Frequently Asked Questions

APT Conference speakers will be presenting in their native language—French, English or Spanish. Headsets will be provided to listen to simultaneous interpretation into your preferred language.

Do I need a passport? 
If you are traveling from outside of Canada, including the United States, you need to have a valid passport. In addition to having a valid passport, visitors from certain countries also need a visit visa. For more information, visit the U.S. State Department or the Government of Canada website.

Registration

When will online registration begin?
Online registration now open! Click here to register.

What are the registration deadlines?
Early registration ends at midnight, August 29
Standard registration ends at midnight, September 26
Late registration begins after September 26

Who qualifies as a guest?
A guest is someone who accompanies you to enjoy the visit to Québec City, not to participate in Conference sessions nor earn continuing education hours.

What does a guest registrant get?
Admission to the Exhibit Gala, access to refreshment breaks, plus the opportunity to purchase tickets for special events and field sessions.

I’m a sponsor, how do I register?
Follow the registration link on the Conference website and use the registration code given to you by APT. This will guarantee that you are registered at the complimentary or discounted rate promised.

I’m a speaker/session chair, how do I register?
Follow the registration link on the Conference website and use the registration code given to you by APT. This will guarantee that you are registered at the discounted rate promised.

What if I have to cancel my registration?
If you cancel through September 26, APT will refund all but $25
If you cancel September 9- October 15, APT will refund all but $100
If you cancel after October 15, APT will refund only $100

May I transfer my registration to someone else in the event I cannot attend?
Yes. You can modify your registration online, including changing the name of the registrant, affiliation, etc. Retain your confirmation email for directions to make modifications.
 
Is there a group discount?
No group discount is available.

What meals are provided?
Your full Conference registration includes:
Monday—dinner at the Exhibit Gala
Tuesday—continental breakfast
Wednesday—continental breakfast

Full day field session and workshop attendee registrations include served continental breakfast and lunch on each day they meet.

Financial Assistance
Does APT offer scholarships to attend the Conference?
APT does not have scholarship funds for Conference attendance.

Arriving

How do I get from the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) to the hotel?
There is only taxi service from the airport and the fare will cost around $35.00.
For more transportation options, click here.

Housing
Where is the Conference?
Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
1 Rue des Carrières, Québec, QC G1R 4P5, Canada
Phone: 1 418-692-3861

Are there other Conference hotels in Québec City?
No. APT has booked exclusively with the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. Because APT is responsible for all the rooms we have booked, regardless if they sell, staying at the official conference hotel will help us keep costs down this year and in the future.

Continuing Education Hours

How do I apply for CEs?
Forms will be available onsite for AIA LUs, engineering PDHs and Canadian architect CEs.

Miscellaneous

Will you be providing a list of the conference attendees?
Yes. A list of pre-Conference registrants will be posted online prior to Conference and then updated post-Conference.

What is the dress code?
Business casual for meetings, casual for workshops, and the Banquet.

What can I expect in Québec?
Bring an umbrella, as it is likely to rain, and visit our page on Québec to find out more about visiting this beautiful city.

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