The MCWASP XVI is an all-inclusive event. This includes all the essentials in the registration price:

  • Accommodations
  • Daily breakfast
  • Coffee breaks
  • 5 lunches
  • 4 dinners

Registration is now open. 
Authors must register before February 28, 2023.

Health and Safety Measures: To learn more about the thoughtful and deliberate decisions to reopen spaces on campus and advance artists and leaders, please visit our  COVID-19 Update page

Official Hotel & Conference Location 

Banff Centre for Arts Conference location 

Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become a global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home on Treaty 7 territory in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential and realize their unique contribution to society through cross-disciplinary learning opportunities, world-class performances, and public outreach.   

107 Tunnel Mountain Drive  
Box 1020, Stn. 43  
Banff, AB  
T1L1H5 Canada  

Banff Centre for Arts Accommodations 

MCWASP registration is an all-inclusive package.  You will book your accommodations during the registration process. You cannot book accommodations on your own and participate in this event.   


Travel costs and expenses are not included in your registration fee. You must make arrangements yourself for travel and a shuttle to the Banff Centre for the Arts.

The closest international and domestic airport to the Banff Centre for Arts is Calgary International Airport (YYC). 
Click here for more information.


Banff Airporter 

Brewster Airport Express 

  • Daily shuttles between Banff and Calgary International Airport 
  • For schedules and inquiries contact Brewster at 1-877-625-4372 

Banff Sedan 

  • Private transfer between Banff and Calgary International Airport 
  • For rates and inquiries call 1-800-587-9958 | 403-762-3300 
Car Rental

International Delegates 

Before you travel, please familiarize yourself with the documents required to enter Canada. 
Citizenship and Immigration Canada: 

Helpful links: 

Invitation Letters 

IMPORTANT: This event is registered with the Canadian Government. It is the responsibility of the author/presenter/visitor to make the visa/eta application early. When you apply for your visa, you will be given a Visa Application Centre (VAC) file number. Please keep this number with you for reference. 

Delegates: Your delegate registration must be completed and paid for in full in order for you to receive a confirmation invitation letter. Please apply as soon as you register.