May 14-16, 2008

Victoria (BC), Canada


Traveling to Victoria

By Air Victoria's International Airport (YYJ) has direct connections from and to major cities such as Calgary, Seattle, Toronto, and Vancouver.

By Seaplane There are seaplane connections from both Seattle downtown and Vancouver downtown. The Seaplane terminal is located at the downtown harbour.

By Helicopter There is a helicopter service between Vancouver downtown and Victoria downtown. The Victoria helicopter terminal is located at the harbour downtown.

By Ferry A ferry service is provided by BC Ferries that offers almost hourly connections between Vancouver's terminal (Tsawwassen) and Swartz Bay. Pacific Coach Lines has a bus service between Vancouver International Airport and Victoria, using the ferry.

By Clipper The Victoria Clipper provides a fast boat service for passengers between Seattle downtown and Victoria downtown. A 10% discount is offered for STOC attendees. See the STOC travel page for more info.

Map of the local venues and transportation points:

A shuttle bus to UVic can be found here.

For more info for transit in and around Victoria, including transportation from airport and ferry, see here and here.

VISA SUPPORT LETTERS For attendees who also participate at STOC, visa support letters are issued by ACM. See the STOC travel page for more info. Participants for IWPEC only, please contact the local arrangements chair (stege at cs dot


Transportation to Victoria