Onsite Information

Conference Venue

All WCLC 2018 sessions will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) North Building, 255 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2W6.

View Exhibit Floor Plan

MTCC Floor Maps

Registration Hours and Location

MTCC North Building, Street Level 200

Saturday, September 22 14:00 – 18:00
Sunday, September 23 06:30 – 20:00
Monday, September 24 06:30 – 15:30
Tuesday, September 25 06:30 – 15:30
Wednesday, September 26 06:30 – 15:30

Mobile App

The IASLC WCLC 2018 Mobile app is now available!

Download the free app for a convenient way to stay up-to-date via your phone or tablet. View the full scientific schedule, abstracts, exhibit information including floor plan and company descriptions, and general Conference and venue information on our easy to use app!

The app is compatible with all iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad), and all Android mobile devices. Timely updates on program or room changes will be distributed through the mobile app via notification alerts.


Speaker Preview Centre Hours and Location

MTCC North Building, Street Level 200, Room 204

Saturday, September 22 14:00 – 18:00
Sunday, September 23 06:30 – 20:00
Monday, September 24 06:30 – 16:00
Tuesday, September 25 06:30 – 16:00
Wednesday, September 26 06:30 – 15:00

Exhibit Hours and Location

MTCC North Building, Level 300, Exhibition Halls B+C

Sunday, September 23
(Welcome Reception)
20:30 – 22:00
Monday, September 24 09:30 – 18:30
Tuesday, September 25 09:30 – 18:30
Wednesday, September 26 09:30 – 14:00

Food & Beverage

Coffee and snacks will be provided at no charge during the morning breaks and poster viewing receptions. Lunch will be available for purchase.

Media Room Hours and Location

MTCC North Building, Level 300, Back of Exhibit Hall (Behind Posters)

Sunday, September 23 08:00 – 19:00
Monday, September 24 08:00 – 19:00
Tuesday, September 25 08:00 – 19:00
Wednesday, September 26 08:00 – 14:00

Coat and Baggage Check and Location

MTCC North Building, Street Level 200, Registration Area

Wednesday, September 26 06:30 – 17:00

Information about Public Transportation

We strongly recommend you that you take public transportation whenever possible. Toronto offers modern and efficient public transportation networks. For assistance please visit the Delegate Help Desk in the MTCC North Building, Street Level 200.

PLEASE NOTE: On September 22 and September 23, 2018, the UP Express Service will run every 30 minutes. Travel time from UP Express to Pearson Station to Union Station will be 40 – 45 minutes to accommodate signal work at Union Station. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Get a discount on your travel with UP Express!

Just visit UPexpress.com before September 23, 2018 and use promo code WCLC2018 to get your 25% discount on adult return tickets (round-trip) from Pearson Station to Union Station ($18.50 CAD).

Promo Code: WCLC2018
  • select “From Pearson To Union,”
  • select an adult return ticket for your round-trip
  • Add to order then click the ‘Buy Now’ button and then Checkout to pay for ticket

At checkout…

  • apply the promo code WCLC2018 during purchase

UP Express connects Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station in the heart of downtown Toronto in just 25 stress-free minutes—less than half the time it often takes by car.  Trains leave every 15 minutes with the first train departing Pearson Station at 05:27 and the last train departing at 00:57. There’s no easier or more convenient way to get to or from Toronto Pearson.

Virtual Meeting

The Virtual Library is now live!

Virtual Library

Digital recordings of Oral Presentations (slides and audio) will be available through the IALSC Virtual Library within 24 hours of the scheduled session.

Access to the WCLC 2018 Virtual Meeting is available at no cost for all registered Delegates and can be accessed by clicking here.

Your personal Virtual Meeting Access Code is the same as your Delegate ID Number and can be found on your badge or through your WCLC 2018 confirmation email. After you enter your Access Code and confirm your account details, you’ll be able to view any presentations that have been marked as “Now Available”. 

Stay Connected

Share your experience and images from IASLC WCLC 2018 with colleagues and friends via Twitter and Facebook. Our official social media feeds throughout the Conference can be followed @IASLC. We encourage you to tag your posts with #WCLC2018.

The IASLC Social Media Hub will be located in the MTCC North Building on Level 300 and we encourage you to Join the Conversation!  Not social media savvy? No problem. We’re here to help!



There are seven ATM machines located throughout the MTCC: four located on Level 200 in the North Building, one on Level 600 and two on Level 800 in the South Building.

Charging Stations

Charging stations can be found in the Exhibit Hall Lounges, allowing delegates to power up their cell phones, laptops and other electronic devices for free.

Wireless Internet

WCLC is providing free Premium Attendee Wireless Internet Access throughout the MTCC North Building.

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