1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montréal, QC H2Z 1H5
Palais des congrès de Montréal
Modern, sophisticated, and flexible, the Palais des congrès de Montréal is set up in a contemporary architecture featuring abundant natural light. All venues are fully accessible and equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology.
Easily accessible by public transit, bike, and on foot, the Palais is also directly and
famously linked to the city’s metro system and underground pedestrian network. Recipient of the AIPC Gold Quality Standards certification, the highest in the convention industry, the Palais des congrès de Montréal offers an ideal environment for an innovative and dynamic event such as the second International Congress on Personalized Health Care.
Montréal is an island in North America – geographically, linguistically, and culturally. The second largest francophone city in the world, it is a cosmopolitan, international city, and a UNESCO City of Design. Montréal has a strong sense of place and a rich artistic and cultural pride. The city offers an endless choice of restaurants, attractions, events and festivals.
Montréal is also a top international convention destination, the Number One city in North America for international association meetings, according to the preliminary 2015 ranking of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). International events taking place in Montréal have much to gain from the city’s reputation as a hot destination. A trip to Montréal is always unique, because each and every one can find fun and excitement in surroundings that are safe around the clock. Come and discover Montréal’s unique joie de vivre!
A HUB FOR DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONALIZED HEALTH CARE
The Life Sciences and Health Technologies sector (LSHT) is a leading knowledge-based industries in the Montreal region. Its economic contribution is significant, both in terms of jobs and economic wealth. The Montreal region is also among the North America's most active and most intensive areas in LSHT. This positioning of Montreal is part of a national effort to promote and develop personalized medicine. Canada and Quebec are also part of the world leaders in genomics. For the past five years, more than $ 450 million was invested in personalized health care research partnerships with the private sector, as well as by Canadian and Quebec governments.
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