**Attention** In 2017 Canada turns 150. Ensure booking of hotels as early as possible.

New entry requirement now in effect:
Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). 
Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. 






Interested in a short commute to the conference?
Blocks of rooms at the residences on campus are reserved until June 27, 2017.
This is a hard deadline as the rooms will be released to the general public.
Check in at 16:00. Check out at 10:30

The rooms are blocked from Friday, August 11 - Monday, August 21 to encourage guests to spend the weekend in Ottawa.

  1. 90 University
    $110/night+HST (13%), apartment suites with a bathroom, kitchenette, and two private rooms (double beds).
  2. Henderson
    $110/night+HST (13%), apartment suites with a bathroom and two private rooms. Kitchen is communal.
  3. Rideau Residence Double Suite Located near the Byward Market (10 min walk uphill to campus)
    $110/night+HST (13%), "hotel style", bathroom and two double beds in same room.
  4. Friel Double Studio Located near the Byward Market (10 min walk uphill to campus)
    $90/night+HST (13%), bathroom and two single beds in same room.

See this website for a virtual tour of the residence rooms: uOttawa Residences

To book online, use the code "AMS14" at : https://www.accommodation.uottawa.ca/?L=en-CA
The AMS14 group code is only valid for the dates indicated above.
To reserve outside the date block, please call 1-888-564-4545 or email rgroup@uottawa.ca



The Ottawa tourism website can be used to search for hotel availability.

Les Suites: Click Here
Password: AMS14UO
Premiere One Bedroom Suites: $199.00/night
Premiere Executive Suites: $219.00/night
Premiere Two Bedroom Suites: $299.00/night

Novotel: Click Here
The link above will direct you to the website and you will see the AMS14 pricing.


Social Program

For those who are interested in socializing during the evenings, will be organizing a "pub of the night".


Summer Camp for Children

We encourage you to bring the whole family! There is plenty to do in the city and the University of Ottawa offers summer programs for your children:

Adventures in Science and Engineering

Sports and Recreation

Travel & Tourism

Canada has been named the top place to travel in 2017 by the NY Times and The Lonely Planet Guide:

National Post

NY Times


Trips and tours you may be interested in:

Niagra Falls

Gatineau Park

Algonquin Park


Summer in Ottawa

Ottawa Tourism has suggested four different 2 day itineraries to make the most of Ottawa's culture, art, and nature.
Click Here for more information.

Visitor Guide
City Map

The conference is registered with the Ottawa Tourism "Flash Your Badge" Program
Present your delegate badge at participating museums, tours, and restaurants for discounts! Valid for two people.

Very cool multimedia experience: https://vimeo.com/160841367

2017:Celebrating 150 years since confederation!

Summertime in Ottawa


AMS14 Logo_Maple Leaf


Thank you to
our Sponsors

High Voltage Engineering




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