When: April 20–23, 2020

Where: Canmore, Alberta, Canada (15 min. from Banff)


The symposium includes 2 days of technical presentations, panel discussions, poster sessions, and field trips related to the research and management of wild sheep, mountain goats, and related species.

  • Monday, April 20 – Registration, exhibitor setup, check-in, and welcoming reception
  • Tuesday, April 21 – Symposium
  • Wednesday, April 22 – Field trip and BBQ in Banff
  • Thursday, April 23 – Symposium

More details to come.


Registration Information


A complete agenda will be available a few weeks before the symposium.

Final Call for Papers

Submission Guidelines

Travel and Hotel Information


The nearest international airport is Calgary International Airport (YYC), which is 120km (approximately 1 h 10 min. driving time) from Canmore.

Airport Shuttles

Airport shuttles are available on a regular basis (every 1-2 hrs) during the day.

Banff Airporter® Shuttle

Select Calgary to Canmore for appropriate schedule and rates.

Brewster Express Shuttle

Select Schedule & Locations for appropriate schedule and rates.

Symposium Location/Hotel

Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre
511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, AB T1W  1N7

A block of rooms has been set aside at the group rates shown below. These rates will also be available 3 days before and after the symposium if anyone would like to arrive early or stay longer to explore the many sights the area has to offer.

Guests can reserve a room(s) online ( or by calling central reservations (1-800-716-6199).

Refer to the group name “Northern Wild Sheep & Goat Symposium” or group code "CCM-GFC4211"

Room Type Rate* (CAD)
Reserve by March 9, 2020 to receive the rates below
Comfort Room - 2 Queen Beds $119
Comfort Room King $129
Superior - 2 Queen Beds $139
Superior Room King $149
Premium Room King $159
Premium Junior King Suite $199
*Single and double occupancies are the same rates.

Contact Information

Beth MacCallum
Symposium Chair

Mike Jokinen
Registration Coordinator

Kirby Smith
Field Trip Coordinator

Kathreen Ruckstuhl
Program and Proceedings Coordinator

Funding Support