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Plant Collections & Plant Nomenclature and Taxonomy Communities Symposium

Collect. Cultivate. Curate.
Excellence in Plant Collections Management Symposium

October 16-18 I Vancouver, Canada
Hosted by: UBC Botanical Garden and VanDusen Botanical Garden in partnership with Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association

REGISTRATION IS FULL

Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown

1234 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z1W2

Room Nights: October 15-20, 2018 | Deadline to book: September 15, 2018

American Public Gardens Association special group rate: $219 (Canadian) per night plus fees & taxes for single and double/double rooms. Full Breakfast Included in group rate.

BOOK YOUR ROOM USING THIS LINK

Our hotel’s central location is in the hub of downtown Vancouver, minutes walking distance from Yaletown restaurants, Sunset Beach and Stanley Parks, Vancouver Seawall, and ferries to Granville Island. 

GETTING TO VANCOUVER

Nearest airport - Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, BC
Public transit via Metro: Take Canada Line SkyTrain from YVR-Airport to Yaletown-Roundhouse metro stop. Walk 10 minutes to hotel.
Nearest train station – Pacific Central Station/Amtrak. 
Public transit to hotel: Take Metro from SB Station Street NS Terminal Ave to EB Pacific at FS Howe Street. Walk 5 minutes to hotel. 

FOR VISA-EXEMPT FOREIGN NATIONALS AND TRAVELLERS WITH A CANADIAN VISA ONLY:

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA):
(The below information was provided directly from the Government of Canada's official website

A new entry requirement is now in effect: visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent residents cannot apply for an eTA.

It only costs $7 CAD. Most eTA applications are approved within minutes of applying. Entry requirements for other methods of travel (land, sea) have not changed.

For full details, visit:  http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp