About Whistler Conference Centre

Whistler Conference Centre
Whistler Conference Centre
4010 Whistler Way
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4
Elevation: 2200 ' (671m)

Meetings at This Location

Whistler Resort is located north of Vancouver and nestled amidst the spectacular Coast Mountains of British Columbia. Recreational activities include alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, and many other winter adventures at both Whistler and Blackcomb. There are fitness centers, world-class spas, many superb dining options, and excellent shopping options. Whistler is a great destination for families, as it offers many entertainment and leisure options. Keystone Symposia conferences will be held at the Whistler Conference Centre.
  • Tip #1:

    For helpful tips on what to expect during your season of travel and other information, check out Tourism Whistler

  • Tip #2:

    Whistler Conference Center is within one mile of all suggested hotels. Most hotels provide a shuttle, but the village connecting the Conference Center and the hotels is maintained and lined with shops and restaurants. Some parking is available around the Conference Center; fees may apply. Whistler has a public transit system. Click here for schedules and more information.

  • Tip #3:

    For tips on saving money during your time in Whistler, Click here

Click here for a map of the Whistler Village.

Click here for Floorplan of the Conference Area

Whistler Conference Centre

Click here for an Event Calendar

Click here for Web Cam

Shuttle Information:

The WAVE (Whistler and Valley Express) operates regular bus trips to all of Whistler’s neighborhoods for a small fee. Buses leave from the Village bus loop. There is also a free Village Shuttle with stops in Whistler Village, Village North, Upper Village and the Benchlands. Look for more information when you check in at the meeting.
Click here for Whistler Transit System link.

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
The food offered varies by site. Menus of the daily food offered, as well as menus for area restaurants, when available, will be posted on-site. Social Hour is provided in order to give attendees an opportunity to socialize, enjoy a light snack and participate in the poster session. Limited seating is available.

If you have dietary restrictions, please click on the "Attendees With Special Needs" tab above for more information.

Whistler weather

Clothing Note:

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.

March temperatures in Whistler typically range between 35-50 degrees Fahrenheit.

Special Needs


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 at info@keystonesymposia.org for 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.

Dietary Restrictions

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 info@keystonesymposia.org.

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.

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Please be aware that this conference will take place at an elevation well above sea level!

High elevation, low humidity and stronger ultraviolet rays from the sun combine to create a situation that requires special attention to your health! For recommendations on how to prevent and alleviate high altitude sickness, please see High Country Health Care High Altitude Health Tips.