Local Information

Some additional (but possibly old) local information can be found on the website for the 2015 Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making.


Please register for the conference on Eventbrite.

Student (by June 14)350 USD
General (by June 14)500 USD
Student (after June 14)450 USD
General (after June 14)600 USD

Travel/registration aid application


COLT will be held on the University of Alberta campus in the CCIS North Lecture Theatres.



Poster printing

  • On campus: SUBprint
  • There are the usual commercial printing services (e.g., Staples) in town (map).


The conference banquet (July 2nd, 6:30pm local time) will be at The Westin Edmonton (map).

  • The easiest way to get to the banquet is via public transport, using the LRT (local metro). Get on the train at the University Station, get off at Central Station (directions). The journey total estimated time is 20 minutes.
  • The banquet will start at 6:30pm with welcome drinks; COLT attendees will receive two drink tickets, and there is also a cash bar.
  • The dinner is buffet style and will start at 7pm.
  • There will be a live improv show by Rapid Fire Theatre at 8:30pm.


We have prepared a form to submit a request for an invitation letter for VISA purpopses. Once you submit the form, an admin will look at it, and we will share a VISA letter with you, personalized, with the information you provide in the form. An email will be sent about the shared doc (a Google doc); you may need to check your spam filter if you don't see it in a couple of days after you sent in the form.