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Information on Banff

Banff CentreBanff, Canada is 90 km west of Calgary in beautiful Banff National Park.  The town of Banff is surrounded by pristine wilderness – towering mountain peaks, natural hot springs, and cascading glaciers – in fact, it is not uncommon to see moose, deer and elk roaming the streets of Banff.  Banff is a premier destination for outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers, and those looking for peace and tranquility alike.  The IFESS2012 committee is excited to host this meeting in Banff, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Banff is located only 90 mins from Calgary and easily accessible by shuttle service from Calgary International Airport.   The Banff Airporter is the official shuttle service for the Banff Conference Centre.  You can book with them directly at