2014 CNEH Conference: Markets and Crises

Conference Date: Friday, 24 October 2014 – Sunday 26 October 2014

Location: AJM Smith Conference Room, Bata Library, Trent University, Peterborough Ontario

Theme: Markets and Crises

Keynote Speaker: Michael Bordo, Rutgers University

Mary MacKinnon Memorial Lecture: Leah Platt Boustan, UCLA

The conference programme is  available online.

Deadline for paper proposals: June 1, 2014

Venue Information

The conference was held at Trent University, Bata Library. We met in the AJM Smith Conference Room on the first floor of the library.

Parking is available in the lot immediately south of the library. Please collect parking passes from registration desk in conference room upon arrival.

Directions to campus and for parking are available here: http://www.trentu.ca/howtofindus/trentcampus.php

Accommodation Information

Accommodation is available at the Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront at a reduced conference rate starting at $119.00 (+ taxes) / night. All conference sessions will be held at Trent University. Accommodation reservations can be made directly with the Holiday Inn Peterborough Waterfront, 1-866-258-5181 or 705-743-1144 (dial 1 for reservations), or by email hi-peterborough@fortisproperties.com. Please indicate it is for CNEH 2014. 

Registration Information

To register online for the 2104 CNEH-RCHE Conference, please Click here and fill out the form.

Deadline for registration: August 1, 2014

A conference fee of $150.00 per delegate is required for the 2014 CNEH conference. Please fill out your personal information on the CNEH Web Form and then mail a cheque, payable to Queen’s University, to: Byron Lew, Department of Economics, Trent University, 1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough ON K9J 7B8 The conference fee covers meals during the conference, coffee, room and facility rentals as well as parking at Trent University. It does not include dinners. 

CNEH 2014 Conference Programme

The conference programme is available as a PDF download. It is also available online at the online programme page.

Travel Information

Car Rentals
There are numerous car rental options at the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ Car Rentals). Rental rates around the time of the conference start at approximately $51 CAD per day.

MiniBus Transfers
Century Transportation offers shuttles from Pearson to Peterborough, booked in advance. Contact them directly at 1.800.465.5987 or email patriciama@centurytransportation.ca, and indicate you are attending a conference at Trent University. They will do their best to maximize the number of riders per shuttle to lower the per person cost, but even if you are alone they offer Trent’s corporate rate to conference participants.

If you have questions or problems with your travel arrangements please feel free to contact Byron Lew at Trent University.

Dining Options

There are a variety of fine dining options in downtown Peterborough near the hotel. The following list includes several popular dining choices:
Elements Restaurant, 140 King Street, 705-876-1116Hobart’s Steakhouse, 139 Hunter Street West, 705-775-4000Hot Belly Mama’s, 378 George Street North, 705-745-3544Karma’s Cafe, 217 Hunter Street West, 705-748-5451Olde Stone Brewing Company, 380 George Street North, 705-745-0495Rare Grill House, 166 Brock Street, 705-742-3737Riley’s Olde Towne Pub, 253 George Street, 705-750-0375St. Veronus, 129 Hunter Street West, 705-743-5714Speak Easy Cafe, 362 George Street North, 705-749-958938 Degrees, 375 Water Street, 705-750-0038