Visitor and Travel Information

Crossroads is held at two sites in Halifax:

General Travel Awards

Sponsored by: School of Health and Human Performance Graduate Student Society (https://www.facebook.com/groups/dalhahpgss/)

The Crossroads 2019 organizing committee is pleased to announce that we are offering four (4) travel awards to student presenters at Crossroads 2019. Three (3) awards will be presented to graduate students and one (1) award will be presented to an undergraduate student. The travel award (ARV: $220) will cover:

  • Friday night accommodation at the Lord Nelson Hotel (Downtown Halifax)
  • Full weekend conference registration

All travel, meals, and incidentals are the responsibility of the student.

In order to be considered for a travel award, students must:

  1. Reside outside of Halifax and the surrounding area. Please include where you are traveling from and the distance being traveled (km) in the submission.
  2. Have submitted an abstract for presentation to Crossroads 2019.
  3. Provide a list of estimated travel expenses.

To apply for a travel award, please email dalcihrc@dal.ca prior to Monday, January 28th, 2019, 11:59 pm (AST). Awards will be given to eligible students based on financial need demonstrated and abstract ranking. Successful candidates will be notified by end of day Friday, February 1st, 2019.

Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus Travel Awards

Sponsored by: School of Health and Human Performance Graduate Student Society (https://www.facebook.com/groups/dalhahpgss/)

NEW this year! Crossroads 2019 organizing committee is pleased to announce that we are offering three (3) travel awards to student presenters at Crossroads 2019 that are from the Agricultural Campus in Truro, Nova Scotia. Three (3) awards will be presented to students to help reduce the cost of transportation from Truro to Halifax. All accommodations, travel, meals, and incidentals are the responsibility of the student to organize.

In order to be considered for a travel award, students must:

  • Be a Dalhousie University student registered at the Agricultural Campus in Truro, Nova Scotia.
  • Have submitted an abstract for presentation to Crossroads 2019.
  • Provide a list of estimated travel expenses (estimated cost of gas or bus fare) and your mode of transportation.

To apply for a travel award, please email dalcihrc@dal.ca prior to Monday, January 28th, 2019, 11:59 pm (AST). Awards will be given to eligible students based on financial need demonstrated and abstract ranking. Successful candidates will be notified by end of day Friday, February 1st, 2019.

Hotel Accommodations

Lord nelsonA block of rooms is being offered at a preferred rate to travelling attendees by the Lord Nelson Hotel (1515 South Park St, Halifax). The Lord Nelson is within walking distance to Crossroads venues. Rooms can be booked by attendees for $129.00 (CAD) per night based on single or double occupancy, plus applicable taxes and fees.

To book hotel accommodations at the preferred rate, please contact the Lord Nelson Hotel at 902-423-5130 or 1-800-565-2020. Rooms must be booked prior to March 8th, 2019 to receive this special offer.

Flight Accommodations

We are happy to confirm that for the upcoming conference, we are able to offer flight discounts with West Jet and Porter Airlines.

WestJet_logo_rgbWestJet is offering 5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border** into and out of Halifax. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. Please visit www.westjet.com/conventions to make a booking online.

Travel from: March 8 – 23, 2019

West Jet Coupon code:        3P1O6MC 
West Jet Promo code:

*Travel Agent use only

       WDD04

porter_airlines_91Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 10% discount on available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from Crossroads 2019. The discounted fares are available for booking from November 16, 2018 to March 17, 2019 and available for travel:

From: Anywhere in Canada or US To: Halifax    Dates: March 15, 2019 – March 17, 2019
From: Halifax To: Anywhere in Canada or US    Dates:  March 15, 2019 –  March 17 2019

Please book online at https://www.flyporter.com/en-ca/?promocode=CROS19 or through your travel agent using promo code “CROS19”.