The Eleventh Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications
Supported By: Silicon Graphics, Inc. and iCore

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Directions to Canmore

On Tuesday, October 7, the day before the conference starts, volunteers will be available to help conference attendees at the airport from noon to 8 pm. The volunteers will be in a booth on the arrivals level at meeting place C. If Calgary is your first stop in Canada, you will arrive at meeting place C when you exit Canadian immigration. If you cleared customs elsewhere in Canada, you will arrive at a different meeting place. Follow the signs to International Arrivals.

There are two possible ways of traveling to the conference hotel in Canmore from the airport in Calgary.

  1. Car rentals from the Calgary International Airport:

    At the airport:

    Off the airport:

    Directions from the airport to Canmore.

    1. From the airport follow the natural flow of the traffic on Barlow Trail first towards the East for about 300 meters then the road turns south.

    2. Follow Barlow Trail South for about 8 km, then turn right on a ramp onto 16 Ave N.E. going west (this is the Trans-Canada Highway). Note that when you enter 16 Ave N.E. there are three lanes of traffic. The right-hand lane ends after about 3 km.

    3. Follow 16 Ave N.E. through the city. The distance from the junction of Barlow Trail and 16 Ave N.E. to the edge of the city is about 20 km. There are no turns.

    4. Continue for about 100 km until you see the signs for Canmore.

    5. The Radisson Hotel and Conference Center is located to the left of the main highway on the first service road parallel to the main highway.

  2. The following web page lists a number of possible transportation companies that provide service from Calgary Airport to Canmore and Banff. The return fare is generally aournd $80 (Canadian) and the schedules are given on the individual pages. Note that some of the companies require advance booking.