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May 17
  • In-Person Event

NCSL Task Force on Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and Privacy Meeting: Québec City

  • Friday, May 17, 2024
    • In-Person Event
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Available for Legislators, Legislative Staff and NCSL Foundation Members Only

Join the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and Privacy for the spring meeting to review and discuss the pressing issues.

This meeting is made possible through the generous support of NCSL Foundation Members.

A draft agenda for the May meeting is coming soon. Here are some topics we will be covering!

  1. EcoBytes: Unveiling the Environmental Footprint of AI  
  2. Comparative AI Legislation Across the Border: What Can We Learn From Each Other?
  3. Internet Routing Security 
  4. State-Federal Update 
  5. Cybersecurity Workforce and Apprenticeship Opportunities for States 
  6. Foundation Member Snapshots 
  7. Task Force Business Meeting


Book online here

Or call toll-free number: 1-800-363-4040 

A room rate of $299 CAD / $220 U.S. (plus 18% tax) per night has been reserved for our attendees.

If you need additional dates outside of the block (blocks dates: May 15-18), please contact the hotel.

Rooms are being held at the Le Capitole Hôtel located at 972 Saint-Jean Street, Québec, Canada G1R 1R5. The last day to receive this group rate is Wednesday, May 1.  Please note that Monday, May 20, is Victoria Day in Canada, and it is a three-day weekend for many locals. We anticipate that it will be difficult to secure a room after the hotel cutoff date. 

Rooms may sell out before this date so make your reservations today! 

Participants traveling from the U.S. may use either the Québec City Airport (YQB) or Montreal Airport (YUL) for their journey. A valid U.S. passport is required at the time of entry to Canada. 

Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) to Le Capitole Hôtel
(10 miles | 16 km) 

  • Taxi Service
    Driving from the Jean-Lesage Airport to Le Capitole Hôtel takes approximately 20 minutes. Taxi services are available from the airport at a flat rate of $41.40 (day price) and $47.60 (night price, between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.). 

Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) to Le Capitole Hôtel
(172 miles | 276 km) 

  • Train Service 
    Travelling by train from Montréal to Québec City with VIA Rail is another great way to travel. Seats are comfortable and Wi-Fi is available onboard. The trip takes about three and a half hours, departing from Montréal Central Station and arriving at Gare du Palais in downtown Québec City. Fares start at $30 one-way for economy class. 
  • Rental Car 
    The most popular, and fastest, driving route between Montréal and Québec City is highway 20. The journey, depending on traffic, can take about three hours. 
  • Bus Service 
    Travelling with Orléans Express bus lines between Montréal and Québec City is the best way to travel between the two cities if you are on a budget. The buses are comfortable, with Wi-Fi and electric outlets onboard. The journey takes about three hours and tickets start at around $25 one-way. Buses leave downtown Montréal every hour, from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and arrive at Gare du Palais in downtown Québec City. 
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