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IETF 84 - Vancouver, BC, Canada - July 29 - August 3, 2012

Airport Transportation

Transportation from Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Arrival Coordination

Arrival Coordination

Room Sharing

Departure Coordination

Departure Coordination


Public Transportation and Area Maps

Public Transportation in Vancouver


Stanley Park Activities and Events

Museums of Vancouver

Other sites of interest

Bike rental

Getting Around (to and from the Meeting Venue)


Vancouver Parks Smartphone App

Running Trails:

WalkJogRun Web site

Urban Parks, Seawall and Wilderness Trails

Run the Planet Web site


Vancouver Hiking Trails


Soccer BOF will be back! First we need a date and time. Take this Doodle poll. Second we need a venue. Proposals welcome! Contact Eric for suggestions for any of the above.

Vancouver Performing Arts

Fireworks on July 28, August 1, and August 4, 2012

Whale Watching on Friday

ATMs & Money Conversion

The currency of Vancouver, BC, Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CAD $). There are multiple places at the airport to exchange currency. The Vancouver Airport ICE Currency Exchange are open 24 hours. Locations of ICE Currency Exchange at the airport.

Currency Conversion Tool

ATM Locations Near the IETF 84 Meeting Venue

Electrical Plug / Outlet

Electric Plug/Outlet information for Canada


Cellphones / Data

Miscellaneous Information

Smoking restrictions in the city of Vancouver


Marketplace IGA - 909 Burrard Street, Vancouver (about two blocks from the IETF 84 Meeting Venue)

Urban Fare - 305 Bute Street, Vancouver

Granville Island Public Market - for fresh local and organic food, as well as homemade products. Also hosts a Farmer's Market on Thursdays.


The IETF 84 Meeting venue is in downtown Vancouver, close to a huge number of restaurants and shops. Some useful links for restaurant searches:

Searching for Vegetarian/Vegan/Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Vancouver

Searching for Halal Restaurants in Vancouver

Searching for Kosher Restaurants in Vancouver

More Restaurants of Vancouver

Food Trucks abound in downtown Vancouver (there is a smartphone app you can download from the app store so you can find the food trucks and when they are open).

Social Event & T-shirt Tickets

IETF 84 Social Event Hosted by Google at the Telus World of Science.

To get to the IETF 84 Social Event, take the Skytrain from Burrard Street Station (either the Expo Line toward King George or the Millennium Line toward VCC) to Main Street Science World Station and walk down Terminal Street and across Quebec Street to the Telus World of Science.

Espresso, Coffee, and Tea

Espresso, Coffee, and Tea


Current weather in Vancouver, BC, Canada