SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

July 28, 2014

November 22 - 23, 2007
Fields Workshop on Spread in Forests
University of Western Ontario

Local information

Accommodation

  • Windermere Manor
    Reservations:
    tel. (800) 997-4477 (for calling from North America)
    +1 519 858-1414 (for calling from outside North America)
    e-mail: reservations@windermeremanor.com
    We have set aside standard rooms and suites at the Windermere Manor for Workshop attendees.. Standard rooms areapprox. $106, suites are $126, mention the Firespread Workshop when booking . The workshop attendees will be able to walk to the department of statistics and actuarial science, as the Windermere Manor is on campus.
  • Station Park Contact for reservations:
    • tel. (800) 561-4574 (for calling from North America)
    • +1 519 642-4444 (for calling from outside North America)
    • e-mail: hotel@stationparkinn.ca

    The Station Park hotel is located in London downtown, 3.5 km from the conference site, reachable either by a pleasant one-hour walk along the Thames river or by bus #6 and #13 These buses go every 15-20 minutes each. The bus fare is $2.50. Exact fare is required, or tickets can be purchased at convenience stores.

  • Days Inn Hotel
    • for reservation call 1-866-266-8266 or 1-519-681-1240 or e-mail hotel@daysinnlondon.com
    • the Days Inn hotel is located in the South of London near highway 401, 10 km from UWO.
    • the conference site (Middlesex College, U.W.O) is accessible from Days Inn by bus #10 (step off at Natrual Science and walk to Middlesex) or #13 (step off in front of Middlesex). The trip by bus should take about 1 hour.

Local maps and directions

Travel to London

  • From London, ON airport: by taxi (roughly $25)
  • From Toronto Pearson Airport: by Robert Q shuttle bus (2 hours 15 minutes) to the Robert Q Airbus station in London, then by taxi. If you decide to travel by Robert Q shuttle bus, please make a reservation in advance (can be made on-line at www.robertq.com)
  • From Detroit Metro Airport: by Robert Q shuttle bus (3 hours 30minutes) to the Robert Q Airbus station in London then by taxi. If you decide to travel by Robert Q shuttle bus, please make a reservation in advance (can be made on-line at www.robertq.com)
  • To Waterloo, Ontario: by bus or by train to Kitchener, Ontario, then by taxi or by Kitchener/Waterloo public transportation
  • London is also accessible by bus from Toronto, Hamilton, and Detroit downtown, and by train from Toronto downtown.

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