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Venue & Travel

The Tailings and Mine Waste 2023 Conference will be held at the JW Marriott Parq Hotel, Vancouver, BC.

Venue Address:

JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3

Hotel Booking:

Rooms at the JW Marriott Parq hotel are available. Currently, a limited number of room blocks are available from November 4 – 8 and also for individual nights between November 4 – 8. Don’t miss the opportunity to stay at the beautiful and well appointed venue hotel located in one of the best neighbourhoods in Vancouver BC. Make a reservation today!

If you are looking to book accommodation for the conference, please contact the hotel directly to see if rooms are available for the nights you require: Call Toll Free:+1-604-676-0888.

You are also welcome to book the best available rate online at one of the following:

JW Marriott Parq   

The Douglas by Marriott

Please find alternative hotel links via the interactive map below:

Travel in Vancouver

The city of Vancouver is a world class destination and was recognized as the top city in Canada in the 2014 World’s Best Awards and the Top Destination in Canada in TripAdvisor’s 2016 Travelers’ Choice awards. In the last 15 years it has always ranked in the top 10 of the world’s “Most Liveable Cities” and was chosen as the best place to live in North America in Mercer’s 2016 Quality of Living survey. The Province of British Columbia is notable for its wonderful recreational activities, from outdoor adventures to cultural events, to fine dining.

Events in November 2023

The conference organizers have put together a list of events going on during the week of the Tailings and Mine Waste Conference. We encourage international delegates to take advantage of the city while they are here!


Warmed by Pacific Ocean currents and protected by a range of mountains, Vancouver’s weather is mild year-round. In the winter months, you can expect mild mid 40’s Fahrenheit (0º to 5º Celsius). The winters are wet, but it rarely snows, except on the local ski hills.


Vancouver has a reputation as being one of the most accessible cities in the world among travelers with special needs. Vancouver leads the way in making the area a more livable place for people with disabilities through its progressive transportation systems, innovative housing, and recreational opportunities.


For the fifth-straight year, Vancouver has been ranked the “most livable city in the world”.  Surrounded by sparkling water on three sides and nestled alongside majestic coastal mountain ranges, Vancouver is situated in an exceptional natural and picturesque environment. In 2010, Vancouver was the host city for the XXI Olympic Winter Games and Paralympics.

Vancouver has the smallest carbon footprint of any major city in North America and is a leader in green building planning and technology. Vancouver is not only rated for tangible infrastructures but has a natural beauty and a rich multicultural heritage. Its beauty, sophistication, people-friendliness makes it a popular meeting place and tourist destination.

Visit the Vancouver tourism websites for more information:  

Hello BC Website

Destination Vancouver Website