General Information

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Featured Speakers:

Lisa Allgaier, Director General, Aboriginal Initiatives Directorate, Correctional Service Canada, on Current Issues and Initiatives with Indigenous Offenders
Nick Carleton, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Regina, and 
Dr. Rose Ricciardelli, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Memorial University, on Impacts of Operational and Organizational Stress on Public Safety Personnel
Gord Garner, Executive Director, Community Addictions Peer Support Association, and Chair of Recovery Day Ottawa on The Unexpected Journey to a Gentle Considerate Life – A Recovery Story
Daryl Kroner, Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Southern Illinois University on Toward an Integrated Model of Violence and Mental Health
and many more ...

All Symposium sessions will take place on the University of Saskatchewan campus.

Welcome and Reception

An Opening Reception will take place the evening of May 6, 2018, on the second floor of Marquis Hall.
University of Saskatchewan Executive Chef James McFarland, Executive Sous Chef Ahmed Mohammed, and Sous Chef Douglas Mark competed in the 2018 Gold Medal Plates and Canadian Culinary Championships.

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1 Day Workshop Opportunity with CATAP May 9 
Preventing Targeted Violence: An Introduction to Threat Assessment

Registrants of V&A 2018 will be able to participate for free in Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals' 1 day workshop on May 9 in Arts 146. Details here. To register for the workshop, visit CATAP. Lunch and refreshments will be included.

Accommodations

Symposium delegates are expected to arrange their own accommodations. 

Holiday Inn Express on College - Refer to the Violence and Aggression Symposium block when you contact them to book your room. Contact the Holiday Inn Express at 1-306-954-1250 or online at Holiday Inn Express. There is a limited number of rooms and they will only be held until April 6, 2018. A complimentary shuttle to/from the University campus is available for hotel guests on Monday and Tuesday. Enquire at the front desk at check-in for information. 

Park Town Hotel - A limited number of rooms is reserved for Symposium delegates. Request the university rate when booking a room. Contact the Park Town at 1-306-244-5564 or online at Park Town Hotel. There is a limited number of rooms and they will only be held until April 6, 2018. A complimentary shuttle to/from the University campus is available for hotel guests on Monday and Tuesday. Enquire at the front desk at check-in for information.

Refresh Inn and Suites - Please mention the CFBSJS V&A Symposium when booking a room. Contact Refresh Inn at 1-855-493-7374 or online at Refresh Inn and Suites. There is a limited number of rooms and they will only be held until April 9, 2018.

University of Saskatchewan - Some rooms will be made available for symposium delegates in Voyageur Place Residence, Voyageur Place Suites, and College Quarter. It is recommended that these accommodations be booked more than 30 days prior to arrival. Visit University of Saskatchewan Conference Accommodations.

Symposium delegates are encouraged to book accommodations early.

Campus Parking

All parking meters on campus are $3.00 per hour. All meters at Royal University Hospital locations are in operation 24 hours (year round). 

Summer parking is May 1 to August 31.

On Sunday evening, May 6, patrons can park in F lot, located by the Education building, at no cost.

Lot 1, located across from Place Riel, has no daily maximum.

Lot 4, located by the Education Building, has a daily maximum of $6.00 per exit per day.

Stadium Parkade has a daily maximum of $6.00 per exit per day.

Agriculture Parkade has no daily maximum.

G lot, located on Science Crescent, is reserved Monday to Friday for staff and faculty parking until 5 pm.  After 5 pm, patrons can use G lot for $5.00 per exit per day.

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