Conference format


11 am to 3 pm            Registration (PAC)*

4 pm to 6 pm              Opening Ceremonies (PAC) 

6 pm to 9 pm              Exhibit Hall opens (PAC)

                                                             (OE)–Optional Excursions

FINAL schedule is listed with locations, updated on July 19, 2013


8:30 am to 11:30 am   Monday sessions with abstracts/locations

9:00 am to 8:00 pm     Exhibit Hall Open

10 am to 12 pm           Canadian Clay and Glass Galley and Precious

                                 Metal Clay Workshop (OE)

11:30 am to 1:00 pm    Complimentary lunch (PAC)

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm      Reg Friesen Lecture (PAC)

2:30 pm to 5:30 pm     See above sessions 

2:30 pm to 5:30 pm     Horse Back Riding (OE)

6:00 pm                      Ice Cream Social (outside PAC)


7:02 am                     Mole Day Run (begins at residence)

8:30 am to 11:30 am   Tuesday sessions with abstracts/locations

8:30 am to 12:00 pm    Full-day Laboratory Safety Institute

                                 (LSI) workshop —
                                 Safety in Secondary School Science Labs (PW)

9:00 am to 5:00 pm      Exhibit Hall open

9:00 am to 12:30 pm   St. Jacobs Village and Farmers Market (OE)

11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Complimentary lunch (PAC)

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm     Author’s Plenary –Sam Kean, (PAC)
                                The Disappearing Spoon

2:30 pm to 5:30 pm     See above Tuesday sessions

2:30 pm to 6:00 pm    LSI seminar continued 

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm    Exhibit Hall Closes

6:00 pm                         Stratford Festival (OE)


6:02 am                     Mole Day Breakfast (University Club)

8:30 am to 11:30 am   Wednesday sessions with abstracts/locations

11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Lunch

Afternoon                       Local Brewery Tour (OE)

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm     See above Wednesday schedule 

6:00 pm                     Oktoberfest in July


8:30 am to 10:30 am  Thursday sessions with abstracts/locations

10:30 am to 12:30 pm Closing Ceremonies  (Hagey Hall)    

*PAC -- Physical Activities Complex