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Venues, Accommodations and Meals

Banff Centre – Friday, July 26 to Monday, July 29 Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Alberta

The Banff Centre is 1h 20 min away from the wet lab location (MAP, roughly 2 hours from the airport)

Rooms are to be booked directly with the Banff Centre before June 21, 2019. Please call the Reservations Department 1-800-884-7574 or follow this link to the online reservation form. It is recommended you book your stay from Friday, July 26 to Monday, July 29.  Rooms are held at a rate of $225 CDN (approximately 150 € or $170 USD per night), with a $20 additional occupant charge. No additional charge for children under the age of 14 years. One and two bedded rooms are available. Rooms are subject to applicable taxes, including 5% GST, 2% TIF, 4% ATL. Check-in is 4 pm, check-out is 11 am.

This special rate can be extended for 3 days before and 3 days after the conference if you want to stay and explore Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore, Kananaskis and the great Canadian Rockies! These hotel rates include onsite parking, access to fitness facilities, and rooms that are walking distance to the conference meeting spaces and dining areas. The Banff Centre is a distance from downtown Banff and other hotels, so staying on site is recommended. Discounted registration fees apply when you book a room at the Banff Centre! 

After Friday, June 21, 2019 please contact the local organizing committee if you would like to book a room at the Banff Centre: [email protected]

Meals included with conference registration:

                Saturday, July 27: Breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks

                Sunday, July 28: Breakfast, coffee break, lunch and Gala Dinner

Accompanying persons have access to dining facilities at the Banff Centre at their own expense

Optional Wet-lab Day and Tour – Visit Wet Lab page for details about the day

Recommended accommodation if arriving Thursday, July 25 for participation in the wet labs.

Sandman Hotel and Suites $119-129/night (approximately $100 USD or 80 €)

12 km from the Clinical Skills Building

A total of 20 rooms are held on a first come first served basis until June 25, 2019. To book call the hotel directly +1-403-288-6033 and quote the booking #250964 or AAVA Conference


Hotel Alma is located at the Main Campus, University of Calgary $129/night

16 km from the Clinical Skills Building

No rooms are blocked, but they are available on a first come first served basis CLICK HERE to book online directly, or send them an e-mail [email protected]. Indicate that you are part of the AAVA Conference.