A Field's Institute Sponsored Workshop

Applications of traces to algebra, analysis and
categorical logic

Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
University of Ottawa

April 28-30, 2007

Please notify the organizers if you plan to attend

Local Information

Mathematics Department,          R. Blute 613-562-5800,  ext. 3535 (rblute@uottawa.ca)
University of Ottawa,                 P. Hofstra  613-562-5800,  ext. 3494   (phofstra@uottawa.ca)        
585 King Edward Ave               P. Scott 613-562-5800 ext. 3502  (phil@site.uottawa.ca)   
(#10 on the maps).                                                      

(Old) Area Map (click to enlarge)


Traces Meeting (see Area Map on right & Campus Map Below) ------------------------->   

NOTE: Talks & Registration will be in Lamoureux Hall 221 (# 16).
See the Map on the right.

Registration Fees : a modest voluntary fee will be solicited to cover local expenses

Restaurants & Accommodation

Phil Scott's Ottawa Restaurant Guide will be available during registration.

Campus Map
(click to enlarge)

Here is a campus map                     ------------------------------------------------------>

Hotels and B&B's (1 $ U.S. = 1.125 $ Can. (on Aug. 14)  

The Quality Hotel Downtown is on the Corner of King Edward and Rideau (several blocks north of Laurier): 290 Rideau Street,  Ottawa, ON K1N 5Y3     (Phone)  613-789-7511).  We have reserved some rooms at the rate of $97/night. Ask for Group Number 106256 (U.O. Math Department). Must be booked by March 27.
: $9.50/night hotel rate (or see bottom of this page). Short walk (12 minutes) to math dept.

Cartier Place Suite Hotel is across the Laurier Bridge (over the Canal), on Cooper and Elgin
(180 Cooper St)., Ph; 613-236-5000.  These are modern apartment suites, with all cooking facilities. We have not reserved anything, but you are welcome to ask for the University/Government Rate and see what happens. Last year's rates were roughly 1 bedroom @ $112/night, two bedroom @ $149/night, plus tax.
http://www.suitedreams.com/english/ (Ask if these rates are still available...)
Parking $14/night (cheaper parking: see bottom of page). Short walk (over bridge) to campus.

B&B's   (Near Ottawa U, in Random order)

Radclyffe House B&B. 160 Waverly St. In centretown,
right over new pedestrian bridge over the canal, across from the University.
Recommended. 613-231-5355, 1-866-800-4235. Web: www.radclyffehouse.ca

Home Sweetland Home B&B:
62 Sweetland Avenue,
Ottawa, ON    K1N 7T6
Phone: (613) 234-1871 
Reservations: 1-877-299-3499 
(web: http://www.bbexpo.com/sweetland)

Olde Bytown Bed & Breakfast,
459 Laurier Ave E
Ottawa, Ontario K1N6R4

Benners B&B
541 Besserer

Gasthaus Switzerland Inn
89 Daly Avenue
Ottawa ON K1N6E6

Ottawa Centre Bed and Breakfast
62 Stewart Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6J1
Phone:  613-237-9494
Tool Free: 866-240-4659

Transit Map
(click to enlarge)

Directions to the campus and Campus Parking:

From the airport, by taxi. The ride costs about $27.

From the airport, by bus. From the airport, take bus 97 to the "Laurier" bus stop. From there it is a short walk to campus (see the area map above)

 For your orientation, you can also consult the transitway map on the right.

From the train station, by bus. You take bus 95 from the train station to the "Laurier" bus stop (number 12 on the above area and campus maps). The ride takes only about 10 minutes. You can find the #95 bus schedules here.

By car. From highway 417 (Queensway), take exit 118 marked "Nicholas St". This will put you on the above area map.
If you come from the East (Montreal direction), keep to the right, go straight and you immediately are on King Edward and Mann, going North.
Coming from the West (Toronto direction), just follow Nicholas St. At Laurier, turn right and you will
come to King Edward in 2 blocks.

Parking around U. Ottawa can be difficult (although weekends are easier). We can obtain weekend parking stickers for the lot behind the Math Dept. (Friday--Sunday) outdoors for around $15.00. Write P.Scott in advance to order a parking sticker! Or the University has a Parking Garage at the south end of King Edward, corner of King Edward and Mann Ave. for around $12.00/day, open 24 hours.

Last updated: April 23, 2007 by Phil Scott