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IPS 2020 Networking Events and Tours
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Networking Events

Included in your registration:

Welcome Reception
Sunday, June 21 from 18:00 - 21:00
Chateau Lacombe

Drinks in Trade Show
Monday, June 22 from 15:30 - 17:00
Chateau Lacombe

IPS General Assembly and Awards Luncheon
Wednesday, June 24 from 11:00 - 13:00
Chateau Lacombe

Trade Show Closing Party
Wednesday, June 24 from 14:00 - 15:30
Chateau Lacombe

For purchase:

Gala - $99 USD
Thursday, June 25 from 18:30 - 23:00
Chateau Lacombe


Mid Conference (for purchase):

Craft Brewery Tour - $96 USD
Tuesday, June 23 from 13:00 - 17:30
Chateau Lacombe


Add a little hoppy, frothy goodness to your stay. Edmonton Brewery Tours takes guests on a journey through Edmonton’s thriving craft beer scene. Discover how passionate tap pullers and a thirst for good beer quickly evolved into a local liquid obsession. As we take you through a journey of three breweries, you will sample a variety of custom beers, each with their own unique, local story. Bottoms up!  Transportation included.

Art Gallery of Alberta & Royal Alberta Museum Tour - $25 USD
Tuesday, June 23 from 13:00 - 17:30
Chateau Lacombe


The Art Gallery of Alberta is a public art gallery located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Its collection of well over 6,000 works of art includes historical and contemporary paintings, sculptures, installation works and photographs by Canadian and international artists.

Our new Royal Albert Museum is more than just a thoughtful, beautifully designed space, it's an authentic reflection of where Alberta is today and will be in the decades to come. It represents the new energy of Alberta, the diversity of our culture and tells our story with a new boldness and confidence. It's a place where you'll find 2.4 million uniquely Albertan stories just waiting to be told. 

West Edmonton Mall Tour - $25 USD
Tuesday, June 23 from 13:00 - 17:30
Chateau Lacombe


West Edmonton Mall is the largest mall in North American and attracts more than 30 million visitors a year, twice as many as Disneyland.
Don your walking shoes for this self-guided tour as West Edmonton Mall covers a gross area of about 490,000 m2 (5,300,000 sq ft) and there are over 800 stores and services including nine attractions, two hotels and over 100 dining venues in the complex. There truly is something for everyone from the indoor amusement park, water park, ice skating rink or themed streets. Transportation provided.

Elk Island Tour - $35 USD
Tuesday, June 23 from 13:00 - 17:30
Chateau Lacombe


Located just 40 minutes east of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park is not only an important refuge for bison, elk and more than 250 bird species, but is also an oasis of calm.  Although this tour is during the day, Elk Island is also home to the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve.
Your tour includes a short hike in search of the largest mammal in North America, the bison and then continues with a gentle hike around Astotin Lake to see some of the magnificent local bird life.  Transportation included.

River Rafting Tour - $70 USD
Tuesday, June 23 from 13:00 - 17:30
Chateau Lacombe


Edmonton was established on the river by early settlers trading fur. Experience the history of this nostalgic city by viewing it as the early settlers did. Once we meet at our location we'll shuttle everyone down to our starting point at Laurier Park. As our guides elaborate on Edmonton's rich cultural history we'll make our way down the river eventually ending it at the beautiful Louise McKinney Park.  Transportation to and from the launch sites included.

Post Conference (for purchase):

Jasper, Alberta

Visit our majestic Canadian Rockies!

 $425 USD [single occupancy] / $335 USD [double occupancy]
Friday, June 26 & Saturday, June 27 2020* 
Chateau Lacombe
* You will be responsible for booking your hotel room, at your cost, when you return to Edmonton on Saturday, June 27, 2020

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