International Conference on Residency | September 26-28, 2019
Hotel, Travel & Location

About Ottawa

Discover the best in residency education at ICRE 2019 in Ottawa, Canada!

Sitting on the Ottawa River, Ottawa is Canada’s capital and is a place where you can discover Canada’s proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks, including the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). It’s a city steep in culture, with world-class museums and galleries displaying stunning national collections and special exhibitions from Canada and around the world.

Visit the following sites for more information about Ottawa’s sights and sounds, as well as other nearby attractions:

Meeting Locations

All ICRE 2019 conference activities take place at the Shaw Centre (55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9J2, Canada) and The Westin Ottawa (11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9H4, Canada).

Accommodations

Book and stay at our conference hotel and your name will be entered into a draw for one free registration to ICRE 2020 in Vancouver, Canada!

The Westin Ottawa

Address:

11 Colonel By Dr.
Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4
Canada
Online reservation

Reservation
telephone numbers:

Local: 613-560-7000
Toll Free: 1-800-937-8461

Room rate excluding tax:

$253.00
More room rates available

Booking code:

TAK or request ICRE 2019 room block.

Taxes and fees:

13% HST and 3% DML in effect at time of check in.

  • Check in: 1500 (EST)
  • Check out: 1200 (EST)

Visit The Westin Ottawa for more information

Cut-off date:

The group rates listed are only based on room availability within the block. Reservations must be requested before September 3, 2019 at 1700 (EST). After this date, space and rates will be based upon availability.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation of individual reservations must be received no later than 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid a charge of one night’s room and tax.

Novotel Ottawa

Address:

33 Nicholas St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
Canada
Online reservation

Reservation
telephone numbers:

Local: 613-230-3033
Toll Free: 1-855-677-3033

Room rate excluding tax:

$197.00
More room rates available.

Booking code:

174700 or request the
ICRE 2019 room block.

Taxes and fees:

13% HST and 3.4% DML in effect at time of check in.

  • Check in: 1500 (EST)
  • Check out: 1200 (EST)

Visit the Novotel Ottawa for more information.

Cut-off date:

The group rates listed are only based on room availability within the block. Reservations must be requested before September 3, 2019 at 2400 (EST). After this date, space and rates will be based upon availability.

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation of individual reservations must be received no later than 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid a charge of one night’s room and tax

Important:

Please note that reservations made through website links or via telephone numbers other than those provided above could potentially be fraudulent and may not be honoured.

Parking

Shaw Centre

Covered parking: $30.00 + tax per day, per vehicle, subject to space availability upon arrival.

Visit the Shaw Centre website for more information.

The Westin Ottawa

Covered parking: $30.00 + tax per day, per vehicle
Valet parking: $48.00 + tax per day, per vehicle
Both are subject to availability upon arrival.

Visit the hotel website for more information.

Novotel Ottawa

Covered parking: $28.00 + tax per day, per vehicle, subject to space availability upon arrival.

Visit the hotel website for more information.

Air Travel

Air Canada, WestJet, and Porter Airlines have been chosen as the official airlines for ICRE 2019.

Air Canada

A 10% discount will apply when you book Air Canada flights to and from Ottawa, ON (YOW) between the dates of Tuesday, September 17, 2019 to Sunday, October 06, 2019. Book your flights online by visiting the Air Canada website and entering the promotion code 3K7TQND1.

Alternately, request Air Canada flights and provide the promotion code when booking to attend the conference through your regular travel provider.

*Please note:No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S..

WestJet

A 5% Econo and 10% EconoFlex and Premium discount will apply when you book WestJet flights to and from Ottawa, ON (YOW) over the dates of Tuesday, September 17, 2019 to Sunday, October 06, 2019. Book your flights online by visiting the WestJet website and entering the promotion code WDD98 and coupon code I28CN67.

Alternately, request WestJet flights and provide the promotion code when booking to attend the conference through your regular travel provider.

Porter Airlines

A 10% discount will apply when you book Porter Airlines flights to and from Ottawa, ON (YOW) between the dates of Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Monday, September 30, 2019. Book your flights online by visiting the Porter Airlines website and entering the promotion code ICRE19.

Alternately, request Porter Airlines flights and provide the promotion code when booking to attend the conference through your regular travel provider.

Train Travel

Via Rail

A 8.5% discount will apply when you book your train trip with Via Rail to and from Ottawa, ON. Book your train trip online by visiting the Via Rail website and entering the promotion code 810657.

The above discount is only available for Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper, or Sleeper Plus class. No discount will apply to Escape Class fares.

Taxi, Rideshare & car rental options

Ottawa International Airport - YOW

1000 Airport Parkway Private, Ottawa, ON K1V 9B4
Estimated taxi fare: $50.00 CAD + tip (one way)
Estimated Uber or Lyft fare: $25.00 CAD +tip (one way)
Find out more about car rental options from YOW
Visit the airport website.

Public Transportation

Visit the Ottawa OC Transpo website for information about public transportation in and around the city of Ottawa, ON.

Restaurant and Attraction Guide

Need help to further plan your stay with us in Ottawa? We have created a restaurant and attraction guide to help provide suggested restaurants and various attractions to visit during your stay.

Children and Care

For those planning to attend ICRE and looking for child care options, we are happy to direct you to local provider, Nannies on Call, for details and pricing. They can be contacted at 613-656-6783 or toll free at 877-214-2828.

Please note: The Royal College and ICRE are not affiliated with this service. We are providing this information solely for your convenience, and use of their services is at your discretion. All contract details should be handled between you and Nannies on Call.

For more information, please visit their website at https://nanniesoncall.com/ottawa-nannies/.

Nursing Room

Those looking for a quiet and private room to nurse their babies are encouraged to visit the registration desk for more information and directions to the designated room.

Visa requirements for international attendees

For information on requirements to visit Canada, please visit the following websites.