CanQueue 2017 Conference - Windsor




CanQueue 2017 conference. Windsor, Ontario.
(Friday-Saturday) August 18-19, 2017
To register, please send an e-mail to Dr. M. Hlynka (hlynka@uwindsor.ca). If you plan to attend, please send your e-mail by July 31, 2017. If you intend to present a talk, please send an abstract and title by August 9, 2017. Earlier Informal messages that you intend to attend will help with planning.
Welcome to to the website of the 2017 Canadian Queueing Conference. This conference brings together Canadian (and international) queueing researchers and students, often from Departments such as mathematics, statistics, management science, industrial engineereing, computer science. Presentations are made on completed research studies, or on currently ongoing work.
For a one page skeleton map of Windsor, see
Windsor map
The University of Windsor is in the upper left corner north east of Huron Church Rd. and Wyandotte St.
Accommodation: Students (or others on a budget) may wish to try
Canterbury College .
For those coming by car, there is inexpensive accomodation along Huron Church Road (which is the extension of Highway 401 into Windsor) heading toward the University. (e.g. Econolodge, Comfort Inn, and also the better quality Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn). Downtown hotels include Best Western, TraveLodge.
Best WesternPlus Waterfront (277 Riverside Drive W Windsor, Ontario N9A 5K4) is quoting a University of Windsor rate of $115 per night. (3 km walk to university). 519-973-5555 or (800) 780-7234. Also see
http://www.uwindsor.ca/75/hotel-accommodations
Conference Registration fee is be plus $25 for the Friday evening supper, if desired. Registration fee will be waived for students and retirees, but the supper fee still applies.
This CanQueue 2017 website will be updated regularly.
THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN WINDSOR
  1. Windsor Casino. It has good eating places and concerts.
  2. Windsor Sculpture Garden.
  3. Windsor Art Gallery
    http://www.agw.ca/
  4. Point Pelee National Park. One hour's drive south of Windsor. The most southerly point in mainland Canada. (Pelee Island is slightly more southerly.) A bird watcher's paradise. Leamington, along the way, is the Tomato capitol of Canada. The number of greenhouses is incredible.
  5. The Windsor area is getting to be known for its great wineries. Take a wine tour of the area.
  6. Chimczuk Museum. Windsor Community Museum.
  7. Canada South Science City. Small but nice.
  8. The Canadian Transportation Museum is quite nice, just outside of Windsor.
  9. Shop at Windsor Crossing Outlet Mall or at
    Devonshire Mall.
  10. Detroit. 5 minutes away across the Ambassador bridge. Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, Detroit Institute of Art (fifth largest art museum in the USA), John King's used book store (my favorite). To cross the border (either direction), you need a passport. (Enhanced driver's licences may work.)

M. Hlynka (hlynka@uwindsor.ca)
519-253-3000 (x 3014)