Monday 24 April Evening Social Event – Food and Wine Tour of Byward Market
All participants and spouses are welcome to book this Monday evening social event. The tour allows you to enjoy contemporary dishes and unique wines at four very different restaurants in the Ottawa Byward Market. On the tour, you will stop at four of the Market’s top restaurants allowing them to showcase their individual atmosphere and award-winning cuisine. Each restaurant represents one course of your meal. Our knowledgeable and friendly guides are able and willing to fill you in on everything you need to know about the Market, the pairings and more! This is truly a night you will not forget!
Please Reserve by 10 April. Tour is subject to cancellation if not enough participants register by this date. Price: 110 CAD
Pick up will be in the lobby of the Westin Hotel at 07:30 p.m. Depending on a number of people registered, guests will be split up into manageable groups. Please note who you would like to attend the tour with and we will do our best to accommodate. Please note any food allergies or preferences at the time of booking.
Conference Hotel The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1N 9H4, Canada
NITEC will be held at the Westin Ottawa, located at the Ottawa River’s edge next to Parliament Hill and adjacent to the University of Ottawa campus in downtown Ottawa and 18 minutes away from Ottawa International Airport.
Conference participants can book rooms at special conference rates. Room rates include free WIFI access. Breakfast, local tax at 13% and 3% destination marketing fee are not included. Rates are available three days prior and after official event dates, subject to availability. The conference rates will be available through the registration portal.
Although we have reserved sufficient capacity, availability of rooms and the negotiated rates cannot be guaranteed for those who register near the conference dates.
Traditional Guest Room $239 CAD/room/night
All visa-exempt foreign nationals seeking to travel to, or transit through, Canada by air will require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) at the time of check-in. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp
Visa or eTA and Exemptions:
To the Westin Ottawa
The Westin Ottawa is approximately 18 minutes away from Ottawa International airport. See directions to The Westin Ottawa here
A parking is available for $25 CAD per day (+/- 17 EUR).
Start out going Northwest on Airport Parkway Private.
Take Airport Parkway Private toward Departures.
Airport Parkway Private becomes RR-79 North.
Take the ramp toward Colonel By Drive.
Turn right into The Westin Ottawa driveway, directly BEFORE Colonel By Drive.
Passenger loading is not permitted on Level 2 “Departures.” All licensed transportation is located on level 1 “Arrivals.”
For more information,
please visit the Ground Transportation desk located on level 1 at the central doors or call +1 613-248-2000 ext. 2161.
Average fare from the Ottawa International Airport to downtown is $37 CAD (+/- 25 EUR).
Accessible vehicles are available upon request.
Blue Line is the largest taxi company in the City of Ottawa. To order a taxi, please call +1 613-238-1111 or book your next taxi through our APP at bluelinetaxiapp.com
Over 230 vehicles using the latest in satellite-based technology to offer fast response, secure financial transactions. To order a taxi, call +1 613-744-3333.
There are two city bus systems in Canada’s Capital Region.
- OC Transpo (+1 613-741-4390) operates in the Ontario side of the Ottawa River (see map)
- Société de Transport de l’Outaouais (+1 819-770-3242) operates on the Québec side (see map).
You can transfer between these systems along Rideau and Wellington Streets in Ottawa and around the Place d’accueil on Maisonneuve Boulevard in Gatineau.
- Map from the Westin Ottawa Hotel http://www.thewestinottawa.com/en/directions
- Ottawa Tourism https://www.ottawatourism.ca/
- Map of Ottawa https://www.ottawatourism.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Ottawa-Downtown-Map.pdf
- Public transports
Société de Transport de l’Outaouais
- Maps https://www.ottawatourism.ca/trip-starter/maps/