Organizing Committee Chair: Prof. Saba Safdar, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, University of Guelph
Organizing Committee: Prof Benjamin Giguere, University of Guelph; Prof Igor Grossmann, University of Waterlo; Prof Michaela Hynie, York University; Prof Catherine Kwantes, University of Windsor
The University of Guelph located in City of Guelph (80 Kilometres from Toronto) offers state-of-the-art lecture facilities along with the latest audio-visual technology. Most of the conference will take place in Rozanski Hall which is a 52,000-square-foot building.
Travel By Air
Toronto is served by two airports. Toronto Pearson International Airport, managed by the Greater Toronto Airport Authority is Canada’s principal airport with travel connections to every continent and ranks among the top 30 world airports in terms of passenger traffic and aircraft movements. There are over 76 scheduled and charter airlines currently serving Toronto Pearson International Airport. Air carriers provide non-stop service to 26 Canadian and 42 United States (trans-border) destinations and same-plane service to 56 other International cities.
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (formerly Toronto City Centre Airport) is one of the most convenient urban airports in the world. It is located on Toronto Island, minutes from the downtown core with links to the city by a short ferry ride and shuttle, and is served by both Porter Airlines and Air Canada. Porter provides a unique and personal flying experience with air connections to regional Canadian and U.S. destinations, including Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, New York City (Newark) and Chicago. Air Canada offers air access every business day, between Montreal and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (in addition to its connections between Montreal and Toronto Pearson International airport).
The University of Guelph
The U of G is a comprehensive, research intensive university with approximately 20,000 students. It was established in 1964. Guelph’s open, friendly campus is characterized by green lawns and a blend of modern and traditional architecture (historical tour). The 330-hectare (817-acre) site features Victorian turrets, modern concrete, glass and steel, hand-hewn century limestone, brick walkways, landscaped plazas, and a 165hectare Arboretum