2017 MAS Conference and Annual General Meeting

Location: 
Pinewood Lodge, Whiteshell Provincial Park
Date: 
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)