About Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2W6
Phone: 800-257-7544 (In US & Canada) or 604-684-3131
Elevation: 150 ' (46m)
January 14 - 18, 2017 (Meeting has ended)
Maps & Cams &
Parking & Shuttles
Food & Dining
- Tip #1:
For helpful tips on what to expect during your season of travel, check out Tourism Vancouver.
- Tip #2:
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is located within the downtown area and charges a fee for parking. Many restaurants and shops are within walking distance. Taxis and rental cars are easily attainable in downtown Vancouver. However, driving and parking in downtown Vancouver is difficult.
Click here for a map of Downtown Vancouver
for Floorplan of the Conference Area
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
for an Event Calendar
Vancouver has many forms of transportation to help conferees explore the area. Taxis are readily available; water taxis can take conferees to Granville Island and others areas of exploration. Ask the concierge at the hotel for more details.
The food included will be:
- a buffet breakfast each day of the meeting except departure day
- coffee breaks
- Social Hour with light snacks during poster sessions
If you have dietary restrictions, please click on the "Attendees With Special Needs" tab above for more information.
The meetings are "resort casual" in dress (khakis, jeans, casual shirts, sweaters). Even if you are not participating in outdoor activities, we suggest you bring clothes appropriate for local weather temperatures. Clothes that can be layered, for use both indoors and outdoors, will work best.
January temperatures in Vancouver typically range between 35-50 degrees Fahrenheit and are often rainy.
Scientists with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to participate in Keystone Symposia meetings.
Please contact Keystone Symposia Attendee Services at +1 970-262-1230 or by email atfor accessibility information and additional information regarding special services, such as:
- Free registration to assistants or companions needed for note-taking or personal care.
- Preferred lodging options for persons with limited mobility.
- Assistance locating the most optimal handicapped-accessible lodging.
In some cases, accommodations for individuals with disabilities are limited so attendees are encouraged to make arrangements well in advance of the meeting.
If you have special dietary restrictions (i.e., kosher, gluten-free, etc.) please contact Keystone Symposia Attendee Services at +1 970-262-1230 or by email at.
If possible, please try to contact us at least two weeks before the meeting starts so we may make arrangements with the resort or conference center.
NOTE: Vegetarian options are available at Keystone Symposia meal functions, so you do not need to contact us.