Preliminary program is now available (PDF)
Hotel Block Deadline is July 15th
Please make your 2016 Annual Meeting hotel reservations now!
Conference Pricing for the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre is found here.
Cheap, Fast,and Convenient
Participants to the 79th Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, August 7 -10 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre are eligible for a reduce rate on the UP Express Train that runs between Pearson International Airport and Union Station in downtown Toronto.
All you need to get the reduced rate is show a copy of your registration confirmation for the 79th Annual Meeting.
Catch the train at Pearson International Airport get off at Union Station (65 Front St. West). You can either walk 15 minutes to the Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre (525 Bay St.) or take a short taxi ride. For more information <https://www.upexpress.com>
1. Passport and Visa Information (please check before making your travel arrangements)
US Department of State (http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/canada.html)
US Customs and Border Control, for US citizens (http://www.cbp.gov/travel/us-citizens/canada-mexico-travel)
US Customs and Border Control, for international visitors (http://www.cbp.gov/travel/international-visitors)
Canada Border Services Agency (http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html)
2. Allow enough time for immigration and customs
3. How to Exchange Currency
Canadian Currency Conversion (http://bankofcanada.ca/rates/exchange/daily-converter/)
4. Getting from the airport to the hotel
One way estimated taxi fare is $65.00 (CAD)
Bus transportation is also available (http://www.ttc.ca/Trip_planner/index.jsp
5. Check your individual phone plans for international roaming charges and coverage
Directly following the 2016 RSS Annual Meeting
Sustainable and Just Rural Transitions: Connections and Complexities
10 – 14 August 2016
Ryerson University, Toronto
Thank you to our Sponsors for their support!