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Practical information regarding the Conference can be found below.

University Freedoms and Responsibilities: Responding to the Challenges of the Future | October 16 - 17, 2019

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Registration  Register

Please confirm your attendance by filling in a Registration Form online.  The deadline for registration and fee payment is October 1, 2019.  All participants have to pay the relevant conference fee.

Visas Email Now

In case you need an invitation letter to apply for a visa to enter into Canada, please, contact: Beth Mackay via email at

Conference Fees & Fee Payment Learn More

A fee is required. For further information, please visit our Conference Fee page.

Accommodation Learn More

Participants are kindly requested to book their hotel in Hamilton.  For further details on the hotels in Hamilton and special prices related to the conference, please visit our Travel Information page.

Transportation Learn More

Hamilton is located in Ontario Canada and is 65km from Toronto.  For information on how to get to Hamilton from Pearson International Airport, please visit our Travel Information page.


Coffee-breaks, lunches and dinners indicated in the programme are offered by the organisers.

Pictures at the Ceremony

Taking pictures and making movies is forbidden during the Ceremony of the Signature of the Magna Charta Universitatum. A professional photographer and a cameraman will register the whole ceremony, that you can download from the Magna Charta Observatory website.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

As a participant in this event, you may be photographed.  With your participation you authorise the use of your images in photographs, videotapes and other reproductions.


The Conference will be held in English, and have no translators.