University of Québec at Montréal, UQAM
ESG, Ecole des Sciences de la Gestion
Address: 405 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est, Montréal, QC H2L 2C4, Canada.

The 21st IAMB 2016 Spring Conference will be held at the School of Management, ESG, University of Québec at Montréal, Montreal, Canada.

The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is a public French-language university of international influence. Its campus lies in the middle of one of the liveliest areas of Montreal, the Latin Quarter. UQAM offers more than 300 programs at three levels of study, namely,Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees.through its School of Management and through the university’s six faculties. UQAM’s School of Management (ESG-UQAM) offers its executive MBA program (EMBA), program in three languages in 12 countries.

UQAM pride itself for the quality of its education, the priority it gives to practical training, and the services it offers to foreign students. UQAM ranks among the top research universities in Canada, primarily in the social sciences, natural sciences, public health and creative arts. UQAM is known internationally. Of its approximately 43,000 students about 10 % are foreign students from 90 countries. Approximately 1100 professors, over 2300 teaching assitants and 2000 support staff are providing the education and the research core of the university.

The quality of UQAM programs and its research activities in social issues have contributed to establish its reputation. UQAM has also established a network of international partnerships that facilitates exchanges and joint activities abroad for its students and faculty members.

To visit the university web site click on University of Quebec at Montreal.

 Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD, $); 1 CAD = about 0.7 USD (1 USD = 1.4 CAD).
 Electricity:Voltage is 110-120 Volts, 60Hz. North America Grounded.
 Transportation: Primarily metro and bus but also Taxicab. See Ground Transportation at the bottom of the Hotels page.
 Weather: Spring weather. In mid-May the average temperature in Montreal is 16°C (60°F) and range from average 7°C (45°F) to 21°C (69°F).
There are 9-10 days of rain (average) in May totaling 175 mm (6.9 inch) of rain. For last minute weather visit the www.Weatherbase.com.About MontréalMontréal is the largest city in the province of Quebec and the second-largest in Canada. The Metropolitan area of Montreal has a population of 4.1 million of which less than 2 million are in the urban area.
French is the city’s official language and French is spoken at home by 57% of the population. Montreal is one of the most bilingual cities in Canada with 56% of the population able to speak both English and French. It is the second largest primarily French-speaking city in the world, after Paris.
Montreal is also the home of ice hockey team Montreal Canadiens which are the most successful club hockey team in North America with 24 Stanley Cup championships.
There are two places of notable mention:Old Montreal is a historic area southeast of downtown containing many attractions. Architecture and cobbled streets have been maintained or restored and are frequented by horse-drawn carriages carrying tourists. Old Montreal is about 5-6 city block from UQAM and accessible from the downtown core via the underground city, by bus and Metro. The riverside area adjacent to Old Montreal is now a recreational and historical area.Mount Royal Park is one of Montreal’s largest greenspaces. The park, most of which is wooded, has two belvederes, one of which has a semicircular plaza with a chalet, overlooking Downtown Montreal. The park has many attractions and two major cemeteries. The mountain has a 31.4 m-high (103 ft) cross, illuminated by fibre-optic light.

Here are some web sites for more information:
Wikipedia-Montreal, General information.
http://www.montreal.com/ All kind of topics.
Trip Advisor Travel Guide.
http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/ Tourism (options)

Technical and Audio-Visual Support

The School of Management at the University of Québec at Montréal has all the amenities required for holding our conference: spacious conference rooms equipped with a large projection screen, overhead LCD projection system and enough room to accommodate over 200 participants in a classroom setting. Bring your Power Point presentation on a flash drive (“data stick”). Technical support will be availabel throughout the day.