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Every year The Canadian Association of Science Centres and its Board of Directors organizes a three-day conference offering pre and post conference activities, keynote speakers, a variety of sessions, and opportunities to network with colleagues at events including a welcome reception, trade show, and the CASCADE National Awards Gala.

Our 17th Annual Conference will be in Halifax, NS from Wednesday May 8 to Friday May 10, 2019 and will be hosted by the Discovery Centre. Learn more.

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Interested in hosting a CASC Conference? 

The Canadian Association of Science Centres invites proposals from its Full Members to partner with CASC to host future annual conferences.

We hold our annual conference once a year in the month of May. Hosting the CASC annual conference is an exciting opportunity to showcase your successes and expand relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. While hosting the conference is a significant commitment, it is also an outstanding opportunity for your centre to demonstrate locally the nationwide commitment to enhancing the science centre experience.  

Upcoming Conferences


Host: Discovery Centre

Location: Halifax, NS

Date: Wednesday May 8 to Friday May 10


Host: Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovation

Location: Ottawa, ON.

Date: TBC

CASC2021 Now accepting expressions of Interest

CASC2022 Now accepting expressions of Interest

CASC2023 Now accepting expressions of Interest

Please reach out to Tina at with your expression of interest. Please indicate which year(s) you are interested in.

Photo Albums & Programs from past CASC conferences

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