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Convention Registration

There are several rates which vary according to the excursions and activities chosen. Early Bird Basic Registration (available until May 15) is $290 and includes full participation in sessions and exhibits plus the opening reception, convention mallette, and dictée. A Full Registration Package of $405 also includes basic registration, the Welcome Luncheon, vin d’honneur, and one workshop.  Speaker Registration is $260.  The rate for Student, Emeritus, Honorary, or Life Members is $140. A one-day registration for either July 24 OR July 25 is also available for $225.

Click here to register for the convention.

We will livestream a selection of sessions on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26 for a registration rate of $70 per day or $130 for both days.   Check out our Sched app for the full program (available after all presenters have confirmed and schedule is set).

Click here to register for the livestream if you are unable to attend in person.

Friday, July 21 & Saturday, July 22

Optional shuttle from the Montréal airport (YUL) to Trois-Rivières (Hotel Delta). Cost $85/person each way. Shuttle will leave the airport at 16:00 p.m. and arrive in Trois-Rivières at the Hotel Delta approximately two (2) hours later. It is also possible to rent a car or take the Orléans Express bus (https://www.orleansexpress.com/en/bus-travel/montreal-centre-ville-quebec-centre-ville-bus/)

Saturday, July 22

Pre-convention excursion (all day) 

  • Pre-Convention Excursion at the University of Quebec, Trois-Rivières, organized by the UQTR Modern Languages faculty of the Department of Modern Languages and Translation. 

8h30 à 16h00 « Connaissez-vous le Québec? » : Atelier de 5 heures  

2 hr Workshop : « Québécois Stories and Legends » with a Québécois storyteller/Contes et légendes québécoises, atelier de 2 heures avec un conteur québécois 

3-1hr Workshops : « À la découverte de la culture québécoise »

                                 « Intégrer la culture et la littérature québécoises en FLS »

                              « Quessé tu dis ? À la découverte d’expressions typiquement québécoises »

Includes Lunch and two coffee-breaks 

16h00 à 18h00 : Optional cultural activity

                       Followed by dinner at a microbrasserie (not included, at participant’s own expense)

Transportation will be provided to the campus and back to the hotel. Workshop participants will also receive a certificate of attendance/participation from the AATF.

Local French and FLE teachers as well as pre-service teachers will also be invited to participate in the workshop.

Workshop Fee: $150

Sunday, July 23

  • Opening Session (9:30-11:30 a.m.)
  • Welcome Luncheon (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
    Join us for the welcome luncheon where members can meet others from their region.   Buffet lunch with either a chicken or vegetarian entrée. Cost: $55 (pre-registration required; spouses and guests welcome)
  • Afternoon workshops (1-4 p.m.)
    Click here for descriptions.  Cost: $30 (Pre-registration required.)
  • Exhibit Opening Wine & Cheese Reception (4-7 p.m.)
    Attendees can get a first look at what our exhibitors have to offer.

Monday, July 24

  • Sessions – 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
  • Exhibits – 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Dictée  (4:15 p.m.)
    Participez à cette activité annuelle où les congressistes peuvent s’exercer à la dictée, cette épreuve bien française.
  • Walking Tour of Trois-Rivières (4-6 p.m.)  Cost: $20
  • Cabane à sucre Chez Dany – Enjoy a guided tour and a traditional Québécois meal at an authentic cabane à sucre, Chez Dany, on Monday, July 24. A vegetarian meal option is available and a non-alcoholic drink is included with the price, as is transportation to and from Chez Dany. Minimum of 20 participants ($89/person, but the price will be lower with 30 paid participants and the difference refunded).

Tuesday, July 25

  • Sessions – 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
  • Exhibits – 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Walking Tour of Trois-Rivières (4-6 p.m.)  Cost: $20
  • AATF Vin d’honneur  (4:30-6:30 p.m.)
    Join us for the AATF vin d’honneur where we will recognize award recipients for 2023.  Cost: $30 (pre-registration required; spouses and guests welcome, includes a glass of wine and appetizers)
  • Brasserie tour -Go out in style for the last night of the AATF convention (Tuesday, July 25)! Discover a Québécois micro-brewery with a visit to “Le Temps d’une Pinte” and the opportunity to taste 4 of their artisan brews, tout en français, and then stay for a three-course dinner that incorporates traditional Québécois cuisine as well as modern influences and local sourcing of ingredients. Your choice of a beverage (other than water) with your meal is not included. ($57/participant)

*It may not be possible to attend the walking tour, vin d’honneur, and brasserie tour all on Tuesday, July 25. If interested in all three, please select a Monday walking tour.

Wednesday, July 26

  • Sessions – 8:30a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Shuttle back to the Montréal Airport (YUL) at 13:30. Cost: $85 per person

Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27

  • Overnight Post-convention Excursion to Québec City
    le mercredi 26 juillet: 14:45 Rencontrez votre guide accompagnateur Prométour au Centre de Conférence.15:00 Prenez place à bord de votre autobus en direction de la Ville de QuébecRendez-vous à l’hôtel pour déposer vos bagages.Savourez un délicieux repas au Chez Jules, un charmant bistrot français situé au coeur de la Ville de Québec (ou similaire)Visite à pied de la Ville de Québec avec un guide local. Partagez les secrets du Vieux-Québec, découvrez le Parlement, le Château Frontenac et le Quartier Petit Champlain.Hébergement:Hôtel Château Laurier (ou similaire)
  • le jeudi 27 juillet:
    Profitez d’un petit-déjeuner à l’hôtel.

    Explorez le charmant Quartier Petit Champlain, le plus ancien quartier commerçant d’Amérique du Nord. Aujourd’hui, il met en valeur les talents des artisans locaux.

    Diner libre.
    13:00 Prenez place à bord de votre autobus en direction vers l’aéroport de Montreal. (pre-registration required; spouses and guests may be added on site, pending space available)
  • PRIX.
    $ 485 USD (twin/double)
    $ 685 USD (single)

Created: March 28, 2023

Last updated: March 29, 2023


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