The CAIS/ACSI 2019 conference will be held June 3-June 5, 2019, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. It is part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Please return here to find further details on the program once it has been finalized.
We are pleased to announce that Derek Kwan, a filmmaker and actor with ties to the Vancouver Public Library’s Inspiration Lab, will be delivering the keynote at our 2019 conference.
About Derek Kwan:
Derek Kwan is a filmmaker and actor based out of Vancouver, Canada. With a passion for food and culture, his films showcase the human condition and provide a lens into a diverse Canadian experience not widely told through film. His documentaries have screened at film festivals worldwide. Notably, Taste of Identity (2015) was an Official Selection at the 19th Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival where it was also nominated for Best Canadian Short. The film went on to win Best Canadian Short and Best Documentary at the 2015 Canada Shorts Film Festival. Derek’s latest film Mẹ (2018), is a documentary short funded by Telus Storyhive and recently received the jury award for Best Short Documentary at the 2019 Seattle Asian American Film Festival. Many of Derek’s films and creative projects were made with the help of the resources available by the Vancouver Public Library and the VPL’s Inspiration Lab. Derek was featured in the VPL’s 2016 Annual Report and the VPL’s 2020 strategic plan to be recognized as a go-to venue for learning, creativity, and innovation in Vancouver.
Registration for CAIS/ACSI takes place through the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Visit the 2019 Congress site for information and to register. Early bird registration rates end March 31, 2019.
We’d like to invite all attendees to join us for our ticketed banquet at in Vancouver’s West End. If you are interested in joining us, please purchase your ticket during the registration process.
L'inscription au CAIS / ACSI s'effectue par le biais du Congrès des sciences humaines et sociales.
Visitez le site du congrès de 2019 pour obtenir de l'information et vous inscrire.
Travel information can be found on the Congress 2019 Travel page.
Information about Congress-affiliated accommodations can be found on the Congress 2019 Plan Your Trip Accommodations page.
Availability and pricing for child minding services and day camps can also be found through the Congress 2019 Child Care page.
Additional information, including local transportation, can be found through the Congress 2019 Plan Your Trip page.
Vous trouverez des informations pour le voyage ici: Planifiez votre voyage.
Vous trouverez des informations sur l’hébergement affilié au Congrès ici: Hébergement.
Des informations supplémentaires, y compris sur les transports locaux et les services de garde d'enfants, se trouvent ici: Services de garde.