Registration for CAUCE 2018

Early bird registration will begin March 1 and ends April 9th. Below are registration fees (subject to change). Please review all fee categories and information below prior to registering.

Online registration is provided by Event Registration Services, University of Saskatchewan. If you are having technical difficulties completing your registration, please call 306-966-5539 or by email at

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CAUCE Member Non-member   *Graduate Student
Full conference – Early Bird $675 $825 $275
Full conference – Regular Rate $725 $875 $300
CAUCE Honorary Member $200  N/A N/A
Open to the Public – Attendance to Keynote Speakers only $50 $50 $50
Delegate Guest (for spouse/partner of delegate) $50 $50 N/A
Guest to East Coast Lobster Dinner Party $75  $75 N/A                       

Please see below for descriptions and details regarding fee categories above.

Please note HST will be added to the fees listed.

* This rate is for graduate students who are currently registered in a graduate program and not working full-time.

Payment Options: Visa and Mastercard

Confirmation and Cancellation Policy: Registration is not confirmed until payment is received. Payment for registration fees will be accepted through a secure server by credit card only. All credit card transactions will be processed in Canadian dollars and are subject to current exchange rates. You will receive both a receipt and a confirmation by email. If you wish to cancel your registration, a full refund less a $100 administration fee (+ HST) will be issued if you give notice by April 30, 2018, after which refunds will not be issued. The Keynote Speaker only, Delegate Guest and extra East Coast Lobster Dinner Party tickets are non-refundable.

Half-price discount: CAUCE 2018 is offering a half-price conference fee for every 5 conference registrations from the same member institution. If you qualify for a discounted registration, please contact the CAUCE Secretariat.

Not a member?

To see if your institution or organization is a CAUCE member, or to apply, visit the CAUCE web site.

Every Canadian university or college in good standing with Universities Canada is eligible for Institutional membership. In addition, CAUCE offers Affiliate (Organization, $270) and Professional (Individual, $130) memberships.

Full Conference Registration

Full conference registration fee includes:

  • Three Keynote Speaker Presentations
  • World Café
  • Communities of Practice Dialogues
  • Your choice of concurrent sessions
  • All coffee/networking breaks
  • Opening Reception on May 28
  • Breakfast on May 29, 30, 31
  • Awards Luncheon on May 29
  • East Coast Lobster Dinner (and transportation) on May 30
  • Hospitality Suite on May 29
  • Invitation to CAUCE 2019 on May 31

Delegate Guest Program

Please note that you may register a guest during the conference attendee registration process only. This fee category is not for full conference registration and is for a delegate guest only.

Our guest program provides an ideal opportunity for your guest to explore Halifax and still have the opportunity to attend social functions and our compelling keynote sessions with you. Your guest is invited to attend our Discover Halifax (Halifax 101 session) to learn about all the fun things to do while you are attending the conference. This option is for guests of full-conference registered attendees only. Dalhousie employees, volunteers, and presenters are not eligible to register under this category.

Delegate Guest conference registration fee includes:

  • Opening reception
  • Discover Halifax (Halifax 101) Session
  • Three Keynote speaker presentations
  • Hospitality suite on May 29
  • Invitation to CAUCE 2019 on May 31

The East Coast Lobster Dinner Party is not included in this fee and can be purchased seperately.

Open to the Public – Attendance to Keynote Speakers Only

This option is available to the local Halifax and surrounding community who may attend the two keynote speaker presentations and the bonus speaker only.

Keynote Speakers Only registration fee includes:

  • Three keynote presentations

East Coast Lobster Dinner Party

Sunset over Murphy’s Restaurant

A visit to the East Coast isn’t complete without a classic lobster dinner! Whether you’ve been to the city a thousand times, or it’s your first time in Halifax- a lobster dinner is a must-have! Join us at Murphy’s The Cable Wharf located right on the Halifax Waterfront for your very own lobster dinner. This restaurant sits right on top of the water, so you can dine on a delicious lobster with the sea breeze crossing though open windows!

Dinner service includes a tossed green salad to start, the main course- lobster served with potato salad and coleslaw. For dessert you’ll be served deep dish apple crisp with whipped cream and caramel sauce.

Vegetarians welcome– we will have the option of a vegetarian stir fry in lieu of a lobster.

Not a fan of seafood? Not a problem- you can choose our alternative main course which is a chicken breast with mashed potato and vegetables.

Local Nova Scotian Wine (both red and white) will be on the table for you to enjoy with your lobster. That’s on us- your other drinks can be purchased from a cash bar on site.

Stay for the party after your dinner we’re going to have a live East Coast band playing well into the night so get your dancing shoes on!

Program Information – Guidebook

We will use the Guidebook app exclusively for the conference program. Guidebook will give you plenty of ways to organize, plan and enjoy your time. The app will keep you up-to-date on events, speakers, and other key information and you will have all the information you need at your fingertips. You will also receive real-time notifications about any changes to times and locations.

To get the most out of CAUCE 2018, download the Guidebook App and don’t forget to check-in! Here is a quick end-user tutorial if you need some help.

Please note that we may be required to change, reschedule or cancel any speaker, session or social event with little or no notice.

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