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Attending CHI 2011

CHI 2011 will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia on Canada's West Coast.

Please read the following information about

The official website for visitors to Vancouver:

Vancouver is clean, green, safe, friendly and walkable. Visitors will enjoy the freshest seafood, award winning local wines from our emergent wine industry and one of the best selections of Asian dining in the world. Local site-seeing opportunities include everything from whale watching tours to kayaking along the city shores, mountain biking some of the best trails in the world, to a gondola ride up Grouse Mountain to visit the grizzly bears.

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Altitude: Sea level
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time
Population: 514,000
Metro Area Population: 2.3 Million
Telephone Area Code: 604 and 778
Language: English and French are Canada’s two official languages. English is the predominant language in British Columbia.

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Transportation from the Vancouver International Airport to Downtown:

The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is approximately 11 miles from downtown. An efficient airport high speed rail system called the Canada Line transports delegates from the airport to a downtown city centre stop for $9.00 one way. Taxi fares are roughly $27 and private limousine service is $42 one-way, plus gratuity. All of these services accept credit cards, and all amounts are quoted in Canadian dollars.

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All photos courtesy of Tourism Vancouver

Image credit: Rollan Budi
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