The 33rd Symposium of the Collegium will be held in Montebello, Canada. Montebello is a municipality located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec, Canada, roughly on hour drive from the Canadian capital of Ottawa. The village is world-famous for the Château Montebello hotel, the largest log structure ever built. The hotel was the host of the 1983 NATO Nuclear Planning Group, and the 1981 G7 Economic Summit.
The currency used in Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CAD). There are ATMs widely available for cash withdrawal. Credit cards are also accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops.
The standard electrical voltage in Canada is 120 Volts and 60 Hertz.
The official language of the 33rd Symposium is English.
All Networking Events are included in the registration fee for both delegates and accompanying persons.
Thursday, 10 September 2020, 20:00 – 23:00
The Welcome Reception will be held at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello with refreshments and an assortment of hors d’oeuvres.
Networking Trip and Networking Dinner
Friday, 11 September 2020, 14:30 – 23:00
We will be holding a ticketed off-site networking event at the CIA Symposium. This opportunity will allow you time to share scientific information and experiences with the other attendees. You will be able to sign up for this event in the registration process.
Monday, 14 September 2020, 18:00 – 23:00
The Closing Dinner will be held at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello and will take place after the Poster Session that evening is finished, where we will induct the newest CIA members and honor the Travel Grant winners.
Registration Desk Hours
The registration desk will be open starting 10 September.
Thursday 10 September 16:00 - 20:00
Friday 11 September 07:00 - 14:30
Saturday 12 September 07:00 - 14:30, 16:30 - 19:00
Sunday 13 September 07:00 - 14:30, 16:30 - 19:00
Monday 14 September 07:00 - 14:30, 16:30 - 19:00
Tuesday 15 September 07:30 - 13:00
*schedule subject to change*
Montebello, Canada is in the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (GMT-4), which is four hours behind the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Travel Arrangements and Airport Transfers
The Ottawa International Airport (YOW) is the suggested airport for traveling to the meeting. For more information on options from the Ottawa International Airport please visit their website, https://yow.ca/en.
If you choose to fly into Montreal please use the Montreal Airport website to find more details on the transportation options, https://www.admtl.com/en/access/transports.
Tipping is not mandatory but generally expected. In most cases, a tip in the range of 15-20 percent is perfectly acceptable.
The 33rd Symposium of the Collegium will be held at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello.
The average temperature in September is between 68°F/20°C and 49°F/9°C.