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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


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 September 23 at 7:30 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.

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.

All foreign participants require a visa. Please note that the wait period for the processing of your visa application may exceed 3 months, with any subsequent recourses extending that time. It’s your responsibility to contact the Canadian consular authorities to obtain your visa. Accordingly, we recommend that you undertake the visa application process once you have completed your registration for Forum Afrique Expansion 2020. The registration deadline for international participants is June 30, 2020.

You will receive a letter of invitation once your registration is complete. Check the box below the form when you register to obtain an invoice for the payment of your registration. We will also send you a confirmation letter containing the event code once your registration is completed. You may add these documents to those required by the Canadian Embassy of your area.

Please click on the links below to check how to apply for a visa:

IMPORTANT: The processing time of a visa application can be long. You must go to the embassy as soon as possible.

Check processing times to find out how long it takes for the embassy to process your request.

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