SCARP Student Symposium

The SCARP Student Symposium is held March  12th, 2020. The Symposium is very popular with students and professionals, attendance is usually around 175. It is a one-day event with discussion panels and keynote speakers.

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We acknowledge that this conference is taking place on the unceded and occupied Indigenous territories of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people. This land was never surrendered, relinquished, or handed over by these Nations to Canada or British Columbia through a treaty or other means; it is sovereign and unsurrendered.

Wheelchair access to Ponderosa Commons Ballroom is available through the entrance along University Boulevard. Childcare is available through UBC Childcare Services located at the AMS Student Nest building. Osprey Occasional Care is a licensed childcare center available for children aged 18 months to 6 years old, before entering grade one. Children are able to attend for a maximum of eight hours per day. Lunch, light morning and afternoon snacks are provided for $100 per day or $20 per hour. To assist in our efforts to create an accessible event, please identify your need for interpretation/translation, childminding, or other services in the registration form. For more information, please email

Early Bird Prices (Until January 31st)

Student: $35
Regular: $95

Standard Prices

Student: $50
Regular: $120

At-the-Door Prices

Student: $60
Regular: $130



Past Symposia have included:





Contours and Coastlines: [De]Constructing the Pacific Northwest

Keynote speakers: Sam Adams, former mayor of Portland, Doug White, Director of the Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation.