Cochrane Canada Symposium 2017 - Venue/Accommodation


This year's Cochrane Canada Symposium will take place at McMaster University's David Braley Health Sciences Centre in Hamilton, Ontario. The Centre is located in downtown Hamilton at 100 Main Street West (corner of Main Street West and Bay Street North). Fore more information on the Centre, including driving directions and parking availability, please click here

Limited accommodations are being held for our group at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel (116 King Street West). To take advantage of the special conference rate ($129+tax/night), guests are encouraged to make their reservation by calling Laura Koch at 905.317.4519. When calling, please use the following group name: Cochrane Canada.

Alternatively, on-campus accommodation at McMaster University is available. Guests can stay any number of nights in single or double occupancy rooms available in a choice of two residence buildings. For more information, please visit McMaster University's Housing & Conference Services.

Visiting Hamilton

Traveling by air

The John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport offers flights to and from 30 destinations, including Canadian cities such as Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Vancouver, Moncton, Kamloops, Victoria, Kelowna, Regina, Saskatoon, St. John’s, Yellowknife and Abbotsford.

WestJet is the airline of choice for Cochrane Canada Symposium 2017. If you plan to fly to Hamilton or Toronto for this year's Symposium, take advantage of WestJet's offer of 10% off Econo fares and 15% off Plus fares*. You will need the discount codes listed below. Please use both the coupon and promo code when booking with a travel agent. For details on how to complete a booking with these discount codes, please click here.

Coupon Code: 
(Web coupon number)
Promo Code: 
(*For travel agent web use only)
*Discount not available on flex fares on code-share or partner airlines
Book by: 17 May 2017
Travel from: 4 May 2017 to 17 May 2017

Traveling by car

Hamilton is located at the western end of Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe, between Toronto and Niagara, and is easily accessible by a network of highways (Queen Elizabeth Highway/QEW, 401, 403 and 407). For a detailed map of parking lots and parking garages near the David Braley Health Sciences Centre, please click here.

Here are some practical links to help you explore all that Hamilton has to offer: