SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

August 29, 2014

Fields-Ottawa Workshop on the Geometry of Very Large Data Sets
in Ottawa

February 23--25, 2005

Atelier Fields-Ottawa sur la géométrie des très grands échantillons de données à Ottawa,

février 23 -- 25, 2005

Accommodation

Participants are asked to make their own accommodation reservations. We are happy to provide the information below to assist in your selection. In some cases, special rates have been granted for the Fields Workshop Series. In all cases, to ensure that you get the best possible rate, please mention that you are a university professor/student visiting the University of Ottawa, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

When making your reservation, please clarify payment and cancellation policies as these vary from hotel to hotel. You should get a confirmation number for future reference. Rates quoted below are in Canadian dollars, are per night, and are subject to applicable taxes.

Bed & Breakfast:

Ottawa House Bed & Breakfast
264 Stewart Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N 6K4
Tel: 613-789-4433
Fax: 613-789-6440
Email: connie@ottawahouse.com
Rates: $ 80, single occupancy $ 110, double occupancy

Gasthaus Switzerland Inn
89 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N 6E6
Tel: 613-237-0335, toll-free 1-888-663-0000
Fax: 613-594-3327
Email: info@gasthausswitzerlandinn.com
Deluxe rooms and suites are also available. Rates: $ 108, Standard room, double bed, private bath with shower, single/double occupancy
$ 118, Standard room, queen bed, private bath with shower, single/double occupancy
$ 128, Standard room, queen bed, private bath with tub & shower, single/double occupancy
$ 128, Twin room, 2 single beds, private bath with shower, single/double occupancy
$ 138, Twin room, 2 single beds, private bath with tub & shower, single/double occupancy

Hotels:

Most of the following hotels are listed on the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) website. Special hotel rates are negotiated for CAUBO/AUCC through the University of British Columbia. The current rates, available to all faculty and staff for Regular Members and College and University Subscriber Members are listed below. More information (and direct links to the websites with CAUBO-negotiated rates) is available at the CAUBO web site (under Procurement - Arrangements). Blackout dates indicate periods during which special rates do not apply.

Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1P 5K8
Tel: 613-235-3333, toll-free: 1-800-267-4298
Fax: 613-235-3223
Rates: $ 113, single/double occupancy
Blackout: Wnterlude in February, Jun 29/03 - Jul 02/03
Delta Ottawa
361 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1R 7S9
Tel: 613-238-6000, toll-free: 1-800-268-1133
Fax: 613-238-2290
Rates: $ 135, single/double occupancy
Crowne Plaza Ottawa
101 Lyon Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1R 5T9
Tel: 613-237-3600, toll-free: 1-1-800-227-6963
Fax: 613-237-2351
Rates: $ 132, single/double occupanc
The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N 9H4
Tel: 613-560-7000, toll-free: 1-800-937-8461
Fax: 613-560-2707
Website: http://www.crowneottawa.ca
Rates: $ 179, single/double occupancy
Blackout: December 31
Les Suites Hotel Ottawa
130 Besserer Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1N 9M9
Tel: 613-232-2000, toll-free: 1-800-267-1989
Fax: 613-232-1242
Rates: $ 134, single/double occupancy
Blackout: July 1
Arc The Hotel
140 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1P 5H6
Tel: 613-238-2888, toll-free: 1-800-699-2516
Fax: 613-235-8421
Website: http://www.arcthehotel.com
Rates: $ 135, single/double occupancy

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Youth Hostels:

Ottawa Jail Youth Hostel
(located in a former prison)
75 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7B9
Phone: 613-235-2595 Fax: 613-235-9202
Rates: $ 56.70, single occupancy
$ 24.15, shared occupancy, per person
Sandy Hill Youth Hostel
(located in a former convent)
119 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E6
Phone: 613-688-2708 Fax: 613-288-0370
Rates: $ 56.70, single occupancy
$ 24.15, shared occupancy, per person

Travel

From the airport:

By taxi, the trip to the University takes about 20 minutes and costs about $25. To travel by bus, take bus # 97 to the "Laurier" bus stop, which is at the edge of the campus. The buses run every 15 minutes during the daytime. The fare is $2.50 and you will need exact change.

The schedule for bus # 97 is available at the OCTranspo web site along with complete transit way maps. Please note that schedules change on the weekend, so you'll want to check that out by clicking on the "Saturday" or "Sunday" buttons.

From the train station:

By taxi, the trip to the University takes about 5 minutes and costs about $10. To travel by bus, take bus # 95 to the "Laurier" bus stop, which is at the edge of the campus. The buses run every 10 minutes during the daytime. The fare is $2.50 and you will need exact change.

The schedule for bus # 95 is available at the OCTranspo web site along with complete transit way maps. Please note that schedules change on the weekend, so you'll want to check that out by clicking on the "Saturday" or "Sunday" buttons.

From the bus station:

The Voyageur Bus Terminal is located at 265 Catherine Street between Lyon and Kent St. Information on Schedules and Fares is available at http://voyageur.com or by calling 613-238-5900 or toll-free at 1-800-668-4438. By taxi, the trip from the Terminal to the University takes about 5 minutes and costs about $10. To travel by local bus, check the OCTranspo web site for route information (there is no direct route to the University Campus but bus #4 brings you to the Rideau Centre which is close by). The buses run every 15 minutes during the daytime. The fare is $2.50 and you will need exact change.

Travelling by car:

If travelling by car, you'll be on highway 417 (the Queensway). Take exit Nicholas Street exit. The edge of campus is at Nicholas and the Queensway. The University of Ottawa and the hotel locations are indicated on the maps section of this web site.

Parking

 

Check with your hotel or other accommodation choice regarding parking. If hotel parking is not available, there are several municipal parking lots available near campus.

For those staying at the University of Ottawa dormitories, parking is offered at an additional charge. Day occassinal parking is available on campus in covered garages, parking meters, and pay and display lots. For more complete information about the location and cost of these options, visit the website of the University of Ottawa's Parking and traffic division.

Additional information regarding parking will be posted to this web site as it becomes available.


Maps

City of Ottawa Convention Guide
Virtual tour of the University of Ottawa

Campus Map

OC Transpo Maps

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