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APSA is committed to making the conference accessible for all attendees.

ADA requirements are collected via the registration form. You can also email them to

Palais Accessibility
View Palais accessibility information>>

Request a complimentary wheelchair>>

All Gender Restrooms
All are welcome to use these restrooms. 

  • Palais de congrés de Montréal : Foyers 510 and 520 Restrooms (5th Floor)
  • Le Westin : 9th Floor Restrooms

Quiet Room
Salon 517 (fifth floor) at Le Westin, across the street from the Palais, is a quiet space available for attendees to get away from the noise of the conference. It is located on the fifth floor of the Palais. 

Child Care Reimbursement
APSA, with the support of Cambridge University Press, offers child care reimbursement.

Nursing Rooms

    • Palais Room 449 (fourth floor)
    • Le Westin 417 (fourth floor)

Infant Changing Stations
Locations will be available soon. 

Virtual Sessions
Captioning will be available.

Virtual Session Access from Onsite
Rooms have also been set aside for in-person attendees to participate in virtual panels from Montréal from their own personal device or laptop. These rooms will feature 6′ tables with chairs. Meeting spaces will have general conference wifi access. We recommend bringing your device/laptop, power cord, and headphones/headset. Locations are available from Thursday, September 15 through Sunday, September 18 during panel hours: 

  • Palais 327   (please note that this room is only accessible via stairs)
  • Palais 445 

For the Westin, you can pick up a keycard to access the virtual room (if you don’t have a Westin keycard already) at the Information Desk on the 8th Floor of the Westin.  The following rooms are all located in the front sleeping tower, which can be accessed by going to the elevator bank to the right of the hotel Front Desk. The rooms can be found by going to the floor list and then room 17 (example: 1217 = floor 12, room 17). These are to the left when you exit the elevator bank on the floor. 

  • Westin Salon 617  
  • Westin Salon 717
  • Westin Salon 1217
  • Westin Salon 1417
  • Westin Salon 1517
  • Westin Salon 1617
  • Westin Salon 1717
  • Westin Salon 1817
  • Westin Salon 1917
  • Westin Salon 2017

Many of the hotels in the APSA block  also offer complimentary wifi. 

First-Time Attendee Guide
View our first-time attendee guide