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Is this an anti-fossil fuel initiative?

Our goal is to engage the very best of the oil and gas industry because we believe in pragmatic and profitable solutions to the world's greatest energy challenges. We believe the oil and gas industry will continue to play an important role in future global energy and this is why it is so important we harness the powerful potential of breakthrough technology to improve profitability and efficiency, and to reduce our environmental footprint. Hydrocarbons are an immensely useful and valuable commodity. We want to showcase the best of the Canadian oil and gas ingenuity on a global stage.

Is this just another oil and gas event?

We believe our future energy mix will be broad and eclectic.  This is why we are working together with the key individuals from all sources of energy.  It is also important to recognise the energy challenges we face today stretch way beyond fossil fuel extraction and production. We need to work together to find pragmatic solutions across all industries.

How do I get there?

Located between two CTrain stations, Erlton and Victoria Park, Stampede Park can be accessed by regular CTrain and bus service. Skip the ticket vending machine line-ups and save time purchasing fares by buying your pass on My Fare, Calgary Transit's mobile ticketing app. You can download the app any time and buy your pass right when you need it. For details visit  


There is ongoing construction at the Stampede park and surrounding areas for the next few months. The impact is quite significant if you are coming from 12th ave into the main gate - it will be closed fo the duration of the event. There is a detour  but we recommend guests should use the south entrance as the road is also blocked on Stampede trail in front of the Nutrien.

Is parking free?

The Calgary Stampede is a not-for-profit organization that reinvests parking fees and other revenue back into park development and operations. Parking at the Stampede is available year-round for $15 payable in cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard or American Express. 

Is there an event APP?

EDU's EVENT APP is now Live! Start planning your schedule, choose sessions of interest and start networking using our new APPOINTMENTS feature.  We highly recommend downloading the APP for the best user experience on-site. The APP will contain all important event information on getting there, registration, dress code, sessions, and speakers and also allow you to plan your schedule.  Please be sure to reference the INFO page on the APP for general information.  To download the APP visit your APP store to download the CVENT APP then search for "Energy Disruptors".

Does the venue have any enhanced Covid-19 protocols in place?

Yes, the Calgary Stampede is part of an accredited program. You can find out more about it here

The program verifies that they have implemented the best practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics like COVID-19. We will always respond to and adhere to the latest government guidance. We will amend and adapt our protocols accordingly.

Do I have to wear a mask?

No. There are currently no requirement to wear a mask, but we want everyone to feel safe and comfortable so please do wear a mask if you would like to.

Is social-distancing in place?

We won’t have social-distancing in place but we will be working hard to ensure that none of the spaces becomes overly occupied.

Will there be hand-sanitizer available?

Yes, there will be hand sanitizing stations located throughout the venue

What are the plans for cleaning touch-points?

High-touch surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected regularly, including handrails, door handles, and counters.

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