IGS’19 – Sea Ice at the Interface

IGS co-hosts a sea ice symposium every 5 years. The Centre for Earth Observation (University of Manitoba) is excited to be hosting the first to be held in Canada.


Venues & Accommodations

Things to do and places to stay during your visit.

Venues & Attractions

The meeting will take place in the historic Fort Garry Hotel in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, adjacent to The Forks and Exchange District. This venue is ideally situated within walking distance to the Canadian Human Rights Museum, the VIA Rail train station, and numerous eating venues, markets and shops.

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We strongly encourage people to reserve their hotels well in advance as this is a busy time for conferences and visitors in Winnipeg. Our hotel is hosting another conference prior to ours. If you are planning to arrive early to attend a side meeting or any other reason, please reserve early.

We have set aside a small block of rooms at the following hotels.  Note the different discount code for each hotel.  Discounts are not available with online booking.

The Fort Garry Hotel, (host venue)

222 Broadway Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0R3. Website: www.fortgarryhotel.com

When booking, provide the discount code IGS2019. Phone: 1-204-942-8251 Toll free: 1-800-665-8088


Inn at the Forks Hotel, (8 minute walk).

75 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0A2 Website: www.innforks.com

When booking, provide the discount code UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA. Phone 1-204-942-6555 Toll Free: Toll-free (North America): 1-877-377-4100


Delta Hotel, (10 minute walk).

350 St. Mary’s Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3J2. Website: www.marriott.com

When booking, provide the discount code UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA. Phone 1-204-942-0551


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