Venues and Accommodation


  •  Venues

  • Vancity Theatre

    Nov. 21 Opening reception, documentary screening, panel, and networking event

    Located at 1181 Seymour St, Vancouver.

  • The Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue

    Nov. 22 Conference

    This centre was created to facilitate dialogue and enhance interaction, and boasts SFU’s award-winning renovation of a magnificent old bank building was designed specifically for meetings and conferences.

    With its stunning architecture, generous natural light, ergonomic furnishings and state-of-the-art technology, the Centre for Dialogue offers an excellent environment to stimulate discussion and share ideas.

    Located at 580 W. Hastings St, Vancouver. 

  • The Snug

    Nov. 22 Evening After Party

    This pub is a collaborative social purpose enterprise between Persephone Brewing, Save on Meats, and A Better Life Foundation, serving farm-fresh beer and plant-based food while making a difference in the community.

    Located at 43 W. Hastings St, Vancouver. 



  • Attending the Realize Change Conference and from out of town? Skwachàys Lodge is offering conference attendees an exclusive booking rate of $169 per night (plus taxes) for a King Room.

    Centrally located in downtown Vancouver, Skwachàys Lodge is Canada’s first Indigenous arts hotel. This exclusive boutique hotel offers guests an authentic Indigenous experience along with the highest quality personalized service.

    If you are interested in staying at Skwachàys Lodge, please email Todd Janswick at [email protected] and include that you are attending the Realize Strategies Conference from November 21-22. Rooms are limited and this offer is on a first come, first served basis.