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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

111 Lake Louise Drive

Lake Louise, Alberta T0L 1E0


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Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism.

Our 13th Annual Pain Society of Alberta Conference will occur at this beautiful venue from October 18 - 21st, 2019. This pan provincial event will include all of the Western Canadian provinces who share a common goal and interest in advocating to improve the well-being of patients living with persistent pain.

Our conference content will be carefully chosed to incorporate well-balanced, informative and relevant plenaries, from well know and experienced speakers, on a wide variety of pain related topics. Physicians and clinicicans alike will be empowered with up-to-date tools and improved management strategies to implement changes and improve their clinical practice.

As well, follow the link below to reserve your accomodation at the Chateau Lake Louise, within our conference block:


The Fairmont Reservations Desk can also be reached by dialing 1-403-522-1830 or 1-800-441-1414. Please mention our conference to obtain discounted rates. Please note that all rates quoted over the phone and on the website is inclusive of the daily $12 CAD service fee.

We are hoping you can join us and all of your colleagues across the province for this amazing opportunity.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What does my registration to the 13th Annual Pain Society of Alberta Conference include?

a. Friday: All conference events starting Friday after lunch, wine and cheese reception in the evening.

****Friday evening is free time and you will be responsible for your own meals.

b. Saturday: All plenaries and presentations including food and beverage. Annual General Meeting following the conclusion of the conference day. One ticket to the 3rd Annual Pain Society of Alberta’s President's Gala Dinner on Saturday evening (semi formal event).

c. Sunday: All plenaries and presentations on Sunday including food and beverage to the conclusion of the conference at noon.

****Conference registrations must be purchased in advance and will not be accepted on site

2. How do I book accommodation at the Chateau Lake Louise?

Please reserve your accommodation to take advantage of our conference rates within the block of rooms that have been secured at the Chateau Lake Louise by calling the main reservation desk or by accessing our online link from the website. Room rates are strictly for conference registrants.

Please identify yourself as attending the Pain Society of Alberta Conference to qualify. The reduced rates will be available to you three days before and three days after the conference. A resort tax per room and taxes will be added accordingly.

Pet friendly rooms are also available upon request for an additional fee.

3. How long of a drive is it to Lake Louise from Calgary or Edmonton?

The drive from Calgary is approximately 2 hours from Calgary and 4.5 hours from Edmonton.

4. Do I need a park pass to access Banff National Park?

Yes. Park passes can be purchased online, through Mountain Equipment Coop or at the park gate. https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/ab/banff/visit/tarifs-fees

5. Where can I park my car? Is there a fee?

There is self-parking available on site. The rate is $12 per day. There is also valet parking on site for $25 per day. Participants driving hybrid vehicles must use the valet service to access charging stations at the hotel.

6. What is the dress code for the conference? and for the President’s Gala?

To maintain your comfort, please dress in layered clothing as we may encounter fluctuating temperatures in such a large area. We do not mind at all if you need to change your position and stand or stretch at the back of the room.

The Gala dinner is a wonderful opportunity to engage with your colleagues in a festive environment at the conclusion of a very productive day. We request all participants dress in semi-formal attire – cocktail/dressy dresses for ladies and suits for men. No casual wear please.

7. Will there be a continuing professional development course offered on Thursday October 17th in conjunction with the conference?

Yes! "An Update on the Treatment of Pain: Chronic Non-Cancer Pain, Addiction, and Mental Health on Thursday October 18th, will be held at the venue from 08500-1700hrs. Dr. Rob Tanguay and additional facilitators will provide this additional educational opportunity. Information and registration can be accessed on the PSA website.

**Please note this CME is not included in your registration ticket. Registration and payment can be accessed separately from our Annual Conference Eventbrite link.

8. Can my guest attend the conference? Can they come to the gala?

Absolutely! There is an opportunity to purchase either a conference registration (which includes a Gala ticket) or just a ticket to the President’s Gala from our website for your guest.

9. I have a dietary restrictions. Who do I tell?

You will be asked this question as part of the registration form.This information will be relayed to the venue by the Event Manager.

10. Where do I go to pick up my conference packet and check in for the conference?

Once you are settled into your room on Friday, please proceed to the Mount Temple Conference Room foyer to pick up your registration packet prior to the conference start on Friday October 18th.

If you will be arriving later in the day, registration packets will be available to you at the same location prior to the Wine and Cheese on Friday night and again on Saturday morning.

11. Where can I access updated information about the conference? Is there a contact person?

All information related to the conference will be located on the Pain Society of Alberta website located at www.painab.ca. If you would like to be a member and receive communications, please visit our website and add your information under the "JOIN" tab.

If you require additional information, please contact the Event Manager, Sylvia Vespa at 780.457.5225 or email team@painab.ca

Two weeks prior to the conference, an email containing further logisitcs will be circulated to all participants.

12. Will the conference presentations be available to me?

Yes! As a registrant, you will be provided a password to access the conference presentations from the website www.painab.ca two weeks prior and two weeks post conference. It will allow you to print or download tem onto your mobile device. Please be mindful that not every presenter is willing to share and only the willing presenter’s documents will be posted here.

13. When will I get my certificate of attendance?

Certificates of attendance will be included in the participant packet you will recieve at the beginning of the conference.

14. There has been a change of plans…..is there a refund period?

Yes! Please email team@painab.ca if your plans have changed. The full registration fee can be refunded up to 11:59 on September 20, 2019. No refunds will be offered after this date. Please allow 7-10 business days for processing.

15. Is my ticket transferrable?

It is. Please email the event manager to coordinate this and change the ticket information.

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