2013 Conference


Airport Shuttles

Airways Transit (link) connects Toronto Pearson, Hamilton and Region of Waterloo Intl. Airports with the Kitchener/Waterloo/Cambridge areas by providing 24 hour door-to-door shared ride service. For Toronto Pearson airport transfers we have obtained reduced fares for single travellers and groups of two or more.
To receive the reduced fare please click on the link and enter code ACADIA 2013 to proceed with booking. For more details, please download PDF


Public Transportation
GRT - Grand River Transit (link) connects Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo
Greyhound Canada (link) - intercity bus transportation
GO Transit (link) - intercity bus and train transportation

Taxi Service
Golden Triangle Taxi (link)
Phone: (519) 740-2222


Registrants are responsible for booking their rooms individually. Use the group code ACA when making your reservation to receive the group rate. Availability is guaranteed only up to the "cut off date" shown. Please refer to the hotel websites for cancellation policies and other information.

Shuttle buses will be provided between the hotels and the conference venue at scheduled times in the mornings and evenings, and each hotel will have a small van shuttle on call but based on availability.

Holiday Inn
Workshop + Conference dates (Oct. 20-27)
200 Holiday Inn Dr, Cambridge, ON
(+1) 886-375-8241
Group Rate: $105/night
Group Code: ACA
Cut Off Date: Sept. 20, 2013

Hilton Garden Inn
Conference dates only (Oct. 23-27)
746 Old Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, ON
(+1) 519-620-8936
(+1) 866-373-6009
Group Rate: $109/night
Group Code: ACA
Cut Off Date: Sept. 23, 2013

Hotel Shuttles

Oct 24

  • 8:15am depart from hotel to school (one from each hotel Hilton and Holiday inn)
  • 10:00pm depart from school to hotels (one from each hotel Hilton and Holiday inn)

Oct 25

  • 7:45am depart from school to 680 Blair Rd(Bus 1)
  • 8:45am depart from 680 Blair to school (Bus 1)
  • 8:30am depart from hotels to 680 Blair (one bus from hilton and other from Holiday inn)
  • 9:15am depart from 680 Blair to school

Oct 26

  • 8:15am depart from hotel to school (one from each hotel Hilton and Holiday inn)

Sightseeing in Cambridge

Cambridge Mill (link)
Fire Hall Museum and Education Centre (link)
Historic and New City Halls (link)
North House (link, link)
Southworks Outlets and Antiques (link)

Cambridge Farmers' Market (link)
Cambridge Galleries (link)
Dunfield Theatre (link)
Galt Little Theatre (link)

Parks and Trails
"Cambridge has over 50km of natural and urban trails throughout this picturesque city, 18km of these trails travel along the historic Speed and Grand Rivers." -City of Cambridge
Cambridge to Paris Rail Trail (link)
Devil's Creek Trail (link)
Dumfries Conservation Area (link)
Grand Trunk Trail (link)
Living Levee (urban) Trail (link)
RARE Nature Preserve (link)
Shades Mill Conservation Area (link)


Cambridge will be in full fall colour.
Average temperature: 9C (48F)
Average temperature high: 13C (56F)
Average temperature low: 4C (39F)
Average monthly rainfall: 66mm
Average monthly snowfall: 1cm

Waterloo Architecture

7 Melville Street South
Cambridge Ontario

Southern Ontario

Map of Southern Ontario


Map of Cambridge Ontario

Galt City Center

Map of Cambridge Ontario