Northwest Archivists, Inc.

"Turning Points and Connecting Archival Spaces"

A Joint Conference of the Northwest Archivists (NWA) and the Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC)
Irving K. Barber Learning Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
May 2*-4, 2013


There will not be a single conference hotel since the meeting will take place on the UBC campus. 

Our AABC colleagues have kindly identified multiple housing options for attendees who will need it.  Many thanks to Patrick Ansah and AABC for providing these resources! 

Please be sure check the AABC conference website in case there are any updates not included here

On-campus options
Off-campus options

*NOTE:  On May 2, there are no formal conference events at the UBC conference site.  However, the Society of American Archivists is offering its EAC-CPF workshop on May 2 at Western Washington University in Bellingham.  For more information see the SAA website:

Accommodations at UBC

Carey Centre, UBC Campus 

Block of 28 rooms set aside under "AABC"

Rooms with private bathroom starting from $74/night
Towels, toiletries, cable internet access, private phone line for local calls are included
Breakfast is $7/day/person

To reserve, please send us an online booking request and use "AABC" as the group name.  If you wish to reserve breakfast tickets, please specify under "Comments".
You can also call 604-224-4308 on weekdays to reserve with your credit card.

Our room rates, photos, cancellation policy, directions and maps  plus other details can be found on our web site at Carey Centre under Accommodation/Short Stay.


Subject to availability, no conference rate


Booking forms:

St. Andrew's Hall

Co-ed Quad Apartments
Quads are apartments designed for four, single residents to share. If you would like to request a specific roommate, be sure to note his or her name on your form and we will do our best to put you together.

$57CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

With Parking:
$62CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

Studio Apartments
Self-contained units for single people, only.

$91CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

With Parking: $96CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

One Bedroom Apartments
Self-contained units for couples (without children), only.

$102CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

With Parking: $107CAD/night, plus the 8% PST

Please visit for more information.

Attendees are also welcome to use these guides to book a place of their choosing:

General off-campus options near UBC (note: NO Conference Rates)

Holiday Inn (711 West Broadway) (11.4km/7mi from UBC)  Map
Ramada Inn (1221 Granville - downtown Vancouver) (11.7km/7.2mi from UBC)  Map
Accommodation Off Campus.pdf (Prepared by Conferences and Accommodation UBC)

Please contact Colleen Needham (Communications Chair) with any questions. 

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