The Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) is hosting the second International Special Operations Forces (SOF) Human Performance (HP) Symposium from 10-12 February, 2020. This SOF HP Symposium is being held in conjunction with the 5th International Congress on Soldier’s Physical Performance (ICSPP; 11-14 February 2020) at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec City, Canada.
In line with the broader theme of the 5th ICSPP, this symposium aims to bridge research and practice by bringing together SOF HP researchers, practitioners, operators and leaders from around the world. This interactive forum will be comprised of keynote presentations, panel discussions and national updates from SOF enterprises. This second International Symposium will focus on the themes of sleep and fatigue, mental performance, wearable technology and performance nutrition.
- Participation is by invitation only to individuals in the SOF human performance community, ensuring an atmosphere of openness and idea exchange
- Excellent networking opportunities for human performance experts from SOF organizations
- Opportunity for the International SOF community to share research, best practice and challenges in the human performance domain
There is no registration fee for invited delegates. Participants will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation.
TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION
The 2nd International SOF HP Symposium is being held at the same time as the renowned Quebec Winter Carnival (7-16 Feb 2020). Therefore, we suggest booking your flights and accommodation as soon as possible.
The room block at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is already full, but you can reserve a room at the Manoir Victoria
at the special SOF Symposium rate of $149
plus taxes. Contact their booking department by email
, by phone at 1 800-463-6283 (Canada & USA) or +1 418-692-1030 (international) or book directly online
. Rooms are limited and rates are guaranteed until January 31st.
The Manoir Victoria is a 4 stars hotel located within a 10 minute walk from the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac where the SOF Symposium will be held.
GETTING THERE BY AIR
The nearest airport is Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB)
GETTING THERE BY TRAIN
There are Via Rail options to Québec City leaving from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. A 25% discount is available for qualifying members of the Canadian Armed Forces, National Defence civilian personnel, veterans, and their immediate families. Code: 12070
Questions can be directed to the SOF HP Symposium Chair, Paige Mattie
THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS
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