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July 10th to 15th, 2022

Travel Info

 

Conference Venues

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

Accommodation 

 

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. 

5 Minute (or less) Walking Distance to Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre (Main PRIDoC Venue)
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre (Regular rate - our block is full)
Holiday Inn on Howe St  (Regular rate - our block is full)*
Century Plaza*
Sutton Place*
The Burrard*
Hotel Belmont*
Samesun Vancouver*
 
10 minute walk (or less) Walking Distance to Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre (Main PRIDoC Venue)
The Wedgewood*
Residence Inn*
Landis Hotel and Suites*
Ramada by Wyndham*
L'Hermitage*
 
*We have not vetted these hotels and are unaware of their availability or rates. We are sharing them with you because of their proximity.

Getting here

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is centrally located in downtown Vancouver at 1000 Burrard Street.

From the Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

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.

Canada Line Fare
Adult From the airport CA$10.90/To the airport CA$5.90
Senior (65+) From the airport CA$9.05/To the airport CA$4.05
Children & youth (5-18)  From the airport CA$9.05/To the airport CA$4.05
Children under 5 FREE

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.

Within Greater Vancouver

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.