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Accommodation is available within the conference facility: 89 Chestnut Residence

Nearby major hotels include: Sheraton Centre (ISIT 2008 hotel), Hilton, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre, and Metropolitan, among many others.

Here is a list of low-cost summer residences on the University of Toronto campus (20-30 min walk from conference facility).

Travel Information

By air: Most national and international flights depart from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Flights from many destinations in northeastern Canada/USA are available from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Taxi and shuttle bus services are available from both airports.

By train: VIA Rail, Amtrak, and GO services are available to Union Station in downtown Toronto. Taxi and public transit (subway) options are available at Union Station.

By car: (Via QEW) Proceed eastbound until the QEW becomes the Gardiner Expressway. Take the York-Bay-Yonge exit, and follow signs to proceed north along York Street; at Front Street, bear left onto University Avenue. Turn right at Dundas Street, and turn right again at Chestnut Street. (Via 401) Take the Don Valley Parkway (DVP) exit southbound; proceed southbound until the DVP becomes the Gardiner Expressway, and follow the above instructions.

Local Information

The registration desk and all workshop activities will be located at the University of Toronto Conference Center, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario. This facility is located in downtown Toronto, within walking distance of the Eaton Centre, City Hall, and many local attractions. Please note that this facility is not located on the U of T campus.

Public parking is available within the conference facility and at City Hall. Public transit access is via St. Patrick subway station (5 min walk) or via the 505 streetcar line (Chestnut Street stop; 2 min walk).

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