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Registration Announcement

Please note that on-line Registration is now closed.
Registration will be available on-site.

Registration will take place at the ICAO Registration Centre on the main floor of ICAO (ENTRANCE THROUGH 999 UNIVERSITY SREET).

  • Participants will be asked to show ID (either passports or driving licenses, student IDs).
  • Payment will also take place at this time (for those who have not paid).
  • Photo I.D. badges for the meeting will be issued to each participant

Registration schedule:

  • Sunday: 14:00 - 17:00 hours
  • Monday: 08:00 - 16:00
  • Tuesday: 08:30 - 13:00
  • Wednesday: 08:30 - 10:00

The meeting will take place in the Assembly Hall on the 4th floor of the Conference centre.

Programme Approved by the American Psychological Association

This programme has been reviewed and approved for CE credit for psychologists by the American Psychological Association's Continuing Education Committee. This programme offers up to 15 CE credits for psychologists. The provider maintains responsibility for the delivery of the programme. Approval #07-170.


Montréal, Canada, 11 April 2007

It may be surprising to many to learn that up to 40 per cent of people experience some form of anxiety regarding air travel. Moreover, the number of people who do not fly because of their fear of flying, although unknown, probably represents a significant market.

Little had been done to publicly discuss these phenomena until the first World Conference on Fear of Flying in 1996. The 3rd edition of the Conference, to be held from 4 to 6 June at the world headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization, in Montréal, will build on progress to date in managing these complex issues and look at ways of Getting More People To Fly.

The Conference will bring together psychologists, professionals in the treatment of fear of flying and key stakeholders of the global civil aviation industry to address the related psychological and physical needs of passengers, share experiences and develop approaches to help people deal with their fear of flying.

This sharing of knowledge, research and expertise will raise awareness among regulators and policy makers, aviation security experts, customs and immigration agencies, key industry stakeholders including airlines, airport operators, manufacturers and representatives from travel and tourism organizations expected to attend the Conference.

Participants will be informed of the conclusions emanating from the 3rd World Conference on Fear of Flying and their implications for civil aviation. A forum will be made available on the permanent Conference website to stimulate further discussion and provide additional information on the subject.

We strongly encourage you to extend this invitation to your membership and to any person whom you feel would be interested in attending the World Conference on Fear of Flying. We look forward to meeting you there and invite you to consult programme details, pricing and registration at .

Note: Continuing Education Credit approval applied for with the American Psychological Association.


The Organizing Committee

  • Captain Marc-Antoine Plourde (President & Founder, DePlour)
  • Dr. Lucas van Gerwen (Director, VALK Foundation)
  • Denis Chagnon (Public Information Officer, ICAO)
  • Gilles Robichaud (Marketing Consultant, ICAO)

For more information please contact:

Fear of Flying, June 2007

Fax: +1 514-954-6744