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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get to Quebec City?
Several airlines serve Québec City directly. There are also several flights daily from across Canada, the United-States and major centers around the world to Montreal. Once in Montreal, the train and bus are easy and affordable ways to get to Quebec City: train, bus

What should I do when I arrive at the Conference?
Begin by checking in at the Registration Desk located at the top of the stairs in the lobby.

May I register or make purchases on site?
You may register for the conference, or add to your existing conference registration, on site at the conference Registration Desk. You may enroll in any open pre conference professional development workshop, but many will have filled before the conference. Tickets for the Monday evening dinner cruise will be available at the registration desk. Registration for the Tuesday guided tours will be available at the registration desk.

What about simultaneous translation?
All of the plenary sessions, the Case Competition, the Awards Luncheon and the CES Annual General Meeting will have simultaneous translation services. Receivers for English and French simultaneous interpretation are available in the registration desk. You will be asked to leave your driver's licence or credit card as a deposit that will be given back to you when your headset is returned.

What is included in my registration?
Standard conference registration includes admission to all of the sessions held on Monday, May 12 through to Wednesday, May 14 with the exception of the Monday night dinner cruise and the Tuesday night guided tours. Registration also includes the opening reception on Sunday.

May I register for only one or two days?
No. The registration fee is only available for the whole conference.

What is the difference between a workshop and a presentation?
Training and development workshops, also called pre conference workshops, are offered on Sunday May 11 and require a separate registration. They are practical sessions geared to developing the competencies of evaluators. Presentations include paper presentations, panels and posters. They are intended for sharing knowledge and experience in evaluation and constitute the core of the activities of the conference, from May 12 to May 14.

Are there other hotels close to the Château Frontenac?
Yes. The Hôtel Champlain (1-800-567-2106) is a ten-minute walk away and the Hôtel Clarendon is five minutes away (1-888-222-3304).


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