NEWS & UPDATES

  

CARA is a dynamic organization with a myriad of activities that benefit research administrators across Canada. Our members receive announcements via our list-serve and The CARA Connection, our e-newsletter. Additionally, anyone can follow us on Twitter, view our website, and join our LinkedIn group and Slack community to experience all the work we are doing to advance the profession nationally and internationally.

    

CARA 2021 AWARDS CEREMONY

After a huge demand, CARA will be streaming live from the conference, the 2021 CARA Awards Ceremony on Zoom to all its members and non-members who are NOT ATTENDING the 2021 CARA Annual Conference. If you are attending the conference, you do not need to register for this event on Zoom.
 
Your support and participation are very much appreciated, so make sure you invite your friends, family, and loved ones, and we look forward to seeing you while we celebrate their achievements!
 

    

   

CALL FOR SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS - DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

DOWNLOAD THE CARA CONFERENCE 2021 PROSPECTUS

We warmly invite you to consider the benefits of participating as a CARA 2021 Conference Sponsor or exhibitor. We offer a myriad of sponsorship opportunities in a range of packages to meet your organization’s needs in the new normal. Details of the sponsorship opportunities are outlined in this prospectus.

    

CARA 2021 POSTER COMPETITION - Sponsored by

CARA invites informed subject experts to present at the 2021 national conference on topics such as: research facilitation and development; research finance; research management; industry and community liaison; research ethics; regulatory compliance; knowledge mobilization; or any other relevant areas.

The 2021 competition will be virtual and will require competitors to submit a video that does not exceed 5 minutes on their research poster for the competition. A competitor's guide with application instructions, and guidelines for posters, abstracts, and videos can be found below.

- Awards, including a cash prize, will be presented for the People's Choice and Judge's Choice -

       

    

   

SAVE THE DATE!

    

CARA Conference 2021 - UPDATE

This year, the extraordinary context brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has led CARA to move the annual conference online. In order to facilitate attendance coast-to-coast, the conference will run over the week of May 10-15, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST daily.

REGISTRATION is NOW OPEN!

   

CARA Conference 2022 - UPDATE

CARA annual and national conference 2022 will be held at the Westin in Ottawa from May 29 to June 1, 2022.

  

CARA Conference 2023 - UPDATE

  CARA annual and national conference 2023 will be held in St. John's from May 14 to 17, 2023.