2010 HSS Annual Meeting


2010 HSS Annual Meeting
Montréal, Quebec 4-7 November 2010

The regular registration period has ended. Registrations will begin on-site on Thursday Nov. 4 at noon.

Registration Rates

Requests for refunds will be honored if received by October 10th. Requests made after this date will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

Please find an important note on audio/visual equipment at the meeting here.

HSS Business Meeting

The agenda for the 2010 HSS Business Meeting can be found here.

The minutes for the 2009 HSS Business Meeting can be found here.

Committee reports can be found here.

The treasurer’s report can be found here.

Travel Grants

Travel grant reimbursement forms can be found here. Please note that the forms and all accompanying documentation and receipts must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2010.

Book Exhibit

Book your table for the annual meeting, advertise books in the meeting program, or contribute a book to the Collective Book Exhibit.

Book Exhibit Brochure

Meeting Hotel and Montréal Information

The 2010 HSS Annual Meeting will be held in at the Hyatt Regency Montréal, 1255 Jeanne-Mance,
Montréal, Quebec, Canada H5B 1E5
Tel: +1 514 982 1234 Fax: +1 514 285 1243.

For online reservations, go here.

For phone reservations, call 1-888-421-1442 and provide CODE 1504728.

Please note that rooms set aside at the graduate student rate have all been booked.

For Overflow: We have made arrangements with the InterContinental Hotel for overflow rooms. You may go here for online reservations and use block code ATQ, or call 1-800-361-3600 and inform them that you are with the HSS/PSA meeting. The InterContinental is roughly a 10 minute walk from the Hyatt.

If you are looking for something a little simpler, still within walking distance, you might also consider the Holiday Inn Select Centre-Ville. The website is here.

For the hotel website and information on the surrounding area, maps, directions and hotel services, go here.

For information on the venues for the reception and banquet, go here.

U.S. citizens are reminded that passports are now required for travel to and from Canada. Please be prepared to show proof of citizenship.

Travelers from abroad who will have a flight stopover in the U.S. may require a transit visa. Please check with the U.S. embassy (list here) in your home country for information.

For Canadian customs information, go here.
For travel information and security restrictions for flights, go here.
For US State Department advice on travel to Canada go here.


Information on the 747 Bus to and from the airport

Travel Info Re: Laptops


Meeting Information... Information for presenters & session organizers

Proposal Selection Information

HSS Presentation Guidelines

Helpful hints on presenting a paper

Helpful hints for conference audiences and commentators

Helpful hints on chairing a session

Childcare Options

For informational purposes only; no endorsement is intended.

Kids Around Canada

Montreal Families

For information on a childcare cooperative, please click here.

Future History of Science Society Meetings

  • 3-6 November 2011 ( co-located meeting with SHOT and 4S)
    Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 10-13 July 2012 British-North American Conference (hosted by the HSS)
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 15-18 November 2012 (joint meeting with the PSA)
    San Diego, California
  • 21-24 November 2013 (100th anniversary of Isis)
    Boston, Massachusetts

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