Main Venue || Symposium Hotel

Main Venue –

Ontario Trillium Foundation at 800 Bay Street- 5th Floor

    • Keynotes
    • Concurrent Sessions
    • Poster Sessions
    • Lunch breaks
    • Coffee breaks
    • Reception

The Ontario Trillium Foundation- Accessibility Statement

The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is a barrier-free and accessible venue which can accommodate the diverse expectations of our Symposium Participants. Find out more information about OTF’s Accessibility Values here.

How to get to the Ontario Trillium Foundation:

TTC: Subway College Station Subway (exit on the west side of College), Queen’s Park Subway Station , or the 6 Bay Northbound Bus
Public Parking: Parking for 790 Bay Street or Unit Park Co Inc

Hotels around the Ontario Trillium Foundation include:
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown
Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel

Symposium Hotel – 

Holiday Inn at 280 Bloor Street West

Please note that the Toronto International Film Festival will be underway in Toronto in mid-September, so hotels fill up fast. Make sure you reserve ahead of time. A block of rooms have been reserved for Diversity by Design attendees, on a first-come first-serve basis.
The discounted rate is $250 per room with one queen bed and $260 for a room with two double beds, per night plus tax and levy (currently 16.2%).  Please note that breakfast is not included in the rates (the symposium will have catered breakfast for registered attendees). Self-parking is also available for $22 per overnight visit (restricted to vehicles under 6’7”).
The group code on the hotel’s reservations system is DBD and guests are invited to contact the hotel via the following methods:
The hotel also offers a toll-free reservations number (1-877-859-5897) which is restricted to the US and Canada. International guests may call their local Holiday Inn reservations centres to make reservations using the DBD group code.