General Conference INformation



IAIA22 (in-person) will take place from 4-7 May 2022 at the Vancouver Convention Centre east, with adjunct events planned before, during, and after the conference. Activities will take place at the convention centre unless otherwise noted.


The address is 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1 Canada |

The VCC is the world's first double LEED® Platinum certified convention center. 




English is the primary language used at IAIA conferences. Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will be held in English.




IAIA plans to have a PDF of the final program available on the website approximately one month prior to the conference, and it will be available in hard copy at conference check-in at the convention centre.


The preliminary program contains the tentative schedule and plans; be sure to check the final program to confirm details of activities in which you would like to participate. Please note registration deadlines for special events.


The final program will also be available in the IAIA22 mobile app, which delegates can use to search for sessions and speakers, select favorite sessions to create a personal agenda, take notes, and more. The virtual components of the program will be added to the Pathable virtual platform approximately two weeks prior to the conference. 




IAIA plans to publish optional conference papers and PowerPoint slides online following the conference. A Program Committee representative will contact you with details upon acceptance of your paper or poster abstract.


Participants are encouraged to submit their papers for possible publication in IAIA's journal, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal. See for submission information.




PowerPoint projectors and laptop computers will be provided in each session room. Presenters are responsible for arranging and paying in advance for any other equipment needed for their presentations. Contact IAIA HQ ( for price information and to order equipment before 1 April 2022. For on-site inquiries, payment will be required at time of request, and IAIA cannot guarantee that equipment will be available. If equipment is unavailable, payment will be refunded. 




To avoid equipment rental costs which would necessarily be passed on to delegates in the form of higher registration fees, IAIA does not provide copying, printing, computers or other business services or equipment on-site. Please plan to arrive prepared, or contact your hotel in advance to ensure that it offers any facilities you may need.




IAIA conferences are generally business casual.




IAIA will provide lunches 4-7 May and coffee breaks 3-7 May at the convention centre.

Based on the data collected via registration forms, IAIA will estimate a percentage of vegetarian meals. This does not guarantee accommodation of individual preference. 




If you have a disability and/or have special accessibility needs and require assistance, please contact IAIA HQ ( | +1.701.297.7908) by 13 April 2022 to discuss your specific needs.




Individuals officially identified by IAIA may photograph, videotape, and/or audiotape conference events. By attending the conference, you agree to allow your image to be used by IAIA. Individuals are not permitted to record with personal audio or video equipment or other recording devices such as cell phones, cameras, or recorders without prior permission from IAIA and the speaker/presenter.




IAIA, the organizing committee, and the venue will not be responsible for medical expenses, accidents, losses or other unexpected damage to property belonging to conference participants, either during or as a result of the conference and during all tours and events. Participants are strongly advised to arrange their own insurance for health and accident, lost luggage and trip cancellation.