Logistics

Registration

There is no registration fee.

Registration is now closed.

Deadline for abstract submission: March 31, 2018.

Extended deadline for abstract submission: April 13, 2018.

Venue

Agora Hydro-Quebec 

(175 President-Kennedy Ave, Montreal, QC H2X 3P2)

Located downtown Montreal, the Agora Hydro-Quebec is within walking distance from nearby lodging options, or easily accessible by metro (Place-des-Arts station).

Lodging

We have blocks of rooms with preferential rates at 3 hotels downtown, at a walkable distance from the venue. There are also plenty of other options if you wish to stay outside of the downtown area. Please contact Amélie Bouchat (amelie.bouchat@mail.mcgill.ca) if you need any help with bookings or need recommendations.

Hyatt Regency Montreal

(1255 Jeanne-Mance St, Montreal, QC H5B 1E5)

199 CAD/night plus taxes, rate available for May 2 to May 14, 2018

There is no deadline, but the rate is subject to change depending on the hotel occupancy. Book early!

  • Reservations by phone: 1-800-361-8234 (you need to mention you are part of the “Polar Prediction Workshop 2018” group).
  • Reservations online: https://aws.passkey.com/go/POLAR2018

Delta Hotels

179 CAD/night plus taxes, rate available for May 5 to May 9, 2018

Deadline to book room: Wednesday April 4, 2018

  • Reservations by phone: 1-844-860-3753 (you need to mention you are part of the “Polar Prediction Workshop 2018” group).
  • Reservations online: here

L’Appartement Hôtel

(455 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3A 1B7)

152 CAD/night plus taxes, rate available for May 5 to May 11, 2018

Deadline to book room: Thursday April 5, 2018

  • Reservations by phone: 1-800-363-3010 (you need to mention you are part of the “Polar Prediction Workshop 2018” group).
  • Reservations by email: lpguay@appartementhotel.com attn: Louis-Philippe Guay (you also need to mention you are part of the “Polar Prediction Workshop 2018” group).

Travel & Local Transportation

Please make your own travel plans.

The Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is located ~20 km from downtown Montreal.

  • Taxis: Upon arrival, there will be taxis available to bring you to your hotel at a fixed rate of 40 CAD between the airport and the downtown area.
  • Shuttle: You can also use the 747 Shuttle Bus (10 CAD, 45 to 70 minutes, depending on traffic) to reach downtown.

If you are staying outside of the downtown area, you can reach the venue by metro (Place-des-Arts station, on the green line). Otherwise, all the hotels listed above are less than 10 minutes of walking away from the venue. For more information on the local transportation service (STM) and the fares please see this website.  

Catering

Lunch, coffee and snacks will be provided during the workshop.