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This year, the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Days (JQRSR) are presented in the form of a joint conference, bringing together the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network (RSRQ) and the Noise Network

The congress will take place on November 8 and 9 at the crCHUM in Montreal

Impact of the AIR and SOUND environment on health in Quebec

The quality of the natural, industrial, urban and rural environment plays a key role in the concept of sustainable health. In this respect, the quality of the air and that of the sound environment are the first two environmental causes having the greatest impact on human health according to the WHO. Welcome to our conference on the impact of the AIR and SOUND environment on health in Quebec.

Dates and place

Face-to-face congress

Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 November 2023

At the CHUM Research Center, 900 Rue Guy-Frégault, Pavillon R, 5th floor, Montreal, QC, H2X 0A9


Overview and program

November 8

Joint RSRQ Day – Noise Network

1- Colloquium on air quality and sound environment: When the news shakes up our research agendas

2-Work by members of the QRHN and the Noise Network in relation to the impact of the AIR and noise environment on health in Quebec

3- Presentation of the students in connection with the impact of the AIR and sound environment on health in Quebec

4- Poster discussion session

November 9

Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network 

1-Presentation of the results of priority projects and teams funded by the QRHN

2-Oral presentations by QRHN students and the J2R student winner in France

3-Presentation of young researchers

4-General meeting and discussion concerning the future of the new AIRS Network in connection with the new vision of the FRQ-S

Student Presentation Competition

As in previous years, there will be a competition for the best student oral and poster presentations.

Oral presentations: On November 8, students from the QRHN and the Noise Network who have been selected for an oral presentation related to the theme of the conference will have the opportunity to present their work. Prizes, including an audience prize will be awarded for the best presentations.

Les présentations étudiantes pour le concours de présentations orales des étudiants du RSRQ se tiendront le 9 novembre.

Poster presentations: The poster presentations will be held on November 8 in the form of “discussion workshops” grouped around unifying themes to allow exchanges and discussions.


Specification of the format of the summary to be linked to the form of soumission

File type accepted: Word (.doc or .docx)
Title: Calibri 12 bold. The title must fit on 2 lines
Author(s): Family name, first name (in Calibri 12)
Affiliation: The numbers in exponent (x1,2) after the name refers to the affiliations that should include:

  1. Name of University Department, Research Centre and/or Hospital
  2. Name of the university
  3. City, province

Body text: In “Calibri 12” with the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Acknowledgements: Name of granting agencies (IRSC, FRQ-S, QRHN, RRSPQ, etc.)

If you have enough space, you can add a table as long as it fits on one page, in accordance with the specifications mentioned above.

See an example of an abstract

Deadline for abstract submission: October 9, 2023, 11:30 p.m.


There is no fee but registration is mandatory.

Registration deadline: 29 October 2023, 11:30 p.m.

Registration to conference


An open block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn by Hilton Montreal Downtown (985 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC, H2Z 1J4) at the following preferred rate: $209.00/night single or double occupancy

Phone to reserve: 1 (514) 370-7777

Mention that it is for the BLOC OPEN CHUM

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Les réservations doivent être faites avant le 20 octobre 2023


The QRHN has been committed for several years to reducing its carbon footprint for its events.

Follow this link to create a carpooling pool for this congress.

For any additional information, contact 

André Dagenais : 

Or visit the congress website: