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2017 CNEH Conference: People, Animals and Goods

Conference Date: Friday, 20 October 2017 - Sunday 22 October 2017

Location: N208, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario

Theme: People, Animals and Goods


Conference Highlights:

Keynote Speaker: Petra Moser, New York University

Mary MacKinnon Memorial Lecture: Ran Abramitzky, Stanford University

The conference programme will be available online and downloadable as a PDF.

Deadline for paper proposals: June 1, 2017

Venue Information

The conference location is the Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devinshire Place, University of Toronto.

The University of Toronto and Munk School are steps from the subway (St.George, Bedford entrance). If you have to drive, there are a number of parking lots on campus, e.g., 107 St.George St lot. See Parking.

Directions to the Munk School: Directions

Accommodation Information

Accommodation is available at the Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor Yorkville at a reduced conference rate starting at $184.99 (+ taxes) / night.
Reservations can be made directly with the Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor Yorkville, 1-877-859-5897. Please indicate it is for "CNEH Meeting 2017."

Registration Information

Deadline for Registration: 1 August 2017.
Note: Late registration at conference will be available, but we need to know number of participants for catering and reception/dinner planning.

All participants asked to register through online CNEH registration online form.

Please Click here and fill out the form.

A conference fee of $200.00 per delegate is required for the 2017 CNEH conference. Please fill out your personal information on the CNEH Web Form and then mail a cheque, payable to Queen's University, to: Gillian Hamilton, Department of Economics, University of Toronto, 150 St.George St., Toronto, M5S 3G7

  • The conference fee covers lunch on Friday and Saturday, dinner on Saturday, coffee breaks, room and facility rentals. It does not include dinner on Friday evening or breakfasts.
  • CNEH 2017 Conference Programme

    The conference programme will be available as a PDF download. It is also available online at the online programme page.

    Travel Information

    From Pearson International Airport

  • Taxi – The flat-rate fare is currently $53, plus the fuel surcharge.
  • Union Pearson Express (train) — Visit the UPX website.
  • From Billy Bishop Airport (Porter)

  • and then take the Subway from Union Station to St.George: Map
  • Dining Options

    There are many options for breakfast and dinner around the University of Toronto. A couple of helpful websites:

  • Yelp: Annex (neighbourhood) restaurants
  • Toronto Life restaurant reviews for Annex and University

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