should make their own arrangements directly with a hotel of their choice.
The following are suggested for their convenience to the meeting site.
The AMS is not responsible for rate changes or for the quality of the
accommodations. Rates quoted do not include sales tax of $2/night plus
15%. Reservations should be made as early as possible as Montréal
is a popular tourist destination in the spring. All rates quoted are in
Canadian dollars (at the time of this printing CDN$1= US$.63). Participants
should state that they are attending a meeting on campus in order to get
the best rate possible; rates are not guaranteed.
Royale Hotel, 5225 Cote-des-Neiges Street, Montréal (Québec),
H3T 1Y1; 514-0739-6391, 514-342-2512 (fax); $85/single or $89/double occupancy.
This all-suites hotel (some with kitchenettes) is within walking distance
to the meeting; indoor parking is $7/night. See http://www.terrasse-royale.com/.
are within a 20- to 30-minute ride by metro. The metro/bus fare is CDN$2.25.
Hotel (Comfort Inn and Suites), 2170 Lincoln Street, Montréal
(Québec), H3H 2N5; 800-678-6323, 514-935-9224, 514-935-5049 (fax);
rates from $89 to $105/single or double. Suites have kitchens, located
downtown, indoor pool, indoor parking is $12/night. See http://www.pagemontreal.qc.ca/cgi-bin/meg/cherche.cgi?hotels,Le_Richebourg_de_Montreal,*hotels
Casa Bella, 264 West Sherbrooke Street, Montréal (Québec)
H2X 1X9; 888-453-2777 (toll free), 514-849-2777, 514-849-3650 (fax). Rates
range from $48 to $90/single or double, some with shared bath. This small
hotel is located downtown. Complimentary continental breakfast is served,
and parking is free. See http://www.hotelcasabella.com/.
Versailles Park Plaza (Chateau Versailles), 1808 West Sherbrooke Street,
Montréal (Québec), H3H 1E5; 514-933-3611, 514-933-7102 (fax),
888-933-8111 (toll-free in Canada and the U.S.); $110/single or double;
room service available, located downtown. See http://www.srs-worldhotels.com/canada/montreal/hotel_yulcha.html.
Montréal Hote, 3625 du Parc Avenue, Montréal (Québec),
H2X 3P8 514-288-6666, 514-288-2469 (fax), 800-363-0735; $130/single or
double; large hotel with lounge and restaurant, located downtown; accessible
from campus by bus #129. See http://www.renaissancehotels.com/.
establishments are located near the campus and within walking distance
of the meeting site. A list of restaurants will be available at the registration
desk. The university cafeteria will be open all day Friday, May 3, from
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, May
4 and 5.
information please consult the website maintained by the Centre de Recherches
Mathématiques (CRM) of the Université de Montréal
the Université de Montréal website at
http://www.umontreal.ca, and the Montréal Official Tourist
Information website at http://www.tourism-montreal.org.
Sale: Examine the newest titles from AMS! Most books will be available
at a special 50% discount offered only at meetings. Complimentary coffee
will be served courtesy of AMS membership Services.
Activity: An acquisitions editor from the AMS book program will be
present to speak with prospective authors. If you have a book project
that you would like to discuss with the AMS, please stop by the book exhibit.
It is difficult
to park on the streets surrounding the campus. For $9 on Friday and $7
on Saturday (it's free on Sunday), you may use campus parking lots.
and Meeting Information
of the registration desk and sessions will be announced in the next issue
(or watch /amsmtgs/sectional.html
for up-to-the-minute information). Registration will take place on site
only from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Friday and from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
US$40 or CDN$63 for AMS or CMS members; US$60 or CDN$94 for nonmembers;
and US$5 or CDN$8 for students/unemployed/emeritus, payable by cash, check
or credit card. Registration fees paid by credit card will be processed
in U.S. funds.
citizens, proof of citizenship (either a valid or expired passport with
a picture that accurately represents your appearance or an original birth
certificate or a certified copy with photo ID) is required. Driver's license
and/or voter registration card is not sufficient.
is served by one major airport (Dorval). The airport bus is the cheapest
way to get downtown (CDN$11.50 from Dorval). We suggest that you get off
at Terminus Berri.
Terminus Berri to the Université de Montréal campus, you
can take a taxi (about CDN$15) or you can take the Metro (subway) for
CDN$2.25 per ticket. You get on the Metro at the station Berri-UQAM, within
the bus terminus, in the direction of Henri-Bourassa (orange line). At
Jean-Talon, the sixth station from Berri-UQAM, you change to Snowdon (blue
line). Then you get off at Université de Montréal. Take
the moving ramp to the campus.
Special rates have been negotiated with Avis Rent A Car for the
period April 26 to May 12, 2002, beginning at CDN$33.99/day (about US$21.41)
for a subcompact car at the weekend rate. All rates include unlimited
free mileage; the weekend rates quoted are available from noon Thursday
until Monday at 11:59 p.m. Rates do not include state or local surcharges,
tax, optional coverages, or gas refueling charges. Renter must meet Avis'
age, driver, and credit requirements, and return to the same renting location.
Make reservations by calling 800-331-1600 or online at
http://www.avis.com/. Higher nonweekend and weekly rates are also
available. Please quote Avis Discount Number B159266 when making
Take the Decarie Expressway (Highway 15); exit at Chemin Queen Mary Road
and travel east. After crossing Decelles Street (one street east of Chemin
Cote-des-Neiges), enter the Université de Montréal campus.
It is difficult to park on the streets surrounding the campus. For the
price of $9 per day, you may use campus parking lots (not including special
in May averages between 43° and 61° F. See http://www.theweathernetwork.com/cities/can/montreal_QC.htm
further information, see page
maintained by Special Session organizers.