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Registration, Accommodation, and Travel


Registration for Access 2003 has closed. 208 people have registered, making this conference the biggest Access ever.

The Registration Desk (located outside the Plaza Ballroom) will be open Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2 from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., and Friday, Oct. 3 from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.


Vancouver's Hyatt Regency is this year's Access conference hotel, located at:

655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 2R7 Canada
Tel: +1 604 683 1234
Fax: +1 604 689 3707

The Access conference room rates are as follows:

$159 single or double
$184 triple
$209 quadruple

Additional persons are $25 each using existing bedding. Room rates quoted above do not include provincial and federal sales taxes.

Please let the hotel know that you are with the Access 2003 conference when making room reservations.

A web form is available for booking hotel rooms


If you are booking a flight to Vancouver, you may find it useful to know that there will be an evening reception at the Hyatt on October 1. People planning to participate in the Hackfest should arrive the night of September 30. The conference sessions end by 1 p.m. on October 4.

Transit options from the Richmond airport to the Hyatt in downtown Vancouver include:

Taxi: approximate cost from the airport to downtown is $30.00

Airporter bus: The Hyatt is located conveniently on the Vancouver Airporter bus route.

City bus: take the number 424 from the airport to Airport Station, then transfer to 98-B to Burrard station. Total time for this option is approximately 1 hour. More city bus information is available at BC Translink

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