Awards Banquet

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Carson Ballroom
7:00 - midnight

The highlight of the conference week is the awards banquet on Thursday night where conference attendees gather to honor the recipient of the Jerlov Award and the Best Student Paper recipient. Participation in the banquet is included in each attendee's registration fee, and guests may attend for an additional registration cost. 

After dinner is served, a performance by the Le La La Dancers will take place, followed by presentations of the Best Student Paper Award and the Jerlov Award and. The evening will conclude with dancing with live music provided by the Lost Boys, a local Victoria rock band.

Performance by the Le La La Dancers

The Le-La-La Dancers are a traditional Kwakwaka’wakw (pronounced kwa kwa key wok) dance company who present First Nations culture of Northern Vancouver Island, located in British Columbia, Canada. The group has shared their culture by entertaining and educating throughout the world for over 25 years under the direction of George Me’las Taylor. Learn more at: