Before You Register – Please Note:
What is included in my registration fee?
Your fee provides you with full participation in all plenaries, workshops, and sessions; conference materials; a welcome reception on April 16, morning refreshment breaks on April 17, April 18, and April 19, afternoon refreshment breaks on April 17 and April 18, and a closing luncheon on April 19.
What is NOT included in my registration fee?
Your registration does not include your lodging accommodations or transportation. Stay tuned for more information about hotel accommodations a year out from the event. Be sure to make your room reservation early to get your first choice of accommodations.
How is my registration fee calculated?
Your registration fee is based on the Gross Domestic Product per capita of your country of residence.
How do I pay for my registration fee?
A credit card is required to complete your registration. MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover are accepted. If you are not able to pay by credit card, please contact [email protected].
What if I cannot afford the registration fee?
A limited amount for funding is available for individuals from communities with minimal financial resources. See World Forum Fellowship Fund below for more information.
What language will be used at this conference?
All World Forum sessions are conducted in English.
Will there be optional tours at the 2024 World Forum?
Yes. You will have the opportunity to sign-up and pay for tours at a later date.
Can I register a group for this conference?
Yes, you will be able to view group registration options for this.
What if I need to cancel my registration?
Notice of cancellation must be submitted in writing to [email protected]. Registrations canceled prior to February 16, 2024 will be refunded, less a USD 20% service fee. Registrations canceled after February 16, 2024 will be issued a registration credit, less a $50 USD service fee, to be used within 24 months from the start date of the World Forum event that you requested cancelation for. For example, if you cancel your registration for Vancouver, you will receive a registration credit, less the $50 USD service fee, to use for the 2026 World Forum, or any World Forum event that may take place in between. The credit expires if not used for/by the 2026 World Forum event.
World Forum Fellowship Fund
In accord with its value of “Differences,” the World Forum Foundation supports diversity in participation through its Fellowship Fund. This fund is made possible due to the generous contributions of sponsors and donors. Please apply for Fellowship Funding here: https://worldforumfoundation.org/vancouver-fundraising-kit/.