Conference Hotel Address

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Saskatoon East and Staybridge Suites East
1838 College Drive 
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 
S7N 2Z8

Parking at Conference Hotel
  • Parking is free at the conference hotel for hotel guests and visitors. The hotel parkade is located beside the hotel.
  • For attendees driving to the conference each day, the parking arm will be lifted in the morning prior to the start of the conference on each day. It will also be lifted at the end of each conference day.
  • If you need to leave with your car at any point during the day, please retrieve a pass from the hotel front desk (either the Holiday Inn or Staybridge Suites desk) and return the pass after you have left the parkade.

May 30 Reception Details

Thursday Night Dinner and Reception – Remai Modern Art Gallery

  • When: 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm, Thursday May 30, 2019
  • Where: Remai Modern Art Gallery – downtown Saskatoon on the South Saskatchewan River at 102 Spadina Crescent East.
  • Transportation: There will be shuttles to transport us to the Remai and back to the conference hotel.
    • Holiday Inn/Staybridge Suites Departures to Remai Modern
      • 5:45 pm
      • 6:30 pm
    • Remai Modern Departures to Holiday Inn/Staybridge Suites
      • 8:30 pm
      • 9:00 pm
      • 9:30 pm
    • The Remai Modern is approximately a 45-minute walk from the conference hotel.
  • One drink ticket per attendee provided; cash bar.
  • The Remai Modern Art and Design Store will be open from 6:00 to 7:00 pm only.
  • The Collections Gallery will be open from 6:00 to 10:00 pm on Level 2. No food, drinks or flash photography are allowed in the gallery.

Airport

Saskatoon International Airport – skyxe

Hotel Shuttles

Please contact your hotel concierge to see if shuttle services are provided to and from the airport. Shuttles are not wheel chair accessible.

Taxis

United Cabs/Blueline Taxi is the on-demand taxi service provider for trips departing from the airport. A taxi-coordinator is on duty from 7:30 am to the last arrival of the day to help in all your ground transportation needs. Please call ahead to pre-arrange any special requirements.
Call: 306-652-2222 or 306-653-3333.

United Blueline’s Prestige Car Service offers Black Car service and is available curbside at the airport or can be booked in advance.
Call: 306-664-2222.

Comfort Cabs
Call: 306-664-6464

Approximate flat rate from airport to your hotel using United Blueline is:
– University of Saskatchewan is $23.00
– Downtown Saskatoon is $20.00

If you do not want to pay the flat rate, please advise the driver to charge you the metered fare.

Uber

We now have Uber in the “City of Bridges”. Currently, Uber is only allowed to drop off passengers at the airport. You cannot arrange a pick up from the airport to your destination at this time.

Transit

Saskatoon transit – Currently, Route 11 provides service to and from the Airport to City Centre Terminal. Transfers to other routes are available at the City Centre Terminal. Route 11 is a full service route that runs all day during the week, including weekends and holidays. Exact cash fare of $3.00 in coins is required, as pennies and paper money are not accepted and drivers do carry correct change. Request a transfer slip from the bus driver at time of payment. Scan the transfer slip on the next bus. Transfers are good for 60 minutes.


Image credit: “Saskatchewan“, by Oliver Master and Arthur Edward Elias, 1929, from the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)