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2024 ACLA Conference Annual Meeting - March 14th - March 17th - Montreal

Annual Meeting

 

The ACLA's 2024 annual meeting will take place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montreal, March 14-17, 2024. To view maps of seminar and event locations, please click here for Palais rooms and click here for InterContinental Hotel rooms.

 


Visa Applications

The ACLA values the participation of presenters from around the world in our Annual Meeting. We understand that obtaining a visa is a crucial aspect of your participation, and we are committed to facilitating this process to the best of our abilities. However, the ACLA is unable to apply for visas on behalf of conference participants or provide individual guidance during the visa application process. 

Most individuals use the official acceptance notice they received on November 3 as their invitation letter for their visa application. This document serves as formal proof of your invitation to participate in the 2024 Annual Meeting. Participants can use Chief Administrative Officer Danielle Fanucchi as a contact on visa applications:

Danielle Fanucchi
(312) 379-9026
info@acla.org
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, QC H2Z 1M2, Canada

If you need information not provided here, please reach out to info@acla.org. While we are unable to directly assist in visa applications, we are here to provide the necessary information to make your application process as smooth as possible.


Transit & Site Information

Hotel Accommodations and Room Blocks:

Please click here to view more information on hotel accommodations.

Parking:

There are several parking lots on site and near the Palais des congrès, including:

Indoor Parking Palais des congrès

  • 1025 Rue Chenneville, accessible by Avenue Viger
  • $25 daily rate
  • 400 spots

Quartier international de Montréal Indoor Parking (operated by Indigo)

  • 249 Rue Saint-Antoine Ouest
  • $29 daily rate
  • 1,200 spots

If you plan to drive, you can find road conditions and additional information on the Quebec 511 website.

Taxis & Ridesharing:

Taxis are available throughout the downtown area, and can be requested online. Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft can be requested through mobile applications, and taxi sharing services are also available. Bicycle rental services are available, with docking stations next to the Palais. The address for the conference site is Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, QC H2Z 1M2, Canada.

Public Transportation:

The Société de transport de Montréal website provides schedules and route maps of trains and buses. The Palais is a few minutes’ walk from the Place-d’Armes stop on Line 2/Orange, with an entrance with elevator access available at Accès St-Urbain, 960, rue St-Urbain, H2Z 1K4. You can purchase 1-trip tickets and OPUS cards in the metro from fare vending machines or at the ticket booth from a station officer. Please note you must keep your proof of payment for the duration of your trip.

Transportation to/from the Palais des congrès and Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL):

The 747-O bus is a 10-minute walk from the conference site, and goes directly to the airport. You can pay bus fare with 1-trip tickets, OPUS cards, or with exact change on the bus. Current fare information is available here.

Accessibility:

All entrances to the Palais des congrès de Montréal are equipped with access ramps and automatic doors, and every room is equipped with listening systems for the hearing impaired. Reserved parking spaces for permit holders are available at the Viger parking lot, accessible by Rue Chenneville. Complimentary wheelchairs for use in the conference site can be reserved on the Palais website. Please see the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport website for information regarding airport accessibility.

A quiet room is available in room 447 from 8:00am - 5:45pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for any attendees needing a break from seminars and other events. We ask that you keep the quiet room quiet—if you need to have a conversation or meeting, please use one of the gathering spaces located around the foyers of the fifth floor of the Palais.

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the restrooms just outside of room 520C will be designated as all-gender restrooms and can be used by any attendee.


As a participant, you agree to:

  • Be current in ACLA membership and registered for the Annual Meeting by February 28, 2024.
  • Reply promptly to all requests for information from the seminar organizer and the ACLA Secretariat, including requests for a final program copy.
  • Attend all sessions of your seminar.
  • Notify the Secretariat immediately if you are unable to attend the conference.
  • Communicate all special requests to seminar organizer and the Secretariat to ensure that they are considered.
  • Add info@acla.org to your list of "safe senders" in your email account, ensuring that email communications will be delivered.

Updates

This page will be updated regularly with information about the 2024 Annual Meeting. Please check back on this page for updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact info@acla.org, or visit the following links: