• de Grandpré Communications Centre
    seating capacity is 76.
    (The Centre can accommodate wheelchairs)

  • Including the Bell Room - Raising the wall increases the centre's capacity to 85 (reservation required).

  • Helen Penfield Atrium is available for small receptions, displays, meeting registrations, etc. (reservation required).

de Grandpre Communications Centre

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Main Feature
Built-in video conferencing system

Installed AV Equipment
2 - Rear projection screens
2 - Data (computer) projectors
1 - AV control panel built in the lectern (used to operate installed AV equipment)
1 - DVD player built in the lectern
1 - Desktop computer with wireless mouse & keyboard built in the lectern
1 - Lectern microphone
1 - Wireless AV control panel (used only in special cases)
1 - Wireless lapel microphone
1 - Wireless hand microphone
33 - Audience microphones
33 - Audience computer interface VGA cable, network & AC outlets
1 - Video conferencing unit (reservations for support required - see "Video Conferencing" for details)
2 - Helen Penfield Atrium plasma screens

Note: The lectern has an interface for a Laptop computer for projection and sound.

Room Rental Fees 
(No charge for MNI, MNH and McGill staff)

  $125.00 (Canadian) per hour.
Full day (7 hours) fixed rate: $750.00 CDN

AV Equipment Rental 
(No charge for MNI Research and MNH Only)

Facilties AV equipment: $55.00 CDN per hour
Video Conference system:
$75.00 CDN per hour AV equipment included
Set-up fee:
 $35.00 CDN

Technical Support: For our support costs, click on the AV Support Rates tab at the left of the page.

Reservations are required to use
this facility and the AV equipment.