University of Alberta Conference Centre

University of Alberta Conference Centre

Event Types Welcomed

  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Youth Retreat/Camps


The University of Alberta Conference Services offers a variety of accommodation and meeting space suitable for any group in the heart of Edmonton, Alberta. More than just a great location for an Edmonton event: we are surrounded by mature trees, gardens and parks; easy access to downtown and the west end and south side of the city and within walking distance to the historic Whyte Avenue, with its boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops and festivals. We are the perfect location for your next Edmonton, Alberta conference, meeting, workshop, banquet, reception, or retreat.

From spacious to intimate, the University of Alberta has an array of classrooms and lecture theatres to accommodate groups of various sizes. Ranging from standard classroom style to a tiered seating style, complimented by state-of-the-art communication technologies and innovative services, our classrooms will connect you and your organization to the world. Offering eight dedicated, bright and spacious meeting rooms, our Edmonton, Alberta Conference Centre has large windows, ample registration space, dedicated parking, optional high speed internet access, barrier-free access, beautiful decor and more. For executive retreats, intimate receptions and VIP banquets, Alumni House is an elegantly-appointed, private venue overlooking Edmonton’s beautiful river valley.

Visiting Edmonton? Stay with us any time of year in one of our 20 Hotel-style guestrooms, offering all the comforts of a hotel and located just steps away from our Edmonton, Alberta meeting facilities. If you have a larger summer group, Lister Center complex offers 1,025 traditional dormitory style rooms, whereas, our modern Schaffer Tower offers 400 single dormitory rooms each with a private bath. Read below for more info on what makes the University of Alberta Conference Centre an ideal venue for your next Edmonton event or conference.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 400 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 175
  • Largest Theatre Style: 320


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 2000
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 1,000

Featured Amenities

  • Overnight Rooms
  • Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation


1-047 Lister Centre,
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H6

Nearby Airport

  • Edmonton International - 30 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Edmonton International - 30 minutes

Nearby Cities

Edmonton, AB|Calgary, AB – 184|Jasper, AB – 226|Banff, AB – 249|Vancouver, BC – 720|Saskatoon, SK – 327

Things to Know


University of Alberta in Edmonton is a full service Conference Centre including meeting rooms with Wi-Fi and built-in screens. Classrooms and theatres have Wi-Fi, built-in projectors and screens.