Venue

The meeting will take place at the MaRS Auditorium in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on May 9, 2018.

Entry into Canada

Please visit this Government of Canada website for visa information. Visitors entering Canada for a short stay can choose “None of the above” on this page to find entry requirements by country of citizenship.

If you require an invitation letter for a visa application or to visit Canada, please send a request to engresearch@mcmaster.ca.

Traveling to Toronto

There are two main airports to travel to Toronto. Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) offers the most flights and is located approximately 20 kilometers from downtown. Canadian flights and a number of flights from United States land at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) and is located approximately 3 kilometers from downtown.

Ground Transportation from Toronto Pearson Airport

Union Pearson Express is a dedicated air-rail link that speeds travellers from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station in the heart of downtown Toronto at a rate of $12.35. Taxis and Limousines can be reserved through Toronto Pearson taxi or limo. Major car rental firms are located at the airport.

For more information on getting here, please visit the Tourism Toronto website.

Transportation from Billy Bishop Airport

The ferry ride to and from Billy Bishop Airport is a 90-second trip and there is one approximately every 15 minutes.The service is free for pedestrians and $11 for vehicles (return trip). There is also a pedestrian tunnel that connects Toronto’s mainland to the island, providing quick, reliable and easy access to the airport. Some car rental firms are located at the airport.

For more information on getting here, please visit the Tourism Toronto website.

Where to Stay

Visitors can take advantage of preferred rates for hotels within walking distance of MaRS. Group rates are quoted separately. Please contact each hotel for the latest applicable rates.