Two options are suggested by the organizing team of The Great Transition. In both cases, you have to book before April 3rd to make sure rooms are still available.

1st option: McGill New Residence Hall (Group discount)
3625 Parc Avenue

Single or double occupation : 124.00$/night + tax
Tripe occupation: 144.00$/night + tax
Quad occupation: 164.00$/night + tax
*To have access the group discout, you need to specify that you come for The Great Transition (Folio  #1067853)

To book:
Email: groups.residences@mcgill.ca
Phone: 514-398-6194
For more information: http://www.mcgill.ca/accommodations/summer/nrh

2nd option: The Royal Victoria College
3425 University Street

Single occupation: 45$/night + tax
Double occupation: 65$/night + tax

To book:
Email: groups.residences@mcgill.ca
Phone: 514-398-6194
For more information: http://www.mcgill.ca/accommodations/summer/rvc

No group discount available.
Activist housing will also be made available for panelists. More details to come.

Registration fee

Registration is 60$ for regular tickets, 25$ for those with low income. Register now to get the early bird special!  Visit the registration page


The conference will take place in downtown Montreal, at the Science Campus of Université du Québec à Montréal, in the SH Building (200, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal).

Book fair

A bookfair will be held all along the event. We will be welcoming a wide variety of publishers, including  Écosociété, Verso Books, Haymarket Books, and PM Press, and journals, such as Les Nouveaux cahiers du socialisme, Possibles, Relations, Jacobin and L’Esprit Libre). The fair will make accessible a vast array of of French and English books related to the conference’s theme. It will also be a permanent area to meet and network. The fair will take place in the Agora du Coeur des sciences de l’UQAM, two steps away from all the other activities.


Socio-cultural events will take place all along the week-end. Follow us on Facebook for the most recent updates!


A preliminary schedule of the whole event will be available soon. Stay tuned for more information!