Re-Create 2015 : INFO for delegates travelling to Montréal

Re-Create 2015 conference Montréal, 5-8 Novembre

Emerging Researchers’ symposium, 4 November

General Information for delegates travelling to Montreal


MAH Re-CREATE 2015 will take place from November 5 to 8.
The Emerging Researchers’ Symposium will take place on November 4. 

Activities will take place in two venues, which are in close proximity of each other, downtown Montreal.
Plenary presentations will take place at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Coeur des Sciences, Agora Hydro-Québec, 175, avenue du Président-Kennedy, Montréal

Campus maps

Concordia and UQAM Campus Maps

Chaufferie – UQAM Coeur des Sciences (CO)
175, avenue du Président-Kennedy
(Located in inner courtyard: behind UQAM’s PK Pavillon, 201 avenue du Président-Kennedy or UQAM’s Sherbrooke Pavillion (SH), 200, rue Sherbrooke Ouest)


UQAM, Agora Hydro-Québec, Coeur des Sciences (CO)
175, avenue du Président-Kennedy
UQAM, Pavillion des Sciences Biologiques (SB)
141 avenue du Président-Kennedy, room 4125 (4th floor)

November 5th (after 5 pm)
Concordia University, EV Building
1515 Ste-Catherine West

Keynote 1 : Joan Jonas
November 5, 8 pm
Concordia University, Hall building
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W., room H-110

Keynote 2 : Christine Van Assche
November 6, 11 am
Agora Hydro-Québec, Coeur des Sciences
175, avenue du Président-Kennedy

Keynote 3 : Skawennati
November 7, 11 am
Agora Hydro-Québec, Coeur des Sciences
175, avenue du Président-Kennedy

To walk from UQAM’s Coeur des sciences to Concordia’s EV Building takes approximately 20 to 25 minutes along De Maisonneuve Boulevard or Sherbrooke Street.

Taxi cabs are available by calling or by hailing on the side of the road.
Diamond Taxi 514-273-6331. Taxi Diamond App is available both for Android and iOS.
Taxi Co-op 514-725-9885

     Public transit
Both locations are located on the green metro line, just 3 stops apart. Coeur des Sciences is at Place-des-Arts metro stop (NOT Berri-UQAM stop). Concordia University is at the Guy-Concordia Metro. Tickets can be purchased using cash, credit or debit cards at the fare vending machine or a ticket booth attendant. They are valid for both metro and bus.


A one-way pass is $3.25 (trips are valid for 120 minutes after ticket is validated)
10 trips : 26.50$
Unlimited travel for 24 hours : 10$
Unlimited travel for three consecutive days : 18$
Unlimited weekend travel (between 6 p.m. on Friday and 5 a.m. on Monday) : 13$
The 24 bus runs East – West along Sherbrooke Street.
It stops in front of the Museum of Fine Arts, McCord Museum of Canadian History and just up the street from Concordia University – Hall building and EV building, and stops near to UQAM’s Coeur des sciences.

Ticket options include (regular fare) – For more info.

Montreal STM metro map

Montreal Metro Map (link)

FROM and TO the airport
The Montréal airport is the International Airport Pierre-Elliot Trudeau (YUL). The airport is situated approximately 20km from the venues of Re-Create 2015, which are located in downtown Montréal. Delegates are responsible to make all necessary arrangements to enter Canada. Ensure you have a valid passport at all times, and in some cases, a visa is necessary. For more information visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

     Public transport
The 747 bus line service runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, between the Montréal-Trudeau airport and the downtown terminal : Gare d’autocars de Montréal terminal (Berri-UQAM métro station). The fare is 10$ and offers unlimited travel throughout STM bus and métro networks during 24 consecutive hours.

A taxi from the airport to downtown is $40 fixed fare. CC are usually accepted. Ask your driver before starting your ride.

Weather in Montreal can vary daily and is usually between 0 and 10 degrees celsius in early November. It might rain but usually doesn’t snow until later in the month. Most people carry a jacket and layer their clothing in the Fall.

Both MAH venues are centrally located in downtown Montreal, with options for all budgets in close proximity.

MAH Re-Create 2015 suggests the Delta Hotel, situated 400m from the Coeur des Sciences, UQAM. Follow the link below to book your accommodation, at a rate exclusive to MAH delegates :


Meals are not offered at the conference venues. Throughout the event, coffee, tea as well as light snacks will be offered at the Chaufferie in the morning and afternoon. Finger-foods will be served at the Opening reception of November 5th.
Taxes will be added to your bill (15%) at local restaurants and cafés.
Tipping between 15 – 18% is excluded from the total.

Close to Coeur des Sciences:

Bistro Japonais Furusato (japanese bistro)
Price : $$12-20
2137 Rue De Bleury,
Telephone : +1 (514) 849-3438

Kantapia (Korean)
Price: $17-25
364 Rue Sherbrooke O, H3A 1B5
(514) 508-2585

Nyks Pub and Grill
Price : $17-30
1250 Rue De Bleury, H2X2A1
Telephone : (514) 866-1787

La Crêpe 2 Go
Snug spot whipping up crêpes for breakfast, lunch & dessert as well as smoothies, waffles & gelato.
2150 Rue de Bleury
(514) 987-6060

Bâton Rouge (American style grill/burgers/salads)
Price: $25 – 45
180 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, H5B 1B5
Telephone: 514-282-7444
Open from 11am to 11pm (midnight on weekends)

sandwichs, soups, salads, to stay or to go.
360 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O, H3A 0G6
(514) 600-3424

Buzzy indoor/outdoor hot spot pairing wine & cocktails with refined, eclectic cuisine
425 Rue Mayor, H3A 1N9
(514) 764-3588

Bistro Le Balmoral (French bistro)
Price: $20 – 30
305 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, H3A 1L4
Telephone: 514-288-5992
Open 11:30am – 9:30pm Tuesday to Friday, closed between 2pm and 5pm. Saturday 4:30pm – 9:30pm.

Bistro le Seingalt (French bistro)
Price: $20 – 45
1501 rue Jeanne Mance, H2X 1Z9
Telephone: 514-849-2119
Open 11:30am – 11pm Monday to Friday, closed between 2pm and 5pm. Saturday 5pm – 11pm.

Bistro Caffe E Cucina (Italian)
Price: $15 – 30
350 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, H3A 1B2
Telephone: 514-657-4307
Open 11am-11pm Monday to Friday. Saturday 10am – midnight. Sunday 10am-11pm.

Schwartz – World famous smoked meat sandwiches (expect lineup)
3895, Saint-Laurent Blvd
514 842-4813
20min walking distance from venue or Take bus 55 North on Saint-Laurent Blvd. to go to restaurant, take bus 55 South on Saint-Urbain to come back to venue


245 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest (corner of Jeanne-Mance)
(514) 543-9750

Blueprint Lounge
1438, rue de Bleury
T.: 514.284.3054

Wine Bar (evening only)
Ritzy, multispace wine bar offering many vintages, plus tastings & pairings with inspired bites
3424 Av du Parc, Montréal, QC H2X 2H5
(514) 288-7779

Many other restaurants in the area. Websites such as yelp.ca or urbanspoon.ca have ratings and reviews of local restaurants with descriptions and sometimes full menus.

See also:

Museum of Contemporary Art (Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal – MAC)
185 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, H2X 3X5 (Metro : Place des Arts)
Telephone: 514-847-6226

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1380 Rue Sherbrooke O, H3G 1J5 (Metro : Peel or Guy-Concordia)
Telephone: 514-285-2000

Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA)
* Your MAH Re-Create 2015 registration ticket grants you free entrance to the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA). There are regular 60-minute exhibition tours, from Wednesday to Sunday, at 2:00 pm in English and 3:30 pm in French.
1920 Rue Baile, H3H 2S6 (Metro : Guy-Concordia)
Telephone: 514-939-7026

Société des Arts Technologiques (SAT)
1201 boul St-Laurent, H2X 2S6 (Metro Saint-Laurent)
Telephone: 514-844-2033

Galerie de l’UQAM
1400 rue Berri, H2X 3S1 (Metro Berri-UQAM)
Telephone: 514-987-6150

Cinémathèque québécoise
335 boul de Maisonneuve Est, H2X 1K1 (Metro Berri-UQAM)
Telephone: 514-842-9673

Phi Centre
407 rue St-Pierre, H2Y 2M3 (Metro Square-Victoria)
Telephone: 514-225-0525

4001, rue Berri, local 301, H2L 4H2 (Metro Sherbrooke)
Telephone.: 514 844-3250

DHC/ART Fondation pour l’art contemporain
451 et 465 rue Saint-Jean, H2Y 2R5 (Metro Square-Victoria)
Telephone 514 849-3742

Eastern Bloc
7240 rue Clark, H2R 2Y3 (Metro De Castelnau)
Telephone 514.284-2106

Agence TOPO
5445 avenue de Gaspé, espace 608 et 107-B, H2T 3B2 (Metro Laurier)
Telephone 514 279-8676


Tourisme Montreal