What are the dates of the CAR 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting?
The CAR 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting will be held April 16 – 19, 2020.
Where is the conference being held this year?
CAR 2020 will be held at Le Westin Montreal.
How do I register?
Registration for CAR 2020 can only be completed online. Payment can be made by Visa (including Debit Visa), MasterCard or American Express.
How many tiers of registration are there this year?
There are three tiers of registration: early, advanced and regular.
What is the last day to register for the conference?
Early registration ends on December 17th, 2019 and the advanced rate ends in February 18, 2020. On-site registration begins on the morning of April 16, 2020.
What documents do I need to register and check in on site?
To register online, please have your payment information ready.
How do I become a member and benefit from discounted registration rates?
To register at the member rate, you must be a current CAR member. You may join CAR before registering for the conference and save up to 30% off your CAR 2020 registration. Join now. Visit the CAR’s membership web page for more details.
What is a trainee?
A trainee is a specialty or sub-speciality resident, fellow or a research trainee in a doctoral/post-doctoral program. Medical Students are eligible to register under the CAR Member or Non Member Trainee categories.
Trainee Day is on Saturday April 18, 2020. It’s open to all trainees and is included with your full conference registration fee.
I am an international delegate. How can I obtain a letter of invitation?
Please contact Brandy, firstname.lastname@example.org at F2F events for a letter of invitation.
As a speaker, do I need to pay and register to attend?
All speakers are not required to pay but do need to register. You will be contacted by F2F events with registration details.
Where do I find my registration confirmation number?
Your registration confirmation number is located in the confirmation email you will receive upon completing your registration. Please print this off and bring it with you to the event.
The registration system rejected my credit card information. Why?
Your card may have been rejected if the address verification you are entering is NOT your billing address. The address you enter must match what is printed on your credit card statement. Your card may also not have been accepted if you have made more than five transactions within a 24-hour period. You are NOT registered if your credit card was not accepted. If you leave the site, your information is not saved.
I am an international delegate and my credit card was rejected. What do I do?
Since you will be paying a Canadian institution, please call your bank and verify that you are authorized to make this payment online. You are NOT registered if your credit card was not accepted. If you leave the site, your information is not saved.
I need to alter my registration. How do I do this?
Please send your modification request to the email@example.com.
I registered but can no longer attend. Can I transfer my registration to someone else?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
I registered but can no longer attend. What's the refund policy?
Notice of cancellation must be made in writing to the conference secretariat at email@example.com. For a full refund, less a $100 cancellation fee, conference registrations must be cancelled up to and no later than March 12, 2020. Any cancellations after this date are non-refundable and no refunds will be issued.
How do I book my hotel room?
Reservations can be made through the accommodations page of our site.
How do I change or cancel my hotel booking?
Contact the hotel directly to make your changes or cancellation.
When is the last day I can book my hotel?
The last day to book your hotel is March 10, 2020, based on availability.
Speaker / Presenters
I'm presenting at the CAR 2020 ASM, do I need to register?
All presenters must be registered for the event to receive their access badge. This badge must be worn by all delegates in order to enter any sessions.
Can I use my own laptop to present at CAR 2020?
Presenters are not permitted to use their personal laptops in the session room. A computer will be provided in the room. Please visit the speaker ready room on site for assistance in loading your presentation and verifying any images or videos.
There is free Wi-Fi on-site.
What equipment will be in my presentation room?
Scientific session and breakout rooms are equipped with a Windows based desktop computer, cue device with laser pointer, podium with microphone, LCD projector, monitor display and a head table with two microphones.
What is the CSTR?
The Canadian Association of Thoracic Radiology (CSTR), a CAR affiliate, is a network of Canadian radiologists with an interest in cardiothoracic radiology. The society strives to encourage educational, research and administrative connections to maintain the highest standards of cardiothoracic imaging across Canada. For more details about the CSTR visit their webpage.
What is CSTR 2020 – Focus on Lung Screening?
The CSTR will be hosting their 1st annual event, CSTR 2020 – Focus on Lung Screening on Thursday, April 16, 2020. You can register for this event through the CAR 2020 registration site. CSTR 2020 agenda details are available here.
I am interested in exhibiting and / or sponsoring at the CAR 2020 ASM.
All the information you need to become an exhibitor or sponsor can be found on the sponsorship page, including all necessary applications forms and deadlines. For inquires or further details please email Natalie St-Pierre (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call or 613-860-3111 x 240.
I am sensitive to perfumes and am concerned about circulating among large crowds during CAR 2020.
CAR 2020 has a scent free policy. The CAR recognizes that some people are sensitive to scented products. Perfumes and strong odours can induce severe reactions. Please limit the use of perfumes, scented hair spray, cologne, aftershave and other highly scented products out of respect for delegates with severe allergies. While we cannot guarantee a 100% scent free event, we do our best to remind our delegates of our policy and encourage attendees to avoid perfumes or other heavily scented products.
I have an accreditation-related inquiry. Who do I call?
All meeting related inquiries should be directed to email@example.com or via phone at 613-860-3111 x 203.
I want to provide feedback about the CAR 2020 ASM directly to the organizers. How do I do this?
All meeting related inquiries should be directed to the firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 613-860-3111 x0.
How do I get a certificate of attendance?
The certificate of attendance will be available on the CAR 2020 ASM website by the end of April 2020.