NWAV 38 will be held on the campus of the University of Ottawa, in the Desmarais Building (55 Laurier Ave. E.) and Tabaret Hall (75 Laurier Ave. E.) both in the downtown core:

Ottawa can be reached by air, train or bus.

The following airlines service Ottawa at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW):

  • Air Canada (from various cities; see link below)
  • American Airlines (from Chicago)
  • Continental Express (from Newark)
  • Northwest Airlink (from Detroit)
  • Porter Airline (from Halifax and Toronto City Centre)
  • United Express (from Chicago, Denver, Washington-Dulles and Washington-Reagan)
  • US Airways (from Philadelphia)

For further information, including website addresses, and the phone numbers for reservations and flight information, please consult

For information on rail service, please consult:

Note that Amtrak does not service Ottawa directly; it is necessary to transfer to VIA Rail in Toronto or Montreal (also possible to transfer in Oakville, Grimsby, Aldershot, St. Catharines or Niagara Falls in Ontario or in St. Lambert in Quebec.)

For information on bus service, please consult:

For more on local transportation, see our Getting Around Town page.