MOT 2007 information

Where to go

Linguistics is in the Arts building, 70 Laurier Ave East. MOT will be held in Arts and Simard, in the northwest corner of the University of Ottawa campus: campus map.

Registration

Registration for the conference will be $25 for faculty and $15 for students and unemployed, outside Simard 125 starting at 2pm on Friday, and Saturday morning outside Arts 257 starting at 8:30.

Where to stay

Novotel
33 Nicholas Street (0.4 km from Arts) (613) 230-3033, (800) NOVOTEL
$119 (single/double), $159 (suite) if you say you're with the University of Ottawa (which you are). That's a $40 discount. They have internet on two computers in the lobby.

Quality Hotel
290 Rideau Street (0.5 km from Arts)
(613) 789-7511, (800) 4-CHOICE
$97 (1-4 people, either 2 double beds or 1 queen). Say you're with the University of Ottawa Linguistics group, reservation number 106363. Free wireless internet.

Days Inn Downtown Ottawa
319 Rideau Street (0.6 km from Arts)
(613) 789-5555, (800) 329-7466
$109 (single/double), $119 (3 people), $129 (4 people) (could go down with a group rate...) They have free high-speed wired internet.

Econolodge Downtown Ottawa
475 Rideau Street (1.0 km from Arts)
(613) 789-3781
$80.10 (1-2 people, add $10 for each additional person). Say you're with the University of Ottawa Linguistics conference and ask to talk to Robert (who will personally handle all the bookings). If he's not there, you can leave your name and number and he will call you back. Free parking, continental breakfast and wireless internet.

Getting here

(courtesy of Google Maps and OC Transpo) The Arts building is located at 70 Laurier Ave East, between Nicholas and Cumberland. This is just east of the Laurier Transitway stop.

From the train station

By city bus: (20 minutes, $3) Take Bus route 95 toward FALLOWFIELD or BARRHAVEN C. STRANDHERD and get off at station LAURIER. Cross Laurier Ave (back the way you came from). Arts is on your left.

By cab: (6 minutes, maybe $10) Ask to go to the University of Ottawa campus, 70 Laurier Ave East.

By car: (6 minutes)
Head west on Chemin Tremblay/Tremblay Rd toward Transitway 0.6 km
Turn right at Promenade Riverside/Promenade Vanier/Riverside Dr/Vanier Pkwy 0.3 km
Merge onto HWY-417 W/Trans Canada Hwy W via the HWY-417 W/RTE-417 Ouest ramp 1.4 km
Take the Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas exit 118, keep following signs 0.7 km
Merge onto Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas 0.9 km
Turn right at Avenue Laurier Est/Laurier Ave E 0.3 km
Turn right at Cumberland St/Rue Cumberland 0.1 km Turn right at University Pvt/Université Privée
Go straight into the parking lot. Before 3pm on Friday, park at a meter and use coins. Other times, park in an unmetered space and use the machine near the entrance to print a ticket ($7.75 daily maximum).

From the airport (YOW)

By city bus: (20 minutes, $3) Take Bus route 97 toward FALLOWFIELD and get off at station LAURIER. Cross Laurier Ave (back the way you came from). Arts is on your left.

By cab: (18 minutes, maybe $30) Ask to go to the University of Ottawa campus, 70 Laurier Ave East.

By car: (18 minutes)
Head southeast on Airport Parkway Pvt/Privé Airport Parkway toward 3E Avenue/3rd Ave/Airbus Pvt/Privé Airbus < 1 km
Continue on Airport Pkwy/Promenade Airport 7.4 km
Continue on Avenue Bronson/Bronson Ave 1.3 km
Take the Bronson Pl/Place Bronson exit to Prom. Colonel By/Colonel by Dr 76 m
Turn left at Bronson Pl/Place Bronson 0.1 km
Turn right at Colonel by Dr/Promenade Colonel By 5.0 km
Turn right at Avenue Daly/Daly Ave 0.3 km
Turn right at Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas 0.3 km
Turn left at Avenue Laurier Est/Laurier Ave E 0.3 km
Turn right at Cumberland St/Rue Cumberland 0.1 km
Turn right at University Pvt/Université Privée
Go straight into the parking lot. Before 3pm on Friday, park at a meter and use coins. Other times, park in an unmetered space and use the machine near the entrance to print a ticket ($7.75 daily maximum).

From the bus station

By city bus: (20 minutes, $3) walk to stop CHAMBERLAIN/KENT and take Bus route 101 toward ORLEANS and get off at station LEES. Then take Bus route 95 toward FALLOWFIELD or BARRHAVEN C. STRANDHERD and get off at station LAURIER. Cross Laurier Ave (back the way you came from). Arts is on your left.

By cab: (10 minutes, maybe $15) Ask to go to the University of Ottawa campus, 70 Laurier Ave East.

By car: (10 minutes)
Head southeast on Lyon St N/Rue Lyon Nord toward Catherine St/Rue Catherine 15 m
Turn right at Catherine St/Rue Catherine 0.6 km
Turn right at Avenue Bronson/Bronson Ave 1.2 km
Turn right at Laurier Ave W 2.1 km
Turn right at Cumberland St/Rue Cumberland 0.1 km
Turn right at University Pvt/Université Privée
Go straight into the parking lot. Before 3pm on Friday, park at a meter and use coins. Other times, park in an unmetered space and use the machine near the entrance to print a ticket ($7.75 daily maximum).

From West/Toronto

Go east on HWY-401 for a long time.
Merge onto HWY-416 N via exit 721A to Kemptville/Ottawa 74.8 km
Take the HWY-417 E/RTE-417 Estate exit to Ottawa, keep following signs 1.6 km
Merge onto HWY-417 E/Trans Canada Hwy E 13.3 km
Take the Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas exit 118, keep following signs 1.0 km
Merge onto Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas 0.9 km
Turn right at Avenue Laurier Est/Laurier Ave E 0.3 km
Turn right at Cumberland St/Rue Cumberland 0.1 km Turn right at University Pvt/Université Privée
Go straight into the parking lot. Before 3pm on Friday, park at a meter and use coins. Other times, park in an unmetered space and use the machine near the entrance to print a ticket ($7.75 daily maximum).

From East/Montréal

AUT-40 Ouest/Autoroute Transcanadienne Ouest for about 68 km
Continue on HWY-417 W/Trans Canada Hwy W 117 km
Take the Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas exit 118, keep following signs 0.7 km
Merge onto Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas 0.9 km
Turn right at Avenue Laurier Est/Laurier Ave E 0.3 km
Turn right at Cumberland St/Rue Cumberland 0.1 km Turn right at University Pvt/Université Privée
Go straight into the parking lot. Before 3pm on Friday, park at a meter and use coins. Other times, park in an unmetered space and use the machine near the entrance to print a ticket ($7.75 daily maximum).

From South/Syracuse

Go north on I-81 for a long time.
Cross the border and continue on HWY-137 N 2.4 mi
Merge onto HWY-401 E/MacDonald-Cartier Fwy via the HWY-401 E exit to Ottawa/Montreal 36.1 mi
Merge onto HWY-416 N via exit 721A to Kemptville/Ottawa 46.4 mi
Take the HWY-417 E/RTE-417 Estate exit to Ottawa, keep following signs 1.0 mi
Merge onto HWY-417 E/Trans Canada Hwy E 8.2 mi
Take the Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas exit 118, keep following signs 1.0 km
Merge onto Nicholas St/Rue Nicholas 0.9 km
Turn right at Avenue Laurier Est/Laurier Ave E 0.3 km
Turn right at Cumberland St/Rue Cumberland 0.1 km Turn right at University Pvt/Université Privée
Go straight into the parking lot. Before 3pm on Friday, park at a meter and use coins. Other times, park in an unmetered space and use the machine near the entrance to print a ticket ($7.75 daily maximum).

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