The 2015 QCBS symposium is held at the Westin Hotel Montreal, located on 270 St. Antoine Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 0A3.

Getting around Montreal:

Montreal Transit: STM. The Westin Hotel Montreal is accessible from the station Place d’armes.

Various means of transportation are available to reach the Westin Hotel Montreal from different strategic locations in Montreal as well as elsewhere in Quebec and Ontario:

Montreal Central Station:

Located at 895, de la Gauchetière ouest, Montreal, H3B 4G1, the Central train station is located near a metro station and is also at a walking distance to the Westin Hotel:

Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport:

Located in Dorval, the airport is served by an express bus route available 24 hours on 24 (

Macdonald Campus in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue:

McGill University offers a shuttle service between the university’s downtown and Macdonald campuses from Monday to Friday and from 7:15am to 6:15pm:

  • McGill’s inter-campus shuttle:
    • Origin: Macdonald campus in Centennial Centre parking lot
    • Destination: downtown campus north side of Sherbrooke street, just west of the Roddick Gates

From the downtown campus:


Different travel options exist between Quebec and Montreal. Those shown below are rapid and affordable:


Train and bus services are also available to travel between Rimouski and Montreal:


Train and bus services are also available to travel between Ottawa and Montreal: