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Wednesday, June 12

8:00am PDT

On Your Own Conference Excursions via Gray Line WESTCOAST Sightseeing
Atla Annual 2019 participants have access to 15% off any excursion Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing sells. To reserve your tour please use the provided link to their website. https://westcoastsightseeing.com/ 


Once shopping for a tour is complete and is placed in the Cart, enter the code Atla15 (Note that the code is not case specific) in the Promo Code box and then Apply. The percentage off will then appear and discount the subtotal. The discount is available for tours/excursion reserved only between Jun 5 – 20, 2019 the code will validate. If the booking is for outside these times, the code will not be valid.

Wednesday June 12, 2019 8:00am - 4:30pm PDT

12:30pm PDT

Special Collections Excursion to the J. R. Allison Library at Regent College and the University of British Columbia
This excursion will depart from the Sheraton for the John Richard Allison Library at Regent College. The Allison Library is home to 3,650 rare and antiquarian books, the majority of which were written by Puritan, Anglican, and early Evangelical authors, including John Bunyan and Jonathan Edwards. Participants will walk together for ten minutes and travel thirty minutes to and from the Allison Library. This excursion is sponsored by the Special Collections Interest Group.

These are the travel plans/requirements for attendees:
We will gather in the North Tower Lobby of the Sheraton Vancouver at 12:30 pm. We will depart at 12:40 pm. Note: Vancouver has very good public transportation.
  • Total walking time: 20 minutes
  • Total travel time each way: 20-30 minutes

Getting to Regent and UBC:
  • Express bus “#44” from the hotel to the university 
  • 5-minute walk to Regent College for PART 1 
  • 10-minute walk to University of British Columbia (UBC) Special Collections for PART 2

Getting back to the hotel:
  • 5-minute walk back to the bus from UBC 

Accessibility: There is an elevator at Regent College, although attendees will need to be able to walk one flight of stairs to/from UBC Special Collections.

The price of the bus fare in CAD is less than $5 each way. Detail instructions and pricing will be disseminated to all registered participants prior to arrival in Vancouver. Price per person above is estimated.

avatar for Cindy Aalders

Cindy Aalders

Library Director, Regent College
avatar for Patrick Milas

Patrick Milas

Library Director, New Brunswick Theological Seminary

Wednesday June 12, 2019 12:30pm - 4:00pm PDT