2017 MAS Conference and Annual General Meeting

Pinewood Lodge, Whiteshell Provincial Park
Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

The 2017 Manitoba Archaeological Society Conference and Annual General Meeting will be held at Pinewood Lodge, Whiteshell Provincial Park, September 22nd - 24th. This years conference will focus on archaeology of southeastern Manitoba. 

The conference will begin with a tour of the Bannock Point Petroform Site on Friday afternoon. Mr. Ron Bell, will provide a guided tour of this scared site. If you have never heard of, or been to this site, it is a must see! Those intrested in the tour, please meet at the Pinewood Lodge at 1pm. Note: There will be a $15 charge for non-members. 

Due to popularity, the Artifact Show & Tell and Aritfact Indentification Roadshow will once again take place. If you have a collection you'd like to share with other conference attendees bring it along! Or, if you have collected a few artifacts but would like help with identifications or more information bring those too. MAS members have a diverse range of experience and experitse and we love to share our knowledge with anyone who will listen! Artifact Show & Tell and Aritfact Indentification Roadshow will take place Saturday afternoon. 

CALL FOR SESSIONS, PAPERS AND POSTERS - We are currently accepting abstract submissions on any topic relevent to archaeology. Abstracts should be 150-200 words. Please submit via email to Brad Hyslop at vesselquest@sympatico.ca and the MAS at mbarch@mts.net. Note: Abstracts are due by August 31st. 

CONFERENCE VENUE - The conference will be held at the Pinewood Lodge, Whiteshell Provinical Park, Manitoba. Room rates (single or double) $139.99 / night (continental breakfast included). Guests can book directly with the lodge via the website or calling 1-204-348-7549. 

This year's conference will be held in the memory of Biron Ebell. Archaeologist, mentor and friend. 



2017 Conference Registration Fees


Saturday Banquet


Tour fee (non-members only)