Details at a Glance

Conference Details:

  • Theme: Environments of Science
  • Dates: Thursday, April 20th and Friday, April 21st, 2017
  • Location: Toronto, ON, Canada (at York University & the University of Toronto)
  • Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Light (MIT)

Program at a Glance:

Abstracts and detailed schedule coming soon!

April 20th

  • Binocular Conference Day 1
  • Victoria College, Room 323, University of Toronto
  • 9am-5:30pm
  • Keynote Address: Jennifer Light, “Constructing the Sheltered Childhood” (2:00pm, Victoria College Chapel, Second Floor)
  • 7pm-8:30pm Screening: “Containment
    • Robarts Library, Media Commons Theater, University of Toronto

April 21st

  • Binocular Conference Day 2
  • Bethune College, Room 203, York University
  • 10am-4:30pm
  • 7:30pm-9pm Binocular Conference Reception: The Madison Avenue Pub (“The Maddy”).


  • 15-20 minutes long, followed by roughly 10 minutes of questions/discussion.
  • AV equipment will be available for Powerpoint/Keynote/Prezi presentations.


See the Locations page for Google Maps directions to Conference event venues and detailed directions via Public Transit.

Please note: The Binocular Conference has no travel funding available for authors of accepted submissions.