The 5th BioASQ Workshop will be held as part of the BioNLP Workshop, on August 4, 2017, in the context of ACL 2017 conference, at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in downtown Vancouver, Canada. Located next to 1,000-acre Stanley Park on the shores of Coal Harbour, in downtown Vancouver's thriving epicenter is ideally situated for enjoying the city's rich cultural heritage as well as the nature. Long known as one of the world's most walkable cities, Vancouver was recently named one of the top ten beach cities in the world by National Geographic - and many of those beaches are accessible on foot from the venue. The Vancouver's world-famous seawall is directly accessible and Robson Street, the city's premier shopping district, is within walking distance. A diverse selection of restaurants is also located in the neighborhood.
The venue is accessible through a variety of transportation options including bus, railway and taxi.