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
The electric supply in Canada is 120V/60Hz and accommodates a common North American plug (types A and B).
The official language of the ICMRM 2017 is English. No simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
The conference will take place at the Dalhousie University campus in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. For more information see Venue.
Details will follow.
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).
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.