The social event will take place on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 19:30 at the Chalet Mont Royal. The Chalet, a French Beaux Arts structure was designed by Montreal architect Aristide Beaugrand-Champagne (1876-1950) and inaugurated in 1932. The walls of its spacious interior are decorated with pictures tracing the history of Montréal, including many painted by famous artists. The Kondiaronk scenic lookout in front of the chalet offers a striking view of the downtown area and the St. Lawrence River.
Transportation to and from the Chalet Mont Royal is arranged for all conference attendees by contracted buses. Buses will be departing from two locations, pick-up #1: Le St Martin Hotel, 980 Boulevard de Maisonneuve west between 17:00 and 18:30 and pick-up #2: Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, 1050 Sherbrooke street west. Your point of descent is Smith House, 1260 Remembrance Road after which you will walk 550 meters to the Chalet Mont Royal. Staff members will be on hand to direct you. The buses will be available to transport all attendees back to the two main conference hotels at the end of the evening.