Travel & Accommodation


The conference will take place at McMaster Innovation Park (MIP), 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, .

There are a number of ways to get to Hamilton from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport or other
parts of the GTA. Below are a few suggestions.

(1) GO Transit (affordable option): #40 Pearson Airport Express, #16 Hamilton QEW, #45/GO46/47/48 407 West

From Terminal 1, go to the Ground Level and look for column Q4.

Find GO bus #40 (the “Hamilton / Richmond Hill Pearson Express”). It runs every 30 minute during peak times and every hour during off times (see the GO bus 40 schedule).

Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver ($11.55/ adult, $5.80/ senior or child).

Get off at either the Hamilton GO Station in downtown Hamilton (to go to the Staybridge Hotel or other downtown locations) or at Longwood and Main St. W. (to go directly to the conference site, MIP).

  • If you are travelling from downtown Toronto, make your way to Union Station. At Union Station, look for the “Hamilton QEW” bus #16, which departs approximately every 20 minutes ($12.10/ adult, $6.05/ senior or child).
  • If you are travelling from Mississauga, make your way to Square One. Look for the “407 West” bus, which departs approximately every 10 minutes ($10.45/ adult, $5.25/ senior or child).

For more information about GO Transit schedules and fares, click here.

(2) Airways Transit Service Limited, Airport ShuttleAirways

From Toronto Pearson International Airport, Hamilton is most easily reached using Airways Transit for $88.00 (plus hst) per person, one way, for door-to-door shared ride transportation to/from Toronto’s Pearson Airport. To make a reservation, please call 1-905-689-4460 or book online.

(3) For driving directions to McMaster Innovation Park, please visit the MIP site.


For information about accommodation, please click here.