Venue 2016

The Summer Institute will be held in the Atrium and conference rooms at McMaster Innovation Park.

McMaster Innovation Park
175 Longwood Rd. S.
Hamllton, ON
L8P 0A1

Free Wifi will be available for all institute attendees.

Directions & Parking Information


From Toronto, Oakville & Burlington

Take Highway 403 to Highway 8 West Main St. Exit. At the traffic lights at the top of the ramp turn right. Proceed on Main St. West and then turn right onto Longwood Road South.

From St. Catharines & the Niagara Peninsula

Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way Eastbound over the Burlington Skyway Bridge. Take Highway 403 West towards Hamilton, and exit as described above in the directions coming from Toronto.

From Kitchener-Waterloo

Take Highway 401East to Highway 6 South to Highway 403 West, and exit at Highway 8 Main Street Exit as described in the directions coming from Toronto. Or take Highway 8 to the Town of Dundas; proceed along King Street straight through the town – this will become Highway 12 (Cootes Drive). Turn left onto Main Street, continue 1.5 kilometers and turn right onto Longwood Road South.

From Brantford & London

From Brantford, take Highway 403 East to the Aberdeen Street exit, and turn left onto Longwood Road South.

From McMaster University’s Main Campus

If you are parked near the Sterling Street entrance, take Sterling Street to the first all-way stop at Dalewood. Turn right onto Dalewood then left at the lights onto Main Street West. Turn right at Longwood Street South.

If you are parked on the West Campus, exit Cootes Drive to Main Street West, turn left at the lights and travel 1.5 kilometers along Main until Longwood Road. Turn right onto Longwood Road South.


Parking Hours & Rates
Hourly $1.00/hour
Full Day (8:00am – 5:00pm) $7.00/day
Evenings, Weekends, Holidays Complimentary

McMaster Innovation Park currently has capacity for a total of 500 vehicles on site. All lots are clearly signed regarding permits and rates to ensure clarity for all Tenants and Visitors. If you have any questions please contact the Facilities Assistant at, or 905-667-5508.

Visitor parking payment is required from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. Payment may be made as early as 6:00 a.m. weekdays to reserve your parking space. The payment options include Visa, Mastercard and exact change.


Lot 1 – adjacent to the ATRIUM@MIP at 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, and is a pay-and-display parking area

Lot 5 – gated gravel lot located north of Lot 1

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