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Useful information

Coming from abroad

You will need to have the correct travel documents to travel to Canada. Please note that a new entry requirement is now in effect: foreigners who do not require a visa must obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to travel to or stopover in Canada. Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid Canadian visa. If you are unsure whether you need an eTA or a visitor visa, please click here. The organizing committee volunteers to help international participants obtain the travel documentation they need.


Invitation letters

Deadlines for obtaining the required official documents may vary, please consult the Government of Canada website for this purpose. We can provide you with an invitation letter once you have registered. Once payment has been received, send a request by email to and a letter will be sent to you by email over the next few days.


To provide a letter of invitation, the organizers must ensure your intention to participate in the conference if your travel request is granted. Individuals who require an official letter of invitation to obtain a visa and permission to participate in the symposium must first register for the symposium and then request a letter of invitation for a visa during the symposium process. 'registration.


The invitation letter does not constitute a financial obligation for the organizers. All costs related to the symposium are the sole responsibility of the participant. Please note that we cannot guarantee that you will obtain a visa. The decision to issue a visa is entirely at the discretion of the embassy or consulate. The conference organizers would not be able to change the government agency's decision if your request was denied.


It is important to plan your trip in advance and submit your visa application well in advance of the symposium date. We recommend that you apply for your visa as soon as possible.


Rooms have been reserved in the hotels below with preferential rates for symposium participants. Please enter the appropriate code below to benefit from the special rate and check their validity dates. After these dates, we cannot guarantee the validity of the special rate or the availability of rooms.


For any other type of accommodation, please go to the website Tourism Sept-Îles.

Château Arnaud

403 Av. Arnaud,

Sept-Îles (QC) G4R 3B3

Code : 26052024INREST

Online booking

Hôtel des Gouverneurs

666 Bd Laure,

Sept-Îles (QC) G4R 1X9

Code : 20240526INREST

Online booking

Hôtel Sept-Îles

451 Av. Arnaud,
Sept-Îles (QC) G4R 3B3

Code : TBA


Travel to Sept-Îles

By plane

Sept-Îles has an airport (YZV) which welcomes domestic flights from major Canadian cities, including Montreal, Quebec and Toronto. If you are arriving from abroad, you will need to make a change at one of these airports in order to take a domestic flight to Sept-Îles.

By road

Sept-Îles is located along Route 138, which runs almost the whole North Shore of Quebec to Natashquan, and passes through numerous communities that offer numerous accommodation options in case you wish to stop on the way to the Symposium.

Official transporter: PAL Airlines

15 % off for journeys from May 26 to May 31 mai with:

Montréal, Québec, Wabush, Goose Bay, St John's

Code : INREST2024

(active between February 20 and May 10)

Key locations of the Symposium

Centre des congrès de Sept-Îles

513, avenue Brochu

Sept-Îles (Québec) G4R 2X3

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