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Laurentian University

The main venue location is Laurentian University located on the south side of Ramsey Lake, just south of Greater Sudbury's downtown core; a vibrant urban centre rich with arts and culture.  The campus is nestled in a community that boasts more than 300 lakes, Laurentian University’s Sudbury campus is known for its picturesque landscape, offering countless outdoor opportunities.



Parking at Laurentian University

TAUP 2017 Conference attendees can use Parking Lot 1 free of charge (see map below). 

LU map

Where to Eat on Campus  

In addition to lunch being served in the Great Hall from 11:30am -1:30pm each day, (lunch is included in registration; conference badges are required to enter the Great Hall) the following locations will be open on campus at Laurentian University:

1. Starbucks
Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

2. Subway
Monday to Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

3. Tim Hortons
Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

4. Toppers Pizza & Grill
Monday to Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 



A limited number of rooms have been blocked off at the hotels listed below for conference delegates. Please contact the hotel directly to arrange your reservation.  Quote TAUP 2017 for the rates listed below.  More information on hotels can be found HERE.

Travelway Inn

$132 + taxes/night

TEL: +1 705 522 1122

TEL: +1 800 461 4883


Holiday Inn

$123.99 + taxes/night

TEL: +1 705 522 3000


Hampton Inn

$139 + taxes/night

TEL: +1 705 523 5200


Laurentian University West Residence 


TEL: +1 705 675 1151 X 3068

EMAIL: ConferenceServices[at]


Travel to Sudbury 

Driving to Sudbury:

Sudbury is located in Ontario, 344 km north of Toronto, 431 km west of Ottawa, 219 km south of Timmins and 654 km east of Thunder Bay.  Google Maps may be helpful to map your route.  


Flying to to Sudbury:

The following airlines have service to Sudbury: 

Air Canada (Toronto Pearson Airport)

WestJet (Toronto Pearson Airport)

Porter Airlines (Toronto City Airport)


Ground transportation at the Sudbury airport (YSB):

The Sudbury airport is located 20 km northeast of the city centre in Garson.  The following companies offer ground transportation at the Sudbury airport.   

Avis car rental

Enterprise car rental

National car rental


Sudbury Cab (705-626-7968)

Taxi rate: $69 from the airport to Laurentian University

Shuttle rate: $54/person from the airport to Laurentian University


Traveling to Sudbury by bus:

The following bus lines have service to Sudbury: 


Ontario Northland  


Traveling to Sudbury by train:

ViaRail offers limited train service to Sudbury.  Please note that the Sudbury train station is located outside of the city centre.  


Things to do in Sudbury

Please visit the Sudbury Tourism for more information on what Sudbury as to offer.  


Travel to Canada

Participants need to ensure that they have the proper travel documents and visas to enter Canada. Click HERE for full details regarding visas, customs, tax refunds and travel.