Annual Meeting Venue
The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5J 1A6
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How to Get to the Venue
The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto is located 28 km from the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), which takes 20-25 minutes by car.
Another easy way to get from the airport to the venue is to take the Union Pearson (UP) Express, which operates every 15 minutes throughout the day and reaches downtown Toronto in 25 minutes. Once you get off at the Union Station stop, the Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto is located a 10-minute walk away, or you may take a short taxi ride.
For those taking public transportation, the venue is located near the Bay St bus station as well as the Union Station subway and train station.
Canada’s largest city and the capital of Ontario, Toronto’s climate is continental, with cold winters and warm summers. In October, the weather is generally mild, with a daytime average high temperature of 16°C (61°F) and a nighttime average of 5-7°C (41-45°F). Toronto generally gets six hours of sunshine in October, so it’s a good idea to bring your sunglasses with you.
In October 2024, Toronto will observe Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), which is 4 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-4).
The dress code for ISPN 2024 is business casual for all occasions unless stated otherwise.
The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD) is the currency of Canada. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or sometimes Can$ or C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents (¢).
Credit cards – especially Visa and Mastercard – are widely accepted in Toronto’s restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops.
For exchange rates, please see www.xe.com
In Canada, the standard voltage is 110-120 V (with a standard frequency of 60 Hz). European plugs (220 V) are not compatible with Canadian electrical sockets and require a plug adapter or converter to run electrical appliances.
The official language of the annual meeting is English.
Liability & Insurance
The Annual Meeting Organizing Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to the private property of participants.
Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.
Safety & Security
Please do not leave any personal belongings unattended at any time, inside or outside the session halls.
Free WiFi will be available in the session halls and public areas at the annual meeting venue.