Venue, Travel and Hotels

Located close to the heart of the city, the Bahen Centre for Information Technology is an ideal location for IWOCL 2017.

Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. With a population of 2,700,000, Toronto is the fourth most populous city in North America. Toronto is well known for its many visitor attractions.

Venue Information

Bahen Centre for Information Technology
University of Toronto
St. George Campus
40 St. George Street
Toronto, ON, Canada
M5S 2E4

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Travel Information

Getting to Toronto

Toronto is one of the most accessible cities in North America. It is only a one hour drive away for about five million Canadians and within a 90-minute flight for 60 per cent of the U.S. population and has direct flight connections from every continent.

Toronto Person International Airport (Code: YYZ)
Billy Bishop Airport – (Code: YTZ)

Toronto City Public Transit

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) runs subways, streetcars and buses on and around the St. George campus. You’ll find many options for getting here on the TTC. There are four subway stations on or very near the University of Toronto’s St. George campus: Queen’s Park Station, Museum Station, St. George Station and Spadina Station. The 506 Carlton and 510 Spadina streetcar routes will take you to the sourthern or western edges of campus. And the 94 Wellesley bus runs through campus.
Look up TTC schedules and routes

VISA Requirements – What Your Need to Visit Canada

New entry requirement are now in effect.  Please check what you need to visit Canada and how to apply for a visitor visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
Visit the Government of Canada Visitor Website
Find out if you need an ETA or Visitor Visa

Things to do in Toronto

Learn more about things to do in Toronto from festivals and events to permanent attractions and places of interest.

Discover Toronto

Hotel Information

IWOCL takes place close to downtown Toronto and is well served by a number of local hotels. Our experience is that most visitors prefer to select their own hotel, or corporate rate hotel, so we do not offer a ‘conference hotel’, but the following hotels are within 2 miles of the venue.

Windsor Arms Hotel
InterContinental Toronto Yorkville
Park Hyatt Toronto
Holiday Inn Bloor Yorkville
Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre
Courtyard by Marriot – Downtown Toronto
Chelsea Hotel Toronto

I wider range of hotels will be available through you favorite hotel search tool.  Use the zip code: “M5S 2E4” to narrow your search.