University of Guelph

The Guelph Organic Conference takes place at the University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario.

Address – 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario  N1G 2W1

Link to Google Maps here.

Nearest Major Intersection – Stone Road & Gordon Street.

The hub of the conference is the University Centre.

Workshop room information and Frequently Asked Questions can be found below.

You can also find an interactive map for the University of Guelph campus here.


Frequently Asked Questions about the University of Guelph Campus

Where is the Registration Room, Coat Check, Information Booth?

The registration room and coat check are located just inside the south doors of the University Centre.  (These are the doors closest to the GO Bus Terminal)
If you need information visit the registration room and ask for assistance there.  Also on the Saturday and Sunday of the Trade Show there will be an information booth on the Main Floor of the Trade Show.

Where are the washrooms and ATM’s?

ATMs and washrooms are available.  There are washrooms directly off the hallway adjacent to the Registration area near the south doors of the University Centre.   If you need assistance finding these please go to the Check-In /Registration room for volunteer assistance.

Is there a cafeteria?

Yes – on the University Centre (U.C.) Main Level – called ‘Centre 6 Café.’  It serves a wide variety of conventional, organic, vegan, ethnic and other foods.  It is open during most hours of the Conference.

Is their wheelchair access?

Yes. Ramps and elevators are accessible throughout the University.

Workshop Room Locations

Watch for A-Frame signage outside the University Centre doors to help guide you to the various workshop room locations.

Registered workshop attendees receive a proceedings booklet with a map and chart indicating room locations for workshops upon registration.

Look inside the back cover for a map and workshop room information.

University of Guelph map with workshop room locations

Registration Room

The location of the registration room is in the University Centre near the south doors.

Peter Clark Hall

Peter Clark Hall (PCH) is the very large hall located in the Basement of the University Centre, directly below the Main Trade Show floor.

To access this area use either the north or south elevators or either of the large sets of stairs on the east side of the Guelph University Centre building.

This hall can be divided into smaller rooms creating Peter Clark Hall North and Peter Clark Hall South.

This entire area is opened up and used for the Trade Show on Saturday and Sunday.


This room is on the 4th floor of the University Centre.  Use the north elevator, closest to the cafeteria to reach this room.


McNaughton is a separate building, located just outside of the cafeteria eating area beyond the NORTH University Centre doors and about 100 steps slightly to your left – we will have clear signage.

Albert A. Thornbrough Building

We refer to this as the Thornbrough building.  It is a separate building, 50 steps to the right (east) of the U.C. right across a paved walkway outside the University Centre.


Richards is a new building for 2016 & 2017, is just a few steps beyond Thornbrough to the east.   We will use 2 large rooms in Richards.