General Information

General Information

Where is the venue? Do I need an invitation letter?

Find out general information about WSC 2023 on this page.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building
222 Bremner Blvd
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 2T6 | @mtcc_events

Most people need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to travel to Canada – not both. Some people may only need their valid passport. Answer a few questions on the official website of the Canadian Government to see what’s right for you.

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The official congress time zone is:

Eastern Standard Time
Toronto, ON, Canada (GMT-5)

The official language of WSC 2023 will be English. All abstract submissions and presentations should be in English.

An official personalized letter of invitation will be provided to registered participants as part of the registration procedure. This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the Scientific Program.

Participants are advised to wear business casual for all Congress functions and programs.

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.

The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

An exhibition will be held. See the Sponsorship & Exhibition page, by clicking here, for more details regarding support.

Support from pharmaceutical partners helps make this event possible. As such, it is important that we comply with the various codes and directives relating to the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of pharmaceutical products. The European Union directive (2001/83/EC, article 86) provides guidelines relating to medicinal products for human use. Within these guidelines is the restriction that access to pharmaceutical product marketing activities must be limited to only those participants licensed/authorized to prescribe or supply medicinal products. All participants, with the exception of the exhibitors, are asked the following question during registration: Are you licensed/authorized to prescribe or supply prescription-only medicines?

Congress Organizers

Kenes Group LogoKenes Group
Rue François-Versonnex 7
1207 Geneva, Switzerland

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