Media

2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

May 28 to June 3
University of Calgary

Congress is front page news!

As we get closer to Congress 2016, the Congress media team will be here to help you find exciting stories for your readers. Don’t miss this unique reporting opportunity:

  • Discover cutting-edge research from the humanities and social sciences, hot off the press
  • Be the first to write about innovative ideas that matter to Canadians and impact our everyday lives.
  • Interview leading scholars, public figures and best-selling authors for first-hand story angles.
  • With over 5,000 papers being presented over seven days, the possibilities are endless!

Media room

Visit us in the Congress Media Room and tell us your beat. We will connect you to the researchers and events that you want to cover. See the media releases around Congress to date.

Download the Congress Media Kit

Download the Master Media List

Location and hours
Kinesiology B 130
376 Collegiate Boulevard (please enter via Entrance 11, off of 32nd Avenue; closest parking lot: Lot 11; see map)
May 28 – June 2          9:00 – 17:00
June 3                            9:00 – 15:00

Congress in the media

Congress media releases

Congress in the media: May 25
Congress in the media: May 26
Congress in the media: May 27
Congress in the media: May 28
Congress in the media: May 29
Congress in the media: May 30
Congress in the media: May 31
Congress in the media: June 1 
Congress in the media: June 2
Congress in the media: June 3

Request accreditation

Click here to become accredited, gaining access to our full-service Media Room and on-the-ground operations and services. Accreditation provides access to all Congress sessions, special events, and the on-site Media Room with phone and network access.

Unable to attend Congress 2016 in person? Simply contact our media team for support. We can help set up telephone and Skype interviews, provide Congress researcher abstracts  and share media releases.

Media contacts

Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Nicola Katz
Manager of Communications
nkatz@ideas-idees.ca
613-238-6112 ext. 351

University of Calgary

Jennifer Sowa
Manager, Communications and Media – Congress 2016
jsowa@ucalgary.ca
403-389-4794