CANQUA-CGRG Biennial Meeting
August 18-22, 2013 in Edmonton, AB

August 11:  The final schedule is now posted online and will be reproduced (hard copy) in the Abstract volume.  Schedule Information

July 8:  The schedule is now online along with the detailed breakdown of individual talks and posters. 

May 31:  Abstract submission is  complete and the abstracts are in the hands of special session organizers.  We have just over 200 abstracts for the meeting and expect a very strong CANQUA-CGRG conference.   If you need a 'letter of acceptance' please request one from the session organizer or to myself ( and we will get one out to you.  By the end of June the program should be complete and will be posted to the website.  There are still a few spots left on field trips, so if you are interested please register very, very soon.  We will be completing the logistical plans for those trips shortly.

April 14: We have had requests from special session organizers to extend the deadline.  We have done so and extended the deadline for all abstracts.  Note student travel support deadline is still April 15.

March 28: We have updated most of the invited speakers who will start each of the special sessions.  Others are still tentative, but we will update as we have confirmation.  Link here

Special Session Invited Speakers Updated

Plenary Speakers Updated

MOCA Workshop: Updating the North American Ice Margin Chronology

Join us in Edmonton for the Canadian Quaternary Association biannual meeting August 18-22, 2013. The meeting will be held jointly with the Canadian Geomorphology Research Group.

Opening Reception: August 18 at Royal Alberta Museum

Pre-conference Trips

Pre-Conference Field Trip 1: August 17-18 Jasper and the Athabasca glacier Led by Nat Rutter (University of Alberta) and Dan Utting (Alberta Geological Survey)

Pre-Conference Field Trip 2: August 15-18 The glacial geomorphology of the palaeo-ice streams of southern Alberta.  Led by David Evans (Durham) and Mark Furze (Grant Macewan University)

Post Conference Trips

Post-Conference Field Trip 1: August 22-25, 2013 Stratigraphy and record of catastrophic drainage of Clearwater-Athabasca spillway and geoarchaeology of the Oilsands RegionLed by Duane Froese (Alberta), Robin Woywitka (U. Alberta and Archaeological Survey of Alberta) and Nigel Atkinson (Alberta Geological Survey)

Post-Conference Field Trip 2: August 23: East of Edmonton: Late Quaternary landscapes, palaeoenvironments, and human history

Leaders: Alwynne Beaudoin (Royal Alberta Museum), Heinz Pyszczyk (Archaeological Survey of Alberta), and Chris Jass (Royal Alberta Museum)