MUNers, if you are interested in attending SOMA 2016, you'll find the Q&A bellow most useful. If you have any other questions, start the thread in the comment section bellow, or contact the organizers directly via website provided at the bottom.
1.When and where will SOMA 2016 conference happen?
SOMA will be on April 13-15th, 2016 at the University ofToronto’s St. George Campus.
2.How much is the conference fee for
The delegate fee is $110 (CAD), there is no school registration fee.
3.How many participants will there be at SOMA conference?
4.How long will the SOMA 2016 conference last?
It is a 3-day conference, beginning the night of Wednesday, April 13 with registration and opening ceremonies and ending the night of Friday, April 15 with closing ceremonies and a reception/dance.
5.Is accommodation included in the conference fee? If not, what are my accommodation options?
Accommodation is not included in the conference fee, but SOMA is partnered with the Hilton Double Tree Hotel to offer reduced rates to groups attending SOMA. The Hilton is located in the heart of downtown Toronto, about a 10-minute walk from the conference. There are many other hotels located nearby as well.
6.What committees will SOMA simulate?
SOMA Committees: Security Council, General Assembly: DISEC, European Union, United Nations Environment Programme, Economic and Social Council: General Summit, Human Rights Council, United Nations Children’s Fund, Bilingual Committee (French), World Health Organization, Latin and American and Caribbean Group, Crisis: The Second Punic War
7.To what airport should I fly to when coming to SOMA 2016?
Toronto Pearson International Airport
Billy Bishop airport (for local flights)
8.What does SOMA 2016 Schedule look like?
Wednesday, April 13
12:00PM -5:30PM Registration
12:00PM-5:30PM Tours of University of Toronto (Optional)
1:00-1:30PM, 4:00-4:30PM Delegate Procedural Training (Optional)
6:00-8:00PM Opening Ceremonies
Thursday, April 14
9:00AM-7:00PM Committee Sessions
Friday, April 24
9:00AM-3:30PM Committee Sessions
7:15PM-8:30PM Closing Ceremonies
8:30PM-12:00AM Reception and Dance
9.What are 3 MUST SEE places in Toronto?
Attractions: CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, Royal Ontario Museum
Shopping: Eaton Centre, Queen Street West shopping district, Kensington Market
Sports: Leafs (Hockey), Raptors (Basketball), Blue Jays (Baseball), Toronto FC (Soccer),
10.What is the local currency?
11.What is the application deadline for SOMA 2016?
December 10, 2015
12.How do I learn more about the conferences?
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