Inaugural International Conference for PeriAnesthesia Nurses, October, 2011. Toronto, Ontario, CANADA!!!!
Toronto skyline: The CN Tower in the forefront.
Canada: Toronto is in the green province (Ontario) in the centre of the map, southern area.
The flags of all delegates in attendance.
The first ICPAN flag: donated by Canada (NAPANc) to the ICPAN Committee.
Behind the scenes preparations: International Committee Members
Badge preparations by committee members from Ireland, USA, Canada.
Committee at work preparing badges and bags.
Committee members: Fionuala from Ireland, Jenny from USA.
Sue from USA stuffs bags.
Committee members: Pat from UK, Bente from Denmark.
Meg, USA and Phil from Ireland.
Sue preparing bags, USA.
Hundreds of ICPAN Conference bags to fill: beautiful logo!
ICPAN pens for the delegates: Complete with Canadian flag!
Preparing the bags: Lois, USA in front.
Committee hard at work: Donna and Karen, USA.
Involved with preparations, committee members: Pat, UK; Laura, Canada; Angie, Canada.
Rolling up her sleeves for work: Angie, Canada.
Directing the committee: Host Site Chair, Paula Ferguson, Canada
Gina and Maureen, USA discuss details.
Getting prepared: Ann Hogan, Chair IARNA (Ireland) and Manda Dunne, Chair BARNA (UK).
Sorting out the signs: Markku from the UK (and Finland before that!)
The first ICPAN Banner is displayed.
Flags are organized on the Registration Desk.
Boxes of contents to sort out.
Even Esther, USA, gets involved.
Everyone on the International Committee is involved.
Signs are displayed.
Lanyards for the delegates and exhibitors: donated by NAPANc, Canada.
Lois hard at work.
Bente Buch, Denmark.
Committee members: Joni Brady, USA; Angela Winters, Canada.
International Committee members: USA and Canada members.
Autumn leaves from Canada adorn the halls.
Registration desk is organized.
Canadian beaver greets delegates at the registration desk.
Registration is ready: bring on the delegates!
Canadian moose is at the registration desk.
Manning the reg desk: Jennie Allen, USA and Louisa Bartlett, Canada.
Reg desk volunteers: from Canada, USA and Ireland.
Canadian seal at the reg desk.
Ready for the onslaught of delegates (nearly 500!!!).
Preparing the poster display.
Posters are on display......
And registration is open!
Delegates line up....
Manning the desk, and smiling!
More opening night registrations.
Busy reg desk
Working fast, and still smiling for the camera!
Another registration completed.
Overseeing the reg desk: Host site chair, Paula, Canada
Crowd at registration desk, opening night: Opening of the Exhibitors' Hall!
Sue, USA registers a delegate.
Fran, Canada, registering a delegate.
Grand opening of Exhibitors' Hall welcome: Sue Fossum and Joni Brady, USA.
One of our Silver Sponsors.
Another Silver Sponsor: sponsor of Research and EBP posters
Silver sponsor display: Hill Rom
Some learn about the products.....
Some try them out.....
Bronze Sponsor: Drager.
Meeting with the sponsors.
Showing their products.
Research and EBP Posters and exhibitors
Exhibits and Posters
Exhibitor in action
Exhibitors BRV from Belgium and Netherlands
Reviewing the Exhibitors material
With the exhibitors.
Committee members relax: Pat and Manda, UK with Lois, USA.
They came from 14 countries.....
Canadian delegates Jean from Alberta and Lina from Quebec.
From the Phillipines.
From the Netherlands.
From New Zealand
From Greece (Fanis and Evangelos) with Jan (centre) USA
"The whole team" (Roughrider fans) from Saskatchewan, Canada!
Delegates from the USA.
Manda and Markku, committee members from the UK
Meeting old friends, Chris and Dina, USA.
Canadians from Alberta.
Meg, USA and Phil, Ireland.
Friends reunite, USA.
Networking, Kim and Dina USA.
Dory from Calgary, Alberta and Angela from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Long time friends
Pam, Terry, Dina, USA
Caught by the camera.
Committee Chairs' discussion: no rest for them!
Getting caught up
Having a drink and a bite with friends.
At the buffet...opening night