Meeting Location: Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C3, Canada


Hotel Information

Visa & Passport Information

All annual meeting participants who are not from visa-exempt countries will need a temporary resident visa to enter Canada.

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Getting to Vancouver

Sea to Sky Highway

  • By Air: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)  —  Breeze Through!
  • By Car from the U.S.: Vancouver is located just 30 km north of the Canada/U.S. border. From Seattle, take Interstate 5 (I-5), which becomes Hwy 99 (the “Sea-to-Sky Highway”) across the Canada/U.S. border. Approx. driving time: 3 hours (distance: 235 km/145 mi).
  • By Rail: Amtrak, Via Rail Canada and the Rocky Mountaineer offer rail service to and from downtown Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station. Approx. travel time from Seattle: 4 hours.

From the Airport (YVR)

Transportation Options in Vancouver

Go Green

Go GreenGSA continues to work on greening our meetings,
but did you know there are things that you can do as well?
Here are a few items to consider when traveling.