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Our main program, including academic programming, the banquet and cultural sharing night, will all take place at our host hotel, the beautiful Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in Vancouver B.C.
Embrace the spirit of the city at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, a memorable destination for business and leisure travel. Nestled in the center of the exciting downtown district at 1000 Burrard Street, the hotel features the iconic One Wall Centre, our North Tower, one of Vancouver's most extraordinary buildings.
The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre's conference centre is spacious, modern, and comfortable. Though in the heart of the city, the picturesque courtyard is the perfect place to get some fresh air between sessions. We encourage all delegates to stay onsite for convenience, value and networking. We are pleased to offer our PRIDoC 2022 delegates special event rates.
The PRIDoC Council Retreat (Sunday, July 10, 2022) will take place at the beautiful VanDusen Botanical Gardens
The Indigenous Faculty Forum (Monday, July 11, 2022) will take place at Simon Fraser University's Vancouver Campus
The Welcome Reception (Monday, July 11, 2022) will take place at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
The Day of Wellness (Wednesday, July 13, 2022) will take place at Whey-ah-Wichen (Cates) Park
Our room blocks at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre and the Holiday Inn are now full. There may be rooms available at these hotels at their regular rate. We recommend doing a search for hotels close to the Sheraton where most events will be taking place, 1000 Burrard St Vancouver BC.
The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is centrally located in downtown Vancouver at 1000 Burrard Street.
Public Transit - Taking the train to the city is easy and affordable. In arrivals, follow the signs 'Train to the City'. The line from the airport to the city is called the Canada Line. Purchase a 3-zone ticket from the machine and keep it handy. You will use it to tap in and tap out at the end of your 26 minute trip. Note that there is a $5 per person airport surcharge when leaving the airport but not when going to the airport. The airport is the terminus station, so you can only get on in one direction Canada Line-Waterfront Station. The closest station to the hotel is Vancouver City Centre Station. It is a 9 minute walk to the hotel or there are plenty of taxis when you exit onto Granville Street.
When returning to the airport, the closest station is Vancouver City Centre Station. Take the Canada Line-YVR Airport. Remember to keep your 3-zone ticket handy to tap in and tap out.
NOTE: If you have 3-4 passengers, a taxi can be just as affordable. See below.
Taxi - Taxis from the airport have a set fee. For example a taxi from the airport to the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is currently CA$32. They charge per car, not per person. It is customary to give a 10-20% gratuity. Credits cards, debit cards and CA$ are accepted. Details Returning the the airport taxis use a metered system and the cost ranges from CA$35-50.
Uber/Lyft - Be sure to download these apps before your trip.
Larger vehicles - If you have 5+ passengers, it may be less expensive to hire a sedan or limousine rather than two taxis. Details
Rental Cars - Parking in Downtown Vancouver is expensive, public transit is excellent, and our city is very walkable. We do not recommend renting a car unless you plan to take a trip outside the city while you are here. In that case expedia has good value. Overnight parking is CA$20/day for registered delegates.
Transit - We recommend using google maps and choosing the transit icon for your best route. The closest skytrain station is Vancouver City Centre Station. From there it is a 9 minute walk to the hotel or there are taxis when you come out on on Granville Street.
Car - We recommend using google maps and choosing the car icon for your best route. If you are driving please note that overnight parking at the hotel is CA$20.00 for registered delegates during the conference.
Cedar Root Gallery
Museum of Anthroplogy
Pacific Centre Mall
VanDusen Botanical Gardens
Capilano Suspension Bridge
North Vancouver Tourism