2020 IEEE PES General Meeting

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 Venue

Palais des congrès de Montréal

1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

Montréal, QC H2Z 1H5, Canada

Phone: +1 514-871-8122

 

Accommodations

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at the following hotels for PES General Meeting Attendees.

In order to get the group rate at La Westin Montreal reservations must be made by 5:00pm Eastern Time on Thursday, 2 July 2020.

In order to get the group rate at the DoubleTree, Embassy Suites and InterContinental reservations must be made by 5:00pm Eastern Time on Thursday, 9 July 2020.

Once when room blocks are sold out, the hotels will offer rooms/rates based upon availability.

 

The hotels may require a one-night deposit in advance, by credit card, to guarantee a reservation. Please review the hotel's cancellation and refund policy when making your reservation.

 

DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal

1255 Jeanne-Mance St

Montreal, Quebec H5B 1E5, Canada

Phone: +1 514-285-1450

 
IEEE PES has negotiated a special group rate of CAD $258.00 per night for PES General Meeting attendees. This group rate is inclusive of service fees, but exclusive of taxes (currently at 19%).

 
To book your room online at the group rate please click here


If you prefer to book your reservation by phone, please call: +1-800-361-8234

Conference attendees must reference PES when making hotel reservations.

 
Distance from Palais des congrès de Montréal: 0.2 mile (500 meters)

Directions from the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal to the Palais des congrès de Montréal

 
Hotel offers self and valet parking.

Self- parking is CAD $22.00 per day (CAD $ 12.00 on weekend)

Valet parking is CAD $32.00 (plus tax)

 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Montreal

208 Saint-Antoine St W

Montreal, Quebec H2Y 0A6, Canada

Phone: +1 514-288-8886

 
IEEE PES has negotiated a special group rate of CAD $280.00 per night for PES General Meeting attendees. This group rate is inclusive of service fees, but exclusive of taxes (currently at 19%).

 
To book your room online at the group rate please click here

If you prefer to book your reservation by phone, please call:  +1 800-560-7782  

Conference attendees must reference July IEEE Conference when making hotel reservations.

Distance from Palais des congrès de Montréal: 0.1 mile (170 meters)

Directions from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Montreal to the Palais des congrès de Montréal


Hotel offers self-parking at CAD $26.96 per day. Valet parking is not available.   

 

InterContinental Montreal

360 Saint-Antoine St W

Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3X4, Canada

Phone: +1 514-987-9900

 
IEEE PES has negotiated a special group rate of CAD $269.00 per night for PES General Meeting attendees. This group rate is inclusive of service fees, but exclusive of City tax (currently at 3.5%), Federal tax (currently at 5%) and Provincial tax (currently at 9.975%)

 
To book your room online at the group rate please click here

If you prefer to book your reservation by phone, please call: +1 800-361-3600

Conference attendees must reference IEEE Power & Energy Society 2020 General Meeting when making hotel reservations.

Distance from Palais des congrès de Montréal: 269 feet (82 meters)

Directions from the InterContinental Montreal to the Palais des congrès de Montréal

Hotel offers self and valet parking.

Self- parking is CAD $25.00 per day (no in and out privileges)

Valet parking is CAD $37.00 and includes in and out privileges

 

Le Westin Montreal

270 Saint-Antoine St W

Montreal, Quebec H2Y 0A3

Phone: +1 514-380-3333

IEEE PES has negotiated a special group rate of CAD $259.00 per night for PES General Meeting attendees. This group rate is inclusive of service fees, but exclusive of taxes (currently at 18%).

To book your room online at the group rate please click here

If you prefer to book your reservation by phone, please call:  +1 866-837-4262 

Conference attendees must reference IEEE PES General Meeting when making hotel reservations.

Distance from Palais des congrès de Montréal: 341 feet (100 meters)

Directions from Le Westin Montreal to the Palais des congrès de Montréal


Hotel offers valet parking at CAD $36.00 daily


Local Airport

Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

Romeo-Vachon Blvd N

Dorval, Quebec H4Y 1H1, Canada

 

Directions to hotels from Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Directions to the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal

Directions to the Embassy Suites by Hilton Montreal

Directions to the InterContinental Montreal

Directions to Le Westin Montreal


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Travel Visa Information

Depending on where you live, you will need to meet certain entry requirements to visit Canada. Detailed information on travel to Canada, including visa information,

can be found on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada Web site. We recommend that you apply for your visa as early as possible.

Depending on your nationality, you may need to give your biometrics. You may check through this website.

The roll out of the biometric expansion is as follows:

Starting July 31, 2018 – applicants from Europe, Middle East and Africa

Starting December 31, 2018 – applicants from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas

This is a mandatory requirement and you must appear in person at a Visa Application Centre in order to provide your fingerprints and photograph. Find the Visa Application Centre closest to you.


Application Processing Times

Canada does not have a visa office in every country so it is important that delegates visit the website of the Canadian visa office responsible for processing their visa application. Information is available on the website on how to submit a visa application and the documentation required.

Processing times for visa applications vary depending on the visa office and the time of the year. Participants are encouraged to apply approximately 12 weeks in advance of their departure date to ensure they receive the visa in time.


ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization)

Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid visa. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.

For more information, please read here.

If you are a dual Canadian citizen used to traveling to or transiting through Canada by air with a non-Canadian passport, you are no longer able to do so as of November 10, 2016. You will need a valid Canadian passport to board your flight.

We encourage participants from countries that require a visa to apply as early as possible. Visa processing times vary by country. Please consult this website.


Official Letters of Invitation for Visa Purposes

Official letters of invitation for visa applications are available for download to REGISTERED and PAID participants only. These letters do not and cannot commit the Organizing Committee to any financial obligation.