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Detailed preliminary scientific program, 7 July 2018 version (PDF)

*please note that programme is subject to change

Program at a glance

Sunday 5 August

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

CAG Executive meetings

8:00 am - 5:00 pm IGU Executive meetings
8:00 am - 5:00 pm NCGE Board meetings
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Social Event for CAG-IGU-NCGE organisers

Monday 6 August

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Conference Check-in and Registration Open
9:00 am - 12:00 pm IGU Executive meetings
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibitor move in and installation
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm IGU-CAG Opening Ceremony (iGeo Medal Ceremony)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CAG Annual General Meeting
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm NCGE Awards Ceremony
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm IGU-CAG-NCGE Ice Breaker

Tuesday 7 August

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Conference Check-in and Registration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibition Hall Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Poster Sessions
9:00 am - 10:00 am Luminary Talk IGU - Maria Paradiso - Mediterranean Bassin Commission: sharing experience and knowledge
8:30 am - 10:00 am Sessions
10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Sessions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Luminary Talk - Sarah Bednarz - Geography's Secret Powers to Save the World
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch featuring regional cuisine (included in registration)
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm CAG Award Ceremony (during lunch)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Sessions
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm CAG Study Group Chairs Meeting
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Luminary Talk - Michel Allard - Nunavik, Land of Change
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Sessions
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm IGU Commission and Task Force chairs meeting with IGU Ex.
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Wiley-Mackenzie Plennary Lecture - Margo Greenwood, Sarah Hunt, Annie Ross - Dialogues on Land, Water and Communities

Wednesday 8 August

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Conference Check-in and Registration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibition Hall Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Poster Sessions
9:00 am - 10:00 am Luminary Talk IGU - Clare Brooks - The Power of Geography Education
8:30 am - 10:00 am Sessions
10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Sessions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Luminary Talk Regroupement des Géographes du Québec Jérôme Dupras - Urban futures: When geography embraces nature, arts and economy 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch featuring regional cuisine (included in registration)
12 pm - 7 pm Half Day Excursions
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Sessions
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CAG Department Chairs Meeting
3:30 pm - 4:30 Luminary Talk - Randy Widdis - On Globalization, Borders and Borderlands: A Historical Geographical Perspective
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Sessions
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm IGU National Committee chairs meeting with IGU Exec.
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Wiley Plennary Lecture - Shuaid Lwasa - Appreciating the geographies of heterogeneity and unity in Africa: a socio-ecological perspective 

Thursday 9 August

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Conference Check-in and Registration Open
8:00 am – 5 :00 pm Exhibition Hall Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Poster Sessions
9:00 am - 11:00 am CAG Executive Meeting
8:30 am - 10:00 am Sessions
10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm   Sessions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Wiley Luminary Talk - Michael Goodchild - Geography and GISCIENCE
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch featuring regional cuisine (included in registration)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Sessions
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Sessions
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Luminary Talk - Robert Vézina - Indigenous Languages in Quebec's Toponymy 
5:30 pm - 6 :40 pm Departure from QCCC for Banquet Aboard Louis-Joliette (cocktails for those who arrive aboard before 7:00 pm)
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm   Banquet Aboard Louis-Joliette (ship departs dock at 7:00 pm)
Meals, beverages, music, dancing and spectacular views of Quebec City from the St. Lawrence River.

Friday 10 August

8:00 am - 3:30 pm Conference Check-in and Registration Open
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Exhibition Hall Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 am Sessions
10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Closing Plennary Talk - Olav Slaymaker - In praise of the IGU: Reflections on Fifty Years of Geography and IGU-CAG Closing Ceremony
10:30 pm - 3:00 pm Exhibitor dismantle and move out

Saturday 11 August

8:30 am  Full and Multiple Day Post-Conference Field Excursions

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