Register Online

Registrations must be completed online, except for free events and for students of Mount Royal University. The latter two are asked to register in person at the conference registration desk in Roderick Mah.

When registering electronically, please note that you will be redirected to Mount Royal University’s secure online ticket site in order to process your registration. If you have not previously purchased tickets for any Mount Royal University event,

Toronto, ON (I. Grabovac)
Toronto, ON (I. Grabovac)

you will be required to create a new user account, by selecting the “login” button as shown below. A valid email address and self created user name are required. Once you have created your account, you will be able to purchase tickets for the conference and other MRU events, review past purchases, and manage your account details at any time.

Please note that tickets to Under Western Skies must be purchased online using Visa or Mastercard. In the event of questions or difficulties, a detailed help guide for navigating through the online ticket registration process is available here.

Click Here to Register for the 2016 Under Western Skies conference.

Registration Fees and Deadlines

Before August 15, 2016
After August 15, 2016
Regular Registration $300.00 $350.00
Non-MRU Student & Seniors $150.00 $175.00
Regular Day Pass (per day) $125.00 $150.00
Gaia Global Circus

Gaia Global Circus (All Students)





Full Registration includes all conference events, except Friday’s Closing Reception in Honour of Maude Barlow and Gaia Global Circus.

The closing reception in honour of David Schindler is a ticketed public event ($25). Under Western Skies 4 general and student conference registrants are not included in this event. “Friday Only” daily registrants are also not included in this event. Those wishing to attend must purchase a ticket online.

Although the opening reception is also a ticketed public event, full conference registrants have automatic access to this reception on the first evening of the conference. “Tuesday Only” daily registrants are also not included in this event. Those wishing to attend must purchase a ticket online.

Reception Registration $25.00

Note for non-Canadian registrants: The federal government of Canada requires that we charge the Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 5% from all conference registrants where a conference hosts a majority of attendees who are Canadian.

Mount Royal University Students and Free Events

All MRU students are invited to attended the Under Western Skies conference for free. Please note that in order to attend for free, MRU students must register at the Front Desk located in the foyer of the Roderick Mah building. The registration desk will remain open throughout the conference. Complimentary passes DO NOT include admission to the opening or closing receptions. Although linked to the conference, these are separate, ticketed events. Any MRU student wishing to attend either of these receptions must purchase a ticket online or at the door.


Please contact Dr. Robert Boschman at regarding refunds.