Conference Venues & Accommodations

Last updated: March 11, 2024

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Conference scientific activities

Sherbrooke and Adrien-Pinard Pavillions | UQAM

The 2024 IBTN Conference will be held in downtown Montréal at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Conference activities will take place at the Sherbrooke and Adrien-Pinard Pavillions on UQAM’s main campus, located in the heart of Montréal’s festival district and the renowned Place-des-Arts performing arts centre.

Networking dinner

Les Soeurs Grises – Old Montreal, 32 McGill Street, H2Y 3W5 | Saturday, May 18

Three course meal, with drinks, and 10th anniversary festivities, including highlights and speeches, and the presentation of the IBTN Awards.

Les Soeurs Grises (the Grey Nuns) is an artisan microbrewery located in Old Montreal offering unique, savory traditional and more unorthodox beers, and local inspired cuisine, all in a chic and relaxed ambiance.

Tickets are $95 each and can be purchased for you and your guest(s) when you complete the payment step during your registration. Places are limited!


List of accommodation options in the area that you may find helpful. Please note that you are not restricted to this list and that these are merely suggestions (not endorsements). Attendees are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements and the IBTN conference team cannot assume any responsibility for your choice of accommodation.


Name Type Address Link Price Distance Comments
SENS hotel Hotel 1808 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1E5 IBTN IBE12S Preferential rates: $189, $209, $229 + tax; Promo code: IBE12S or IBTN Group 28 minute walk from UQAM Promo code available until April 12, 2024
La Citadelle – McGill University residence 410 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B3 $199 (student), $209 + tax 6 minute walk from UQAM Available Starting May 15
Carrefour Sherbrooke – McGill University residence 475 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 2L9 $149 (student), $169 + tax 8 minute walk from UQAM Available Starting May 15
Royal Victoria College – McGill University residence 3425 University Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 2A8 $79 (student), $89 + tax 9 minute walk from UQAM Available starting May 15; shared washroom
Campus1 Montreal University residence 420 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1B2 As from $169 + tax 7 minute walk from UQAM Available Starting  May 12
Presbyterian Residence University residence 3495 University Street, Montreal, QC, H3A 2A8 $65 + tax/night , $350 + tax/week 14 minute walk from UQAM Shared washroom


Venue and City Information

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Get to know Montréal

What to do in Downtown Montreal

Local points of interest just steps away from UQAM offer a diverse range of experiences, from cultural and artistic venues to historic neighborhoods and outdoor spaces:

  • Place-des-Arts: A major performing arts complex hosting concerts, plays, and exhibitions. It’s a cultural hub in the city.
  • Quartier des Spectacles: An entertainment district known for its festivals, outdoor events, and vibrant atmosphere.
  • Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal): Experience the historic charm of cobblestone streets, historic buildings, and a range of shops and restaurants.
  • Chinatown: Explore Montreal’s vibrant Chinatown, known for its diverse culinary scene and cultural elements.
  • Parc La Fontaine: A beautiful city park offering green spaces, walking paths, and a tranquil lake.
  • Complexe Desjardins: A large shopping and office complex with an indoor atrium, shops, and restaurants.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal): Explore contemporary art exhibitions and installations in this dynamic museum.
  • Sainte-Catherine Street: One of Montreal’s main shopping streets, lined with shops, boutiques, and cafes, providing a vibrant atmosphere.
  • Cathedral-Basilica of Mary, Queen of the World (Cathédrale Marie-Reine-du-Monde): A stunning cathedral modeled after St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal): This renowned museum features a vast collection of art spanning from antiquity to contemporary pieces.
  • Mount Royal (Mont Royal): Climb or take a leisurely stroll up Mount Royal for panoramic views of the city skyline from the iconic Mount Royal Park.
  • La Ronde: For amusement park enthusiasts, La Ronde, located on Île Sainte-Hélène, offers thrilling rides and attractions during the warmer months.