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Conference Events

Welcome Reception and Early Registration

Wednesday, November 8/2017

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: Senate Room, 7th floor of Hotel Alma, University of Calgary 

Register for the conference early and mingle with other presenters at the Welcome Reception. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided, alcohol available for purchase. 

Departmental Reception 

Thursday, November 9/2017

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: Earth Science Building ES 859, University of Calgary 

Meet your fellow participants and those who made the 50th Annual Chacmool Conference possible at the Departmental Reception. Food and drink provided, alcohol available for purchase. 

Chacmool Banquet

Saturday, November 11/2017

Time: 5:30 - 9:00 PM

Location: Alberta Room, MacEwan Student Centre, University of Calgary 

This is a ticketed event. Tickets are available for purchase  below and will be available for purchase during the conference provided they are not sold out. The cost is $60 for professionals and $45 for students. The dinner will be buffet-style with top culinary selections. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available.

With Keynote Address by Rosemary A. Joyce (University of California, Berkeley): Responsible Archaeology: Reflections on Practice in the Age of Chacmool

If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact kelsey.silvester@ucalgary.ca before November 6 to ensure these are considered.

Around Calgary 

Walking Tour of Calgary 

Calgary Greeters offers a free walking tour of Calgary! Tours are up to 2 hours with a maximum of 6 people per tour and can be catered to individual/group preferences. These tours showcase the culture, history, food, and environment of Calgary. Please visit the Calgary Greeters website to sign up or for more information!

Please note that Calgary weather can be either hot or cold in early November! Please remember to have attire for any conditions!