CNFC Annual Conference

The 2017 CNFC conference will take place May 5th and 6th at Green College – UBC Campus, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Register by April 21.

Early bird fee (up to March 31): $100

Regular fee (April 1 onwards): $125

Student fee: $80

Conference highlights:

Friday, May 5

CNFC Literary Cabaret and Gala

Saturday, May 6

Keynote lecture featuring Deborah Campbell

An in-conversation session with Hal Wake and Joy Kogawa

Three concurrent member-led workshop sessions featuring Andreas Schroeder, Ruby Swanson, Betsy Warland, Crystal Chan, Myrna Kostash, Julie Salverson and Ellen Bielawksi

Plus: Plenary discussion featuring CNFC founding members, coffee break, members book table, and a lunch-hour CNFC annual general meeting.

Read the full 2017 program details.

*A limited number of tickets are available to members and non-members wishing to attend JUST the Saturday morning of this year’s conference in Vancouver. Find out more.


A block of rooms has been reserved for CNFC conference attendees at the Carey Centre on the University of British Columbia campus.

Solo rooms start at $99 per night.
Shared rooms start at $113 per night.

The easiest way to reserve your spot is by using their online booking engine. When you make your reservation, be sure to use the following Group Booking Code: CNFmay2017. Please note that members need to reserve their room at least 14 days before arrival.

If you do not have a credit card, you will not be able to book online. Alternatively, you can call the Carey Centre front desk during office hours or email Either way, you will need to quote the Group Booking Code CNFmay2017.

If you have already made your booking, simply contact the Carey Centre and ask them to add the booking code to your reservation. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.