Conference Details

Where From Here is scheduled Sept 15 - 16, 2022 at the University of Guelph's Arboretum.

Conference Registration

The conference is free and attendees and guests can register at the Arboretum. If you are a guest who isn’t presenting, please consider, if you are able, making a donation to the graduate student / underemployed scholar fund.

Getting to Guelph

Guelph, ON is approximately 1 hour east of Toronto and is serviced by VIA Rail and Go Transit. 

From Toronto, there is a VIA Train most weeknights, leaving Union Station at 5:40pm and arriving in Guelph at 6:45pm. 

There is also regular GO Train / Bus service from Toronto to Guelph. It can take between 90 minutes and 2 hours. Use the GO Transit Trip Planner to plan your route to the university.


From Pearson airport, there is a GO Bus to the University as well as taxi options.

In Guelph, Guelph transit has a number of routes that connect the university with the downtown. Use the Guelph Transit trip planner to find the best way around town.

Red Top Taxi (519-821-1700) also offers accessible taxi services to easily get around the city. 



Staying in Guelph

Conference attendees have access to a block of hotel rooms available at the nearby Guelph Delta Hotel. The hotel is an approximately 5 minute walk to campus and 20 minute walk to the Arboretum.

There is also a Day’s Inn and a Western Hotel with available rooms as well as the Norfolk B&B in downtown Guelph. There are a number of AirBnB suites available both near campus and downtown.

The Arboretum

The Guelph Arboretum is a beautiful, sprawling garden, forest, and series of nature walks attached to the University of Guelph campus. Conference events will be held at the Arboretum building but participants are invited to take a break and stroll through the wider Arboretum space. 

More information on the Arboretum.


University of Guelph Campus

There are a number of places on campus to get food, coffee, supplies, or just take a break.

The Bullring is a student-run space in the heart of the campus that offers a range of affordable meals, coffee, and alcohol. They have a great indoor space and an even nicer outdoor patio.

The University Centre is a building on campus that includes a Starbucks, Subway, and a food court with sushi, mongolian bbq, pizza, salads, italian, and a range of other foods. There are also usually two food trucks with rotating options parked outside of the UC. 

Creelman Hall is a building on campus that offers a wide range of food. It is the most popular dining space for students and has a great salad bar, pasta bar, deli, and deserts.

Brass Taps is a campus pub on the second floor of the UC. It offers a number of craft beers and pub food.

The Grad Lounge is a graduate student pub on the fifth floor of the UC. 

Johnson Green (pictured below) is a beautiful space for relaxing under a tree and taking a break from conference proceedings.