Social Events


Opening Reception

Tuesday, May 23, 6:00-8:00 pm

WILU 2017 participants enjoyed an evening of delightful hors d’oeuvres and dessert at the Yellowhead Brewery in downtown Edmonton. Just a short train ride away from the University of Alberta, Yellowhead Brewery is housed in the historic H.V. Shaw Building within walking distance of the new Ice District and arena, Roger’s Place. The reception featured premium lager brewed onsite and the Don Berner Trio, live jazz band.


Walking Tour of University of Alberta’s North Campus

Thursday, May 25th, afternoon

Participants joined University of Alberta tour guides to discover the campus, including some of the features that make the University of Alberta a leader in campus sustainability and which have earned the institution a STARS™ Gold rating.


Dine Arounds

Wednesday, May 24th, 6:30-9:30 pm

WILU 2017 colleagues enjoyed an informal dining experience.

The following restaurants options were available: