Joint meeting of the Canadian and American Quaternary Associations

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Joint meeting of the Canadian and American Quaternary Associations

Carleton University (Canada)
07 Aug 2018 - 11 Mar 2018


Aug 7th - 11th, 2018


Carleton University, (Canada)



Registration and abstract submission are now open for the CANQUA/AMQUA 2018 conference. The conference registration fee includes all conference sessions, opening reception on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018; all lunches (August 8-10th); Mid-Conference field trip on Thursday August 9th, 2018; Banquet on Friday August 10th, 2018; and refreshment breaks. Registration will be done through the online payment form below using a Visa or MasterCard, there will be no onsite registration available.  All fees are quoted in Canadian dollars, and exclude HST (13%), which will be added on the subsequent payment page. Registration and Abstract Submission will close Monday May 7th 2018.

Registration fees:

Professional:  $525

Early Career:  $325   

If you are travelling to Ottawa with a guest it is possible to purchase additional Banquet ($65) and mid-conference field trip ($50) tickets through the online registration form. 

Abstract submission

You can submit 1 abstract through the online registration form as a word document (.doc or .docx). If you want to submit more than one abstract each additional abstract should be emailed to Please note, however, that in the interest in hearing a diversity of Quaternary research at the conference presenters may be limited to one oral or poster presentation in which case your abstract submitted through the online registration form will be given priority.



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

and breakfasts.


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. We are in the process of booking special conference rooms with the Ottawa Marriott Hotel and will provide more information shortly but of course feel free to explore the many options in the city.