Venue and Accommodations

Conference Venue

The Venue will be located at Carleton University’s conference space in the River Building, allowing you take in this breath-taking view either from the window-walls or out on the upper level patio.

Location:1125 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1S 5B6


Gala Venue

Shaw Centre 3
Shaw Centre 2
Shaw Centre
Shaw Centre 4
Shaw Centre 5

The Gala will be hosted at the Shaw Centre, the second best convention centre in the World. The Shaw Centre offers a magnificent view of the Canadian Parliament Hill and the historic Rideau Canal.

Location: 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 9J2


Carleton University is opening its beautiful residence to ISC 2016 delegates. Reserve your accommodation starting March 14, 2016.

Room styles and prices:

Room Style Details Maximum capacity Price per Night ( + HST)
Traditional Single room:
One single bed which shares a washroom with the adjoining room
1 Person $50.11 CAD
Double room:
Two single beds which share a washroom with the adjoining room
2 Persons $79.00 CAD
(Includes a common area and a kitchenette)
Two bedroom:
One double bed in each room; bedrooms share one private washroom
2 Persons $130.09 CAD

Parking is available for an additional fee.

Free wireless internet is available and a complimentary hot and cold breakfast buffet is included in the rate. Breakfast is served between 6:30 am and 9:00 am in the Fresh Food Cafeteria which is located on the 2nd floor of Residence Commons.

Delegates looking to make a reservation between March 14th and May 8th should direct their inquiry to or call Brooke Harte-Maxwell at +1-613-520-2600 x5609. As of May 9th, delegates should call Carleton Residence Reception Desk at +1-613-520-5609 or email Please indicate that you are participating in ‘IEEE EMBS ISC’ when booking your accommodations at Carleton University. Please note that Carleton Residence requires credit card information to secure the reservation, however, payment will be due upon arrival. This information can only be delivered through the telephone for security purposes.

As a delegate of ISC 2016 you have access to Ottawa Tourism Flash Your Badge program. Simply flash you badge at participating locations and receive instant discounts. For more information, on the program please visit