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2025 IASNR Conference

Venue: The University of British Columbia

About Vancouver

Background information about Vancouver: Vancouver, a vibrant coastal city in British Columbia, is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, diverse cultural heritage, and bustling urban life. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the majestic North Shore Mountains, Vancouver offers a unique blend of outdoor adventures and cosmopolitan amenities. Visitors can explore lush parks, such as Stanley Park, enjoy world-class dining and shopping, and immerse themselves in the city’s rich arts and culture scene.

The city’s waterfronts provide picturesque settings for leisurely walks, cycling, and kayaking, while the nearby mountains offer excellent hiking, skiing, and snowboarding opportunities. Vancouver is also home to numerous cultural attractions, including the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Museum of Anthropology, and Granville Island, where visitors can discover local crafts, food markets, and live performances.

With its mild climate and welcoming atmosphere, Vancouver is an ideal destination for both leisure and business travelers. The city’s diverse neighborhoods, such as Gastown, Yaletown, and Chinatown, each offer unique experiences and historical insights. Vancouver’s commitment to sustainability and green living is evident in its extensive public transit system, numerous green spaces, and initiatives to reduce its environmental footprint.

Whether you’re looking to explore the great outdoors, indulge in culinary delights, or participate in vibrant cultural activities, Vancouver provides an exceptional backdrop for your visit. The city’s dynamic environment and friendly residents make it a memorable destination for all who attend our conference.

About the University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a prestigious institution recognized globally for its excellence in research, teaching, and innovation. Established in 1908, UBC has grown to become one of the leading universities in the world, attracting students, faculty, and researchers from across the globe. Situated on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded territories of the Musqueam people, UBC’s main campus in Vancouver spans over 400 hectares and offers a picturesque setting that inspires learning and discovery.

UBC boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including modern lecture halls, advanced research labs, and an extensive library system. The campus is home to several renowned research institutes and centers, such as the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and the Biodiversity Research Centre, fostering a culture of innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration. UBC is also at the forefront of sustainability, with initiatives like the UBC Sustainability Initiative and the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability, making significant contributions to environmental research and practices.

The university’s beautiful gardens, such as the UBC Botanical Garden and the Nitobe Memorial Garden, provide serene environments for reflection and relaxation. UBC’s vibrant academic community is dedicated to addressing global challenges through its diverse range of programs in various disciplines, including environmental science, engineering, arts, and humanities. The campus also hosts numerous cultural and recreational activities, with museums, theaters, sports facilities, and art galleries enriching the student and visitor experience.

All conference sessions, events, and lodging will be conveniently held on the UBC campus. Attendees will stay in comfortable dormitory accommodations, providing an immersive campus experience. The university is easily accessible from nearby international airports, ensuring a smooth travel experience for our global participants. With its world-class facilities and inspiring environment, UBC offers an exceptional venue for our conference, fostering connections and collaborations that will shape the future.