Practical information

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Translation headsets
Headsets are available at the entrance to the event hall. Simply leave a piece of ID, which will be returned to you when you bring back your headset.
A charge of $500 will apply if the receiver is lost or not returned. You must return your receiver at the end of each day so that it can be recharged.

Languages offered
English, French

Un service de navette reliant l’aéroport Trudeau et l’hôtel Sheraton sera offert tout au long du Forum Afrique Expansion
Pour bénéficier du service de navette vous devez avoir joint votre itinéraire de vol lors de votre inscription

Registration desk
Pick up your name tag and your participant’s manual as soon as you arrive, in order to avoid lineups. The registration desk opens October 1 at 2 p.m. You will need a piece of ID and proof of registration.
The registration desk will remain open for the duration of the Forum. Wearing your name tag is mandatory to gain access to all Forum activities.
Registration includes access to conference luncheons and networking cocktail receptions.
Stay connected: FREE WIFI
Don’t forget your laptop, tablet or smartphone! A free wifi connection inside the Sheraton Centre will be available for the duration of the event.

Volunteers
The organizing committee has mobilized over 50 volunteers for the event. They will support our staff in providing you the best possible service.

Travel costs for getting around in Montreal
Generally speaking, a 15-minute cab ride in Montreal will cost you about $25
to $35.
You can also get around by public transit. A ticket valid on the STM (Société de transport de Montréal) subway and bus network costs $3, 25.

VISA
All foreign participants require a visa. The application process can take up to 6 weeks. You must contact the nearest Canadian embassy as soon as possible.

You will receive a letter of invitation once your registration is complete. You may add this letter to the documents that you supply to the embassy when you file your request for a visa.