Directions to the Symposium

From Calgary International Airport to the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta (AB), Canada
(Please give at least 1.5 hours from and to Calgary International Airport)

(1) Driving Directions with rental vehicle:

The Calgary International Airport is in the north eastern quarter of the city of Calgary. All directions to Banff will require travel westward. Depart the Calgary International Airport. At the first intersection (there is a Husky station on the left-hand corner) turn left (North) onto Barlow Trail. Follow Barlow Trail for approximately 5 minutes until you reach the exit for Country Hills Boulevard. Turn left (West) onto Country Hills Boulevard. Continue driving on Country Hills Boulevard for approximately 15 minutes until you reach the exit for Stoney Trail. Turn left (South) onto Stoney Trail. Continue on Stoney Trail for approximately 10 minutes until you reach Highway #1 (also know as 16th Ave.). Turn right (West) onto Highway #1. Continue on Highway#1 for approximately 1-hour until you reach the Banff National Park entrance gates. The gates are open 24-hours as all visitors to the park are required to pay an access fee ($5/person/day).

Once you have passed through the park gates, continue driving West for approximately 8 minutes until you reach the first exit to Banff (noted as Banff/Lake Minnewanka). Once you have taken the Banff exit, turn left at the stop sign onto Banff Avenue and continue straight. You will drive through the town of Banff until you reach the Bow River Bridge. Cross the bridge and at its end turn left onto Spray Avenue and stay to the left on this road until you reach its end at which the Fairmont Banff Springs is located.

(2) Coach transportation from Calgary International Airport:

Several coach services are available from Calgary International Airport to Banff. Approximate transport time will be about 1.5 hours from Calgary International Airport to Banff Alberta. Please book at your convenience to arrive in Banff before 7 pm on February 4th, 2009 to attend the Keynote address. See information below for available coach transportation service from Calgary International Airport to Banff, Alberta.

Tel: 1-877-922-2633 or 1-403-678-2776
Tel: 1-888-449-2901 or 1-403-762-3330

We wish you a safe drive and look forward to welcoming you to the Castle in the Rockies.

Please visit to obtain detailed directions for the location of the meeting.