2020 #gamesUR Summit Social Events
All conference tickets include an invitation to the #gamesUR conference social events. We invite you to come enjoy some drinks and snacks, while catching up with friends and making new friends.
Pre-Summit Social Event
2496 Notre-Dame St W, Montreal,
QC H3J 1N5, Canada
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
The pre-Summit social is a loosely organized gathering of user researchers the evening before the big event for everyone to catch up and meet new faces. This year we will meet on Wednesday night at the Burgundy Lion between 7 PM and 12 AM (Don’t stay out too late, you’ve got a big day tomorrow!). Those looking for a nice dinner beforehand won’t be disappointed in the nearby restaurants, such as Joe Beef, Vin Papillion, or Liverpool House. The Burgundy Lion also has great pub fare for those who want to stay put. Please note that this event is “a vos propre frais,” French for “at your own cost.” We’ll be on the second floor!
5020 St Ambroise St, Montreal,
QC H4C 2G1, Canada
Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
This year’s official #gamesUR social event, presented by Player Research, will be held at Riverside St-Henri, a cool venue just off the Lachine canal. Starting at 6 PM immediately after the conference on Thursday, you are invited to eat and drink in the indoor/outdoor space where we can cut loose, network, or continue to discuss the best content of the day. Limited transportation to the venue will be provided, but we ask that those with expense accounts please find their own way there (about a $15 cab ride from the Summit venue). A full mocktail menu will be available, and beverage tickets can be donated to charity rather than redeemed for a drink if you choose to do so.
This event is private for #gamesUR ticket holders, please wear your badge and present it at the door for entry.
Advanced Researchers Workshop Social
North Star Pinball
3908 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal,
QC H2W 1Y2, Canada
Date: Friday, May 15, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
The last social event (for those attending the Advanced Researchers Workshop, or who happen to be in town) will take place at Northstar Pinball on Friday night, a wonderful little pinball arcade with a good selection of games, and a GREAT selection of beers and cocktails. Please note that those looking for a proper meal should plan to go somewhere nearby (we recommend The Main next door for a Montreal smoked meat and a poutine, or Moishe’s for an amazing steak.) This event is open to the public and is a cash bar.
We recommend wearing your Summit or Advanced Researchers Workshop badge so others at the event can identify you as an attendee.