PCAG 2017

The Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science at the University of North Dakota, the Association of North Dakota Geographers and the Virginia George Inheritance Fund invite you to participate in the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers to be held at the Morris Stampede Inn in Morris MB, September 29 to October 1, 2017.

Morris is Magnificent, so Stampede to the Red River Valley in 2017!

Call for Abstracts

We are now accepting abstract submissions for presentations that communicate the results of original geographic research in all fields of Geography. Graduate and undergraduate student participation is strongly encouraged. Information and instructions for submitting abstracts is available at here - Call for Abstracts.

Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, September 15, 2017


Registration is now available for PCAG2017. Download the Registration Form and return the completed form to w.hiebert@uwinnipeg.ca. Payment will be accepted at the registration desk on Friday evening (September 29) or Saturday morning (September 30) by cash or cheque. (cheque payable to Brandon University with “PCAG Conference” as the memo).


The conference hotel is the Morris Stampede Inn. A block of rooms has been set aside for the conference. When booking your room, the process for now should be to call the hotel between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. CST, and speak to Yvette in Reservations. Please indicate that you are with CAG Prairie Division. The phone number is 1-204-746-6879. Standard rooms are $99 (plux taxes). Luxury rooms are $135 (plus taxes). The block of rooms will be held until August 29, 2017. Limited accommodations are available nearby.

Field Trip

The field trip will include stops at the Morris Museum, St. Elizabeth, St. Jean Baptiste, Letellier, Musee de St. Joseph (refreshment break), Rosenfeld, and Lowe Farm.

Keynote Speaker

PCAG2017 is pleased to announce that Dr. Randy Widdis from the University of Regina will be the after dinner banquet speaker. Dr. Widdis's will lecture on The Northern Plains and Prairies as Frontier, Borderland and Bordered Land.

Photo Competition

The PCAG photo competition will take place following Saturday evening's banquet. Categories include:

  • Human/Cultural Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Prairie
  • Aesthetic
  • Humorous

Photos can be submitted (in jpg format) to Brian McGregor (b.mcgregor@uwinnipeg.ca) by noon Friday (Sept 29) or you can bring them to the conference. Deadline for all submissions is just prior to the start of the banquet.

Conference Program

Conference program is availble here.






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