Visa Information

For the authors who are not sure if they need a Canadian visa to attend the conference, please visit the webpage of Canada Embassy website at your country for more information. In case you DO need a visa invitation letter, please make the registration first. We only issue the invitation letter after you successfully complete the registration.

If you can not hear from us abut your invitation letter within 3 days, please send your inquiry to this email address hpcc-uic-atc-2011 AT googlegroups.com with conference name and paper ID.


Flight Information

The nearest international airport is Calgary International Airport (YYC) :

  • For international flight, it is suggested to fly with Air Canada. Please book on line at http://www.aircanada.com with our conference promotion code NQPKPYB1 (no less than 10% discount). The detailed discount chart can be found at http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelinfo/before/conventions/.

  • For domestic flight, it is suggested to fly with WestJet.

    • Please contact WestJet Group agents via WestJet Convention line at 1-877-952-4696 to book. The group agents are available from Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm (Mountain Standard Time).

    • The Conference/Convention Code CC7064 must be quoted at time of booking. (This is NOT a promo code which can be used to book on line at WestJet.com).

    • The discount rates offer a 10% discount off the best available regular fare at the time of booking. The discount rates are available for travel up to 3 days prior and 3 days after our conference event.


Shuttle Information

After you arrive at Calgary International Airport (YYC), it is strongly suggested to take the shuttle bus from airport to conference venue (The Banff Centre) directly. Banff Airporter will take care of your transportation needs with minimal 12 departures daily wait times. Banff Airporter can also track your flight and will adjust your reservation if you are experiencing any delays. Best of all, you'll be dropped off and picked up right at your hotel of choice in Banff. Book your shuttle via the below link and receive a 20% discount on travel. The special rate for delegates is $44.52 one way and $89.04 return, prices include tax.

The regular shuttle schedule can be found at http://banffairporter.com/scheduled-airporter/schedule-and-rates/. If the scheduled times are not working with your flight, please contact Banff Charters "charters AT banffairporter.com" or call 1-888-449-2901 ext #2.


Tourist Information

More tourist information is available at http://www.banffcentre.ca/about/directions-maps/.