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The venue will take place on the main University of Calgary campus.  How to get to the U of C Campus - Click here

All rooms are equipped with a screen, projector, computer podium, cables to connect laptops to the podium/projectors, wireless microphone, lapel microphone, and blackboards or whiteboards. The easiest option for speakers is to bring their talks on a USB key in PDF or PowerPoint format and copy it onto the computer in the lecture room. Alternatively, PC users can hook up their own laptop, but Mac users are advised to supply their own adapters.


The University of Calgary offers access to Eduroam which is accessed using credentials from home institutions. The wireless network AirUC-Guest is also available; upon opening a new browser window on your device, you will be redirected to the registration page and have access for 72 hours.

Parking and Public Transportation

Indoor and outdoor visitor parking is available on campus in both metered and pay station parking lots.

The University of Calgary main campus can be reached by train (Red Line, Route 201) which connects campus (University station) with Motel Village (Banff Trail station) and downtown, going southbound. A number of city buses also go to the main campus.


A variety of fast food vendors, pubs (open during the day only) and coffee shops are located in the Student Union Building (MacEwan Student Center). More fast food options and coffee shops can be found across campus.

Off-campus options include a number of restaurants and two Irish pubs at Brentwood Village Shopping Center, a 10-minutes walk north of campus (Brentwood Road and 32nd Avenue NW).

Stadium Shopping Center, a 15-minute walk south of campus (Uxbridge Drive and 16th Avenue NW) has options including the Keg Steakhouse & Bar, casual restaurants and fast food.

Stephen Avenue Walk is a pedestrian mall downtown, located on 8th Avenue SW between 4th Street SW and 1st Street SE. It is easily reachable by train and has a variety of restaurants and pubs.

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The University of Calgary campus occupies a beautiful, park-like setting covering more than 200 hectares, an area larger than Calgary's entire downtown. The university is home to scholars in 14 faculties (offering more than 100 academic programs) and more than 85 research institutes and centers. In this rich learning environment, the university serves over 31,000 students in more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, and provides the community with diverse lifelong learning opportunities.

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