Joint meeting of the Canadian and American Quaternary Associations
Crossing borders in the Quaternary
Conference Location: Carleton University
07-11 August 2018
Abstract submission and registration are now closed for the CANQUA/AMQUA 2018 conference but registration has re-opened. Click on the red box below for a PDF file of the conference schedule.
If you have any questions please emai:
Instructions for Presenters
Each oral presentation time slot is scheduled for 20 minutes. Ideally, this will include a 15 minute talk followed by 5 minutes for questions and switching between talks. Please name your presentation file as "LASTNAME_Session". The preferred format for presentations are powerpoint files. Please introduce yourself to your session chairs and load your presentation in the morning before your talk or during the lunch break for those speaking in the afternoon sessions.
Poster presentations must include paper title, author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s). The poster boards are horizontal with maximum dimensions of 45.75”/ 1.17m high and 94.75” / 2.40m wide. Push pins to attach the posters will be provided. Poster Sessions will be in the foyer outside the lecture rooms where the talks are held in Richcraft building (2nd floor).
There will be two poster sessions, one on August 8th and one on August 10th (see schedule). Unofficial viewing can take place all day however, we encourage poster presenters to be in front of their posters during the designated poster session.
Poster Iinstallation and removal:
Posters will be grouped by sessions. Your poster must be installed on your assigned board. A poster location map will be available to direct you to your spot and the boards will be appropriately marked. Poster presenters are responsible for mounting and removing their posters. Volunteers will be available to direct you to your allotted poster board, and to assist with mounting the poster, if necessary.
Poster Session 1:
Set up time: After 7 pm on August 7th
Official poster session August 8th 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Poster removal: August 8th 6:30 pm
Poster Session 2:
Set up time: After 6:30 pm on August 8th
Official poster session: August 10th 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Poster removal: August 10th 2:30 pm (to allow for Banquet set up).
Accommodations for the duration of the conference through Carleton University Residence Services can also be booked through the online registration form. Single Suite Residence accommodations in the Frontenac Building have been reserved for conference attendees. Single Suites consist of 2 single bedrooms with double beds with a shared washroom and meal preparation/dining area. Each suite includes a refrigerator and microwave. Breakfast from Aug 8-11 is also included in the cost of the room. Cost is $70/night per bedroom *4 nights and includes breakfasts = $280 +tax = $316.40 or for $632.80 you can pay for the entire suite (2 bedrooms and 2 breakfast per day).
The online registration form has 3 options to pay for the suite.
1) You can pay for the whole suite
(i.e. 2 bedrooms +2 breakfasts/day) Cost $632.80;
2) You can pay for half the suite
(1 bedroom + 1 breakfast/day) Cost $316.40; or
3) you can select that your suitemate is paying for the suite
No matter which choice you select please include the name
and affiliation of your suitemate so that we get the matches
right on our end.
There is also an option on the online registration form if you would like us to put you in contact with potential suite mates for the conference.
If you do not wish to stay in residence Ottawa also offers many great Hotel and AirBnB opportunities for accommodations.
Many great events have been organized for the conference including an optional pre-conference field trip and workshops, a mid-conference field trip, and an optional post-conference field trip. Read more about these events on the website below and register for them during your Online Registration process.
Both CANQUA and AMQUA will be presenting their major society awards during the banquet on Friday August 10th 2018. We congratulate the recipients of the following awards