September 13-18, 2015, 

Hosted by the South Coast British Columbia Transit Authority.



Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
6083 McKay Avenue
Burnaby, British Columbia V5H 2W7

 Both the Institute and room block are located here.


Institute Agenda:

View the class agenda here.

We will be kicking off the institute with registration, welcome reception and introductions on Sunday evening from 5:00 pm -8:00 pm.  

From there, the institute will run each day from Monday-Friday beginning at 7:45 am with a networking breakfast.  Most days the institute will get out each day between 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm depending on the activities of the day, however, Friday the institute will finish by 1:00 pm.  In addition, there is a Thursday evening plated panel dinner with guest panel members which will take place from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  Local commuters may wish to consider staying at the hotel Sunday and Thursday evenings for ease of attendance at these evening sessions in combination with early mornings the next day.   


The total tuition for this class is $1,200, which includes $975 for the basic course cost and $225 for select meals and snacks that are provided throughout the week (daily networking breakfast, Thursday evening dinner, Sunday welcome reception, coffee and tea, and break snacks).   Participants will be responsible for all other meals.  

Hotel Information:

The contracted block of rooms for our group is at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown. You can book a reservation by one of the following methods:

·         Contact the hotel at 1-866-568-0890 and refer to the code WLI to take advantage of our contracted rates, OR

·         Make online reservations via our personalized WLI Hilton web link hereReservations


The contracted rate for this venue is $159 CAD per night. You can book for the basic rate through the web link, but if you are seeking alternative views or suites you will need to call the hotel.

Reservations include complimentary wireless access in rooms, and rates will be extended two days pre- and post-event based on availability.


Check-in time:  3:00pm
Check-out time:  12:00pm 

Reservations deadline:  Thursday, August 23, 2015



If you are flying into the area, a rental car is not required for our location. The hotel is within walking distance of several amenities and dining options, and one block from the Skytrain. Transportation options and an overview of the property can be found here: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown

Underground parking is available at the rate of $11.00 plus tax, while valet parking is available for $15.00 plus tax.

Institute Registration:

Course Registration is OPEN! Up to 50 individuals can sign up for this class. Click Here to Register Now

This online registration form only accepts payment by credit card. If you are unable to pay with a credit card, please contact Laura Renenger at renenger@theiacp.org or 703-647-7274 to complete offline registration.

There is no registration deadline; the class will remain open until all seats are filled.



To register for a WLI or to obtain more information about hosting a WLI program, please contact the IACP's Training and Professional Services, Project Coordinator Laura Renenger at 703-836-6767, ext. 274, or by email at renenger@theiacp.org.

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