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VISA Application Information

Please contact Madeena Sultana msdeena@ucalgary.ca to request an Invitation Letter for VISA purposes.

Please provide the following information along with the ICCSA paid registration confirmation in your request for an invitation letter and e-mail all information to Madeena Sultana 

Your full name:

Your title (Mr./Ms./Mrs./Dr./Prof.):

Your gender (M/F):

Your email address:

Your paper ID:

Title of accepted paper:

Confirmation of registration payment (please attach the document)


Flight Information at Calgary International Airport, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Airport Code : YYC
Calgary airport has direct connections with over 200 international destinations across the globe. Air Canada is the major air carrier for local and international destinations.

SPECIAL BANFF AIRPORTER Conference Rate to Book a Bus Between Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Banff or Canmore

Delegates receive a 15% discount on the Banff Airporter for shuttle service between the Calgary Airport and Banff/ or Canmore. This brings the price including GST to $52.61 One Way and $105.23 Return / person. Please proceed to www.banffairporter.com/book to book. Please proceed through the reservation and type ICCSA in the Apply Promotional Code section on the final payment page to receive the discount when booking on-line through www.banffairporter.com/book or call (888) 449-2901 and mention you are attending the ICCSA conference.

Brewster Transportation

Also, there is another company Brewster with regular services between Calgary and Banff/Canmore/Canadian Rockies. The Brewster Banff Airport Express offers regular shuttles between downtown Calgary, Calgary International Airport (YYC), Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, Canmore, Kananaskis and Stony Nakoda, with connections to Red Deer and Edmonton. This service includes free pick-up at all hotels in Banff and major hotels in downtown Calgary.

Driving Directions from Calgary Airport to Banff by Car

If you choose to travel by private vehicle, you will find the route is well-signed and the trip from the Calgary International Airport to Banff takes approximately 90 minutes.
1. Depart airport and take Deerfoot Trail (Highway 2 North)
2. Take the exit for Stoney Trail NW heading West approximately 4km after arriving on Deerfoot Trail. Signs should indicate it heads towards Banff and Highway 1.
3. 23 km later you will have circumvented the city centre, take the exit for Trans-Canada Highway 1 West (Banff).
4. Continue West approximately 90 km on the Trans-Canada Highway 1 and eventually this will take you through the park gates.
5. Once through the park gates, continue approximately 10 km and take the first exit to the town of Banff.

Local Transportation between Banff and Canmore and within Banff

Canmore is a sister town to Banff town located 12 miles or 26 km from Banff. It is an easy scenic drive of approximately 20 min by car to travel between two towns.

Google Map

There is also a regular shuttle between Canmore and Banff operated by ROAM

Roam Link : http://roamtransit.com/services/canmore-banff-regional

The Regional Service between Banff and Canmore provides a quick, convenient, and environmentally conscious way to travel. Leave your vehicle where it is, don't worry about trying to find parking or National Park Gate line ups. Enjoy your ride!

  • Trips from Banff to Canmore leave on the hour (eg. 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, etc).
  • Trips from Canmore to Banff leave 24 minutes past the hour (eg. 09:24, 10:24, 11:24, etc.).
  • Trip travel time is approximately 24 minutes.
    *Be sure to check the schedule to see when service starts/ends for weekday and weekend service.

ROAM within Banff

Within Banff itself, there is almost free transportation between hotels, museums and shops. Some hotels provide free (complimentary) ROAM passes to each guest. Please check with your hotel.

 The closest bus stop to the ICCSA conference venue in Banff is on Banff Avenue in front of the Body Shop.
Please find the rates for the bus service at http://roamtransit.com/fares/banff
Please find the Roam Transit Maps and Schedules

More Links for Maps and Services

Banff Official Map

Canmore Official Map