Practical Info

The Fourth Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics, IMSD, will be held in Montréal, Canada.

Canada is located in North America and has a population of roughly 35 million. It has ten provinces and three territories, and it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area. Canada's common border with the United States forms the world's longest land border.

Montréal is a city in the Eastern Canadian province of Québec. It is the largest city in the province, the second-largest in Canada and the 9th-largest in North America. Current estimates place the population of Montreal's metropolitan area at 4.1 million. It is an important centre of commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, gaming, film and world affairs.


It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure that they have the documents to enter Canada. It may take several months to obtain these documents; please allow yourself sufficient time. For more details, please visit the Visitors to Canada page from the Canada Border Services Agency. Note that, starting March 15, 2016, certain European countries will require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to visit Canada.


Professor József Kövecses
McGill University
Montréal, Québec H3A 0C3, Canada

Professor John McPhee
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada