Conference Social Program

Opening reception, Monday, August 19, 2019, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Atrium

Richcraft Hall, Atrium

Opening reception will be held on the first day of the conference (Monday, August 21st) in Richcraft Hall Atrium, 6:00-8:00 p.m. In addition to an array of hors d’oeuvres and drinks, there will be a Jazz trio to set the mood for the evening. This is an excellent opportunity to relax and meet other conference attendees. The Richcraft Hall Atrium is located at the heart of the conference venue. The reception is free and all are welcome.

Conference Dinner Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 7 pm at Lago Bar and Grill  

Lago Bar and Grill

Lago Bar and Grill

With panoramic views of Dows Lake and Queen Juliana Park, the Lago’s Vista Room and the adjacent patio are an ideal spot for the TBLT 2019 conference attendees to take in the city’s views and enjoy a taste of Canadiana. The dinner will be buffet style and will accommodate different tastes and dietary restrictions. The restaurant has an elevator and is wheelchair accessible.

Price: $80.00 CDN (the price includes a glass of wine with the meal).

Art Gallery’s exhibition guided tour, Wednesday, August 21, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Marlene Creates, Water Flowing to the Sea Captured at the Speed of Light, Blast Hole Pond River, Newfoundland 2002-2003. Chromogenic photographic prints. Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa.

Marlene Creates, Water Flowing to the Sea Captured at the Speed of Light, Blast Hole Pond River,
Newfoundland 2002-2003. Chromogenic photographic prints. Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa.

Join a gallery educator for a walk-through tour of Carleton University Art Gallery’s summer exhibition, Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses. We’ll look at and discuss the photographs, sculptures and poetry of this Newfoundland-based environmental artist, whose work explores the complex and layered relationships between people and the natural world they inhabit. The Art Gallery is located in St. Patrick’s Building (on campus), in close proximity to the conference venue. The tour is free and all are welcome.

Discover Ottawa

Ottawa Tourism has provided us with the following pertinent information about your stay.

Flash Your Badge Program

Green! The Flash Your Badge Program grants delegates access to discounts and special offers at participating attractions, tours, and restaurants. There is no registration required to utilize this program — delegates can simply present their badge at participating retailers to receive the advertised discount.

*Reservations may be required

You can find the full list of 2019 discounts HERE. The French version of the program can be found HERE.

Maps

Download digital versions of the Ottawa Visitor Guide and City Map.

Useful Resources

  • Event Calendar – Stay up to date on what is going on in Ottawa with our calendar of events
  • Ottawa Insider – Access dozens of articles about the very best of what Ottawa has to offer
  • Online Publications – Download a digital copy of our Visitor Guide or Destination Planner Guide
  • MapsUse our wide variety of maps to help explore the greater Ottawa area

Things To Do in Ottawa

Consult these sample itineraries to help you take full advantage of your Ottawa stay and to explore the area further. PDF versions of some of the itineraries can be downloaded HERE.

There are lots of Tours & Sightseeing options available throughout the Capital Region, with many activities being free or nearly free.

For more information on what is going on in the city while you are in town, check the Ottawa Tourism event calendar for the most current list of events!