About Banff

Banff, located in Alberta, Canada, is a community nestled within Banff National Park, nestled in the world famous Rocky Mountains. Banff truly is one of a kind, showcasing Canada’s natural beauty alongside the modern amenities facilities required by international conference goers.

The SOSORT – IRSSD 2016 Conference will be held in The Banff Centre. The Banff Centre inspires creativity, and we trust that attendees will agree that it is an ideal location to share ideas and knowledge.

We look forward to seeing you in Banff.

Things to See

Banff is host to a bevy of activities and attractions that capture the local culture, including the Banff Gondola, Glacier Skywalk, and the Banff Upper Hot Springs. Wildlife is prevalent, and simply absorbing the natural beauty of your surroundings is a unique experience all its own.

Quick local hikes, and rides around on a bicycle, a round of golf at the world renowned Fairmont Banff Spring Golf Course are popular activities. Interested in taking a fitness class or working out during your stay? The Sally Borden Recreation Facility provides scheduled activities at no extra charge for those who are staying at The Banff Centre.

For more information on activities and things to see in Banff, please visit these websites:

Banff National Park Visitor Information


Discover Banff Tours


Sundog Tours


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