Directions to the conference site and hotel can be accessed through the Hyatt Regency website

Parking: self-parking $20 CAD per day. Valet parking $39 CAD per day

Airport information:

On behalf of our team, we would like to thank you for choosing WestJet for your travel plans. We are happy to confirm that for the upcoming Region 8 Conference, we are able to offer 5% off Econo* and Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for Domestic Travel and 2% off Econo*, 5% off Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for guests travelling Trans-border** between Calgary and anywhere WestJet flies in North America (including our Delta code-share partner network). To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. Please visit to make a booking online.

Travel from: March 1 – 15, 2019
Coupon code: G12RI9P
Promo code: WAA42
*Travel Agents – if booking in GDS please use Promo Code


You can change or cancel reservations within 24 hours of booking at no charge. Further changes or cancellations can be made up to 2 hours prior to the flight; please note additional fees or charges may apply for each guest depending on fare class booked and differences in fare. Check out our service fees page for more information.

Thanks for being our guest, and we hope your group has a great trip.


WestJet Group Sales

For Support please call 1-888-937-8538



The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is located in the northeast part of Calgary and provides easy access to downtown Calgary and the conference hotel. There are several options to travel between the airport and the Hyatt Regency (conference hotel).

Taxi – fares are based on meter rates, and under normal driving conditions, the approximate fare to downtown Calgary is between $40 and $45 CAD (one-way)
Sedan service – If you are looking for a flat rate fare between the airport and downtown Calgary, you may want to consider this option. Flat rates are typically 25% higher than taxi meter fares.

Shuttle service – Allied Downtown Shuttle Service

An affordable, regularly scheduled on-demand transportation option between designated pick-up points within the City of Calgary and the Calgary International Airport. Shuttles depart every 30 minutes from Bay 19 & 29. Ticket purchases can be made online or in-person at the Allied Shuttle service counters location on the Arrivals level by Doors 5 and 12 (8:00 am to midnight).

Public transportation – Calgary transit buses operate from bays 7 and 8 outside of Domestic arrivals and bay 32 outside of International arrivals. Route 300 will take you between the airport and downtown.  The transit stop closest to the Hyatt Regency will be found at Centre St S at 5 Av S.  The hotel is a 4 minute walk (two blocks) from this stop. Adult fares are $3.30 CAD one-way.


March 7-9, 2019
Calgary, AB Canada


Call for Proposals 
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Past/Future Conference

Conference Co-Chairs

Rasha Tawfik
University of Calgary
(403) 220-7878

Shea Ellingham
Mount Royal University
(403) 440-8549

See the entire committee!