August 15 shuttles will depart at 1, 4 and 7 PM from Pearson International Airport, terminals 1 and 3. Please check in at the IAMS 2012 welcome booths in the international arrivals area of terminals 1 and 3. If you arrive outside of these times, you will need to make your own way to St. Michael's College to register and check in.
August 14 arrivals: please check in with the welcome booth in terminals 1 and 3 upon arrival.
Arrive the afternoon of August 15 at the latest, as registration opens at 1 PM and the
with dinner at 6pm. Give yourself ample time to catch the
shuttle and register before dinner begins. The airport is a 45 minute drive away from St. Michael's College. Registration is located at St. Michael's College: 81 St. Mary's Street, Toronto, Ontario.
Airport shuttles will depart from St. Michael's College to Pearson International
Airport the morning of Monday, August 20.
TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS TO THE CONFERENCE:
If you do not arrive on August 15 or depart August 20, you are responsible for your own transportation
to and from the assembly site. There are 2 options from the airport.
Map of St. Michael's College: http://goo.gl/maps/88Z0
1. CAB or TAXI: You can easily find a cab/taxi for approximately $50 CAD from the airport to St.
Michael's College. 81 St. Mary's Street, Toronto
'RIDE THE ROCKET': This is the name for the public transportation system, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). $3 CAD http://www3.ttc.ca/Subway/interactivemap.jsp
a) Follow the signs downstairs to public transportation from any terminal. Pay $3 CAD to the bus driver (you may need to get the correct coins at a shop in the airport).
b) Take the 192 Airport Rocket bus route to Kipling Station - this is the last stop of the bus and everyone will get off with you. This bus operates from 5:30 am to 2:00 am, seven days a week.
c) At Kipling Station - go downstairs and take the subway along the Bloor-Danforth line eastbound towards downtown Toronto (you have only one option). You do not need to pay again.
d) Get off at 'Bay Station.' Walk south on Bay Street 2 blocks to St. Mary's Street.
e) Turn right on St. Mary's Street until you arrive at St. Michael's College - 81 St. Mary's Street.
f) Walk into the building and ask for the IAMS registration area.
g) You've successfully arrived!
3. TRAIN STATION: http://www.gotransit.com/public/en/unionstation/Union-optimized.jpg
a) Upon arrival at Toronto's Union Station, you can take a 5 minute taxi/cab ride to St. Michael's College or follow the signs towards the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and take the northbound Yonge train line to Bloor Station. You will need to pay $3 CAD at the ticket booth.
b) Get off at Bloor Station.
c) Walk south on Yonge Street for 2 blocks towards St. Mary's Street.
d) Turn right and walk 2.5 blocks to St. Michael's College at 81 St. Mary's Street.
e) Walk into the building and ask for the IAMS registration area.
f) You've successfully arrived!