Registration is now open!

The World Maritime Rescue Congress offers several registration rates based on attendee classification and date of registration. 

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Registration Fees

on or before March 15, 2019
on or before May 3, 2019
after May 3, 2019
Full Registration (non IMRF member) USD 675 USD 775 USD 875 USD 350
Home field advantage  (Canadian residents) & Conference Presenter*
USD 575 USD 675 USD 775 USD 300
Full Registration (IMRF member) USD 475 USD 575 USD 675 USD 250
Guest USD 125 USD 125 USD 125 N/A

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Please note:

  • Registration fees must be paid in USD only
  • All dates and times mentioned refer to Pacific Time Zone (PST)
  • *Conference presenters will need to have an abstract accepted into the WMRC 2019 Program and will be sent a special link to register for the reduced rate.
  • Full Registration fees include the following: access to all sessions; congress materials and proceedings; access to the tradeshow and all poster sessions.
  • One Day Registration fees include the following: access to all sessions and tradeshow for the day purchased; conference materials and proceedings and conference meals for the day purchased.
  • Guest Registration is a person accompanying a Full Registration. Access to the exhibit hall only
  • The welcome reception and Gala are not included in the registration fee – tickets must be purchased separately.

Letter of Invitation for Visa

An official Letter of Invitation to obtain a Visa and authorization to attend the WMRC 2019 Congress in Vancouver, BC will be issued ONLY after a completed Registration Form and full payment have been received. Please contact our registration department at WMRC2019-Registration at once you are registered and registration fees have been paid if you require a Letter of Invitation. Letters of Invitations will not be issued to parties who are not registered and/or paid in full. Letter of Invitations will not automatically be issued; you must contact our registration department.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations received in writing at the WMRC 2019 Secretariat’s address by May 8, 2019 will be accepted and all fees refunded, less a USD 100 administrative fee. Cancellations received after May 8, 2019 will not be refunded; however, transfer of your registration to another person is acceptable. This change can be made by re-accessing your online registration using the link on your confirmation letter. No refunds will be made for non-attendance at the Congress. In the unlikely event that WMRC 2019 is cancelled, travel and accommodation costs will not be refunded.


For any inquiries regarding registration for WMRC 2019, please contact WMRC2019-Registration at

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