2015 COCA National Conference – Edmonton, Alberta

Dates: Arrival Dates:     Sunday or Monday, June 7 or 8, 2015
Conference:       Monday to Friday inclusive, June 8-12, 2015
Departure Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Pre-Conference Events:

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Accommodations: DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton
16615 109th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5P 4K8
Tel: 780-484-0821
Fax: 780-486-1634
Toll Free: 800-661-9804 (reservations)

Check-in Time: 3:00 pm
Check-out Time: 11:00 am
Hotel booking deadline: Saturday, May 18, 2015
(Deadline to guarantee a guest room at the COCA conference rate.)
Hotel rates: Deluxe Rooms - 2 Queen Beds or 1 King Bed
Single or Double Occupancy - $169/night + taxes
A $20.00 charge will apply for each additional adult.
Maximum occupancy is 4 adults per room.
Complimentary amenities for all Registered Guests:
Wi-Fi High speed Internet access
Local calls and 1-800 access
24/7 use of Fitness Centre and Business Centre
Surface self parking
COCA rates are available to COCA delegates:
Three days prior to, and three days after the Conference based on availability.
Hotel reservations:

Guest room reservations must be made by delegates directly with the DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton using the in-house reservations toll-free number OR by using the on-line reservation system.
The in-house reservations office can be reached by calling Toll Free: 800-661-9804.
The hotel's general phone and fax numbers are: Tel: 780-484-0821 AND Fax: 780-486-1634.
Please mention the "COCA Conference" on June 8-12, 2015 to get the conference rate. These rates also apply 3 days before and 3 days after the Conference in case you wish to extend your stay.

Click here to book online and access the special COCA group booking site.

Ad space reservation deadline: Friday, May 1, 2015
Ad copy submission deadline: Friday, May 8, 2015
Volunteer-Delegate registration deadline: Monday, May 25, 2015
Showcase submissions: Showcase submissions will be accepted between December 15, 2014 and March 2, 2015.   

1. All music acts must apply online at Sonicbids:

2. Non-Music acts may apply online at Sonicbids: OR by mail/courier using the Showcase Application form found in the "Showcase Info" section below ONLY IF a website can be provided with sample video.
Showcase submission deadline: Monday, March 2, 2015
Selected showcase acts announced: Monday, March 16, 2015
Showcase fee payment deadline: All fees associated with showcasing at a COCA conference must be paid in full including HST tax by Tuesday, March 31 for all acts selected.

1. Acts represented by an agency that will be registered to attend the conference – showcase fees only.
2. Acts that are self-represented – showcase fees, conference registration fees, and COCA Associate fee (1 year access to COCA membership directory).

For a full breakdown of these fees for selected showcase acts, please see “Showcase Info” section below and open the document titled “Showcase Fees”.  
Chair of the National Conference Committee: Jason Moseley
Clubs & Special Events Coordinator
Centennial College Student Association
Tel: 416-289-5000 x2667
Fax: 416-289-5263
COCA membership information: Check your membership status by contacting Earle Taylor at the COCA office:
509 Commissioners Rd. W., Suite 202,
London, Ontario N6J 1Y5

Tel: 519-690-0207
Fax: 519-681-4328

Note: Conference bulletins, forms and information sheets will be posted as they become available.


2015 Conference Manual   Opening Keynote Speaker - Trey Anthony  (web)
Wednesday Lunch Keynote - Steven Kerzner  (web)  alt Educational Keynote - Lisa Orrell  (web)


General Info

Conference Block Schedule Education Program - 1-Page Summary
Conference Detailed Schedule  Education Program - Description Details
alt Key Dates alt Education - Steal This Idea Session  (web)
Hotel Info - see top of page Pre-Conference Activity - Waterpark Adventure at WEM!
alt Hotel - General Info & Meeting Rooms Pre-Conference Activity - #2
alt Transportation  (web) Selected Showcase Acts  (web)
alt Conference Committee Things to do in Edmonton & Alberta
alt Alumni - Conference Registration Form (online registration) alt  Facebook Event Page


Schools - Online Conference Registration alt Schools - Conference Registration Form
alt Schools - Volunteer-Delegate Program
alt Schools - Membership Application Form
alt Schools - Membership Renewal Form  

Artists / Associates

Associates - Online Conference Registration alt Associates - Conference Registration Form
Associates - Artist Associate Status Appln. alt Associates – Conf. Manual Ad Rates
Associates - Company Associate Status Appln.
alt Associates – Conf. Manual Ad Order
alt Associates - Sponsorship Program

Showcase Info

alt Showcase General Info alt Showcase Terms & Conditions
alt Showcase Descriptions alt Showcase Artist Bio Usage
alt Showcase Fees alt Showcase Policies
alt Showcase Appln. Form - MS-Word alt Credit Card Auth. Form
alt Showcase Appln. Form - Fillable PDF Selected Showcase Acts  (web)

Contact Us

Canadian Organization of Campus Activities
509 Commissioners Rd. W., Suite 202
London, Ontario, Canada N6J 1Y5

Telephone: 519-690-0207

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