Date: Mon, 12 May 1997 17:35:33 -0400 (EDT)
From: "william c. rinehuls" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: SC22 N2471 - Venue Info for SC22 August 1997 Plenary
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ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22
Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces
Secretariat: U.S.A. (ANSI)
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22
TITLE: Venue Information for the Tenth Plenary Meeting of
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22 on August 18-22, 1997 in Ottawa,
SOURCE: Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22
WORK ITEM: N/A
STATUS: If staying at the Lord Elgin Plaza, please note that
reservations must be made by July 9, 1997 to ensure
CROSS REFERENCE: N/A
DOCUMENT TYPE: Venue Information for SC22 Plenary
ACTION: To SC22 Member Bodies, WG Conveners and HODs for
information or action, as applicable.
Address reply to:
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC22 Secretariat
William C. Rinehuls
8457 Rushing Creek Court
Springfield, VA 22153 USA
Tel: +1 (703) 912-9680
Fax: +1 (703) 912-2973
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JTC1/SC22 MEETING, August 18-22 1997:
NOTES ON FACILITIES AND SERVICES IN OTTAWA
The location of JTC1/SC22 meeting is:
Government Conference Centre (GCC)
2 Rideau Street,
A block booking has been made at:
Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8, Canada
Tel.: 1-800-267-4298, 613-235-3333, Fax: 613-235-3223
Rooms $89.00 Canadian per night, for either a single or double room.
Ontario hotels charge a tax of 12% on top of the room rate. Some tax
rebates are available on departure from Canada, and information forms
will be available at the meeting. The hotel has been refurbished, and
is just seven minutes from the GCC.
These rooms at this rate are held only until 9 July, 1997. Ottawa is
usually fully booked in August, so please call early to get your choice.
Ask for the rooms booked under the block for "International Standards
Organization". Be sure to have your credit card number and expiry date
to give to the hotel to secure your booking. Ask for your confirmation
Other hotels in the area:
- Radisson Hotel Ottawa Centre
100 Kent Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5N7, Canada
Tel: 1-800-333-3333, 613-238-1122
- A four-star hotel approximately 1 km from the GCC along a pedestrian
- Chateau Laurier Hotel
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 8S7, Canada
Tel.: 1-800-441-1414, 613-241-1414, Fax: 613-562-7033
- A traditional, four-star hotel directly across from the GCC.
- Les Suites
130 Besserer Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 9M9, Canada
Tel.: 613-232-2000, Fax: 613-232-1242
- A suite hotel, just five minutes walk from the GCC. A suite is a
kitchenette, a living area and a bedroom. There are pull-out beds
in the living rooms. An extra person can stay in the suite for $10
33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7, Canada
Tel.: 613-230-3033, Fax: 613-230-7865
- A business person's hotel, five minutes walk from GCC.
1. Registration and Plenary Meetings are at the Government Conference
Centre, which is in the heart of downtown Ottawa, just minutes from
Parliament Hill. It is located in Confederation Square, near the
Rideau Centre, which is identified on all maps of the central core of
The meeting will be held in the Sussex Room, which is at the rear of
the building. Note that the most convenient entrance is the "rear"
entrance, off Colonel By Drive.
2. The Conference Centre will be open for everyone on Monday 18 August.
3. Meeting rooms will be accessible from 7.30am until 6.30pm.
4. The international telephone number for the Standards Council of
Canada is 1-613-238-3222. For fax transmission, use 1-613-995-4564
(attention D. Langlotz).
5. Copying services will use 8.5 x 11 inch.
6. Ottawa airport is located approx 20 km south of the downtown area.
7. Only taxis identified by an AIRPORT sign are allowed to pick up
general passengers at the airport. Use of a Visa, Mastercard, AMEX
or Enroute credit cards for taxi service to hotels can be arranged
through the dispatcher for the AIRPORT taxis. This must be done at
A more economical service is by shuttle bus, which runs every
half-hour to most major downtown hotels (including the Lord Elgin).
The cost is $9 for a one-way ticket, or $14 for a returm.
Also a city bus (OC Transpo) #96 from the airport will come within
one block of the Lord Elgin Hotel (cost $1.85: exact change or a $2
8. Within the city, we understand that all Blue Line taxis are able to
accept the above credit cards. Other companies, if requested, will
dispatch a driver who is able to accept a credit card. In the latter
case, there are some limitations on which cards are acceptable.
9. Public OCTranspo buses are on an exact cash fare basis, which is
$1.85 at all times. It is paid at the front entrance to the bus.
Tickets worth $0.80 each can be purchased at some saving and for
convenience, and are used two per ride.
10. Information regarding tourist attractions and arrangements will be
available at the Conference Centre.
11. Canadian coins are in 1, 5, 10, 25 cents, 1 and 2 dollar
denominations. The most common bills are $5 (blue), $10 (purple)
and $20 (green).
12. Information concerning SCC and Ottawa may be found at the following
web sites, among others:
- Standards Council of Canada: http://www.scc.ca
- City.Net Ottawa, Ontario:
- Tourottawa: http://www.tourottawa.org
- Cyber Guide to Ottawa: http://www.cyberus.ca/~developer/Ottawa/
13. If you require further information or assistance, please contact
Graham Warren, e-mail email@example.com, tel: 416-448-2318.
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