University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014

LOCATION INFORMATION

Conference Venue

The conference will take place at University of Saskatchewan:

Contact Address: Department of Economics, University of Saskatchewan, 9 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5A5).

The conference sessions will be in the Education Building. This is located at C6 on the map below beside parking lot F.  Sessions are in EDUC 1004 and 1039 with breakfast and coffees in the lounge.

·         B&W Map of UofS:  http://www.usask.ca/maps/map-nav/campus_maps/uofsmap.pdf

·         Parking Lot 4 is available for pay parking though Parking Lot F should be free on Saturday and Sunday.

·         We will provide bus service to and from the Bessborough Hotel each morning and afternoon

·         For information about the city contact Saskatoon Tourism: http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/

·         Check out the Youtube video of Saskatoon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEx-GHaksjI&list=PL1F257ACE779DFA31&index=2

Accommodation

·         The conference Hotel is the Delta Bessborough in downtown Saskatoon.  The reception of Friday night and dinner on Saturday will be held here.  The hotel is about a 30 minute walk along the river to the University.

·         We have reserved a block of rooms at the Delta Bessborough for a group rate of $189.00 per night per room plus applicable taxes.  This rate is only available until September 6th.

Phone: toll-free number, 1-800-268-1133  or  306-244-5521

Ask for reservations and the front desk will transfer them.  Mention you are with 'CREE', 'Economists Annual Conference', or 'U of S - Department of Economics'.

Web: https://www.deltahotels.com/Groups/Delta-Bessborough-Groups/U-of-S-Department-of-Economics

The link it will take you directly to the online booking tool that has all the hotel information, maps and rates.

Airport Information

·         Saskatoon Airport information: http://yxe.ca/

·         Taxi service downtown should cost about $20-30 one way

·         There is a city bus that does goes downtown:  http://www.saskatoon.ca/DEPARTMENTS/Utility%20Services/Saskatoon%20Transit/Pages/PopularDestinations.aspx#airport

 

 

Contact the organizing committee: cree2014@economics.ca