC / 59ºF

June daily high: 19ºC / 67ºF

June daily low: 11ºC / 52ºF


What to Pack for Vancouver in June:

Pack for a wide range of temperatures, especially if you’re planning to be near the water where breezes can be cool.

Evenings and even daytimes can still be chilly; a jacket or shawl is a good idea.


Disabled Facilities

If you require disability specific facilities or special meal requirements, please notify the AAOMP staff by indicating it on your registration form.



Smart casual attire for all meeting sessions and social functions.



Outlets and voltage (110 volts) are the same as in the United States. Small appliances such as hair dryers, irons, razors, etc. can be used in Canada. For those from other countries, adapters are required for electrical appliances. The frequency of electrical current in Canada is 60 Hz.



It is strongly recommended that delegates take out adequate medical, travel and personal insurance prior to the commencement of travel.



The official language of the Congress/Annual Meeting is English.


Liability Disclaimer

In the event of industrial disruption or other unforeseen circumstances, the Congress/Annual Meeting Orgainzers accept no responsibility for loss of monies incurred by delegates.



Most major credit cards are accepted, but visitors are always advised to check with the vendor before a purchase is made. The most commonly accepted cards are Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Cash machines with 24 hour access are available in many convenient locations throughout Greater Vancouver.


Name Badges

The wearing of identification badges is mandatory and will be required for admission to all sessions, the exhibition and social functions included in the registration fee.


No Smoking Policy

Delegates should be aware that smoking is not allowed in all indoor public spaces, including public transit, shopping malls, restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and casinos. Smoking is not permitted within 19.6 feet of an entryway, openable window or air intake of a building.


Time Zones

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada operated on the Pacific Time Zone which is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-8). For international delegates, we suggest that you allow at least one day in which to adjust to the time difference.



Restaurants – Service is not included in restaurant checks. The average tip is 15-20% of the total check.

Taxis –  Average tip is 10-20% of the fare.

Airport and hotel baggage handlers – average tip for porters is $2-$5 per bag, one-way.