June  12 -13, 2018



The event will be held in the École Polytechnique de Montréal Pavillon Lassonde, tentatively room M-1010. Montréal is the largest city in the Canadian province of Québec and the second-largest city in Canada. It is the second largest, primarily French-speaking city in the world, after Paris. The official language of Montreal is French, as defined by the city’s charter, yet most of its citizen are bilingual and it is always possible to study, work, and enjoy Montréal in English.

How to reach the meeting

Room M-1010
1st – floor of Pavillon Lassonde (just in front of the entry)
Département de génie informatique et génie logiciel
Pavillon McKay-Lassonde
École Polytechnique de Montréal
2700, chemin de la Tour
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H3T 1J4
(Civic address)
Metro station Université de Montreal – Blue Line

See the picture:

Picture of Pavillon Lassonde

The red circle shows the Pavillon McKay-Lassonde on the UDM map of the campus:

Campus UDM

WIFI Connection

Polytechnique Montreal is part of the eduroam (education roaming) consortium; eduroam is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop.

If you are a faculty member, student or have access to eduroam, please make sure you activate your eduroam account at your institution , this will give to access to WIFI at Polytechnique Montreal and thus to PLOW.

Travel, Accommodation and VISAs

PLOW organizers do not provide any support for travel, accommodation and VISA. Some international visitors will need to get a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to visit Canada. To get the latest and official information on Canada visas and to see if you need a visa please visit:

see also Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) web site:

How to Get the TRV?

Information on visiting Canada:

Visiting Canada – Important information for visa exempt travellers (including US Citizens):

IMPORTANT: no invitation letter or VISA support letter will be provided by PLOW organizers . Should you need an accommodation you may consider the many hotel downtown Montreal (40 min by metro) or the University of Montreal studio accommodations located at a walking distance from Polytechique Montreal.