Travel and Hotel

Conference Schedule

The conference will begin at noon on May 17 and conclude at 2 pm on May 19. Pre-conference workshops will take place from 8:30 to 11:30 am on May 17. The schedule can now be viewed in detail on the Schedule page. 


Our conference location is Banff, Alberta which is 125 kilometers from Calgary. 

CNIE has negotiated a 15% discount for transfers to and from the Calgary Airport.  Banff Airporterlinks to external site has multiple shuttles daily from the Calgary Airport to Banff - to take advantage of the discount please book online and add the promo code CNIE2017 on the payment page.

Hotel Accommodation

The conference is located at Banff Park Lodgelinks to external site. The following room rates have expired but you may still be able to book a room at the lodge:

Daily Rates

Superior Room      $130

Jacuzzi Suite         $190

Executive, Lodge or Parlour Suite      $250

These prices are in effect until Thursday, April 13, 2017. Rates are subject to a 2% Tourism Improvement Fee, total, and then add the 4% Tourism Levy and the 5% GST. Convention rates are extended to delegates two days prior and two days after the convention dates on a space available basis. Certain blackout dates may apply. Triple and quad accommodation is available. Additional guests (16 years and older) will be charged a rate of $15.00 per night per person. A maximum of 4 adults are permitted per room. Parking is $10.00 per day plus GST (subject to change). If you wish to add days to your booking, please call the hotel at 1-800-661-9266. Otherwise, you can book online.


Discover Banff Tours

CNIE is happy to announce that the Discover Rockies Group Discover Rockieslinks to external site will provide our guests with Discover Banff Tourslinks to external siteproduct with a 10% discount for 3 days before and after our conference (May 14-16 & May 20-22). The discount code is CNIE2017!