Attending the Meeting

We look forward to welcoming you to the Topical Meeting in Vancouver which will include a wide range of engaging lectures and poster presentations on Photonic Seismology.

The week will start on Monday, 7 October with the opening reception, posters and keynote presentation and conclude on Thursday afternoon, 10 October, with a riveting panel presentation titled “How to Scale Up” and closing reception.

New this year! Look forward to sponsor demonstrations during Tuesday and Wednesday’s receptions. Visit the sponsor page for more information.

Hotel Information:

The Westin Bayshore Hotel
1601 Bayshore Dr.
Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4, Canada

The conference will be held as the Westin Bayshore hotel. SSA has arranged for discounted hotel rooms for attendees at $243.91 USD per night.
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The registration process is linked to the submission and acceptance of abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Once a presenter’s abstract has been accepted by the co-chairs, the presenter will be provided a link to register for the meeting.

The registration fees are listed below and include breakfast and lunch daily. Please note, this meeting will be limited in its attendance, so register shortly after registration opens.

Registration rates:

  • Regular Member: $790
  • Student Member: $500
  • Early-Career/Emeritus Member/Developing Country: $600
  • Non-member: $945
  • Non-member Student: $540
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Travel Grants:

Congratulations to our Travel Grant Recipients!

Visa letters:

Wait times to receive a visa have increased for some.  In order to support those who require a visa to participate in the meeting, SSA will provide a letter of support now.  While typically SSA would require confirmation of an accepted abstract or paid registration, a letter of intent to submit an abstract and/or SSA membership will suffice for this meeting.

To request a letter of support, please click here. If you have any questions regarding a letter of support, please email

Meeting Contact:

Exhibits and Sponsorships: