The conference venue, the RBC Convention Centre, is fully accessible and LEED® Silver certified. Recently, it has achieved GBAC (Global Biorisk Advisory Council) STAR™ Facility Accreditation. It has 260,000 square feet of flexible meeting and trade show space spread over three levels; some of the spaces have been remodeled to host online or hybrid events. Recognizing the evolving demographics of conference attendees, the Convention Centre has spaces designed specifically to be family-friendly. More…
Please click on the RBC Convention Centre's Safe Events Guide to learn more about the safety preventive measures put in place for your own health and safety.
Winnipeg may be a new travel destination to some of you. However, Winnipeg may very well have been a part of your lives directly or indirectly for quite some time. For example, the coins that are jingling in your pocket may have been minted in Winnipeg; the police dogs in your country could very well be protected by specialized tactical gear designed and manufactured in Winnipeg. Come and find out for yourselves the vibrancy of Winnipeg; we are ready to welcome you!
For detailed information on activities, restaurants and useful tips, please visit the Tourism Winnipeg website.
October is in the Fall / Autumn in Winnipeg and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year.
Average temperatures in July: Maximum: 14ºC / 56ºF - Minimum: 26ºC / 79ºF | Average: 19ºC / 67ºF
The Canadian Dollar (CAD) is the official currency in Canada. All major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, shops and restaurants.
Canadian one dollar coin (“loonie”) ($) = 100 cents
Canadian two dollar coin (“toonie”) ($) = 200 cents
Notes are in denominations of $1000, $100, $50, $20, $10, $5
Coins are in denominations of $2, $1, $0.50, $0.25, $0.10, $0.05
Many tourist-friendly businesses choose to accept American currency as a courtesy to American visitors, but US dollars are legally a foreign currency in Canada, not a secondary currency. Businesses that choose to accept US dollars choose their own exchange rate, and they will only give back change in Canadian dollars.
Machines where you have to insert coins or bills including vending machines, laundry machines, pay phones, public transit ticket machines, parking meters, etc. will only accept Canadian dollars or coins.
English is the official language. In addition, many other languages are spoken in the Province, demonstrating the rich mosaic of immigration from all over the globe.
Winnipeg is located in the Central Daylight Savings time zone.
About MACRO 2022
MACRO2022 will be an invaluable forum for polymer research communities in Canada to connect and share knowledge and professional experiences with the worldwide polymer research community.
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