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Arrival testing in Canada

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Latest news regarding Canadian Government on non-USA arrivals.

Also see official Canadian government travel site:


NMDC 2021 – COVID Update

Friday, December 3rd, 2021

Those traveling to Canada for NMDC 2021, please check the Canadian Government COVID site for entry requirements. There are new requirements in response to the Omicron variant. Also check return requirements for your country.

Visitors to Canada need to file with ArriveCAN before they leave for Vancouver.



NMDC 2021 in and Around Vancouver

Sunday, November 7th, 2021

The NMDC 20201 Committee suggests the following list of things to do in and around Vancouver.

Vancouver Attractions Group — this is a group of top attractions offering discount coupons to visit their establishments.


Cross the glowing suspension bridge, with the canyon and Capilano River illuminated with lights below.

Ride the Grouse Mountain Gondola to visit the Winter Wonderland including Light Walk, Sliding centre, skiing, snowshoeing, ziplines and more.

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Robson Square is a provincial landmark and the Province’s largest building with 1.2 million square feet extending over three city blocks.


Welcome to the Museum of Anthropology, a place of world arts and cultures with a special emphasis on the First Nations peoples and other cultural communities of British Columbia, Canada.


  • Shop the world-famous Granville Island market, an indoor market featuring a colourful food and produce stores, showcasing handcrafted products and the very finest in unique gifts. All fresh from the ocean, the oven or the field. —
  • Vancouver Christmas Market — Get those Glühwein mugs ready! The Vancouver Christmas Market returns from Nov 13-Dec 24 to Jack Poole Plaza. Delight in German-style food and drinks, hop on our Christmas carousel, and stroll through a wonderland of holiday shopping, music, and lights.


“Experience a magical winter wonderland with more than one million lights decorating 15 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden.”


Extended Deadline for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers submission

Friday, July 16th, 2021

The deadline for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers submission has been extended from July 15 to July 31 (midnight).




NMDC 2021 Postponed to December

Friday, June 25th, 2021

To better accommodate the projected re-opening schedule for Canada, NMDC 2021 (& co-located CEIDP 2021) have been POSTPONED to December 12-15 (2 months). We will have options for remote participation and attendance, to be announced.

Regular paper submission for review and final paper deadlines have been revised.

Late breaking news abstract submission deadline has also been revised.

Registration deadlines have been revised. See the Registration page.

We still plan for opportunities for exhibits including virtual exhibit options. See the Exhibits info page.



Key Dates for NMDC 2021 Paper Submission:
Last date for Special Session and Workshop/Tutorial proposals31-Mar-21
Last date for Short Abstract (text only) submission30-Apr-21 15-May-21
Short Abstract acceptance notification31-May-21
Last date for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers submission15-July-21 31-July-21 (extended)
Paper acceptance notification31-Aug-21 (revised)
Last date for Final Manuscript submission for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers1-Oct-21 (revised)
Late Breaking News Abstract Review Submission15-Oct-21 (revised)
Late Breaking News Abstract Final submission30-Oct-21 (revised)
Pre-registration opens31-Aug-21 (revised)
Regular registration opens31-Oct-21


Please note that due to COVID-19, we may face uncertainty related to travel options and restrictions as well as economic impacts. While we are planning for a face-to-face meeting, we are working on the possibility to offer remote presentations for conference attendees who experience travel restrictions.