Delegate Information

The 2019 Canadian Sociological Association Conference is fast approaching!

We hope you find the following information helpful.  Additional details will be posted once confirmed.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or require further information.

Before the Conference

  1. Ensure you comply with our membership requirement for all presenters, panelists, chairs and discussants
  2. Register as a Congress delegate with the Canadian Sociological Association Conference fee included
    • Conference participants are required to complete this step along with registration as a member of the Canadian Sociological Association by April 15
  3. Review the Conference Guidelines
  4. Confirm your travel and accommodation arrangements
  5. Review the Conference Program
  6. Consult the Congress map for session locations
    • Our Conference sessions are being held in different buildings around campus.  Break time between sessions is usually 30 minutes to enable delegates enough travel time.
  7. Communicate with your session organizer regarding individual presentation time and expectations for full papers or presentation summaries in advance of the Conference
  8. Purchase your ticket to the Annual Banquet and Award Ceremony (deadline May 1)
  9. Learn about the amenities available to delegates at the University of British Columbia
  10. Register for a pre-conference workshop if you are available on June 2 (registration fee and deadline apply)


Arriving at the University of British Columbia

  1. Check-in at the Congress Hub to receive your Delegate receipt, badge, and delegate guide
  • Location: The Nest’s Great Hall (Congress Map)
  • Times: June 1 to June 6  (7:30am – 5:00pm)

2.  Visit the Canadian Sociological Association Information Booth to receive your Conference Program, network with colleagues, and enjoy refreshments during break-times.

  • Location: ANGU 292 (CSA Conference Map)
  • Times: June 2 (5:00pm – 7:00pm); June 3 to June 6 (8:00am – 5:00pm)


During the Conference

  1. Regularly refer to the Canadian Sociological Association Conference Program for updates
  2. Join us for our special events
  3. Attend our Keynote events
  4. Check out Congress events open to all delegates
  5. Canadian Sociological Association members are encouraged to attend our Annual General Meeting