Edmonton has an international airport (http://flyeia.com/) with direct connections with the major Canadian cities, with some major hubs in the US (Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, San Francisco, Houston), as well as with London (UK).
The best way to get to the Venue from the airport is to use Airport SkyShuttle which rides you upto the Lister Center, where accommodations are located. If you are in the airport, please stop by kiosk 7 to use SkyShuttle. If you travel back, please note that SkyShuttle can pick you up from the hotel, however reservations are required (Phone: 780-465-8515). Alternatively, you can use a taxi for 30-40 CAD.
If you travel by bus (Greyhound or Red Arrow), please use metro system LRT (we highly recommend to use Google Maps to plan your LRT travel). Please get off at the University Station and the proceed by foot to the Lister Center:
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If you require visa, please do not hesitate to contact us to provide you with the invitation letter.
If you have some additional time to stay after or before the workshop, you may want to check world renowned Jasper National Park in the Rocky Mountains (four hour drive) or Banff National Park (4.5 hour drive).