Morning Events

Pre-breakfast activities are run through SFU Recreation. Shower faculties are available and complimentary towels will be provided. Participation in activities requires signing a Liability Waivers Form. Paper forms will also be available at the meeting point at WMC 2262. 

Step 1: Create an account with SFU Recreation
Step 2: Register for pre-breakfast activity

  • Morning hike, Burnaby Mountain
  • Trail run, Burnaby Mountain
  • Yoga on the Mountain
  • Morning swim, indoor, SFU Burnaby campus
  • Morning hike, Burnaby Mountain
  • Yoga on the Mountain

Afternoon Events

Mountain Top Ice Cream Social & Poster Gallery

Tuesday, June 19
4:15 pm – 5:15 pm, Convocation Mall, SFU Burnaby Campus

Join us in Convocation Mall for a cool treat and explore the poster gallery where poster presenters will be on-site to discuss their work. Visit the exhibit hall for a chance to win a helicopter tour of the Metro Vancouver’s North Shore and the Sea to Sky corridor. Draw will take place at 5:05 pm, and you must be in attendance to win. Two winners will be drawn and immediately whisked away to their adventure in the sky. Transportation will be provided to the flight then on to the Night Out at Mahony & Sons.

This event is sponsored by

Evening Events

Welcome Reception

Monday, June 18
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Burnaby Mountain Park

Join us at the Playground of the Gods at Burnaby Mountain Park as we kick off CANHEIT-TECC 2018. Experience the view of Metro Vancouver from above the clouds while enjoying light appetizers, drinks, and conversation with conference delegates from across the country and the world.

This event is sponsored by 

Parking is limited, so we encourage you to take a conference shuttle.

Night Out

Tuesday, June 19
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm, 
Mahony & Sons Public House

After an invigorating day of learning and expanding our minds, join your fellow delegates for a casual pint to cap off the day. Hosted at Mahony & Sons Public House in Stamps Landing, which boasts a beautiful water front view. This is the perfect opportunity to network with your peers and enjoy microbrews and delicious local, seasonal pub fare.

Private coaches will get you to and from your hotel. If you don’t want your evening to end, Mahony & Sons Public House in Stamps Landing is only a 6-minute walk from Olympic Village Skytrain Station and minutes from downtown.

This event is sponsored by  

Awards Gala

Wednesday, June 20
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Convocation Mall, SFU Burnaby campus 

The CANHEIT-TECC 2018 awards gala will be a unique evening with great entertainment. Held at Simon Fraser University’s Burnaby campus,  begin with views of the North Shore Mountains at the reception in West Mall Centre then move to Convocation Mall for dinner, awards, and entertainment. This event will showcase Metro Vancouver’s culinary, cultural and entertainment excellence while also celebrating leadership and innovation in Canada’s higher education IT and advanced research computing communities.

The Compute Canada and CUCCIO Awards are your chance to recognize and honour the dedication, commitment and hard work of your peers. With categories for collaborators, innovators, and those who always go above and beyond to help others, these awards are a chance to shine a spotlight on those who make our communities better! 

Compute Canada Awards of Excellence

And don’t forget about Starry Night! Join the evening star party at 10 pm over at the Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard, just east of the Academic Quadrangle.

This event is sponsored by  

CANHEIT-TECC 2018 : June 18-21