Location

SAIL 2018 will be hosted by the Linguistic Department of the University of Ottawa on April 13-14, 2018. It will happen in conjunction with the 23rd Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA) and hosted by the Linguistics Department of the University of Ottawa.

The University of Ottawa is located in the downtown area. The department’s address is 70 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5. The exact rooms will be announced in early April, with the final program. A Campus Map is available at https://maps.uottawa.ca, while a map of the city is available at https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/45.4253/-75.6987.

Getting to the University

To get to campus with public transportation:

The OCTRANSPO website provides complete information about public transportation in the city. Single fare cost: $3.75. Exact change is required. Due to LRT construction, some routes have changed. If in doubt, please double check on the website or with drivers.
FROM AIRPORT. to the university campus, take bus 97 to the intersection of Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street (Laurier Station/University of Ottawa). Travel time is approximately 25 minutes.
FROM TRAIN STATION. Buses 61 and 62 (heading west to Stittsville or Terry Fox) go from the train station to campus (15 min), same stop as above.
FROM CENTRAL BUS STATION. Coming from Montreal by Greyhound bus, you may disembark downtown at the University of Ottawa (Laurier and Nicholas) before the bus heads to the central station; from Toronto, the bus arrives directly at the central station. From there, the bus service is a block away on Bank Street (buses 6 and 7 to Rideau Centre are the most direct options).

Accommodation

The following hotels, bead and breakfasts and hostels, organized according to proximity, are all within a 15 minute walk to the rooms where the symposia will be held.
King Edward Bed and Breakfast
The Jail Hostel
Novotel
Les Suites Ottawa
Swiss Hotel
Barefoot Hostel
Ambassador BnB
The Westin
Embassy Suites
Capital Hill
Extended Stay Canada
Suite Dreams
McGee’s Inn
Lord Elgin
The Metcalfe
Arc Hotel
Marriott Courtyard
Fairmont Chateau Laurier
We hope to provide limited crash space for student participants. Please contact us if you wish to try this option.

Internet and computer access

During the Symposia you will have access to the internet on campus.
The symposia are unable to provide access to computers or printers. Documents can be printed nearby at Merriam Print: https://merriamprint.com (252 Laurier Ave East).

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