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Attractions/Tourism Information

Some info for Spokane

Use the public bus in town if interested in saving $. 2USD per ride (transfer within 2 hours -- you need to ask the driver for "transfer" to get a ticket). Routes 60 - 26,28 or 29 from GEG to EWU/WSU Spokane. Study STA system for details: https://www.spokanetransit.com/?fbclid=IwAR3SlFR2h2cFl2DQBjdeOhQury9ujZ6tpu1k7qzl6d8m9j7AjgsTt6gtuNM
Spokane is UBER & Lyft friendly:
Important maps/locations (Conf veneue, hotel, Banquet, STA Bus Stop, Cafe, Downtown, Airport): Important Locations in GoogleMap


Please learn if you need a visa to attend the conference.
If you need a visa, please follow the following steps - so that we can issue the Invitation Letter for temporary visitor visa application in your country:
  • Complete the registration and pay the registration fee first.
  • Inform the exact name as in passport, DOB, passport expiry date, and address.


Venue: Spokane campus, Eastern Washington University, Washington, USA

Hotel [In USA, usually, 2 persons can stay for the price]:

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Spokane
This hotel is just few minutes on foot from the venue! We are exploring for special price for our participants.


Spokane Transit buses connect between EWU, the Spokane Airport, and Spokane. Please see schedules for more info.

Ride Sharing: Uber, Lyft Taxis: Spokane City Cab, Spokane Airport Taxi

Rental Cars are available at the Spokane Airport and in downtown Spokane: Hertz, Enterprise

Attractions/Tourism Information:

We suggest the following attractions in/near Spokane while you are here. You may quickly do a web search for details and directions. One recommendation is a short "tour" of Riverfront Park and/or Centennial Trail followed by a brewery and/or restaurant.

In Spokane:
Riverfront Park - carousel, gondola, viewing the waterfalls
Spokane Hikes - Bowl and Pitcher, Dishman Hills
Shopping Malls - Riverfront Square, Valley mall
Manito Park - South Hill gem. Japanese gardens, rose garden, pond.
High Drive - on South Hill, on a ridge overlooking the valley
Restaurant suggestions - Wild Sage, Mizuna, Italian Trattoria, Cochinito, Zona Blanca, Ruins, El Que
Brunch - Bruncheonette, Luna, Frank's Diner, Clover
Bakery - Grain Shed, Hello Sugar Donuts
Juices/Smoothies/Acai Bowls - Wellness Tree
Coffee Shops - First Avenue, Vessel, Indaba, Atticus
Breweries - Whistle Punk, Perry Street Brewing, Bellwether Brewing, Iron Goat Brewing, One Tree Cider House
Cocktail bars - Durkin's, Hogwash, Volstead Act, Peacock Lounge in Historic Davenport Hotel, Bistango
Museums - Check out a list of museums here.

Outside of Spokane:
Coeur d'Alene - 30 miles East of downtown Spokane. CDA Lake. Hiking Tubbs Hill. Downtown.
Greenbluff - 18 miles north of downtown Spokane. Collection of farms. Open on weekends.
Mt. Spokane - 36 mile northeast of downtown Spokane. Tallest peak in Spokane County.

During the conference, we will provide materials and some possible route plans to cover from one place to another.

Welcome!!! We are cordially waiting for your participation!!