Dear colleagues,

We are looking forward to the 2018 CASID conference 'Exploring and Unpacking Diversity in Development’, May 30th - June 1st, 2018 at the University of Regina.

Below is some helpful information to finalize your plans.


Please find attached the draft program (room allocations forthcoming). If you note any oversights or problems please let us know by emailing and we’ll do our best to accommodate additions/changes. The final program will be circulated May 15th, 2018. No hard copies of the program will be provided.


The reception on May 30th is open to all CASID registrants. Complimentary snacks will be provided along with a cash bar. Keynote remarks will be made at 6:30 pm.


The banquet on May 31st is open to all CASID registrants as well as friends. There is no set menu and you can order food and/or drinks to be billed individually. Please join us for this social event at La Bodega, 2228 Albert St, Regina.

Congress Information and Planning your Stay -

Register at: Register before March 31 to save on registration fees.

Registration requires paying Congress fees + CASID conference fees

Additional costs: any other Associations you may be attending + banquet on May 31st


Additional Congress events (Big Thinkers etc):

Travel Bursaries

Travel bursaries have now been awarded. Thank you to all those who applied.

Student Paper Prizes – Call for Submissions

There are two student paper prizes awarded each year. Deadline for submissions: March 31st, 2018.

  1. Kari Polanyi Levitt Best Student Paper Prize -
  2. Institutional Members Student Paper Prize -

Additional information and updates will be sent in the coming months.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

Rebecca Tiessen
CASID Conference Organizer 2018
Associate Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies
University of Ottawa