Local Information and Travel

The 2023 Joint Statistical Meetings will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St. W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6, Canada.

Passport and Visa Information

Don’t forget to ensure you have a valid passport at all times. In some cases, a visa or electronic travel authorization (eTA) may be needed. Be sure to check current processing times so you will have the proper documents for travel prior to JSM. For more information, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada and US Department of State websites.

Mobile Passport Control (MPC)

Mobile Passport Control (MPC) allows eligible travelers to submit their passport and customs declaration information through a free, secure app on their smartphone or other mobile device. See the US Customs and Border Protection website for more information and to download the app.

Time Zone

Toronto is in the Eastern Time Zone.


The climate in Toronto during August is generally warm and humid. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 78°F (26°C), and evening temperatures average 60°F (15°C). Websites providing basic weather information include www.weather.gov and www.weather.com.


Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)


From hole-in-the-wall joints with no phone to luxurious tasting menus, Toronto is a food lover’s dream city. Take time to explore these must-try restaurants while you are in town or try cuisine from around the globe while visiting Toronto’s vibrant neighborhoods.

Area Attractions
We will keep you busy with JSM activities, but we do hope you find some time to check out some of the attractions Toronto has to offer. Enjoy the Toronto Zoo, CN Tower (with the exciting Edgewalk), Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto Science Center, and other museums and historic sites around the city.

Key Dates

  • November 15, 2022 - December 8, 2022
    Online submission of topic-contributed session proposals
  • December 1, 2022 - February 1, 2023
    Online submission of abstracts (all except invited papers and panels)
  • January 15, 2023
    Computer Technology Workshop (CTW) proposal deadline
  • January 25, 2023 - April 5, 2023
    Online submission of JSM Meeting & Event Requests
  • January 25, 2023
    Deadline to request registration extension for government agencies
  • May 1, 2023
    Registration and housing open
  • May 31, 2023
    Early registration deadline
  • May 31, 2023
    Speaker registration deadline
  • May 31, 2023
    Draft manuscript deadline
  • June 1, 2023 - June 29, 2023
    Regular registration (increased fees apply)
  • June 30, 2023
    Late registration (increased fees apply)
  • July 6, 2023
    Housing deadline
  • August 5, 2023 - August 10, 2023
    2022 Joint Statistical Meetings