Stop Hunger - 10th Annual Summit


Registration now open

Please note that your registration is not complete until you finalize a payment option.

Special student registration

There is a special registration for students (particularly high-school students) who want to attend the presentations at the Hunger Summit but do not wish to participate in the conference dinners. The special student registration is $50 including taxes and covers participation in all the presentations, panel and networking sessions, lunches and coffees/teas at breaks during the day. It does not cover attendance at the dinners on the Friday and Saturday nights.

Please check the "special student registration" on the registration site to ensure you register for the Summit.

Air Travel Information

Guelph is located just west of Toronto (about 45minutes). There are 3 main methods when traveling to Guelph.

  1. Fly into L.B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ). A Red Car limousine service or rental cars are available at the airport. More details about this will be provided closer to the date.
  2. Fly into Waterloo Airport (YKF). Waterloo is approx 20 minutes away from the University. A Red Car service/rental car would need to be arranged to travel to the University of Guelph.
  3. Fly into Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF). Travelers would need to arrange their own transportation to the University of Guelph. Please note to cross the boarder you will need a valid passport.

Airline discounts

The following are discount codes offered by the listed airlines. Enter the promo code when booking your ticket:

Air Canada
15% Tango Plus fares Promo Code MEPNVJC1

United Airlines offers a 10% discount on fares for 20 or more people travelling together

Details coming soon

Specific terms and conditions apply individually for each airline. Terms available upon request.

Greyhound Bus Travel

International Student Identity Card or Student ID

  • Save 25 percent on an adult fare with a valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
  • Save 10 percent on adult regular one-way or return fares only with any valid photo student ID from a Canadian or American secondary or post-secondary institution, along with one of the following documents:
    • An enrollment form
    • Schedule of classes
    • Any documentation verifying current enrollment
  1. ISIC discount is applied to adult one-way or return ticket purchase.
  2. Valid on Greyhound Canada, Grey Goose and Voyageur routes only. Not valid for travel into the United States.
  3. No further discounts will be applied with the ISIC card discount.
  4. Subject to general fare rules and regulations. No stopovers are permitted on ISIC fares.
  5. Tickets valid for travel daily.
  6. Discount fares not available for travel during holiday blackout periods.
  7. GST is applicable on travel in Canada only.

Type in your origin and destination on the homepage and select Search Schedules. Then select Student as the fare type, which will be the first fare available.

Via Train Travel

VALID: February 17 to February 25, 2015
TERRITORY: From all stations throughout the VIA system to Guelph, Ontario and return.
RESTRICTIONS: Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking.
One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge.
For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only.
DISCOUNT: 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper, or Sleeper Plus class. "Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied."
EXCEPTION: Discount does not apply in any Escape Class fares.
IDENTIFICATION: Participants must reference the event’s VIA convention discount code: 13002.
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE TIPS: Online booking tips >> You have to log in to your profile, or create one prior to booking. On the Passenger information screen, select "Convention fare" from the “Discount Type” drop-down menu, and enter the discount code for your convention or event in the “Discount code” field. This code has been given to you by the conference organizer. The conference fare will be shown on the next page.

Online booking tips >> You have to log in to your profile, or create one prior to booking. On the Passenger information screen, select "Convention fare" from the “Discount Type” drop-down menu, and enter the discount code for your convention or event in the “Discount code” field. This code has been given to you by the conference organizer. The conference fare will be shown on the next page.

Tourist Information

If you are planning on extending your stay in Toronto please check out Tourism Toronto or Tourism Niagara.

Application for travel scholarships

Travel scholarships are made available by the generous donation of the sponsors to the conference and by individuals and organizations seeking to ensure that students have financial assistance to attend the 10th Annual Summit.

University of Guelph students should apply directly to the local chapter of Universities Fighting World Hunger at the University of Guelph and/or to Student College governments. Both sets of organizations have set aside funds to cover registration costs and may be able to support travel costs.

Students applying for travel grants from outside the University of Guelph should make an application for funds using the process below. Please note that funds will be made available as a grant of either $250 or $500 (Canadian) to support registration and travel to the meeting. Make sure that you use the options for discounted travel in making your travel plans to attend the Summit (see Travel section for how to apply for discounts).

Application process for travel grants to attend the 10th Annual Summit of UFWH

Please complete the following information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email
  • University/college attended
    • Address
  • What contribution do you hope to make towards eliminating hunger (150 words)
  • Provide a travel budget (include registration and travel costs to attend the meeting)

NOTE: applications will be considered up to 1st February 2015 but the early bird registration is available until 26th December 2014.

Please forwarded completed applications to Alastair Summerlee at


The Best Western Royal Brock Hotel  
Starting from $113.99 per room, per night - 4 per room

The Best Western Royal Brock Hotel is conveniently located right across the street from the University of Guelph. It offers newly renovated guest rooms, lobby and fitness centre. All guest rooms are equipped with new fridges, flat screen televisions and wireless internet, outdoor swimming pool, and business centre. All overnight guests will receive a complimentary hot breakfast buffet served from 7:00a.m.-10.00am. For reservations, please call 519-836-1240. Note that if you can arrange to share, the costs per person are substantially reduced

Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 
Starting from $139.00 per night

The Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre is located at the corner of Stone Road & Gordon Street, a short walk to the University. This hotel features 148 contemporary guest rooms & suites with onsite fitness; as well as complimentary access to the Athletic Club. Please note there is an additional parking fee of $7.00 per night. To make a reservation, please call the Reservation Department directly at 519-780-3700 or their toll free Global Reservation Centre at 1-800-268-1133.

Days Inn 
Starting from $89.00 per night

Located just one block south of the University, Days Inn offers you our newly renovated guest rooms with all the conveniences of home; coffee maker, hairdryer, iron and board, all at an affordable rate. Start your day off right with our Complimentary Daybreak Café Breakfast! The Days Inn offers free parking, wireless high speed internet and local phone calls. For reservations, please call 519-822-9112.

The Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre  
Starting from $109.99 per night

The Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre is located 1.6 kilometers west of the University of Guelph (5 minute drive) and across the street from Guelph's mall and many restaurants. It offers complimentary parking, newly renovated guestrooms, Gazebo's Restaurant and Lounge, an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna and fitness center. For reservations, please call 519-836-0231 or reserve onlineusing the booking code WHS.


Contact Information

Alastair Summerlee
UFWH Summit Convenor
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
N1G 2W1