November 16-18, 2018, University of Alberta
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Conference Information

Registration and Tickets

If you have not purchased advance tickets, you can register at the door for the full conference and purchase keynote and individual sessions throughout the conference at the table in in ETLC (Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex) building from 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm on Friday, November 17, from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 18, and from 8:30 am – noon on Sunday, November 19.

Full conference registration includes the opening keynote on Friday night, all Saturday and Sunday sessions, lunch on Saturday, and coffee and pastries on Saturday and Sunday. 

If you have donated at least $50 to Parkland Institute in the last 12 months, you qualify for supporter rates for full conference registration. If you are not currently a Parkland supporter, you can also qualify for supporter rates by visiting our website to make a one-time or monthly donation to Parkland prior to registering.

Conference registration packages and pre-ordered individual tickets can be picked up at the registration table in ETLC (Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex) upon arrival at the conference from 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm on Friday, November 17, from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 18, and from 8:30 am – noon on Sunday, November 19.

Getting There

The Friday evening keynote and all Saturday and Sunday sessions take place in ETLC (Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex) on the University of Alberta's Main Campus. The entrance to ETLC is located on the east side of the building located on 116 Street between 91 Avenue and 92 Avenue. 

ETLC is an accessible building, with physically accessible ground level entrances with door paddles, elevators, and accessible washrooms. 


Windsor Car Park is located a short walk away at 116 Street and 92 Avenue. The evening and all-day weekend flat rate is $5.50.

Bicycle parking is located just south of the main entrance to ETLC.


The ETLC building is located a short walk from the University LRT station and bus loop, and the route will be signed throughout the conference. 


Please bring your own reusable mug. Disposable cups will be available for purchase for $2 each.

Lunch is included in the registration (unless you have registered as part of a class).

Lunch will have vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Fair Trade coffee and tea and pastries will be provided Saturday and Sunday morning.

Campus Food Bank Donations

This year we have invited the University of Alberta Campus Food Bank to set up a donation box at the conference. Please bring a non-perishable food item when you come to the conference. The most needed non-perishable items are:

  • canned fruits and vegetables
  • peanut butter
  • juice
  • cereal
  • brown rice
  • whole wheat pasta
  • pasta sauce
  • rolled oats (instant oats)

You can also make a monetary donation to the Campus Food Bank online.