Transportation and accommodation
Official invitation letters can be provided to the participants on request.
Rooms include a small refrigerator, cable internet inside rooms and wifi in shared spaces, shared bathrooms and a small kitchen. Access to the Université de Montréal gym/pool nearby for 11$CAD per day.
Please note that there will be a penalty of 145$CAD for lost room keys.
From Montréal-Trudeau Airport (YUL) to Zum Residences
From the Montréal-Trudeau Airport, you can take the 747 bus line, which runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The fare is 11$CAD for unlimited travel throughout the STM bus and métro network and is valid for 24 consecutive hours. Fares can be purchased from the automated dispensers on the international arrivals level. The 11$ fare can also be paid in cash with exact change on board the bus. Only coins are accepted (no bank bills). For the return trip, you can purchase your fare in metro stations. For more information on the Montréal-Trudeau Airport you can visit the website www.admtl.com, and for information about bus/metro services in Montréal see www.stm.info.
Once in the 747 bus line, get off at the first stop, which is the Lionel-Groulx metro station (transit of about 20 minutes). You can then take the metro on the orange line towards the Côte-Vertu station and get off at the Snowdon metro station (4 stops). Fares for the metro can also be purchased from the automated dispensers inside the station if needed. You can then transfer onto the blue metro line towards the Saint-Michel station, and get off again at the Université-de-Montréal station (2 stops). Follow the directions towards the Louis-Colin exit. Once outside, make a left to walk towards the Édouard-Montpetit boulevard, then make a right to go East. Zum Residences is located at 2350 Édouard-Montpetit boulevard (a blue sign is visible from the street). Follow the signs written “Résidences”. For more information on Zum Residences see the website www.zumresidences.ca.
From Zum Residences to the MIL Campus
The conference will take place at the Faculty of Sciences (“MIL”) campus of the Université de Montréal. From the Zum Residences you can take the metro at the Édouard-Montpetit station near the residences towards the Saint-Michel station and get off at the Acadie station. Taking the Acadie exit, and turn right on Acadie boulevard. Crossing the Beaumont Avenue, continue straight ahead towards the campus, which is located at 1375 Thérèse-Lavoie-Roux avenue. The website of the Université de Montréal is www.umontreal.ca.
Alternately, you can walk from Zum Residences to the MIL campus (less than 30 minutes) by taking Edouard-Montpetit boulevard in the East direction, making a left on Stirling avenue, right on Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, left on Robert avenue, continuing on Chemin Deacon, then right on Van Horne avenue, and finally left on Wiseman avenue. Don’t worry, it looks a lot more complicated than it really is.
Link to the Google Map Transit.