University of Ottawa, Oct 22-23, 2005

Local Information

Mathematics Department,                                                 R. Blute 613-562-5800 ext. 3535
University of Ottawa,                                                       P. Scott 613-562-5800 ext. 3502,
585 King Edward Ave.
(#10 on the maps).

(Old) Area Map (click to enlarge)


Friday: (Oct. 21) Distinguished CRM Lecture at 3:30 by Rick Jardine (U. Western Ontario)
in 351 Fauteux Hall. Tea and Coffee in the Math Dept. at 3pm. 
Abstract and Bio (R. Jardine): Cocycles and cocycle categories .

Saturday + Sunday, Oct. 22-23 : Octoberfest: Schedule and Abstracts

NOTE: Saturday Morning talks & Registration in Montpetit 201; Saturday Afternoon and Sunday talks are in Fauteux 351. See the Map on the right.

Restaurants & Accommodation

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

Campus Map
(click to enlarge)

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

(Note:  Reserved rooms & rates no longer guaranteed, but ask-- you may get lucky)

Hotels and B&B's (1 $ U.S. = 1.2 $ Can.)  

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 reserved 15 rooms,  for Friday and Saturday nights.
The group number is 104704 and the group name is "Category Theory Conference". The rate is
the University of Ottawa Friends and Family rate of $97.00 plus 15% tax.
Guests may phone the hotel directly to reserve and may quote either the group name or number to get
the preferred rate (no longer guaranteed, but you can ask!).
Parking: $9.50/night (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 reserved
at special govt./university rates for Friday and Saturday nights. : 10 single apartments and 5 double-bedroom apartments
under the name Category Theory Conference, U. Ottawa. Rates on available apartments are:
standard 1 bedroom @ $109/night, superior 1 bedroom @ $112/night, two bedroom @ $149/night, plus 15% tax. (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)

Home Sweetland Home B&B:
62 Sweetland Avenue,
Ottawa, ON    K1N 7T6
Phone: (613) 234-1871 
Reservations: 1-877-299-3499 

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
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Directions to the campus and Campus Parking:

From the airport, by taxi. The ride costs about $26.

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, just follow Nicholas St. At Laurier, turn right and you will
come to King Edward in 2 blocks.

Parking 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 $14.50. Write P.Scott in advance! Or the University has a Parking Garage at the south end of King Edward, corner of King Edward and Mann Ave. for $11.00/day , open 24 hours.

Last updated: Oct. 16, 2005 by Phil Scott