About Congress



Congress is front page news!

As we get closer to Congress 2017, 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!

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, open events, and the on-site Media Room with phone and network access.

Unable to attend Congress 2017 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 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
Room 3308
MAC-Mattamy Athletic Centre
50 Carlton Street

May 27 – June 1          9:00 – 17:00
June 2                          9:00 – 14:00

Congress in the media

Congress media releases

Congress in the media: May 26 (coming soon)
Congress in the media: May 27 (coming soon)
Congress in the media: May 28 (coming soon)
Congress in the media: May 29 (coming soon)
Congress in the media: May 30 (coming soon)
Congress in the media: May 31 (coming soon)
Congress in the media: June 1 (coming soon)
Congress in the media: June 2 (coming soon)

Media contacts

Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Nicola Katz
Manager of Communications

Ryerson University 
Lauren Clegg
Media Relations Officer, Office of Public Affairs
Office: 416-979-5000 ext. 7161
Cell: 416-889-5287