Conference on Geometric Functional Analysis

in Honour of Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann

May 16-20, 2016, University of Alberta

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Travel info

Once you arrive at the Edmonton International Airport, there are several ways to reach the city:

Within Edmonton, one may travel by LRT (metro), bus, or taxi. There are two LRT stops on campus: University is closer to the conference venue and Campus Tower hotel, while Health Sciences/Jubilee is closer to Student Residencies. There are several LRT stops in downtown as well.

Typical May temperatures in Edmonton: 19℃ during day, 6℃ at night. Snowstorms are rare at this time of year.

Edmonton weather forecast

As you may already know, there has been a major forest fire in northern Alberta, about 400km north from Edmonton. Edmonton has not been directly affected by the fire; travel to Edmonton is safe. However, some smoke from wildfires across northern Alberta has been moving into Edmonton.

Edmonton air quality

The town of Fort McMurray in Northern Alberta has been evacuated because of the fire; many of the evacuees have been housed at Lister hall at the University of Alberta and at local hotels.