2013 Artimino Ultrasound Conference

Lake Rosseau, Ontario, June 16-19, 2013

Travel and Accommodation in Toronto

Air Travel
The conference begins at 5pm, Sunday June 16, 2013 and ends at noon, Wednesday, June 19, 2013.

Those travelling to Toronto by air should arrange their arrival at Pearson International airport, which has nonstop connections from most North American, European and Asian centres.

Ground Transportation
The Artimino Ultrasound Conference will provide a coach for the approximately two-hour journey from Toronto to Lake Rosseau. The coach will leave from downtown on Sunday June 16, picking up passengers from an airport hotel at Pearson International at approximately 2.00pm. It will take participants back to Pearson airport on June 19, arriving there at approximately 4pm. For those who will be staying on in the city, the coach will continue to downtown Toronto. The exact coach schedule will be posted here as soon as it is finalized.

Sunday June 16


Coach Leaves Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, M5G 1R3 tel: 416-977-5000 (at the corner of University Avenue and Armory Street). Click here for a street map (will open in new window).


Coach picks up at Sheraton Gateway Hotel at Terminal 3 of Toronto International Airport, Toronto AMF, Toronto, ON L5P 1C4, Phone: (905) 672-7000. Free shuttle buses to the hotel are available from Terminal 1. Click here for a map (will open in new window).


Coach arrives at Windermere House.

Wednesday June 19


Coach Leaves Windermere House.


Coach arrives at Pearson International Airport, dropping off at terminals 1 and 3.


Coach arrives at Metropolitan Hotel, for downtown drop-off.

Alternatively, you can hire a car and drive to Lake Rosseau directly from the airport. The journey time is about two hours, click here for a map.

Accommodation in Toronto
For those preferring to arrive on Saturday June 15, we can offer a reduced rates at the Metropolitan Hotel, which is both luxurious and conveniently located near the centre of Toronto. On Sunday, the coach will begin its journey from the hotel to Windermere House, calling at the airport on the way up. Those wishing to take the coach from downtown Toronto on Sunday should plan join it at around 1pm outside the Metropolitan Hotel (see above).

Room rates at the Metropolitan Hotel are C$142 + tax per room for either single or double occupancy. There is direct bus from the Toronto International Airport to Toronto’s Bus Terminal, one block away from the Metropolitan Hotel. Remember to mention "University of Toronto Artimino Conference" when booking. The hotel’s reservation number is +1-416-977-5000 or 1-800-668-6600 in North America. Alternatively you can send a fax (+1-416-977-9513) or email (reservations@tor.metropolitan.com) to book the room. You will find more information about Metropolitan Hotel on their website: www.metropolitan.com/toronto/. We have set aside a small block of rooms only at this rate; once they have been taken, the hotel will charge their higher standard rate, so please book early!

Accommodation at Lake Rosseau
At Lake Rosseau, accommodation in comfortable, air-conditioned, single or double rooms is included in the registration fee. If you wish to arrange for a longer stay at Windermere House, or if you are considering bringing partners or family with you, please contact us.

For further information please contact:

Peter N Burns Tamie Poepping
Dept Medical Biophysics Dept Physics and Astronomy
University of Toronto University of Western Ontario
+1 (416) 480-5765 +1 (519) 661-2111x86431