The 25th International SST Users’ Symposium and GHRSST Science Team Meeting will take place in Montreal, Canada from June 10th to 14th. The event will be co-hosted by Environment and Climate Change Canada and Université du Québec à Montréal.

Registration for GHRSST25 Closes in


  • 15 May: deadline for the registration for the in-person part of the event and social event
  • 21 May: Deadline for providing presentations, posters and pre-recordings

Key Preparation Documents for GHRSST25

Below you will find key documents which you should read prior to attending GHRSST25!

Outline of the Symposium and Science Team Meeting

Monday: Reports of the agencies: DACs and GHRSST Data Producers updates and Reports of the task teams (1-4)

Tuesday: Science sessions and Poster session and icebreaker event

Wednesday: Science sessions (continuation) and Afternoon/evening: Social event and dinner

Thursday: Science Sessions (continuation)

Friday: GHRSST workshop, Reports of the task teams (5-8), Wrap up and CEOS SST-VC Meeting (on invitation only)

Logistical Information 

If you plan on attending the 25th International SST Users’ Symposium and GHRSST Science Team Meeting in-person in Montreal, Canada please read the following information on Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) and Visa Applications. 

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) and Visa applications

All in-person participants should apply for an eTA to fly to Canadian airports, except residents of the United States. The cost of the eTA is 7 $CA. The application eTA form and further information can be found at the following web site: 

Most applicants receive their eTA approval via an email within minutes. However, some requests may take several days to process if you are asked to submit supporting documents. It is recommended to apply for an eTA before you book your flight to Canada.

A Visa might be required by some attendees. For more information about the need for a Visa, please consult the following web site: The visa process may take some time. Therefore, it is recommended that in-person attendees apply as soon as possible. 

Venue and getting there

The meeting will take place at Agora du Coeur des sciences (CO-R500), pavillon Cœur des sciences 175, avenue du Président-Kennedy Montréal (Québec) H2X3P2.

The closes metro station is Place des Arts 

The Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau (YUL) international airport is located at 20 km from downtown Montreal, the meeting venue. The easiest way to travel from the airport to downtown is by taxi (~50 $CA ). 

There is a shuttle service (10 $CA) that runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from YUL to downtown (747 YUL Aéroport Montréal-Trudeau / Centre-ville shuttle | Société de transport de Montréal (, closest bus stop is René-Lévesque / Jeanne-Mance). 

Car rentals from all the major agencies are also available at the airport. 


The average maximum temperature is 24 C and minimum temperature is 13 C. The average monthly precipitation for June is 87 mm.

To download the ECCC Weather CAN app: 

Hotels close to the venue 

Please book your hotel as soon as possible because June is busy in Montreal: there are a lot of festivals, Formula1 Grand Prix right before our meeting (7 to 9 June 2024), etc.

Here are some hotels close to the venue:

Best Western Plus Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa 

Le Square Phillips Hotel And Suites


Boxotel Montreal

DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal

GHRSST25 Points of Contact

For general questions, please contact the following persons: