Places to Eat

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Transportation from Edmonton International Airport


The flat rate for a taxi to or from the airport to the university area is $55


The Edmonton Skyshuttle may be taken to most hotels (including Lister Conference Center on campus). The cost is $18 each way or $30 roundtrip.

Public Transit

The airport is served by a bus (#747) that connects to the Century Park Transit Center. From this transit center, the LRT travels to the University of Alberta campus. The cost is $10 one way.


Lister Centre

There is a block of rooms reserved for students at Lister Centre (Schäffer Hall). The cost of a single room (with private bathroom) is $72/night.

Download Lister Centre Booking Form

Completed forms can be faxed to 780-492-5597 or email to

Reservations can also be made by phone at 780-492-6056. Please identify the group name of Canadian Materials Science Conference 2018 when making reservations. These rooms will be held until May 19, 2018.

Varscona Hotel

The Varscona Hotel is located on vibrant Whyte Avenue, 2.5 km from the conference location at the University of Alberta.

Campus Towers Hotel

Campus Towers Hotel is conveniently located adjacent to campus.