Canadian Operator Symposium, 50th anniversary
May 30 to June 3, 2022
University of Ottawa, Canada
Please click here for a campus map with key locations highlighted.
Travelling to Ottawa
Getting from the airport to the University of Ottawa by public transportation takes 30-45 minutes, and involves taking route 97 to Hurdman station (last stop) and then taking the light rail train west (towards Tunney's Pasture) for 2 stops, to uOttawa.
To plan other routes using Ottawa's public transport, google maps is recommended.
A taxi from the airport to the University of Ottawa costs around $35.
You can also reach Ottawa by Via rail. To get from the train station to the University of Ottawa by public transportation takes 10 minutes. The Via rail station stop is called Tremblay, and from there you may take the light rail train west (towards Tunney's Pasture) for 3 stops, to uOttawa.
For international participants: Canada does not require covid-testing to enter, only proof of vaccination. You will need to use the ArriveCAN app to upload your proof of vaccination and to complete a border declaration before boarding your flight to Canada. Full details of covid-related entry requirements can be found here. Make sure to
The University of Ottawa is located in downtown Ottawa (on the east side).
Recommended places for accommodation are:
uOttawa residence. Rate is $118.65/night (includes tax) using promo code COSY2022 (until May 6). Cancellation is possible up to 48 hours before the stay. This is for a 2-bedroom unit, so you may consider sharing with another person.
The Business Inn. Rate is $158.65/night for a Studio Suite (including taxes, and subject to change depending on availability). Cancellation is possible up to 24 hours before the stay.
Places to eat and things to do
Please click here for a guide for local places to eat and things to do.