Room blocks have been reserved for November 7-10 at Hotel Alma located at 169 University Gate, NW, Calgary AB T2N 1N4, which is located on the University of Calgary main campus. One bedroom suites accommodating up to four people, and Eurostyle standard rooms accommodating up to two people are available.

All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local and long-distance calling within Canada and the continental United States, a mini fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, complimentary continental breakfast at Bistro Alma, and access to all of University of Calgary fitness facilities. Parking is available at the Arts Parkade for $10.00/day/vehicle. For more information, visit the hotel's website

To make reservations, call 403-220-2588 or 1-877-498-3203 or email Please reference Muskox Symposium, Vet Med when booking your rooms to ensure you receive the conference rate.

Room rates (taxes and fees not included):

Hotel Alma one bedroom suite (King bed, living room with Queen pull out sofa, full wet bar, mountain and campus views, two 32 inch flat screen TV's, DVD player, desk and ergonomic chair) - $189.00/night (additional fees apply for 3rd and 4th occupancy).

Hotel Alma Eurostyle standard room (Queen bed, 32 inch flat screen TV, desk and ergonomic chair) - $129.00/night

Other Accommodation:

A variety of other local hotels are located approximately 2 km away from the conference and are all located from 2231 - 2373 Banff Trail NW. These hotels include Aloft Calgary University (1.8 km), Comfort Inn and Suites University (1.7 km), Econolodge Inn & Suites University (2.0 km), Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Calgary (2.0 km), Holiday Inn Express and Suites Calgary NW - University Area (1.6 km), Ramada Limited Calgary (1.7 km), and Travelodge Calgary University (1.9 km).


Taxi service and public transportation options are available between the YYC Calgary airport and the university campus. Additional details can be found here

For more information contact Dr. Kristin Bondo,