SSC 2019 Annual Meeting in Calgary
The Departments of Community Health Sciences and of Mathematics and Statistics invite you to join us from May 26-29, 2019 at the University of Calgary. We are thrilled to be hosting our SSC Annual Meeting, for the very first time. The program committee, led by Lisa Lix, is planning an exciting scientific program for us. Stay tuned for program updates. Local arrangements chairs, Alexander de Leon and Karen Kopciuk, know that you will enjoy the university and the city of Calgary and surrounds.
The University of Calgary is a research-intensive university founded in 1966, with 14 faculties offering more than 250 academic programs, and more than 50 research institutes and centres. As one of Canada’s top comprehensive research universities, UCalgary combines the best of university tradition with the city of Calgary’s vibrant energy and diversity. It is located in the heart of Southern Alberta, the traditional territories of the people of Treaty 7 region. The City of Calgary is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.
Ranked as the most livable city in North America in 2018 by The Economist, Calgary is a safe city with a vibrant culture and many activities for visitors to enjoy. Along with our famous hospitality, our visitors enjoy uncompromised convenience. As an attendee, you will have plenty to see and do, whether it's taking part in one of the 700-plus annual cultural events, experiencing the tastes at over 6,000 restaurants, shopping at hundreds of unique retail shops, enjoying the city's arts and entertainment scene or exploring urban parks and river pathways.
Calgary offers a mix of big-city energy and natural beauty. We are so fortunate that in addition to being next door to some of the world’s most extraordinary natural beauty, like the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the Canadian Badlands and the Foothills of Southern Alberta, Calgary is also located close to a number of historic and cultural attractions, including four UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Recognized globally for our volunteerism, entrepreneurial spirit and community pride, Calgarians are the ultimate hosts. With our white hats on and our energetic, entrepreneurial spirit, we are ready to provide you with memories that will last a lifetime. We look forward to seeing you in Calgary!