45th Annual Meeting

Conference Venue and Events

The 45th Annual Meeting, hosted by the University of Alberta, will be held in downtown Edmonton at:

Matrix Hotel
10640 100 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N8
(780) 429-2861

Please reserve your hotel room using this link to take advantage of the conference rates.

Wednesday Welcome & Registration On-site Registration begins Wednesday evening at Matrix Hotel along with a Welcome Reception (cash bar).

Academic Program Podium (oral) and Poster presentations will take place on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (morning session only). The conference Program will be available in early October.

Thursday Student Luncheon The conference includes a luncheon for students on Thursday, October 26, 2017. This event includes a light lunch, and a professional development discussion. The theme of this year's student luncheon is "International Experience", and aims to give trainees at all levels information and a chance to ask questions about grad programs, post-doctoral experiences, and job opportunities outside of Canada (primarily U.S. and Europe). Our speakers are Dr. Karyne Rabey(link is external)(UAlberta, formerly Midwestern U) and Dr. Andrea Waters-Rist(link is external) (WesternU, formerly Leiden University). The student luncheon is open to registered student attendees only. Please indicate regular or vegetarian meal preference with your registration.

Thursday Pub Night Join us for an informal social evening at CRAFT Beer Market(link is external), (10013 101A Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0C3) located 15 minutes' walk or one LRT stop from Matrix Hotel. This event is cash bar. Light snacks will be provided.

Friday Banquet The Annual CAPA Banquet is an event not to be missed! Please join us at Matrix Hotel for an evening of fine food and good company. Banquet fare will be served buffet style and includes a vegetarian entree.