Food: Please note that most meals will not be provided. There will be morning and afternoon snacks between panels, appetizers and one free drink at the welcome reception, and the closing keynote brunch will be also be provided. Otherwise, breakfast is available at the respective hotels and there is a range of establishments on and off campus. Further information will be provided in the conference program upon your arrival.


Getting to campus: Please note that two of the conference hotels are a 20+ minute walk from campus. Free public transit passes will be provided to guests at these hotels upon their arrival at conference registration. We also offer an on-campus option.


Shinny: Stick and gear rental is available for shinny (you will be asked if you need them during the online registration process). You must bring your own skates.


The tentative schedule for the conference has been provided in the event that it assists you in your planning.

05July, 2018
1Registration 8:00AM - 4:00PMVVC Lounge
2Session 1Taylor McKee , Steven Szilagyi , Thomas Rorke (Cornwall) , Andrew Holman , Cory Kulczycki, Jon Edwards, and Luke Potwarka , Kimberley Tonietto and Craig Greenham , Kent Kaiser , Noah Underwood and Judy Davidson , Fred Mason , Stacy Lorenz and Geraint Osborne , Jeremy Milloy , Curtis Fogel 8:30AM - 9:45AMTBA
3Break (snacks and beverages provided) 9:45AM - 10:00AMVVC Lounge
4Kieran BlockKieran Block 10:00AM - 11:00AMTBA
5Dr. Vicky ParaschakDr. Vicky Paraschak 11:00 AM - 12:15 PMTBA
6Lunch 12:15 PM - 1:30 PMOn your own
7Session 2Vincent Huard-Pelletier and Jean LeMoyne , Shawn Eckford and Julie Stevens , John Valentine , Jean LeMoyne, Julien Glaude-Roy, Jeremy Duchesne-Gagné , Joel Jackson , Steven Chmielewski (both presentations) , Jon Doan , Janet Aucoin and Colin King , Angie Abdou , Joseph Todd (Jon Edwards) 1:30 PM - 2:45 PMTBA
8Harnarayan SinghHarnarayan Singh 2:45 PM - 4:00 PMTBA
9Break (snacks and beverages provided) 4:00 PM - 4:15 PMTBA
10Session 3Brian Kennedy’s reading , Jean-Francois Brunelle and Jean LeMoyne , Craig Peterson and Vinodh Chellamuthu (both presentations) , Chelsey Leahy , Jeffrey Gerson , Donna Gall , Catherine Houston 4:15 PM - 5:45 PMTBA
11Welcome Reception 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMVVC Lounge
06July, 2018
1Registration 8:00 AM - 4:00 PMVVC Lounge
2Session 4Bridgette Desjardins , Courtney Szto , Jonathan Simkins , Paul Nya and Jay Scherer , Kelley Lee , Lee Elias (Fan) , William Bridel , Brian Kennedy , Matt Hoven , Jamie Dopp 8:30 AM - 9:45 AMTBA
3Break (snacks and beverages provided) 9:45 AM - 10:00 AMVVC Lounge
4Brock McGillisBrock McGillis 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMTBA
5Jennifer BotterillJennifer Botterill 11:00 AM - 12:15 PMTBA
6Lunch 12:15 PM - 1:30 PMOn your own
7Session 5David Pearsall et al. (3D wrist shots) , Shona Hickmore , Brett Pardy , Kyle McDonald and June LeDrew , Jordyn Moussa and Julie Stevens , Kelsey Ann Hartlen , A.J. Sturges , F. Hamilton, C. Dunne, and Kelly Lockwood , Brian McPhee, Aiden Hallihan, Philippe Renaud, Shawn Robbins, and David Pearsall 1:30 PM - 2:45 PMTBA
8Ian HerbersIan Herbers 2:45 PM - 4:00 PMTBA
9Break (snacks and beverages provided) 4:00 PM - 4:15 PMVVC Lounge
10Session 6Jordan Goldstein , Donna Gall’s film , Jyri Backman , Heather Muir , Risto Rasku , Alexandra Mountain , Tyler Shipley , Sallie Middleton and Elias Polychronopolous , Thomas Rorke (Robots) 4:15 PM - 5:45 PMTBA
11Dinner 5:45 PM - 8:30 PMOn your own
12Shinny 8:30 PM - 9:30 PMClare Drake Arena
07July, 2018
1Registration 8:00 AM - 10:00 AMVVC Lounge
2Session 7Roger LeBlanc , Tim Skuce , Cheryl MacDonald , Elise Vist , Erin Morris , Denyse Lafrance Horning , Stacey Leavitt, Delany Duchek, and Carly Adams , Madison Danford , Dan Upham , Lee Elias (championship) , Gordon Hunter 8:30 AM - 9:45 AMTBA
3Book Series 9:50 AM - 11:00 AMTBA
4Closing Brunch + Karl SubbanKarl Subban 11:30 AM - 1:30 PMLister Center Maple Leaf Room


Chateau Lacombe Hotel
Location: downtown

Distance to campus: 15 minutes via public transit; 45 minute walk
Free public transit pass available at conference registration
Rate (1 King or 2 Double beds): $115.00/night + full hot breakfast buffet for $11. Parking is free.

Book online at

Or call the hotel at 1-800-661-8801 using block code 20180704HOC

* Book by June 5th *


Varscona on Whyte

Location: Old Strathcona
Distance to campus: 15 minutes via public transit; 30 minute walk
Free public transit pass available at conference registration
Rate for 1 Queen size or 2 Double beds): $150/night + free breakfast buffet and parking.

Book online at

* Book by June 5th *


Lister Centre
Location: on campus
Distance: 5 minute walk
Guest room (1 Queen, 1 Queen + sofa bed, or 2 Double beds): $109/night
Traditional room (1 single bed): $52/night
Traditional room (2 single beds): $62/night

Fill out the reservation form and email to or fax to 780-492-5597

Or call Lister Centre at 1-780-492-6056 using the group name The Hockey Conference

* Book by June 5th *