The official language of the conference is English (no translation facilities will be provided).

The official currency is the Canadian Dollar (CAD).

Conference venue
Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

Closest light rail/bus stop: Rideau Centre

To make out the most of your visit to Ottawa, capitalize on Ottawa Tourism's website at

Onsite registration
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Registration opening hours:
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The currency in Canada is Canadian Dollar (CAD). Some places in Ottawa do not accept cash, credit card is the most common way to pay in Canada.

First aid
In case of medical need, please come to the onsite registration desk and we will help you. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.

No smoking policy
Under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, you cannot smoke or vape in any enclosed workplace, any enclosed public place and other places designated as smoke-free and vape-free. If you smoke or vape where it is not allowed, you may be charged with an offence and subject to a fine ($1,000 for a first offence, $5,000 for any further offence) if convicted.

Lost-and-Found will be collected in the registration.

We, the organizers, cannot be held responsible for accidents to participants or for damage to or loss of their personal property howsoever caused.

Conference Questions

If you have any questions or further inquiries, please kindly contact:

Email: [email protected]
Virginia Tech
Carleton University
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