General Information

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All Symposium sessions will take place on the University of Saskatchewan campus. Plenary sessions will take place in the Neatby Timlin Theatre, Room 241, Arts Building. From this location, delegates will be directed to the appropriate concurrent session venues.

Tour of the Regional Psychiatric Centre

An optional tour of the Regional Psychiatric Centre, Correctional Service Canada, is available to Symposium delegates the afternoon of Sunday, June 15, 2014. Advance security clearance is required. Please contact Laura Garratt to arrange:  International visitors, please allow 4 weeks for processing.

Welcome and Reception

An Opening Reception will take place the evening of June 15, 2014, on the second floor of Marquis Hall. Click here to see a campus map.


Symposium delegates are expected to arrange their own accommodation.

A limited number of rooms is reserved for Symposium delegates at the Park Town Hotel, with rates starting at $169.00/single or double occupancy. The cut-off date for reservations is May 15, 2014. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.  Please mention the Violence & Aggression Symposium when booking your accommodation. Contact the Park Town at 1-306-244-5564 or online at  A complimentary shuttle to/from the University campus is available for hotel guests. Enquire at the front desk at check-in for information.


Metered parking is available on campus at no charge on Sunday, June 15, 2014.  Exception: all meters at Royal University Hospital locations are in operation 24 hours (year round).

On Monday and Tuesday, June 16 and 17, parking is available in Lot 4 of the University campus for $4 per exit per day.  Lot 4 is located east of the Education Building, with access via North Road.  Click here to see a campus map.