The 2nd International Forest Biorefining Conference (IFBC) and 4th International Symposium on Lignocellulosic Materials (ISLM) will take place in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.


Join us at the Victoria Inn – one of the premier Thunder Bay hotels where you can enjoy true northern hospitality and first-class amenities while attending the conference.

The Victoria Inn Thunder Bay hotel is a premier accommodation offering deluxe guestrooms, poolside rooms, kid's theme suites, three storey waterslide, and on-site dining.

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Thunder Bay

More than 100,000 residents enjoy the superior nature and excellent quality of life found in the City of Thunder Bay.

Thunder Bay sits on one of the world's most stunning waterfronts, fringed by Lake Superior and overlooking the famous Sleeping Giant. Lake Superior follows the entire length of the city from north to south. Waterfront suburbs, busy downtown areas and clean city parks all touch its shorelines.

As the largest community in Northern Ontario, Thunder Bay also has an increasingly upbeat and cosmopolitan feel. It is a place where diverse people from different ethnic backgrounds and with multicultural interests live together. All of these cultures create a unique way of life that blends varied histories, languages, music, arts and celebrations – not to mention cuisine – just waiting for you to experience.

Local Area Attractions

There's so much to see and do in Thunder Bay. We are the heart of world-class attractions and adventure in Northwestern Ontario.

Leisure pursuits range from outdoor recreation – sailing, climbing, fishing, hiking, skiing, canoeing and more – to the cultural – enjoying live theatre, art, music, galleries, restaurants and festivals.

For general information on what to do in Thunder Bay visit: Destination Thunder Bay