The majority of conference activities will be held in:

Room 1307, Albert A. Thornbrough Building, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1 Canada

IQC Shuttle Service

There will be a complimentary round trip shuttle service provided from the IQC to the University of Guelph every day for conference attendees.
Date IQC departure time University of Guelph departure time
Aug 17th 8:00 19:00
Aug 18th 8:00 17:00
Aug 19th 8:00 20:00
Aug 20th 8:30 17:00
Aug 21th 8:30 13:30


IMPORTANT: Hotels should be booked early, as there will be another large conference being held at the same time.

There are a number of hotels within walking distance of the University of Guelph, including:
Best Western
Ramada Days Inn

Alternatively, accomodations can be found near the University of Waterloo. A shuttle service will be provided between the University of Waterloo and the University of Guelph for the duration of the conference. More details to follow.

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.


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.


  • Joel Klassen (joeldavidklassen at gmail dot com)
  • Tyler Jackson (me.thejackson at gmail dot com)