CSSQI 2014
General Information Program Travel and Local Info

Macdonald Institute Building

New graduates on cannon

OAC students on Johnston Green

Ontario Veterinary College main building

President Alastair Summerlee with first-year students

Prof. Joseph Lam, left, with lab staff

Research Park Centre

Rozanski Hall

Science Complex

Science complex reflects U of G Library

Information for Foreign Nationals Regarding Visas

Some countries and territories must apply for a travel visa before traveling to Canada. To see if your country is on this list, please click here. If you are traveling from one of the countries on this list it is strongly advised that you begin your visa application process as soon as possible.

Please email to cssqi14@gmail.com to contact the School Coordinator for more information and to request an invitation letter. For security reasons invitation letters can only be issued to registered attendees of the school.

Please be sure to include all of the following information in your original email: 1. Your name as it appears on your passport; 2. Your current postal mailing address.

All these information are necessary, and omitting any of them will delay the issuing of the support letter. You will receive a PDF letter by email within 4-5 business days.


Room 1200, Albert A. Thornbrough Building, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1 Canada

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Accommodation information

We offer the possibility to book for you the accommodation through UoG Conference Services. Please submit the online housing registration at UofG through the link.
But you can also book on your own if you prefer.

Dining information

The University Centre Food Court is located inside the University Centre (next door to the conference venue) and offers a wide variety of dining options that include: Subway, Starbucks, Tim Horton's, Made in Japan - Teriyaki Experience, Pastabilities, Nature's Best Vegetarian, Pizza Pizza and Wok-a-thon.



We are also happy to announce that there will be a shuttle leaving from and returning to the Quantum Nano Center during both events. However to make use of this wonderful service you must be registered! The tentative schedule for the shuttle is as follows
Day Depart (AM) Depart (PM)
Monday 16th 8:00 am 7:00 pm
Tue-Fri (17-20) 8:00 am 5:30 pm
Monday 23rd 8:30 am 7:00 pm
Tuesday 24th 8:30 am 5:30 pm
Wednesday 25th NOT YET DECIDED (direction will be reversed due to field trip to the QNC)
Thursday 26th 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Friday 27th 8:30 am 1:00 pm

By Air

Those travelling by air may fly into Pearson International Airport, Hamilton International Airport, Kitchener-Waterloo International Airport, Toronto City Airport or Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Red Car Service provides airport transportation to and from each of these airports.

Pearson International Airport (YYZ) 

Hamilton International Airport (YHM)

Kitchener-Waterloo International Airport (YKF): 

Toronto City Airport (YTZ): 

  • 90 km (75 minutes) to Guelph
  • Car rental service is not directly available at Toronto City Airport. To rent a vehicle, please contact your favourite downtown rental service.
  • ground transportation  

Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF):    

  • 104 miles (2.5 hours) to Guelph.  You must cross the Canada/US border.
  • car rental  

Airport Tansportation: Red Car Service provides airport transportation to Guelph from all of these airports. 

By Rail

Via Rail offers two or three times daily service in each direction, between Toronto and London, with connections to points east and west.    

Go Transit now offers both train and bus service to Guelph. Schedules are available here - select the Kitchener (formerly Georgetown) corridor.

By Bus

Greyhound and Aboutown Northlink (to and from Hamilton) offer service to Guelph.


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