The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada’s 39th Annual Conference

From May 23-26, 2012, Carleton University is hosting the 39th annual conference of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada. This important event will draw almost 100 people from all over the globe, uniting architectural historians, architects and heritage professionals to discuss their work. The conference represents the greatest concentration of academic expertise in architecture in the country.

Sessions will be held at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism. The Saturday night banquet will be held at a venue of unique architectural and historical interest: the Central Emergency Government Headquarters, better know as the Diefenbunker.

Renowned Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal will deliver the keynote on Wednesday evening. Cardinal is recognized nationally and internationally as an architect of unique and powerful vision. His many works include the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, and the First Nations University in Regina.

Registration is $350, $200 for students, or $165 for one day. To register, please visit Carleton students may attend for free, but must contact Peter Coffman, conference chair, to be added. Registration includes the Wednesday evening opening reception, and lunches on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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