International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Microscopy

Useful Information

Currency

   Canada's currency is the Canadian Dollar - CAD. The symbol for dollar is $.

   Exchange rates as of March 2017:

   1 USD = 1.33 CAD

   1 EUR = 1.44 CAD

   1 GBP = 1.66 CAD

   1 CNY = 0.19 CAD

   1 JPY = 0.01 CAD

 

Electricity

   The electric supply in Canada is 120V/60Hz and accommodates a common North American plug (types A and B).

 

Language

   The official language of the ICMRM 2017 is English. No simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

 

Location

   The conference will take place at the Dalhousie University campus in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. For more information see Venue.

 

Posters

   Details will follow.

 

Time Zone

   The time zone in Nova Scotia, the Atlantic Time Zone, is UTC-04:00 during Standard Time and UTC-03:00 during Daylight Savings Time (March 12th to November 5th 2017).

 

Weather

   The average temperature in Halifax in August is somewhat warm at 18.5 °C (65.3 °F). Afternoons can be fairly hot with average high temperatures reaching 23 °C (73.4 °F). Overnight temperatures are generally mild with an average low of 14 °C (57.2 °F). There are typically 10-12 days with varying amounts of rainfall over the month. Plan to bring a rain jacket and appropriate foot attire.