SIMS XVII Conference

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SIMS XVII is being jointly organized by The University at Buffalo (New York, USA), The University of Toronto (Toronto, ON) and The University of Western Ontario (London, ON).








Travel Information

Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s principal airport, and ranks among the top 30 world airports in terms of passenger traffic and aircraft movements. There are over 76 scheduled and charter airlines currently serving Toronto Pearson International Airport. Air carriers provide non-stop service to 26 Canadian and 42 United States (transborder) destinations and same-plane service to 56 other international cities.

Ground Transportation

Toronto Airport Express offers door to door shuttle service from the Toronto Pearson Airport to the Delta Chelsea Hotel.  
One Way Fare = $19.95
Round Trip Fare = $32.95

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Reserve a shuttle using the customized online form.

Public Transportation:
The TTC offers inexpensive public transporation from the airport to the hotel.  Some walking is required.  Information is available at the following links:

Take the 192 rocket to Kipling and then the subway to College (change at Yonge), walk one block South to Gerrard and turn right to get to the Delta Chelsea.

Adult fare is $2.75. Senior/student fare is $1.85. Please note. Please note: exact change is required.

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SIMS XVII Conference Secretariat: Ron Dewar - Meeting Management Services - (905) 335-7993 or (800) 625-7925 -

SIMS XVII Conference Co-Chairs: Dr. Joseph Gardella, Jr., University at Buffalo
Dr. Rana Sodhi
, University of Toronto
Dr. Leo Lau, University of Western Ontario