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    The International Society for Aerosols in Medicine

    2020 Aerosol School

    2020 Aerosol School – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    September 23rd - 25th, 2020

    ISAM is pleased to announce that the 12th Annual Aerosol School will be hosted at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada from September 23rd through 25th, 2020. The school will be held within the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex, located in the heart of the main University of Alberta campus.

    Over the past 11 years, the Aerosol School has consistently offered expert information and training in the field of medical aerosols. Through an intensive three-day program, participants learn the range of measurements, techniques and approaches to drug development and inhaler design used in academic laboratories and pharmaceutical industry aerosol labs, all of which are presented by expert faculty in classroom lectures and hands-on demonstrations.

    The curriculum is a perfect primer for anyone wishing to jump-start their career in medical aerosols, and can serve as a captivating refresher for experienced professionals and researchers wishing to update their knowledge of the field. A diverse, international group of participants is expected to attend the 2020 program, including those from the pharmaceutical industry, CROs, regulatory agencies, and academia.

    Participants will receive a 2020 membership to ISAM with their registration, along with a course book and USB memory stick featuring slide presentations. A welcome reception, three lunches, and one dinner are included in the price of registration.

    For more information, including detailed descriptions of programs offered in recent years, please visit aerosolschool.com. The full program for the 2020 Aerosol School has now been announced
     

    Please contact Dr. Andrew Martin at aerosolschool@ualberta.ca for further information. Register early to save your place!

    Registration Options

    Standard – $1,840 US

    Student/Fellow – $825 US

    ISAM Member (academic/clinician) – $935 US

    Travel and Accommodations

    Location

    6th Floor, Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC)
    University of Alberta
    9120 116 St NW
    Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2V4

    Accommodations

    The Campus Tower Suite Hotel offers spacious hotel suites adjacent to the University of Alberta campus, a 15-minute walking distance from the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex. Rates start at $159 CAD per night for one-bedroom suites. Reservations can be made online directly through the hotel, using this unique booking link: http://coa.st/4m0i. Alternatively, telephone bookings can be made using the toll-free reservations line 1-800-709-1824, or the local number 1-780-439-6060. If booking by phone, please quote the group code ACT-GFC3652 or the meeting name “2020 Aerosol School”.

    Additional hotel options within a short drive of the University of Alberta campus are available on Whyte Avenue, a vibrant and historic district featuring a high density of shops and restaurants. These options include the Varscona Hotel and the Metterra Hotel, and are a short drive or taxi ride from the University of Alberta campus.

    Parking

    Visitor parking is available at various sites throughout campus, typically at a rate of $15 CAD per day. The Windsor Car Park is accessible off 116th St, and is the closest parking lot to the Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex with visitor parking stalls.

    Arriving in Edmonton

    The Edmonton International Airport is located 26 km south of downtown Edmonton. By car, travel from the airport to the University campus takes approximately 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic. Taxi service is provided by multiple companies in partnership with the airport, and is available through Door 9, on the Arrivals level. The flat rate for taxi transportation to downtown Edmonton is $55 CAD. Most major car rental companies operate at the airport. Car rental agencies are located on the ground level of the parkade, outside Door 8.

    About Edmonton

     

    September is a wonderful month in Edmonton, with the river valley fall leave colors on full display, and northern lights a common occurrence under dark skies outside the city. The iconic towns of Jasper and Banff, nestled in the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, are both only a few hours drive away. Known for its many unique local attractions, Edmonton is one of Canada’s most eclectic cities.