CATEGORY THEORY OCTOBERFEST '06
University of Ottawa, October 21-22, 2006

Local Information

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

(Old) Area Map (click to enlarge)

Conference

Saturday + Sunday, Oct. 21-22
Octoberfest -->    Final Revised Schedule and Abstracts

NOTE: Talks & Registration will be in Fauteux Hall (Room 147A).
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                     ------------------------------------------------------>

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 reserved
a block of rooms,  for Friday and Saturday nights. The group number is 105626 and the group name is  "Ottawa U-Math Dept". The rate is the University of Ottawa Friends and Family rate of $99.00 plus tax. Guests may phone the hotel directly to reserve and may quote either the group name or number to get the preferred rate. We recommend to reserve ASAP.
Parking
: $9.50/night hotel rate (or see bottom of this page). Short walk (12 minutes) to math dept.

Arosa Suite Hotels across New Pedestrian Bridge (over the Canal) in Centretown. on 163 MacLaren St., off Elgin
Ph: 866-238-6783; 613-238-6783, .  New Discovery! These are modern 1 bedroom apartment suites (also with pull-out sofa bed), with all cooking facilities. They are very good and an excellent price. Book ASAP! Ask for Government/University/corporate rate: $89/night. http://www.arosahotel.com
. Short walk (over bridge(s) ) to campus. Parking: $4.00 (!!)

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
613-565-7939

Benners B&B
541 Besserer
613-789-8320

Gasthaus Switzerland Inn
89 Daly Avenue
Ottawa ON K1N6E6
613-237-0335
 (www.gasthausswitzerlandinn.com)

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 $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.


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Last updated: Oct. 13, 2006 by Phil Scott