Location and Map

The Symposium takes place in the Stephen E. Quinlan building on the York University campus. The street address is 70 The Pond Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 3M6. The registration desk will be set up by the main entrance on The Pond Road.

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Alternate map, transit information and directions - The SEQ building is map item number 40, and parking is number 84. If you are staying at the York Hotel it is item number 94 (if you click on the hotel, the picture shown on the flash map is item 42, the building in which the hotel is located).


In addition, the Seneca@York campus is very accessible by public transit, being served by over 1700 TTC, Viva, YRT, GO, and Brampton Transit busses per day, plus GO Train service.

The MyTTC community-operated site provides transit planning for travel with Toronto. For those coming from York Region, north of Toronto, trips can be planned through the YRT trip planner.

For those driving, FSOSS is located near highway 400 and the 407 ETR. For directions, click the "Get Directions From Here" or "Get Directions To Here" links on the Google Map, above.


These hotels are located near FSOSS:

  • York ELC Hotel - This hotel is located in the Executive Learning Centre, immediately adjacent to the building in which FSOSS is held. This is the most convenient accommodation for FSOSS.
  • Hilton Garden Inn and Marriot Residence Inn - Located next to each other, these hotels are 5 km from FSOSS - only 10 minutes on the Viva rapid bus service. This is the second-most convenient accommodation option.
  • Extended Stay Deluxe - Located on Steeles Avenue, about 10-15 minutes by TTC #60E Steeles East bus.