PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

From September 12 to 14, 2018

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

DAY 1

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

WELCOME COCKTAIL - Sommet de la Place Ville Marie

Located in downtown Montreal, the observation deck at Sommet de la Place Ville Marie (at the top of the Place Ville Marie high rise) offers a stunning view of Montreal with a unique point of view on the principle emblems and cultural pillars of the city.

DAY 2

Thursday, September 13, 2018

For a detailed congress schedule, click here to download the program. The program is subject to change.

DAY 3

Friday, September 14, 2018

For a detailed congress schedule, click here to download the program. The program is subject to change.

CLOSING NIGHT EVENT - Ruelle des fortifications

Inaugurated in 1992, the World Trade Center Montreal is an office building occupying a whole quadrilateral of Old Montreal of which the old buildings were completely renovated and linked amongst themselves by a vast atrium. The Ruelle des Fortifications is welcoming, inundated with natural light from the glass ceiling. The whole place breathes of charm and elegance.

PROGRAM FOR THE ACCOMPANYING PERSON

DAY 1

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

WELCOME COCKTAIL - Sommet de la Place Ville Marie

Located in downtown Montreal, the observation deck at Sommet de la Place Ville Marie offers a stunning view of Montreal with a unique point of view on the principle emblems and cultural pillars of the city.

DAY 2

Thursday, September 13, 2018

9:30 A.M. – Cultural and architectural tour of Plateau Mount-Royal & Mile End


Duration : 3 h
Cost : $55 CA /person

• two public transit tickets with an accompanying person
• Professional guided tour
• Visit the Plateau Mont-Royal
• Tour of murals and this multi-colorful neighborhood
• Tasting at Bagel St-Viateur or Schwartz’s (Smoked Meat)

3 P.M. – Cultural tour of the Golden Square Mile and McGill neighborhoods


Duration : 2 h
Cost : $40  CA /person

• Accompanying person from the InterContinental Hotel
• Professional guided tour
• Visit of the architectural heritage
• Visit taking from the Quartier des Spectacles to the Golden Square Mile while passing through the campus of McGill University, located at the foot of Mount-Royal

Note: schedule is subject to modifications depending on a reserved minimum participation of 15 people.

DAY 3

Friday, September 14, 2018

10 A.M. – The flavors of Montreal! Visit the Jean-Talon Market


Duration : 2 h 30
Cost : $51  CA /person

• two public transit tickets with accompanying person
• Professional guided tour
• Visit Montreal’s Ruelles Vertes (eco-friendly green spaces in the back alleys)
• Tasting of 4 local products
• Visit the Jean-Talon Market. Purchase of local and traditional products (maple products, honey, etc.).

3 P.M. – Historical Old Montreal


Duration : 1 h 30
Cost : $35  CA /person

• Accompanying person from the InterContinental Hotel
• Professional guided tour
• Entry to the Notre-Dame Basilica
• Visit the old financial quarter, St-Paul street, the architecture of the buildings, art galleries, industrial quarter…

CLOSING NIGHT EVENT - Ruelle des fortifications

Inaugurated in 1992, the World Trade Center Montreal is an office building occupying a whole quadrilateral of Old Montreal of which the old buildings were completely renovated and linked amongst themselves by a vast atrium. The Ruelle des Fortifications is welcoming, inundated with natural light from the glass ceiling. The whole place breaths of charm and elegance.

Note: schedule is subject to modifications depending on a reserved minimum participation of 15 people.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION

Saturday, September 15, 2018

9 A.M. - Departure from Montreal

10:30 A.M. - Guided tour and tasting at Vignoble de l'Orpailleur (winery)

Included in the tour:

  • In the fields:
    • presentation of the winery and the winemakers
    • History of l’Orpailleur
    • explanations about growing the vines, trimming and ridging
    • tour of the field of the icewine grapes
    • tour of the wine presses and explanations about classic grapes and icewine grapes
  • Viewing room:
    • video about the year-round activities at the winery
  • 6 tastings and 4 hors-d’oeuvres

12:30 P.M. - Lunch at the Tire-Bouchon restaurant

3 P.M. - Visit at the Saint Benedict Abbey (50 minutes)

Included in the tour:

  • arrival and welcome in the main entrance
  • the cloister and depictions of monastery life
  • tastings of apple cider and cheese; the Boutique

6 P.M. - Return to Montreal

Drive through the country to admire the scenery and vast open spaces of the Province of Québec.

Note: schedule is subject to modifications depending on a reserved minimum participation of 40 people.

REGISTRATION FEE - $135 CA

orpailleur2