2017 Scientific Meeting

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The Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada invites you to attend the 2017 Scientific Meeting on Friday October 6th 2017 at the Dalhousie Student Union Building, Halifax, Nova Scotia.


Click HERE to view the program.

This program is supported by an educational grant from:

Canadian Health Solutions

Worksafe New Brunswick

Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia


Full Rate            $250 CAD
Resident Rate    $125 CAD

The rate to attend the 2017 OMSOC Scientific Meeting includes a continental breakfast, lunch and breaks.

Please select the correct registration type from the dropdown menu below. OMSOC is partnering with the Maritime chapter of American Industrial Hygienist Association’s (AIHA) Conference (Thursday, October 5th). Registrants to the OMSOC Scientific Meeting have the option of attending the AIHA’s Conference at no extra cost. Further details with regards to the AIHA meeting will be posted online shortly.

Please indicate if you are interested in attending by selecting the appropriate registration category +AIHA.

Registration Type


The conference will be hosted at Dalhousie University Student Union Building. Information on the building can be found here: https://www.dal.ca/campus-maps/building-directory/studley-campus/sub.html

Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is the closest airport. A one way trip from the airport to Halifax city centre costs about $63 by taxi and takes about 30min. 



The OMSOC room block at the Lord Nelson Hotel is now closed. 

To make a reservation please contact the hotels' Reservations Department by phone at (902)423-5130 or toll free 1-800-565-2020, or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The OMSOC Scientific Meeting will be held in the Council Chambers of the Student Union Building on the Dalhousie University campus. It is approximately a 10minute walk from the Lord Nelson Hotel. Walking maps will be available from the staff at the hotel’s lobby.

The address for the meeting’s location is:

Council Chambers, 2nd Floor

Student Union Building

6136 University Ave

Dalhousie University

Halifax, NS

A link of a map with directions is also provided here: https://goo.gl/maps/HGiPRzKf8XH2


As an accredited provider, Dalhousie University, CPD, designates this continuing professional development activity for up to 6.50 credit hours as an accredited group learning Section 1 activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.amaassn.org/go/internationalcme.

In keeping with CMA Guidelines, program content and selection of speakers are the responsibility of the planning committee. Support is directed toward the costs of the course and not to individual speakers.

This group learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Dalhousie University Continuing Professional Development Office for up to 6.5 Mainpro+ credits.


If you have any conference related questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.