CEEA/ACEG 2012 ConferenceVenue / Accommodations

This year the Conference will be held at the University of Manitoba in vibrant Winnipeg, Manitoba – In the Heart of the Continent!

Campus Map

Parking on Campus


Valid parking permits must be displayed on all vehicles - including motorcycles and mopeds - parked on Campus between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m, Monday to Friday.Parking for vehicles are available on a "scramble" basis within all regular student parking areas ONLY. After 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, and on weekends, free parking is available in most staff, student, meter, and pay & display lots. This does not include 24-hour reserved areas, restricted areas, “N” lot (evening and weekends) and the University Parkade. 

Valid permits will be available for $ 10.00/day by Pre-ordering by Friday, June 1, 2012 - Please contact Myra Friesen to book your parking pass TODAY at ceea2012@umanitoba.ca.


There is also a parkade available at a maximum fee of $ 12.00 per day - payable by cash or credit card on exit.



Conference delegates will be able to stay on the University of Manitoba campus - in close proximity to conference events, or off-campus at local hotels or other accommodations. For your convenience we have reserved a block of rooms at a nearby hotel - CanadInns Fort Garry, within 30 minute walking distance. We highly recommend that you reserve your accommodation as early as possible to ensure availability of space. June is a very busy month within the Winnipeg area and as such accommodations may be very difficult to secure if not booked early.



Prefered Hotel:

Canad Inns - Fort Garry

1824 Pembina Highway

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2, Canada

(204) 261-7450

Daily Conference Adult Rate for CanadInns

Standard Double Queen Room - $ 92.00 nightly rate

Deluxe Queen Room - $ 92.00 nightly rate

King Leisure Suite - $ 102.00 nightly rate

Conference assigned ID: 184970

The steps for booking within this ID are:

  •  Go to www.canadinns.com

  •  Choose “Fort Garry” from the Property drop down list. Enter your arrival and departure date, chose the # of adults, enter “Assigned ID” 184970 and click on “Check Availability & Rates”

  • Choose your preferred room type. Click on “Continue”. Complete your reservation to get a confirmation number

If you require additional information please contact the CanadInns Fort Garry directly:

by email: fortgarry@canadinns.com or by phone 1-204-261-7450 or toll free 1-888-33-CANAD (22623) and indicate CEEA 2012 - University of Manitoba.



Daily Conference Adult Rate (18+ yrs.) per Bedroom Rate Occupancy

$ 69.00 single rate  Subject to 7% PST, 5% GST & 5% AT

-parking is included in daily rate


Pembina Hall Residence, our newest residence, opened on September 3, 2011. It houses 360 students in a contemporary, urban style high-rise building situated above the existing Pembina Hall Building and Dining Room. All 360 units are single rooms with an exterior glass wall providing plenty of natural light and excellent views of the campus to the north and the Red River to the south. The clear span construction will provide residents with an amazing view of the Red River as it winds its way through campus. Each room is complete with its own private bathroom and shower. Free wireless Internet is available throughout the entire building with additional wired in-room options for Internet, television, and telephone. Each of the ten residence floors has a lounge with a kitchenette, soft seating, and a flat screen HD television. The lounge on the 4th floor will has a fully equipped kitchen for community use. Laundry facilities are located on the second floor.



Single rooms only are available for conference delegates in the NEWEST University of Manitoba student residence ‘Pembina Hall’. All rooms are single accommodations with Private Bathrooms, $65 tax included/ night, is comprised of one single (36”Wx80”L) bed. Each room provides clean, simple accommodation with a bed, desk, chair dresser, closet and private full bathroom with shower. The rooms reserved for the dates of the CEEA conference will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and there are a limited amount of rooms available. The hold on these rooms will be released back to the University on May 15, 2012. Book your rooms early to avoid disappointment!


Towels & Toiletries
Each guest will be provided with fresh bed linens, towels, and facecloth. Please bring your own soap, shampoo and other personal care products. Full linen changed every 3 days. If you happen to forget something, a pharmacy is available in University Centre at the heart of the campus (open Monday to Friday during business hours only).


Bathrooms & Laundromat

Daily cleaning of washroom and towels. Laundry facilities are located on the second floor. Cost $0.75 for wash and $0.75 for dry. Laundry card system available via the front desk. Detergent can be purchased at the pharmacy in University Centre at the heart of the campus (open Monday to Friday during business hours only).


Residence guests can gain access to the wireless local area network. Please contact the front desk for additional information.


Courtesy phone for local calls only in theArthur V. Mauro Residence located across the street. A pay telephone is located in the Mary Speechly Hall which is attached. Local payphone calls are $.50 per call.


Check-in / Check-out
Check-in is available after 3:00 pm and Check-out is at 10:00 am. For special arrangements for earlier check in or later check out please contact the reservation desk directly. There will be a luggage room available to store your luggage for you. We will also offer a luggage room on site at the EITC Building.

The reservation or check-in desk is located inside the main entrance of the Pembina Hall Residence on the University of Manitoba campus. (Most Unicity taxi drivers are familiar with the University of Manitoba campus – their number is 204-925-3131).

Keys must be returned to the reservation/check-in desk in Hatcher House prior to your departure. Failure to do so will result in a $100 charge.


Front desk is open 24 hours. Security on building site from 12 midnight to 8:00 am. Campus security 24 hours. The residence buildings are locked 24 hours a day for your security.


The University of Manitoiba campus is smoke free. Smoking is not permitted inside buildings or inside your room.

For Reservations please contact the following and quote CEEA2012:

Sarah Murai

Conference Accommodations Coordinator

Student Residences

University of Manitoba

Ph: (204) 474-8337

Fax: (204) 474-7662




There are several alternatives to on-campus accommodation.

HOTELS close to the University of Manitoba: (all have special rates for U of M conferences)

Astoria Hotel Winnipeg
2935 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2H5, Canada

Best Western Inn and Suites
1714 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2, Canada
(877) 269-8811

Comfort Inn South
3109 Pembina Hwy.
Winnipeg, MB R3T 4R6, Canada
(204) 269-7390

Holiday Inn - Winnipeg South
1330 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2B4, Canada
(204) 452-4747


Public Transit provides service from all areas to the University of Manitoba campus. For NaviGo trip planner, schedules, pick-up and drop-off points see http://winnipegtransit.com/en.Your hotel should also be able to assist you in navigating the bus system or in contacting a taxi.

For further information, please e-mail ceea2012@umanitoba.ca

Examining Future Directions for Engineering Education

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba

June 17, 2012 - June 20, 2012

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