Guest Tour & Industry Tours
Due to limited capacities, registrations for the tours will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and must be received by Friday, September 27. Onsite registrations will not be offered. To sign up for a guest tour, complete the paper form. To sign up for an Industry tour, complete the paper form or register online.
Monday, October 28th, 2013
Bonjour Montreal City Tour
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | US $65 per person, includes mini bus, and tour escort.
- St. Joseph’s Oratory is literally Montreal’s crowning glory.
- The winding cobbled streets and charming historic buildings of Old Montreal meld past and present together as the sounds of a vibrant modern city blend with the echoes of a proud history.
- Sainte-Hélène and Notre Dame Islands were the sites of the World’s Fair in 1967.
- Notre Dame Basilica’s regal exterior is matched by its awe-inspiring interior.
- The “Golden Square Mile’s” is where Montrealers live in high style.
- Mount Royal Park is the city’s favorite playground, offering nature at its most resplendent.
- The Latin Quarter is a hot spot for gastronomy, culture and festivals. This area is home to trendy restaurants, cafés, and clubs.
Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
Bernard Sequin Poirier – Enamel on Copper
9:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | US $105 per person, includes minibus, workshop of a 5″x5″ enamel on copper.
Poirier’s murals can be found at the administrative offices of the City of Limoges, in a Saudi Arabian palace and in the Cannes home of a prince! Being the son of a silversmith and of a painter-sculptor has its rewards! This workshop will give you the chance to explore creative methods in Bernard Séguin Poirier’s private gallery. Stop dreaming and do it! Now you can experiment using the artist’s techniques and create your own special piece of art. Under professional guidance, using enamel powders on copper you will make your own small plate or saucer. After finishing an individual pencil sketch on paper, you will proceed with the creation of the actual enamel on copper piece and then watch it firing before you take it home to show off to your friends and loved ones!
Terms and Conditions: Tours are under the guidance of Tourisme Montreal and MS&T. The listed tour descriptions are representative of the tour. MS&T reserves the right to alter the order in which sites are visited and provide equitable substitutions when necessary as well as cancel a tour if minimum number (of registrants) is not met or if an attraction becomes unavailable for reasons beyond the control of MS&T. Full refunds, minus $10 processing fee, will be offered on cancellations made before September 27, 2013. Cancellations of any tour must be in writing.
Thursday, October 31
McGill University Metals Processing Centre (MMPC)
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | US $60
Delegates will view the types of products and operations done by the McGill Metals Processing Centre (MMPC), the Centre de Métallurgie du Québec, and Centre de Transformation d’Aluminium, together with other research and industrial partners.
Thursday, October 31
National Research Council of Canada’s Aerospace Manufacturing
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | US $100
The Centre supports the Canadian aerospace industry with critical expertise in forming and joining of metallic products; fabrication and joining of composite structures; automation, robotics and intelligent manufacturing systems; and advanced material removal. NRC facilities in Boucherville, Québec are home to world-class polymer and metal processing research. Ground-breaking research activities include: nanofabrication, biomaterial development, advanced composites, process modeling and design software, powder metallurgy, spray coating research, surgical simulation and materials processing diagnostic equipment.