The largest showcase of academic books in Canada

What if you could connect with leading community partners, discover remarkable literary works, and network with the best and brightest scholarly minds from across the country and beyond, all at one remarkable event? It’s all possible at the Congress Expo, at the 88th annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences! Join over 8,000 attendees and visit over 50 exhibitor booths at The University of British Columbia.

Located in the Congress Hub, Expo will be housed in The Nest. It will be a hub of activity, with a dynamic event space hosting thought-provoking discussions, career presentations, book launches and book signings. Visit the Calendar of Events for more details.

Whether you are attending your association’s conference or are a member of the Vancouver community, all attendees have access to the Congress Expo, free of charge. Don’t miss this opportunity to develop your social network, add some books to your home library and purchase a Congress souvenir.

Expo hours - NEW

May 31............10:00-17:00 
Expo will be open this year on the Friday before Congress officially starts 

June 1 - 6..........09:00-17:00
Expo will not be open on the final day of Congress, June 7. The Registration Desk will, however, be open on that day from 09:00-14:00.


If you are interested in exhibiting at Congress Expo 2019, click here.

More information to come.