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CAC Annual Conference and COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Due to the rapidly evolving circumstances around the spread of COVID-19, the Board of CAC has decided to cancel this year’s Conference & Workshops.

We have been working to reschedule our Conference for May 13-15, 2021 at the same venue, the Sheraton Hamilton.  More information regarding the program and workshops will be available in the coming weeks.

CAC will be providing automatic refunds for all registrations in the coming days.  Please note: CAC is waiving the standard $25 administration fee as outlined in the Conference Refund Policy.  Also, for those who have booked accommodation at the Sheraton Hamilton, please remember that it is your individual responsibility to cancel or postpone the reservation.  Please see your hotel confirmation for details.

For more information, please contact us at Thank you for your patience – stay well, and we hope to see you next year!

46th Annual CAC Conference and Workshops

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Sheraton Hamilton Hotel

May 5 – May 9, 2020

Come join us at our 46th Annual Conference in Hamilton, Ontario. The 3-day conference will run May 7 to May 9, 2020 at Sheraton Hamilton Hotel in the heart of downtown Hamilton. The conference will be held on the traditional territories of the Mississauga and Haudenosaunee nations, and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement. 

The City of Hamilton is nestled between the lush Niagara Escarpment and western end of Lake Ontario. The city is a major industrial hub for the country but is also home to more than 100 waterfalls and an extensive trail system that runs through the city. 

This year presentations and posters focus on all aspects of conservation relating to but not restricted to, artifacts, works of art, natural history specimens, archival materials, monuments, and conservation science. Papers with connections to the local and surrounding areas of Hamilton will also be included.

For more about Hamilton, visit the official Hamilton tourism site.

Questions? Please direct all questions about the conference to

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