Travel

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Our conference hotel is the Westin Bayshore, located in downtown Vancouver. For more information about the hotel, click here.

The Westin Bayshore Hotel
1601 Bayshore Dr
Vancouver, BC
V6G 2 V4

The hotel is within walking distance to Stanley Park, which includes Vancouver's famous seawall. Shops, restaurants, and cafes are all close by. Museums such as the Roedde House Museum, and art galleries such as Vancouver Art Gallery and Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art are also in the area. Please click here for more attractions.

Transportation

Getting to the conference:

The easiest way to travel downtown from the airport is by light rail: take the Canada Line Sky Train from YVR to the "Waterfront" stop. From there, a short bus or cab ride will take you to the Westin. If you prefer to walk, the distance between the train station and the hotel is about 1.5 kilometers  or 1 mile.

For those travelling by car from Seattle (WA), Calgary, and Edmonton, estimated travel times are as follows:

Seattle, Washington: 2 hours and 45 minutes via I-5 N (click here for more information on border crossings)

Calgary, Alberta: 10-11 hours via Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 W

Edmonton, Alberta: 12 hours via AB-16 and BC-5 S

In the city:

Vancouver’s Translink provides public transportation through light rail and bus systems. Taxis, Uber, and Lyft are also available.