2012 MAS Fall Conference and Annual General Meeting - Beyond the Boundaries

Forest Inn & Conference Center, Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Friday, September 28, 2012 to Friday, September 30, 2016

We're going beyond the border! The Manitoba Archaeological Society is proud to announce that we are hosting this years conference on  September 28th – 30rd, 2012, in Sioux Lookout, Ontario.

We are currently accepting abstract submissions on any topic relevant to archaeology.  Abstracts should be 150-200 words. Please submit via e-mail to the conference chair (Brad Hyslop) at vesselquest@sympatico.ca or to the MAS office:  Box 1171, Winnipeg MB  RC3 2Y4.

The conference hotel is the Forest Inn, Sioux Lookout. Single room cost will be about $108+tax per night and for a double about $114+tax per night.

phone: 807.737.1330 or 1.800.649.9502 (toll free)                          email:          info@forestinn.net          
fax:       807.737.3612                                                                     website:        http://forestinn.net/

                                                  Early Bird Registration       Regular Registration      Late Registration
                                                  (on or before May 31)         (June 1 to August 31)    (September 1st on)
Members                                           $60.00                                    $70.00                      $75.00
Student member                               $45.00                                    $55.00                       $60.00
Nonmember                                      $80.00                                    $90.00                       $95.00
Nonmember Student                         $65.00                                    $75.00                       $80.00

You can pay and register for the conference using the PayPal using the forms below:

Conference Registration Fees (Early Bird)

Conference Highlights
Friday afternoon show & tell with the community
Friday evening wine & cheese
Gratis coffee breaks and Saturday lunch
Photo contest
Student Awards for best undergraduate & graduate presentations
Raffle Draws

The Saturday evening banquet will be at the conference hotel and we are pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Hamilton of Lakehead University will be giving the keynote address.  Dinner menu is: fresh dinner rolls with butter, garden salad with dressings, prime rib au jus, garlic mashed potato, specialty cake & whipped cream with tea & coffee. 

Tickets are $50.00 and only 50 are available!

Saturday Banquet

The MAS will be organizing van transportation to and from the conference from Winnipeg.  Cost is expected to be around $100/person.  Please let us know via e-mail at mbarch@mymts.net or phone at 204.942.7243 if you are interested in this option.

If you want to become a member of the Manitoba Archaeological Society or need to renew your membership, you can also join online as part of your conference registration. Please indicate if you are a new member or renewing your membership.
More information on membership with the Manitoba Archaeological Society can be found here.

Membership fees

DONATIONSDonations can also be made to the Manitoba Archaeological Society. You will be sent for an income tax receipt for any donations made over $10.00.

Visit the MAS website www.manitobaarchaeologicalsociety.ca for updated details OR check out our Facebook Group.  You may also contact the MAS office by e-mail, mbarch@mymts.net, by phone 204.942.7243 or by fax 204.942.3749.