Venue 2018

The 18th HFSP Awardees Meeting will take place in the auditorium of The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at The Hospital for Sick Children(SickKids) in Toronto, Canada.


The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (PGCRL) is located at 686 Bay Street (corner of Bay/Elm), Toronto, Canada. The auditorium is located on the second floor.

Getting There


International flights fly in and out of Pearson International Airport. We recommend that you take the UP Express from the airport to Union station in downtown Toronto and then a taxi to the Chelsea Hotel. The hotel is a two minute walk from the meeting venue. All venues for the evening social programme are within walking distance of the hotel and meeting venue (see map).

Getting to and from the airport


Please check visa requirements well in advance of your trip. Note that for visitors to Canada an Electronic Travel Authorization is now required by citizens of many countries. If you require a letter of invitation for visa application, please contact‚Äč.