IC2E 2017 will be held on the vancouver campus of Simon Fraser University. Described by the Vancouver Sun as the "intellectual heart of the city," Simon Fraser University’s Vancouver campus transformed the landscape of urban education in downtown Vancouver. The campus is comprised of multiple facilities clustered in the core of one of the world’s most liveable cities.
All conference events will be located in the Harbour Centre at
515 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
|Event||Meeting Room||Room Number||Floor Map|
|Main Conference||Fletcher Challenge Canada Theatre||1900||Concourse|
|Blockchain Summit||Sauder Industries Policy Room||2270||Upper Concourse|
|Workshops/Doctoral Symposium/Tutorials||Canfor Policy Room||1600||Concourse|
Transportation options from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to the conference venue include:
Parking: There is no free parking in downtown Vancouver, but it is fairly easy to find a paid parking lot. For parking information in the area, please refer to this link.
Biking: For those who would like to explore around by bike, you can try the Mobi bike share system.
The conference banquet will be held in the Cloud 9 Restaurant & Lounge, located at
1400 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1B9
Vancouver is located on the Pacific Coast in southwestern British Columbia. Covering 114 square kilometers (44 square miles), it is the second-smallest area of eight major Canadian cities. The metropolitan area of 2,787 square kilometers (1,076 square miles) is the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada.
Vancouver is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the Fraser River, the Burrard Inlet, and the Coast Mountains to the east, the city is surrounded by shimmering waters and towering trees.
Here is a video travel guide if you are interested in exploring local attractions (note that our conference venue, the Harbour Centre, appreared at 4'30"). More information about the city of Vancouver can be found here.