Conference Services Looking for an ideal location with the perfect combination of functional facilities, excellent food and affordable accommodation, all within your budget? We can help! Planning a conference or an event can be a daunting task. Let Conference Services at the University of Alberta help you put the pieces together. Universities are fast becoming locations of choice for more and more meeting planners. Whether you prefer the unique academic environment, the beautiful scenery, the advanced technology, or just something out of the ordinary, hosting a conference or an event on campus is a great idea! Accommodation Whether you’re a conference group looking for a convenient location, a visiting professor, research associate or post-doctoral fellow, or an individual wanting to stay somewhere with great access to the City of Edmonton, the University of Alberta is the ideal choice.