TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

About Edmonton

The Canadian Glycomics Symposium will take place in the ICE District of Edmonton, Alberta. The lively streets of downtown are lined with restaurants, bars, and shops, as well as a vibrant range of art galleries and museums. All sessions and events at the Symposium take place at the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District unless otherwise noted.

Accommodation

GlycoNet secured a discount rate at the JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District (10344 102 St NW, Edmonton, AB). A block of rooms is available at a special rate. Please make your reservation online through Hotel Room Reservation. Reservations must be made by April 17, 2023 to secure rooms with discounted rates.

Travel to Edmonton

From most places outside of Alberta, Edmonton is most easily reached via the Edmonton International Airport

International Visitors

Please visit the Immigration & Citizenship Canada website to find out if you require a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to travel to Canada.

Getting Around Edmonton

The city of Edmonton is easy to get around and accessible for everyone. Walk, cycle, or use Edmonton’s public transit system, to get around town.

  • Cab: there are many taxi services in Edmonton. Or download Uber to tour around the town.
  • Bike: Several local stores offer bike rental services. Go for a ride and explore Edmonton’s scenic river valley and trails near Downtown.