SEP & SSHAP Local Info

Location and Maps

The conference will take place on the campus of the University of Calgary, in Science A. Registration desk and lunch will be in SA 147.  Parallel sessions will be in meeting rooms just upstairs from the registration room, on the east end of the building. Keynotes will be in SA 104 on the other end of the building.

You can find campus maps at 

All meeting rooms are equipped with whiteboards, computers (Windows) and projectors, as well as VGA hookups for laptops. Macs will need an adapter; please bring your own!


SSHAP Program and Abstracts


The University of Calgary has two wireless network options available. Students, faculty and staff of participating institutions can connect to the eduroam network, while other attendees can use the open AirUC-Guest network.

Network name: eduroam
Password: enter your eduroam login credentials

Note: You must be registered for eduroam with your home institution prior to arrival. Contact your home institution for support.

Network name: AirUC-Guest
Password: none required

Note: Once connected to the network, open a browser window. You will be directed to a registration page where you must accept the campus “Terms of Usage” policy before being granted access to the internet.
 You will have to register for an account. A password will be sent to your mobile phone as a text message.


On campus food options


There are stores and restaurants in nearby strip malls, all within 15 minutes walking:

Farther Off-Campus

If you’re looking for restaurants away from the University, there are a couple of promising neighborhoods, some convenient to public transportation. Many of these neighborhoods also offer nice shopping and walking opportunities:


Local transportation

Public transit

Calgary Transit & CTrain 
Customer Service: 403-262-1000

The University of Calgary is located in northwest Calgary and is on CTrain line 201 (“Red Line”). The CTrain’s main transit hub on campus is University Station. The university is west of the station and there is an overhead walkway to get onto campus. Science A is a 5 minute walk, and Hotel Alma a 10 minute walk from the station. The CTrain connects the University directly to Kensington (Sunnyside Station) and downtown. A one-way fare is $3.25 and can be paid at the station by cash or credit card (but not on the train!). A day pass is $10.

The Ctrain is free along 7 Ave downtown.

The airport is served by three bus routes; route 300 is a direct express service to downtown and is $10 (buy tickets inside terminal or exact change on the bus). 


Associated Cab Calgary  (can be booked online)

Checker Yellow Cabs  (can be booked online)

Calgary United Cab  (can be booked online)

Bicycle rental

Rentals are available at UCalgary Bikeshare  and the University of Calgary Outdoor Centre 


There are four full-day pay lots as well as several hourly pay lots. Overnight parking is only available to guests of Hotel Alma. The current parking rates range from $7-$10 per entry or $4-$6 per hour depending on the type of parking. Meters and Pay Station lots have both an hourly and daily rate available, while flat rate pay lots and parkades offer one rate per entry. Please note that pay machines ONLY accept credit cards.

See campus maps for parking lots with day or hourly rates. 

Conference Dinners

SEP Banquet

Sunday May 7

Pulcinella Pizzeria 
1147 Kensington Crescent NW

Take CTrain to Sunnyside station, cross parking lot to 10 St NW, walk south to Kensington Rd, walk two blocks east, Pulcinella is on the south side of the road

SSHAP Social Dinners

Tuesday, May 9, 7pm

Bridgette Bar 

739 10 Avenue SW

Take CTrain to 8 St W station, walk back to 8 St, walk south on 8 St 2 blocks to 10 Ave, walk east on 10 Ave one block

Wednesday, May 10, 7pm

Last Best Brewing 
607 11 Ave SW

Take CTrain to 6 St SW station, walk ahead to 5 St, walk south on 5th St 4 blocks to 11 Ave, turn right, Last Best is two doors down on the south side of the road

Things to Do in Town


The meeting is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and receives generous support from the Faculty of Arts, the office of the Vice President Research, the Departments of English, Psychology, and Linguistics, and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.