Organized recreation

The conference schedule allows time for recreation each day.

The last day of the conference is also set aside as a recreation day. Participants are encouraged to coordinate with one another to make plans.

diy recreation


Vancouver has fantastic beaches. Some of the best are:

If you fancy a hike, good local trails include:

A quick ferry or (highly recommended!) sea plane can take you to beautiful islands such as:

Or you can:


For shopping, interesting options include:

  • Granville Island (arts and crafts; huge covered market; local brewery)

  • Main Street (hip stores; the best stretch is from around 8th to around 30th)

  • Robson Street (high end)

Or catch a show at:

If you like gardens, try:

Other attractions include: