Ben Franklin Place
Map of the Local Area
This map shows the locations of Ben Franklin Place, local hotels, restaurants, and the public transit station.
Click on "View Larger map" to identify locations.
Free Parking at Ben Franklin Place
Ben Franklin Place (BFP) has a large parking lot, which is free and available to conference attendees.
On Friday only, please use the the east end of Lot B, which has been reserved for those attending pre-conference activities.
On Saturday & Sunday only, overflow parking is available in the lot to the north of BFP—the entrance is off Constellation Drive.
Click here to see the parking lot plan.
Free Wi-Fi at Ben Franklin Place
For those with Wi-Fi-capable devices, such as smartphones and laptop computers, BFP offers free Internet access in the building through My Free Wi-Fi or Mon Wi-Fi gratuit. Connectivity is reliable in the Atrium and in Rooms 1A and 1B but the signal degrades as you move away from these areas and get closer to the Studio Theatre.
Nutrition breaks and water bottles
There will be morning and afternoon nutrition breaks on all three days, Friday to Sunday. However, bottled water will only be supplied for the speakers. Please bring your own water bottles; they may be refilled at the water bottle filling station on the wall near the cafeteria. There are also drinking fountains in various locations.
Eating facilities at Ben Franklin Place
On Friday only you may buy food and drink in the small public cafeteria in BFP or at the cafeteria in the nearby Ottawa Administration Building, 100 Constellation Drive (north side of BFP).