Venue and Travel

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The meeting will be held at the Harrison Hot springs hotel, British Columbia.

How to get there:

From Vancouver International Airport:

  • Follow the signs to Highway 99 south toward Seattle.
  • Travel east from Highway 99 onto Highway 17 East toward Hope.
  • From Highway 17, watch for signs showing Highway 1 East to Hope. Merge onto Highway 1.

Details about other routes can be found here.

Air, rail and other transport costs are not covered in the cost of registration and are the responsibility of the conference participant.

Conference attendees are encouraged to arrange air and rail travel with Uniglobe Lexus Travel.

Botty Csillag
UNIGLOBE Voyages Lexus (Bureau-chef Corporatif)
1411 rue Peel, bureau 403
Montréal, QC, H3A 1S5
t.: 514-397-9221
f.: 514-397-2679

Please quote the code CHGSM7 when booking.

Registrants from McGill University will also be asked to provide a McGill ID number.

For invited speakers, if you have expenses that are eligible for a travel claim, please complete this Travel Claim form [PDF]

Please submit claim forms with original receipts to:

Mary Solana
Financial Officer
CIHR- Institute of Genetics
McGill University
Life Science Complex-Bellini Building
3649 Promenade Sir William Osler Room 275
Montreal, Quebec
H3G 0B1

Tel: (514)398-3080
Fax: (514)398-1684

Group transportation

Shuttle buses will be available from Vancouver International airport to Harrison Hot Springs hotel on the following dates:

  • Saturday, June 09 departing from Vancouver International Airport to the venue at 11 AM and 3 PM
  • Sunday, June 10 departing from Vancouver International Airport to the venue at 1 PM and 2 PM
  • Wednesday, June 13 departing from the venue to Vancouver International Airport at 12 PM, 2 PM and 3 PM
  • $25 per person per direction ($50 round trip)