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CANHEIT 2023 will take place at the University of Toronto’s St. George campus located in the heart of downtown Toronto, with an option to attend virtually.

Bahen Centre for Information Technology

Bahen Centre for Information Technology
40 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Hart House

Hart House
7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, Ontario

Howard Ferguson Dining Hall

Howard Ferguson Dining Hall
75 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

Isabel Bader Theatre

Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles Street West, Toronto, Ontario


The Carlu
444 Yonge Street, 7th floor, Toronto, Ontario

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Public transit

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) provides subway, bus and streetcar service around the St. George campus.

The subway stations closest to the campus are Spadina, St. George, Museum and Queen’s Park. Streetcars and buses run along Bloor Street, Spadina Avenue, Harbord Street, College Street, Queen’s Park Crescent, Wellesley Street and Bay Street. For all routes, refer to the TTC routes and schedules listing.

GO Transit offers bus and train service from the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area to downtown Toronto. The downtown train station is located at Union Station on Front Street and the bus terminal is located at 81 Bay Street, south of Front Street.

VIA Rail offers train service to and from Union Station.

Union Pearson (UP) Express offers train service to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station.

CAUBO members can receive discounts for VIA Rail and Up Express.


There are many public parking lots near the St. George campus. For maps, information about parking locations and pricing, refer to:

Please note that parking may not be available at all lots as convocation will be taking place at the St. George campus during CANHEIT 2023.

Smoke-free policy

U of T is a smoke-free campus.


1. Is CANHEIT an internal University of Toronto IT conference, like IT@UofT (formerly known as TKF)?2023-02-28T15:13:53-05:00

No, CANHEIT is a national IT conference presented by CUCCIO (the Canadian University Council of CIOs) and the University of Toronto this year. The conference is external and open to IT professionals from across the post-secondary sector. Every year, CANHEIT is hosted by CUCCIO and a different higher education institution in Canada.

2. What platform will the hybrid component of the conference be hosted on?2023-03-29T07:03:24-04:00

The hybrid component of the conference will be hosted on Hopin. Learn about the attendee experience.

3. How much does it cost to attend CANHEIT 2023?2023-03-29T07:04:01-04:00
  • In-person/hybrid access pass: $499
  • Virtual-only access pass: $149
  • Social events-only access pass: $150
4. What is the deadline to register?2023-03-29T07:04:37-04:00

The final deadline to register is June 5.

5. Which sessions will be available virtually?2023-03-29T07:05:06-04:00

Opening and closing remarks, keynote sessions, approximately 11 featured breakout sessions, and virtual networking opportunities will be available to those attending virtually via Hopin. Hybrid sessions will be tagged as both in-person and virtual in the Hopin schedule.

Please note that the conference program is currently in development. Full program details will be available in Hopin in June.

6. Will there be networking opportunities?2023-03-29T09:27:13-04:00

Yes, there will be networking opportunities for those attending in person and via Hopin.

Visit the social events page for more information about in-person networking opportunities.

Those attending virtually will have the option to use Hopin’s networking feature, which facilitates randomized one-on-one meetings with other attendees. Hopin attendees also have the option to schedule meetings with specific people they would like to connect with.

7. I am attending the conference virtually. How can I have the best experience on Hopin?2023-03-29T09:39:29-04:00
  • Shut down/close all other applications that use audio or video before using Hopin (i.e., Microsoft Teams, Zoom, YouTube).
  • Disable any VPN.
  • Join Hopin on your desktop or laptop. Avoid using mobile devices, iPads or tablets to attend sessions as Hopin has limited features and is not accessible on these devices.
  • Use the latest version of Chrome or Firefox to access Hopin.
  • If you encounter audio/video issues, follow these troubleshooting tips or contact our team at the virtual help desk in Hopin.
8. Do I have to select the specific sessions I would like to attend?2023-03-29T09:38:45-04:00

No, selecting sessions is an optional Hopin feature available to attendees who would like to build a personalized conference agenda for their convenience.

9. When will I be able to select sessions and build my personalized conference agenda?2023-03-29T07:07:18-04:00

The conference program is currently in development. Registered attendees will receive an email when it’s time to select the sessions they would like to attend. Both in-person and virtual attendees have the option to build and manage a personalized agenda in Hopin. Learn more about managing your agenda.

10. How do I build my personalized agenda in Hopin?2023-03-29T09:26:39-04:00

Registered attendees will receive an email when it’s time to select the sessions they would like to attend. If you would like to build a personalized agenda:

  1. Enter the event using the link you received when you registered.
  2. On the reception tab, scroll down to the schedule to view the sessions.
  3. Click on the bookmark icon at the right of each session you would like to add to your agenda. Hybrid sessions will be tagged as both in-person and virtual in the Hopin schedule. If you do not see a virtual tag for a session, that means the session is only available to in-person attendees.

Learn more about managing your agenda.

11. Does Hopin have closed captions?2023-03-29T07:08:19-04:00

Yes, closed captions can be turned on and off as needed. Captions are only available on the desktop version of Hopin. Learn more about using closed captions.

12. Why does registration include an information release?2023-03-29T07:08:49-04:00

The registration form collects information from attendees including their name, title, email and organization. Attendees must acknowledge understanding because the conference organizers will use this information to send conference-related emails and to track registrations. Additionally, attendee names and job titles will be displayed on the Hopin platform during the conference so they can network with others, and CANHEIT and its representatives may take photos, videos and screenshots, which may or may not include attendee names in reference to CANHEIT 2023.

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