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Dear World Music Conference attendees:
The local arrangements committee welcomes you to UBC and to Vancouver!
Please see the attached files for some important information about your visit:
How to get to the Conference, and information about accommodation: See Accommodation.Transportation.pdf
You can get to campus from the airport by cab (about $40) or by public transportation (about 50 minutes).
Getting around UBC: a map to the conference venues. See AAWM.map.pdf
Registration will be available in the Buchanan A second-floor lobby, right outside the meeting rooms from 8-9 and
11-2:30 on Friday and Saturday.
If you register by May 7, you can pick up your registration package there.
We welcome walk-in registrations, and will be set up to receive credit card payments.
Your accommodations include a buffet breakfast on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings. Breakfast is served
at the Pacific Spirit Place cafeteria, right across the road from where you are staying.
Lunch: There is 90 minutes for lunch on Friday and Saturday. There are a variety of options within 15
minutes of the conference rooms, both on-campus and just off-campus.
Coffee Breaks will be provided to registrants 2-2:15 on Friday and Saturday in the Buchanan A second floor
Dinner: For those who register by May 7, we are providing a catered dinner (including vegetarian options) on
Friday and Saturday in the Student Union Building Rooms 214/216, starting after the keynote addresses.
Concerts and lecture demonstrations: We are featuring a wide variety of music both after lunch (1-2 pm in Buchanan
A201) and at 8 pm after dinner (in the Auditorum and the Music Building).
If you have any questions about your stay, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking forward to seeing you soon,
John Roeder and Michael Tenzer, co-chairs
Local Arrangements Committee