Conference Announcement & Call for Papers

The Sixth Risk Management Conference
Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

March 3-6, 2016

Organized and sponsored by:
McGill University - Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre, Bank of Canada,
and the Global Risk Institute 



Fees, Travel and Accommodation


The conference will be held at the Fairmont Tremblant Hotel, see, situated at the foot of Mont Tremblant in Quebec's Laurentians. Tremblant is the premier winter resort in eastern North America. It is located a 2-hour drive by shuttle or rental car north of Montreal's Trudeau Airport. Air Canada and Porter Airlines have direct air service from Toronto to the local Mont Tremblant International Airport, see  For an overview of winter activities at Mont Tremblant see

A conference fee will be charged to cover expenses (C$500 for academics, C$750 for practitioners and C$200 for students) plus applicable taxes. The fee covers breakfasts and coffee breaks as well as a dinner reception on Friday. Presenters and discussants will be provided with free accommodation and a conference fee waiver but must cover their own travel. Conference participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses. Participants are eligible for discounted hotel rates arriving Thursday March 3rd and departing Sunday March 6th. Participants who are not presenting must contact the hotel directly to book a room.

To obtain the special conference accommodation rate at the Fairmont Tremblant Resort Hotel please call the Reservation Center Department at 1-877-277-3767 or the Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414  and use Block Code: MCGI0316_00.  You can also book on-line by clicking on the following: McGill University/Risk Management.  Please note space is limited.  Hotel Registration Deadline:  February 19, 2016

Please click to obtain the conference program and registration form.


Fairmont Tremblant Hotel :  3045 Chemin de la Chapelle, Mont Tremblant, Québec J8E 1E1

Information on Mont-Tremblant Shuttle Service  to/from Montreal-Trudeau Airport/Mont Tremblant (please book in advance):