2016 CASC-ACE Conference

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Calgary, AB, May 31st-June 3rd

This year promises to be a particularly exciting conference of participating researchers, educators, and developers from Canada, the United States, and beyond. Check out the Conference’s highlights and the Agenda-at-a-Glance.

This year, CASC is working in grateful co-operation with Association of Cooperative Educators to bring you the 2016 CASC-ACE conference, to be held May 31 – June 3 at the University of Calgary.

Our joint conference is part of the larger Congress for the Humanities and Social Sciences, a convergence of approximately 70 scholarly associations that attracts academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners.

(BEFORE YOU REGISTER, PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW. Then, register here at the website for the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Congress).

CASC-ACE Conference Fees

Congress Fee

(This is a general conference fee for all Congress conference attendees. These funds help cover general overhead for conference planning by the Federation)

$210 CAD – regular registration

$85 CAD – student, unwaged, or retiree

CASC-ACE fee

(These funds go to cover space, rooms and administration for the CASC-ACE portion of Congress).

$175 CAD – regular registration

$55 CAD – student, unwaged or retiree

Banquet fee

(CASC and ACE, along with the Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research, will be holding a joint banquet on the evening of Thursday, June 2. Fees help cover the banquet room and meal.)

$50 CAD

Tour fee

Mobile Learning Sessions, otherwise known as Co-op Tours, will be held all day on Thursday, June 2. Fees cover transportation and lunch. You can find more information about the tours HERE

$35 CAD

Example Fees

Example registration: As a REGULAR registrant and attending the conference, banquet and tour, your total registration fee will be:

$210 Congress fee

$175 CASC-ACE fee

$50 Banquet fee

$35 Tour fee

Total registration fee: $470 CAD

As a RETIRED/UNWAGED/STUDENT registrant and attending the conference, banquet and tour, your total registration fee will be:

$85 Congress fee

$55 CASC-ACE fee

$50 Banquet fee

$35 Tour fee

Total registration fee: $225 CAD

PLEASE NOTE, when registering, you will be looking to register for “92. Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation (CASC)” (ACE will not be listed as ACE is not a member of the Federation).

Accommodations

There are a number of housing options ranging in price around the University of Calgary, about which you can find info HERE.

Where We Will Be in Calgary

The majority of our sessions will be held in the Art Building (A). Two minutes away is our other homebase, Hotel Alma (B), which has a number of conference rooms. Our Awards Banquet (June 2 evening) will be held in MacEwan Hall (C) adjacent to Hotel Alma. We will venture off campus for the People, Power, Planet (PPP) Reception on June 1 at nearby St. David’s United Church (D), which is a 12 minute walk away, and for the Opening Reception on May 31 at the Triwood Community Association (E). Shuttles to the opening reception on Tuesday, and buses for Thursday’s tours will depart from Hotel Alma (B).