The 2019 CSRF Annual Meeting: Victoria, BC
October 17-19, 2019

Kayaker paddling in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Photo: Victoria Tourism

Kayaker paddling in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Photo: Victoria Tourism

CSRF in Beautiful Victoria, BC!

Join us for the 2019 CSRF Annual Conference in Victoria, October 17-19.

We are anticipating an amazing conference this year. Program details are posted in the “Program” link above. The website will be updated as we confirm more events and details.


Conference Hotel

The conference will be held this year at the Inn at Laurel Point. We are very excited to be in this beautiful location with waterfront views from every room. Click “Book Hotel Room” above to reserve your room!

Guest rooms can be seen here and the meeting rooms can be seen here


Information for Presenters

Oral presenters must submit a final electronic file of the presentation no later than Tuesday October 15, 2019 to the CSRF Executive Director by email csrf.ed@gmail.com. All presenters must use the Mac laptop supplied by CSRF for their presentation.

Poster presentations will all take place on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 4-6 pm. Posters should be a maximum of 4 ft wide by 4 ft tall.

Further details and tips for presentations can be found here.


Conference Travel Information

Air Canada Promo Code: DQQ8QFF1

Air Canada is the Official Canadian Airline for the Conference. Use the code above to receive a 10% discount on fares to Victoria (YYJ); there is no discount for Tango/Basic fares. The travel period begins Thursday, October 10, 2019 and ends Saturday, October 26, 2019. To book a flight with your promotion code, access aircanada.com and enter your promotion code in the search panel. In October, there are direct flights to Victoria on Air Canada from Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto.

WestJet Coupon Code: W19CI9Y

5% off Econo* and Flex and 10% off Plus base fares between Victoria and anywhere WestJet flies in North America (including Delta code‑share flights). Please visit www.westjet.com/conventions to make a booking online and enter the coupon code above (travel agents should use promo code WKK55)

HeliJet Coupon Code: CSRF19

Ever wanted to take a helicopter? Valid for 20% discount on regular (excluding Sale) fares between Vancouver and Victoria when travelling between October 15-21, 2019. HeliJet provides service to Victoria Harbour (79 Dallas Road) from either downtown Vancouver Harbour or Richmond (YVR South Terminal). The Victoria Harbour is 1km from the hotel, a short walk or taxi away. The coupon code can be entered when booking online at helijet.com or given over the phone when calling Helijet Reservations at 1.800.665.4354

Harbour Air

Ever wanted to take a sea plane? Harbour Air provides service to Victoria Harbour (950 Wharf Street) from either downtown Vancouver Harbour or Richmond (YVR South Terminal). The Victoria Harbour is 1km from the hotel, a short walk around the inner harbour or taxi away. https://www.harbourair.com

Pacific Coastal

Pacific Coastal has direct flights from Kelowna, Prince George, and South Vancouver Terminal to Victoria: https://www.pacificcoastal.com

YYJ Shuttle

A taxi from YYJ airport to the hotel will cost approximately $70 one-way. A cheaper option is to take the YYJ Shuttle, which is a small private bus that can drop you off right at the hotel. A roundtrip pre-booked adult fare is $41: https://yyjairportshuttle.com