IEEE Communication Theory Workshop
19–22 May 2024 // Banff, Canada


Free Golf Lessons

CTW is thrilled to announce that we will be offering complimentary golf lessons! Sign-up sheets will be conveniently available at the time of registration. Don't miss out on this chance to elevate your golfing experience with expert guidance from our seasoned instructors.

Sunday, May 19, 5-6 pm.


CTW Tour tickets can be purchased at the time of registration 

Full-Day Tour: "Discover Banff and Lake Louise"

Experience the Majesty of the Canadian Rockies: Wonders of Banff & Lake Louise


Embark on an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Canadian Rockies with our Discover Banff and Lake Louise tour. This immersive experience offers the perfect introduction to Banff, showcasing its spectacular viewpoints, landmarks, and historic sites, as well as a journey to the iconic Lake Louise, where turquoise waters meet rugged mountain peaks.



Join us for a full-day guided tour that showcases the best of Banff and Lake Louise. Our guides will lead you on an immersive adventure while ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all.


Tour Highlights:

1. Discover the iconic Surprise Corner and gaze upon the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel from a picturesque vantage point.

2. Explore the rock formation at Hoodoos Lookout and the ghost town of Bankhead.

3. Experience the tranquil beauty of Lake Minnewanka and Two Jack Lake, where serene waters reflect the towering peaks of the Rockies.

4. Journey through Bow Valley Parkway with a stop at the Castle Mountain Viewpoint

5. Marvel at the stunning turquoise waters of Lake Louise, framed by the majestic Victoria Glacier.

(Note: Parking at Lake Louise is very limited and expensive for private vehicles. If you plan to visit Lake Louise, please consider either taking the tour, or making an advance reservation for the Roam public transit from Banff.)



US$90 per person, including lunch.


Date and Time:

1. Date: Sunday, May 19, 2024

2. Time: 8:30 - 16:30

3. Departure/Return: Fairmont Banff Spring Hotel


You need to arrive at Banff on May 18 in order to join the tour. The tour has limited capacity and is also subject to cancellation if there is insufficient interest. To secure your spot, please sign up by April 19. There will be no refund after May 3.

Exploring Banff on Your Own

Are you looking to experience the wonders of Banff at your own pace? While our guided tours offer an immersive journey through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, there's plenty to discover for those who prefer to explore independently. Here are some exciting suggestions for making the most of your time in Banff:


1. Explore Banff Avenue: Stroll through the picturesque main street of Banff with shops, restaurants, and galleries.

Price: Free. Google Review: 4/5.

2. Banff Gondola Ride: Enjoy panoramic views of the Rockies from the top of Sulphur Mountain.

Price: CA$64 (adult). Google Review: 4.5/5. 

3. Johnston Canyon: Hike through the scenic canyon and view the stunning waterfalls.

Price: Free. Google Review: 4.5/5.

4. Banff Upper Hot Springs: Relax in the natural hot springs with views of the surrounding mountains.

Price: CA$17.50 (adult). Google Review: 4/5.

5. Lake Minnewanka Cruise: Take a boat tour on the largest lake in Banff National Park.

Price: CA$65 (adult). Google Review: 4.5/5.

6. Horseback Riding: Explore the wilderness on horseback with various guided tours available.

Price: From CA$189 per person. Google Review: 4.5/5. 

7. Helicopter Tours: Experience Banff's beauty from above with helicopter sightseeing tours.

Price: From CA$250 per person. Google Review: 5/5.

8. Banff Park Museum National Historic Site: Discover the natural history of the Rockies at this museum.

Price: CA$4.50 (adult). Google Review: 4/5. 

9. Bow Falls: Admire the scenic Bow Falls and surrounding landscape.

Price: Free. Google Review: 4/5. 

10. Icefields Parkway Drive: Take a scenic drive along one of the world's most beautiful highways.

Price: Free. Google Review: 5/5. 

11. Cave and Basin National Historic Site: Explore the birthplace of Canada's national parks.

Price: CA$9 (adult). Google Review: 4/5. 

12. Banff Legacy Trail: Enjoy a scenic bike ride or walk along this trail connecting Banff and Canmore.

Price: Free. Google Review: 4.5/5.


Discover more on the website

For additional recommendations on places to visit and accommodations in Banff, visit the website at Banff Lake Louise. Explore a wide range of activities, detailed guides, and lodging options to enhance your stay in the Canadian Rockies. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, find everything you need to plan your perfect escape.