FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Arriving at the Halifax International Airport

The Canadian Secretariat will be greeting conference attendees on August 20, 21 and 22. A kiosk will be located at the arrival terminal, passed the luggage pick-up area. At this kiosk, attendees will be given luggage tags and directed towards the organized shuttle service. Please note, shuttle service will only be available from the Halifax International Airport to the four official conference hotels (Lord Nelson, Cambridge Suites, Prince George, and the Sutton Place). If accommodation has been made at an alternative hotel, you may use the shuttle to travel to an official conference hotel and then taxi to your hotel of choice.

 

Flight delays, changes, or cancellation

The Canadian Secretariat will be at the airport on days of arrival (Aug. 20, 21 & 22) and will be checking flights schedules (according to the info received from your delegation). Rest assured that if your flight is delayed, the Canadian Secretariat will be aware of it and will make sure you receive shuttle service at your time of arrival within those days (Aug. 20, 21 & 22).

Should you have any changes in your departure date or time, please advise the Canadian Secretariat at the registration booth.

 

Halifax Visitor Information

A digital information kiosk and a Halifax visitors’ kiosk is available in the lobby of the Halifax Convention Center.

The Nova Scotia Information Center is located 5 minutes from the Halifax Convention Centre.

 

Shuttle Service between Conference Hotels and the Halifax Convention Centre

Information regarding shuttle timetables can be found in your hotel lobby. The information will be updated daily.

Shuttles between the four official conference hotels and the Halifax Convention Centre will be provided during the times listed below. The shuttles will be identified for each hotel and will be running continuously during those times.

SHUTTLE SCHEDULE FROM CONFERENCE HOTELS TO HALIFAX CONVENTION CENTRE

Saturday August 208:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday August 21

7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

Monday August 22

7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. 

12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday August 232:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday August 24

7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Thursday August 25

7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Departures from Halifax International Airport

Shuttles from the four official conference hotels to the Halifax International Airport will be provided on the official departure day on August 26. Should conference attendees leave prior to or after August 26, they will be responsible for organizing and subsequently paying for the service of their choice. You will find more information regarding the timing of shuttles on your hotel lobby’s information board.

 

Excursions on August 23, 2022

If you have received confirmation of being on a tour and you are not staying at one of the four official conference hotels, it is your responsibility to present at the lobby of the conference hotel listed below.

Halifax Walking Tour: Participants on the Halifax Walking tour are to meet in the Lobby of the Cambridge Hotel at 10:00 a.m. Shuttles will not be available for this tour.

Historical Halifax City Tour: Participants will be picked up at their hotels starting at 8:30 a.m. If you are not staying at one of the four official conference hotels, it will be your responsibility to meet at the lobby of the Prince George Hotel by the time stated above. We encourage participants to take advantage of the early breakfast that will be available at all conference hotels starting at 6:00 a.m. on this day.

Lunenburg Tour: Participants will be picked up at their hotels starting at 7:30 a.m. If you are not staying at one of the four official conference hotels, it will be your responsibility to meet in the lobby of the Prince George Hotel by the time stated above. We encourage participants to take advantage of the early breakfast that will be available at all conference hotels starting at 6:00 a.m. on this day.

Please note, conference staff will be present at the four official hotels in the morning of the excursions in order to facilitate your departure on the correct bus.

 

Evening Receptions

For all conference organized evening receptions, shuttle service will be provided to and from the four official conference hotels to the various venues. We encourage you to verify departure times on the information boards which will be located in each hotel lobby.