2022 WSSHA Fall Health Law Conference

About this event

Friday, November 4, 2022 & Saturday, November 5, 2022 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in downtown Vancouver, B.C.

This year’s conference will feature fantastic speakers sharing their expertise on top-of-mind issues for health law practitioners. We will also host the traditional Friday cocktail reception with children’s entertainment.

PLEASE REGISTER BY OCTOBER 14, 2022

Registration fee includes conference tuition and handouts, coffee and snacks at breaks, Friday’s reception, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday.

COST

  • Employed by For-Profit: $375
  • Employed by Non-Profit: $275
  • Employed by Government: $225
  • Non-Member of WSSHA: $475
  • Law Student: $125

ROOM RATES

WSSHA negotiated a deeply discounted nightly rate for a Deluxe Room at the Pan Pacific Hotel: CDN$205-$245 (at present US$155-$186), plus taxes and fees. For discounted rates on higher category rooms, Mention “WSSHA” when reserving your room. These special rates are available through October 4, 2022, but may expire sooner if the room block is exhausted. Please note that in previous years the room block exhausted before the cut-off date.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Room reservations should be made directly with the Pan Pacific by visiting this link: https://book.passkey.com/go/WSSH1122, calling 1.800.937.1515 (USA), or emailing email hidden; JavaScript is required. The reservations group discount ID is WSSH1122 (Please quote to the Reservations Agent).

PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATION ONLY WHEN CONFIDENT YOU CAN ATTEND.

Cancellations made just prior to the conference have resulted in many members being unable to obtain rooms at the discounted rate. If you reserve a room and later find you are unable to attend, please either transfer your reservation to a colleague who will attend or email the Program Chairs to let us know as we will gladly work with you to ensure your reservation is transferred to another member. The hotel general requires 72 hours’ notice for name changes on reservations.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS

Hotel room cancellations are permitted up to 72 hours prior to guest check in; otherwise, a charge of one night’s stay at the confirmed rate will be applied.

Conference cancellations will be managed on a case-by-case basis.

CLE CREDITS

Application pending, expect approval for about 8.0 CLE credits: 7.0 general and 1.0 ethics.

DRESS

Casual dress is acceptable.

BORDER CROSSING

You will need a valid passport or enhanced WA driver’s license/ID to travel between the USA and Canada. If you plan to bring a child, you may also need a document giving spousal approval for their travel.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

At present, Canada currently does not require a negative COVID-19 test to enter the country. However, proof of vaccination via the ArriveCAN app is required. Please visit https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada now and as the conference date approaches to learn more about COVID-19 specific travel requirements for entering Canada. Additionally, currently there are no COVID-19 testing requirements for re-entry to the United States. Please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go.html now and as the conference date approaches to confirm re-entry requirements.

All attendees are expected to follow applicable governmental and hotel requirements regarding COVID-19 protocols. Absent a requirement, all conference attendees are welcome to wear a mask to any or all functions, at their election. Each person will be free to make his/her own decision with respect to mask wearing.

You should not attend the conference if you are experiencing symptoms associated with the flu or COVID-19. You also should not attend if you believe that you may have been exposed to a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are not yet cleared as non-contagious. Please contact the hotel if you need to cancel your reservation at the last minute due to COVID-19. In addition, attendees are expected to monitor their health for symptoms throughout the conference. Anyone who is experiencing any symptoms is expected to remain away from conference activities.

WSSHA MEMBERSHIP

There are many benefits to WSSHA membership, including discounted conference rates! The WSSHA membership period is January 1 – December 31. Instructions for completing a new membership application or renewing a membership are available at the following link: https://wssha.org/membership/. For membership questions or assistance, please contact email hidden; JavaScript is required. Click here to learn more about WSSHA.

QUESTIONS?

For general conference questions, please contact Program Chairs: Darby Allen, email hidden; JavaScript is required, (206) 757-8199, or Zosia Stanley email hidden; JavaScript is required, (206) 216-2511. For registration questions, please contact Heather Johnson at email hidden; JavaScript is required, (206) 757-8667.


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