General Information


The Symposium will be held at:

Hyatt Regency Calgary

700 Centre Street SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 5P6


The official language of the Symposium is English.  Some workshops are offered in French.

Letters of Invitation

An official Letter of Invitation can be sent upon request to help you raise funds or obtain a visa. The letter does not imply a commitment from the Symposium organizers to provide any financial support and it will be issued only after full payment has been received. Please send an email to symposium@calas-acsal.org if you need an official letter of invitation.


Bring your own Device! Bring your tablet, laptop or smart phone for following along, taking notes and accessing the Symposium Mobile Program Guide App.  

Accommodations: Hyatt Regency Hotel Calgary

The Symposium takes place at the Hyatt Regency Calgary, a contemporary-styled hotel near vibrant Stephen Avenue within steps from everything exciting in the area. Enjoy the ultimate accessibility to many downtown attractions, like the theater district, historic buildings, restaurants, pubs, galleries, and shopping.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the discount rate of $220 per night (plus tax).  The rate includes complimentary internet access in the guestroom and $10 per night self-parking (subject to space availability), if you book in the CALAS block.  Staying at the host hotel puts you in the heart of the action and ensures that registration fees stay affordable for all.

Click here to make your reservation today.   Discount rates are available until Wednesday, May 10th, or until sold out.

Should you encounter any problems booking a room, please contact National office by email or phone:  416-593-0268.

Exploring Calgary

It is a breeze to get to with easy flight access from across North America.   You will enjoy Calgary’s safe environment, cleanliness and legendary western hospitality. Not to mention the tantalizing array of pre- and post-symposium adventures awaiting you in the spectacular Canadian Rockies, only an hour’s drive from the city’s centre.  With so much to see and do, you will want to plan a few extra days to explore!

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CALAS/ACSAL National Office: PO Box 20507 - 2901 Sheppard Avenue East Toronto, ON M1T 3V5
Tel.:416-593-0268 | Fax: 416-979-1819 | Email: office@calas-acsal.org