TPC Meeting Logistics
Venue for the INFOCOM 2014 TPC meeting
The INFOCOM 2014 TPC meeting will be held in the Bahen Centre for Information Technology (BCIT), located at 40 St. George Street, on the University of Toronto campus. the first plenary session in the morning of November 16 will be held in room 1160, on the first floor of the building.
Please refer to the following URL for a map of the University of Toronto campus:
The Bahen Centre for Information Technology building is labeled BA in the map.
Alternatively, you can do a map search for 40 St. George Street, Toronto ON, Canada for the exact location of the building.
7 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast in Room BA 2159
8:30 am - 9:30 am: TPC Meeting Opening Session in Room BA1160
9:30 am - 12:00 noon: TPC group meetings
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm: Lunch in Room BA 2159
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: TPC group meetings
6:30 pm: TPC Dinner in Dynasty Yorkville (Chinese Restaurant)
The Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor Yorkville is located within a 12-minute walk to the venue of the INFOCOM 2014 TPC meeting.
The hotel is located at 280 Bloor Street West, Toronto, which is at the intersection of Bloor Street and St. George Street. To walk to the Bahen Centre from the hotel, you should take St. George Street and walk towards the south (look for the CN tower). The distance is 1 km, a 12-minute walk.
The website of the hotel is:
Here are the directions from the hotel to the Bahen Centre on Google Maps:
The deadline for booking rooms in the IEEE INFOCOM 2014 block at the Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor-Yorkville has passed.
If there is availability you can still book a room at the prevailing rate. Please email Ms. Waite at the hotel to inquire about a reservation.
Sonia Waite, Sales Manager
Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor-Yorkville
Phone: 416-968-3300 ext 1520
The INFOCOM 2014 TPC meeting will host a dinner event at the Dynasty Yorkville restaurant, located at 69 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B6. The website of the restaurant is:
It is about 1.7 km or 21 minutes to walk from the Bahen Centre to the restaurant. Here are the directions from Google Maps:
If you prefer to take a taxi, they are readily available on College Street (both directions). You can also call a taxi by using mobile apps such as Uber or Hailo, both of which works well in Toronto. These apps can typically secure a taxi within about two minutes. You can also call for a taxi by calling Beck Taxi: (416) 751–5555.VISA Assistance
If you need a VISA assistance letter to obtain a VISA for entry to Canada, email Debora Kingston at firstname.lastname@example.org (Please include your name as you want it to appear in the VISA letter and a complete mailing address "either Business or Home")
Download the TPC meeting logistics information in PDF here.