Courtesy of Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development, Photos by Justen Soule
Registration is now Closed -- We look forward to seeing you May 28 - 31 at Trent University
The majority of events take place in the Student Centre at the main Trent University Campus (Symons) in the north end of Peterborough, as well as the adjacent Bata Library and Champlain College Great Hall, as indicated in the program.
When will the conference program be published?
The full program is now available under the program header.
Will there be food options on campus outside those meals included in the conference?
The Planet Bakery in the Trent Athletic Centre is open 9 to 4, and offers soups and sandwiches as well as delicious baked goods. Starbucks in the Student Centre is open 8:30 to 3:30. The Otonabee College dining market on the East Bank is open 8:00 - 3:00.
How long will I have to present?
Papers – each presenter will be given 15 to 20 minutes to present their paper. Introductions as well as questions and answers is included in this time.
Panels – each panel session of papers is 80 minutes in length. There will be four papers presented at each panel, allowing for 20 minutes per paper including introductions and questions and answers.
Are there any bursaries available?
We know this is a significant concern for many people. Unfortunately, at this time, we do not have any bursaries or awards to cover travel or accommodation for the TrentAging2019 conference. We are working on it though - should our circumstances change, we'll do all we can to get the word out.
I am not a full time student, am I still eligible to pay the conference fee at the student rate?
The student fee is only intended for attendees who are registered as full time students.
I’m attending the conference and would like to volunteer some of my time. How can I do that?
Thanks for your interest! Please send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add your name to the list of potential volunteers.
Transportation and parking information?
Parking fees are included for all delegates. Parking Passes with maps and instructions will have been emailed to you in the Delegate Update on Tuesday May 21.
Trent University is located approximately 7 km from downtown Peterborough. Delegates must arrange their own transportation between campus and downtown. Here are some helpful resources:
Call A Cab: www.callacab.ca 705 745 2424 / 1 800 746 1523
Capital Taxi: http://www.capitoltaxi.ca 705‑742‑4242 / 1-888-271-8613
Trent Express is the most direct route between the Symons Campus and downtown. Transfers to other routes may be needed depending on the location of your hotel. Multi-ride passes can be purchased at the Bus Terminal Downtown Peterborough. Information with Transit maps and Schedules can be found in the May 21 Delegate Update.
For attendees arriving at Pearson International Airport (Toronto) and travelling by rental car to Peterborough, please be aware that Highway 407 (an alternate route to Highway 401) is a toll highway. Depending upon your time of arrival and traffic volume, this may be a desirable route, however we strongly suggest you consult with your car rental agency about their policy regarding toll highways when you pick up your vehicle.
Will there be an exhibitors area during the conference?
We welcome the opportunity to work with you! Please get in touch with us at email@example.com to talk over options or for a sponsor’s prospectus.
Can I arrange to carpool with someone?
Message boards have been added to the website in order to facilitate carpooling and room sharing (use at your own risk). www.trentaging2019.com/forum
How can I print on campus?
We strongly suggest that attendees prepare any printed materials they require, prior to the conference. If required, printing services are available on campus through the Trent University Print Shop in Blackburn Hall from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm daily, with cash payment only. For more information: https://www.trentu.ca/print-post/print-shop
When is conference check-in?
Registrants can check-in at the registration table on May 28 from 1-3:30pm. Following that, we will have registration/information open from 8am to 4pm each day in the Student Centre for delegates arriving after the conference start, as well as for general inquiries. Please bring a digital or physical copy of your registration.
Note that we are at capacity for the conference. Only those who have registered in advance will have access.
What are the audio-visual parameters for presenters?
Trent University is a PC computer environment, running on Windows 10.
Each panel break out room will be prepped with:
Will I have access to the athletics centre while on campus?
YES! Your registration includes a free week at the Trent Athletics Centre. Unfortunately river conditions are currently unsafe to take advantage of canoe and kayak rentals, but the Centre has a pool, workout rooms, saunas, and a climbing wall. You will receive this pass at check-in.
Can I recycle at Trent?
Trent has a comprehensive recycling / waste diversion program. Water bottle filling stations are located in many buildings, as well as recycling, food waste, and landfill sorting centres. Full information on Trent's deep diversion recycling program (including batteries, pens, and other non-blue box recycleables) can be found at: https://www.trentu.ca/sustainabilityoffice/campus-performance/waste-diversion/deep-diversion
Getting to TrentAging2019:
Air: Peterborough is located 125 km (78 miles) from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) with international and national service from major airlines. It is approximately 150 km (93 miles) from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) with regional service from Porter Airlines. Airport shuttle and rental car service to Peterborough is available at both airports.
Airport shuttle: An airport shuttle is available from Century Transportation.
Car: Peterborough is approximately 1.5 hours drive from Toronto, located on Highway 115, north of Highway 401.
Car rental is one of the least expensive and most direct options to get to Trent University. There will be plenty of parking available to conference delegates at Trent in late May and parking fees are included in your conference ticket. However, please be aware that Highway 407 (an alternate route to Highway 401) is a toll highway. Depending upon your time of arrival and traffic volume, this may be a desirable route, however we strongly suggest you consult with your car rental agency about their policy regarding toll highways when you pick up your vehicle.
Bus: Regional bus service is available from Toronto to downtown Peterborough and Trent University (campus) via GO Transit.
Regional bus service is also available from downtown Toronto as well as Pearson International Airport to downtown Peterborough via Greyhound.
Public transit: Public transportation from downtown Peterborough to the Trent University campus is available for TrentAging2019 conference participants via Peterborough Transit.
TrentAging2019 conference participants are responsible for booking their own accommodations and travel, including any required visas or electronic travel authorizations.
Visas and eTA: A visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) may be required to enter Canada. For more information about visas, please consult the Immigration and Citizenship Canada (CIC) website.
Hotels: Special conference hotel accommodation rates are available at Trent University’s Gzowski College (on campus), Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront (downtown), and Peterborough Inn and Suites Hotel (downtown).
**Guests are required to book their preferred hotel choice directly**
Gzowski College may be booked via this website: www.regonline.ca/trentmay2019
Rooms at Peterborough Inn and Suites Hotel may be reserved by calling (toll free) 1-866-446-4451. Mention the conference name to get the conference rate. If need be, tell the reservationist that Jasleen has approved the conference rate.
To book a room at Holiday Inn Peterborough-Waterfront please click the hyperlink to book on-line or call either 705-743-1144 (dial 1 for reservations) or (toll free) 1-866-258-5181 between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time) Monday to Friday. Requests may also be emailed to:
Note: Block booking for TrentAging2019 has now ended. However, rooms are still available and the conference rate applies until April 27, 2019. After that date, room fees will increase.
Registration deadline for all presenters (papers, panels, posters): March 1, 2019
Registration deadline for everyone else: April 1, 2019
Regular registration: CAD$350
ENAS member (2018-2019) registration: CAD$300
NANAS member (2018-2019) registration: CAD$300
Student registration: CAD$150
One-day registration: CAD$150
Registration fees include:
Receptions (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
Refreshment breaks (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Lunches (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Conference dinner (Thursday)
Parking at Trent University