Annual Meeting Venue
The 2005 ESA-INTECOL scientific program sessions will be held at the Palais
des congrès de Montréal – a spacious modern convention center.
A variety of lodging accommodations from full-service hotels, economy hotels,
pensions and university residence housing will be available through the conference
Montréal is one of the world’s most international and captivating
locations with spacious parks, quaint historic districts, renowned cuisine,
ethnic and cultural diversity, exceptional shopping and a good infrastructure
of surface, air and rail transportation. Montréal and the surrounding
Québec landscape combine to make this an ESA-INTECOL meeting you will
definitely want to attend.
Montreal's climate varies between extremes. Summers are warm and humid with average daytime temperatures reaching 79 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius), whilst the winters are cold and snowy, averaging only 27 degrees Fahrenheit (-3 degrees Celsius) during the day. Gloves, hat and scarf are essential during the Montreal winter, whilst for the summer loose-fitting natural-fibre garments are perfect for daytime with the addition of a sweater or light jacket in the evening.