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IAAO Sept 25-27 2019, Toronto, ON


Welcome to Toronto, Canada and the IAAO Conference 2019! On behalf of OCAS and the OUAC, we are pleased to welcome you to this year's conference at the beautiful Royal Canadian Military Institute in downtown Toronto.

The International Association of Admissions Organisations (IAAO) is an international community of practice for admissions professionals, bringing together senior colleagues from centralized higher education admissions services around the world. This year's event in Toronto will provide an informal forum for discussion on the challenges and opportunities, and sharing of good practice, related to the delivery of higher education admissions.

This event is by invitation, and is aimed at current and prospective members of the IAAO. The event will benefit those working in senior positions at organizations delivering centralized or shared admissions services for higher education, with an interest in sharing experiences and understanding how shared admissions services are managed in different settings around the world. 

Proudly Hosted by OCAS / OUAC


There is one conference registration option for this year's event. The price of the conference is $100 CAD + HST and includes the following:


9:00 am – Welcome Remarks

9:00 am to 5:00 pm – Sessions TBD

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Networking Reception

9:00 am – Opening Remarks

9:00 am to 5:00 pm – Sessions TBD

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Group Dinner


This year's IAAO Conference will take place at the Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) in downtown Toronto, Canada. 

Royal Canadian Military Institute
426 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Tel: 416-597-0286 / 1-800-585-1072



The following hotels are recommended by the organizing committee due to their proximity to the conference venue and Toronto tourism. Please note that there are no rooming blocks or preferred rates at any of the hotels listed below. Should you prefer to stay at a different hotel, you're more than welcome to do so, just make sure to check the distance from the venue first as transportation to and from the conference will be at your own expense.

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen Street East

The hotel is located a 7 minute (600m) walk from RCMI.


Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown
108 Chestnut Street

The hotel is located a 5 minute (350m) walk from RCMI.

Double Tree

Hilton Toronto
145 Richmond Street West

The hotel is located a 7 minute (600m) walk from RCMI.


Fairmont Royal York Hotel
100 Front Street West

The hotel is located a 16 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride (1.4km) from RCMI.


Intercontinental Toronto Centre 
225 Front Street West

The hotel is located a 16 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride (1.4km) from RCMI.

Intercontinental Hotel


Arrivals & Transportation

Toronto has two airports – Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ). Delegates arriving from international locations should land at Pearson Airport, while delegates connecting through Canada or the United States may land at either Pearson or Billy Bishop Airport.

Transportation options to downtown Toronto from Pearson (YYZ) include taxi and the Union Pearson Express train to the city.

Transportation options from Billy Bishop (YTZ) include taxi and the complimentary airport shuttle bus.

Passport & Visa Requirements

All visitors to Canada must have a valid passport upon entry. Please check with the Canadian embassy in your home country to see whether or not you require a visa. You can also check entry requirements by country on the Government of Canada website.

If you are travelling from a country that does require a visa to enter Canada, you will need a letter of invitation from the organizing committee. If you require an invitation letter, please email Tiffany Gard at

If you are travelling from a country that does not require a visa to enter Canada, you will need to purchase an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). This should be completed as soon as possible as some requests can take several days to process. It is recommended to get your eTA prior to booking your flight to Canada. The cost is $7 CAD per person and the application must be completed online.

Explore Toronto

City Pass Toronto

We are pleased to offer the Toronto CityPASS  to all delegates at no charge following the IAAO Conference.  See Toronto's top attractions – incredible views, amazing animals, inspiring culture, fascinating science, and more with the Toronto CityPASS. 

CityPASS admission includes:

The Toronto CityPASS is valid for nine (9) consecutive days, including the first day of use.

CityPASS tickets will be available for pick up on the first day of the conference – Wednesday, September 25, please book your sightseeing time for after the conference.

Contact Us

For any questions or inquiries, please contact:
Tiffany Gard