Calgary is located in the western Canadian province of Alberta at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The city, with a population of approximately 1.2 million people, is located at the junction of two rivers, the Bow and the Elbow River. The close proximity to Banff National Park makes Calgary a popular stopping point for visitors from around the world.
Calgary is accessed through the Calgary International Airport, located 17 km northeast of Calgary city centre. Daily direct flights from Europe (Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam), Asia (Tokyo, Beijing), and the US are available through numerous airlines. A multitude of one-stop connections are also readily available through Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Chicago, Denver, or Los Angeles.
Visiting Canada - Resources for travellers to Canada.
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The main conference venue will be in the newly expanded Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Building on the main campus of the University of Calgary. The Engineering Building contains educational and research space, and is home to 3,200 full-time undergraduate students, 1,100 graduate students, and more than 160 faculty members.
The address of the University of Calgary campus is:
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary AB Canada
Access to the conference venue is best achieved by C-Train (University Station on the Red Line) and then walking from the C-Train station to the Engineering Building (blue dots). For those wishing to drive, it is recommended to park in either Lot 10 or Lot 11, and then walking to the Engineering Building (green dots). Cost for parking in either of these two lots is $7.00 per entry.
University of Calgary Campus Map: