Be a Host is proud to work with a variety of industry experts to bring future national and international conferences to our city. These leaders and elite thinkers invite their professional colleagues from all over the globe to participate in world renowned meetings here in Vancouver.

Although there are many local hosts we collaborate with on an ongoing basis, this year we highlighted ten on the blog.  

  • Dr. Connie Eaves: 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, promotes the engineering process of creating, developing and dedicating its knowledge to advancing technological innovations.
  • Dr. Bob Elner: 2018 International Ornithological Congress
  • Dr. Gloria Gutman: 2018 Canadian Association on Gerontology: Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting
  • Dr. David Zandvliet: 2017 World Environmental Education Congress
  • Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff: 2017 International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting
  • Dr. Gail Murphy: 2017 ACM Conference on Systems, Programming, Languages and Applications: Software for Humanity (SPLASH)
  • Dr. Ben Chew: 2017 World Congress of Endourology
  • Dr. Kenneth Pace: 2017 World Congress of Endourology
  • Dr. Hong Zhang: 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)

With the support of Be a Host, these locals have experienced how rewarding it is to host a world-class meeting or convention. As a result of their leadership, Vancouver was able to showcase leading research and industry advancements and draw global attention to their specific field of practice.

We would like to acknowledge our gratitude to all our conference ambassadors for contribution in showcasing this beautiful city and for their amazing efforts in hosting their international colleagues.

Photo: Be a Host and IEEE Vancouver Section at a Vancouver Canucks Hockey Game.