ACS Events

The ACS organises several events every year related to either history or immigration/diversity. Foremost among these events is our annual national conference on the teaching of history which usually takes place in October/November. This unique conference is organised each year with a local teachers’ association and is a gathering place for anyone working directly or indirectly in the teaching or disseminating of Canadian history: front line educators, authors, researchers, academics, students, policymakers, journalists, archivists, librarians, etc. Another key ACS event is the Metropolis conference, the organisation of which we have taken over in 2012. An immensely relevant conference for anyone working in the fields of diversity, immigration, integration and settlement, Metropolis gathers over 800 people every year in March to discuss key issues in these fields. Visit this page often to get timely information on these events, and on a series of other events we organise throughout the year.

In Progress and Upcoming

Event Name Category Date Location
Immigration, Ethnicity and Diversity in 150 Years of Canada Looking Back, Going ForwardOther ACS events2015-10-23 to 2015-10-24Hilton Lac Leamy, Ottawa?Gatineau, Ontario
The Association for Canadian Studies in collaboration with l'Association québécoise pour l'enseignement en univers social (AQEUS). National conference on the teaching of Canadian History, October 22-23, 2015 at the Hilton Lac Leamy hotel and Conference Centre, Gatineau, QuebecBiennial Conference on Teaching of History2015-10-22 to 2015-10-23National conference on the teaching of Canadian History

Past Events

Event Name Category Date Location
PRESS RELEASE : METROPOLIS 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Broadening the conversation: policy and practice in immigration, settlement and diversityACS Annual Conference2015-03-26 to 2015-03-28Vancouver's Sheraton Wall
17th National Metropolis Conference: Broadening the Conversation: Policy and Practice in Immigration, Settlement and DiversityOther ACS events2015-03-26 to 2015-03-28Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, BC
Preforum: Kanishka Project SymposiumOther ACS events2015-03-25 to 2015-03-25Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre
(Re) making Confederation: (Re) Imagining CanadaBiennial Conference on Teaching of History2014-11-21 to 2014-11-22(Re) making Confederation: (Re) Imagining Canada
Towards 150: Identity, Belonging and History, a Quebec StudyOther ACS events2014-07-07 to 2014-07-07Ottawa
16th National Metropolis Conference Partnering for Success: Facilitating Integration and InclusionOther ACS events2014-03-13 to 2014-03-15Hilton Lac-Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec
Canadian francophonie and immigrant diversity: Challenges of a successful partnership: A day to reflect on francophone immigration Other ACS events2014-03-12 to
Metropolis Pre-conference workshop on Future Directions in Foreign Credential RecognitionOther ACS events2014-03-12 to 2014-03-12Hilton Lac-Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec
Identity, Security, Terrorism and CounterterrorismOther ACS events2013-11-27 to 2013-11-27Identity, Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Transforming Citizenship: Ethnicity, Transnationalism, and Belonging in CanadaOther ACS events2013-10-24 to 2013-10-26Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta
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