Plan Your Trip

Start planning your trip to Congress 2016!

Welcome to Congress! The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences,  the University of Calgary, and our 70+ associations look forward to welcoming you to Calgary, Alberta, in the heart of the Canadian prairies.

This  section provides information to help you plan a successful trip to Congress:

  1. Register for Congress!
  2. Book your accommodations. A large number of residence and hotel rooms are available in the area at special Congress rates.
  3. Book your travel to Calgary. Discount codes are available with national airlines, or book a car rental or train/bus ticket.
  4. Sign up your kids for child care services so they can enjoy the Congress experience too!
  5. Review your options for local transportation between campus, hotels and the surrounding area.
  6. See what amenities are available to you at Congress 2016, especially food outlets and recreation.
  7. Plan out your tourist stops. There are many things to experience, such as museums, performing arts, national parks and outdoor activities, plus a zoo, science centre and the Olympic Park!

Maps of campus and of the region are available here.