We encourage in-person participation as much as possible, but remote/online participation will be available for those who are unable to attend otherwise. In person and online registration details TBA.

Registration will be available in January 2022.

Accommodation Information

The Hilton Toronto downtown hotel at 145 Richmond St. West is the recommended AIC 2022 conference hotel. The Hilton offers elegantly stylish gustrooms and an ideal location just steps away from OCADU, AGO, other conference venue locations, and major Toronto attractions and restaurants.

A courtesy room block of 100 rooms has been reserved for the conference from June 12- June 18, 2022. We have received a reduced room rate for these rooms: 1 king bed is $249, Double bed room is $269. Rooms must be booked no later than May 13, 2022.

To book your room at the reduced rate:

About the Venue

The conference will be hosted at OCAD University, Canada’s oldest and largest school for art and design education, known for its iconic Will Alsop building in the heart of Toronto ( With over 90,000 works in its collection, the Art Gallery of Ontario is steps away, and the Royal Ontario Museum, the Gardiner Museum, the Textile Museum, University of Toronto and Ryerson University are nearby.

About Toronto

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, with a diverse, multicultural population of 3 million, and many interesting neighbourhoods, accessible on bicycles and public transit. Toronto has a vibrant cultural scene, and offers a rich array of food, art and design, educational and entertainment experiences. Toronto’s harbourfront and the Toronto Islands, accessible by short ferry ride, provide opportunities for outdoor activity and scenery, as do our unique ravine ecosystem and parklands.

Find out more about what to see and do in Toronto here: