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NARSC 2022 Conference

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NARSC Update

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The 69th North American Meetings of RSAI 
Montreal, Quebec

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Our first live and in-person conference since 2019 is coming upon us. 

Be sure to register (using this LINK) and come meet new colleagues and reconnect with friends. 

The preliminary program is currently on the website, feel free to review and if you have any comments, please reach out to our program chair, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note, that as we continue to go Green, there will not be any printed programs at the conference. Feel free to print out the PDF before you arrive, or you may view on our new, mobile-ready website.

Starting October 1, 2022, all COVID-19 border requirements, including vaccination, mandatory use of ArriveCAN, and any testing and quarantine/isolation requirements will end for all travelers entering Canada whether by land, air or sea.

 

DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal

Be sure and reserve your hotel room at a special rate of C$229 (plus taxes).

Use this link to get our special rate: RESERVATION

The special rate ends on October 15, 2022, so reserve now!

 

Getting to the Hotel

Flying: Montréal’s airport, Trudeau International (YUL), is the international airport serving the city, with international flights arriving from across the globe. Air Canada is the major domestic career, but the airport is served by multiple international airlines. It is located approximately 20 km (12 miles) from the
downtown.

To travel to the hotel from the airport, there are a number of options, including bus services. The 747 bus serves downtown, with a travel time of 45-70 minutes, dependent on traffic. On arrival downtown, exit the bus at the René-Lévesque / Jeanne-Mance stop. It is approximately a 2-minute walk (130m)
from the stop to the hotel. The bus terminates at the corner of Berri and Sainte-Catherine - Berri-UQAM station, which is a few blocks from the hotel. Cost is C$11 and the ticket can be purchased in the terminal before boarding or on-board with exact change (coins only).

Taxis are available at the arrivals level near the central exit. Fixed fair to the downtown is C$41, and fare by meter to destinations outside of the downtown. Uber is also available at the airport (door 7).

Driving to Montréal: Self Park is available at the hotel for C$22/night. Valet Park is C$32/night.

Train: For travelers within Canada, VIA Rail serves downtown Montréal’s Central Station with multiple daily trips from points east or west. Travel time from Toronto Union to Montréal Central is approximately 5 hours. Amtrak’s Adirondack train also serves Montréal from New York and Albany daily.

Once at Central Station, the hotel is an approximately 11-minute walk (850 m) or a short cab ride away. Public transit is also an option but includes approximately 5 minutes of walking time.

 

Nurturing New Talent 2023

The RSAI aims to continue promoting the development of Regional Science by nurturing new talent in 2023. The council has therefore pledged resources to co-finance workshops and summer institutes intended to provide substantive training to pre-doctoral researchers, including the presentation of their work and receiving feedback from senior scholars and their peers. It is expected that the selected workshops and institutes will have considerable international geographical coverage.

Organizers of workshops and summer schools fulfilling the above aims are encouraged to submit a two-page case for support, within October 9, 2022 to the RSAI secretariat (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Individuals are encouraged to consult with their national and supranational sections to allow better coordination among different initiatives.

All applications will be reviewed by the Committee and will have to be formally approved by the RSAI Council. Their decision will be final.

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