Media advisory - Invitation - Unveiling and tour of the Palais des congrès Urban Agriculture Lab - Photo and footage opportunity

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Palais des congrès de Montréal's president and ceo, Mr. Raymond Larivée, is inviting the media to a guided tour of the Palais des congrès de Montréal Urban Agriculture Lab. An interview session will follow.

Thanks to its Urban Agriculture Lab, the Palais des congrès de Montréal becomes the leading showcase in all of Québec dedicated to researching and promoting urban farming technologies and methods.

Also participating in the press conference: Magali Delcourt of Miel Montréal, Antoine Trottier of La ligne verte, Jim Gohier of Capital Catering and François Boissy of La Maison du Père.

To bo followed by

Unveiling of the VERTical Garden

Mr. Jean-Philippe Vermette, Research and cofounder of AU/LAB, an urban farming laboratory associated with the Institut des sciences de l'environnement de l'Université du Québec à Montréal, is inviting the media to discover the VERTical Garden, which will further contribute to the Palais' green rooftops while fostering experimentation with new vertical free-standing planting technology.

Friday September 30, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Palais des congrès de Montréal
301 Saint-Antoine West – Room 510D
Place-d'Armes metro station

RSVP required by September 28, 2016, 5 p.m., Amélie Asselin, 514 871-5897,

SOURCE Palais des congrès de Montréal

Image with caption: "The Palais des congrès de Montréal's Urban agriculture Lab will be unveiled on Septembre 30, 2016. (CNW Group/Palais des congrès de Montréal)". Image available at:

For further information: Amélie Asselin, 514 871-5897,

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