Skip to main content

Technical visit at Montréal

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022 (all day)

Departure: Quebec City (7:00 am) or Montreal (9:30 am)

Price: $165 CAD

Inclusions: Transport, admission to sites, lunch (noon), lunchbox for the return trip

The technical visit on Sunday, June 12 is an industrial visit to various companies and organizations working in the field of entotechnology or entomology in the Quebec metropolis: Montreal. Delegates will be able to board the bus either from Quebec City (7:00 am) or Montreal (9:30 am). 

The first stop will be at La Centrale Agricole, a cooperative of urban agricultural producers unique in the world, which is home to TriCycle Inc., one of the largest producers of mealworms in Canada, that upcycles clean food residues from surrounding industries to feed its insects and uses frass as a fertilizer. Lunch will be served while delegates can taste various insect products and urban agriculture products. They will also have the chance to visit de different spaces.

The second stop will be at the Montreal Botanical Garden. There, they’ll visit the Montreal Insectarium, a world-renowned insect museum that is reopening its doors after 3 years of work for a brand new experience. The curious can also visit the Biodiversity Center of the Université de Montréal at the same location to discover the Robert-Ouelette entomological collection as well as the Marie-Victorin herbarium. 

Finally, lunch boxes containing a delicious menu including edible insects will be distributed to enhance the route to Quebec, allowing delegates to join the opening activities of the Congress. 

Register quickly for this special activity, the number of places available is limited. (minimum of 35 participants required, maximum 50 participants)

Note: If you are already registered for the Conference and wish to participate in this activity, please send us an email at ifw2022@conferium.com indicating that you wish to add the Technical Visit to Montreal to your registration. We will add it and send you a secure payment link (credit card). If the limit of participants is reached, those who have paid for the activity will have priority.