Annual Meeting

2020 General Information

The 114th Annual Meeting will be held at Trinity College in Hartford, CT on 13-14 March 2020.


***IMPORTANT*** Please note that you must be a member of CANE in order to be eligible to register for our Annual Meeting. If you are NOT yet a member of CANE, please click JOIN to be directed to the CANE membership registration page. Once you receive notification from CANE, you will then be able to register for the Annual Meeting.

If you are a member, please proceed with the registration process:

Online Registration (preferred, for those paying by credit card.)

Mail-in Registration (for those paying by check.)




Trinity College is a member of the eduroam wireless service. Visitors to the college who come from an institution that is an eduroam member may connect to the eduroam network automatically. Instructions may be found at:

All other visitors may connect to the TrinGuest network. Click on your device’s internet access icon to pull up the list of available wireless networks, then choose “TrinGuest”. You will be directed to a registration page. Upon registration, you will be emailed and/or texted a username and password, which will work for 5 days. You may connect up to 10 devices on the TrinGuest network.

Parking and Transportation Information

For information about getting to and from Trinity College by plane, bus, train, or car, please visit:

Both Uber and Lyft operate in Hartford. Lyft estimates a $9-$12 fare between the Candlewood Suites and Trinity’s campus, and an $8-$10 fare between the Best Western and Trinity’s campus.

Parking will be available on the Trinity campus; Parking Map for the location of dedicated visitor parking will be posted shortly. Attendees are encouraged to carpool.

There is also limited parking available on the city streets surrounding the campus, including on Zion Street.

Hotels and Lodging

For your convenience, we have listed a number of hotels in close proximity to Trinity College. When calling to make your reservation, please mention Trinity College in order to receive a discounted rate. Please call the hotel’s phone number to make your reservation.

HotelsLocationTelephoneConference RateAmenitiesDeadline for Rate
Best Western185 Brainard Rd Hartford, CT5.5 miles from Trinity860-525-1000$104.00 per nightfree WiFi, Fitness center, indoor whirlpoolFebruary 24, 2020
Candlewood Suites370 Market Street Hartford, CT860-724-1070$129.00 per nightfull kitchen, 24 hour fitness center, complimentary laundry, indoor pool open 7 am-10 pm, small convenience store on siteFebruary 24, 2020

Digital Resources

You can submit materials from your workshop or paper presentation here for participants to see and use. Be sure to read the “How-To” to make sure you share your materials correctly.

See our archive of past resources at our Links and Resources page.


CANE accepts proposals for papers and workshops at the Annual Meeting. The submission window is typically during the fall of the year before the Meeting. The proposal window for the 2020 CANE Annual Meeting has closed.

Please send a one-page abstract (about 300 words) for all papers and workshops. Remember that individual papers are limited to a 15-minute delivery time and workshops must not exceed a one-hour window. Guidelines for submission are available below.

First Time Attendees!

The Finnegan-Plante scholarship will grant $150 to first time attendees who are members of CANE and whose schools do not cover their costs.


If you are a vendor interested in purchasing a table at the Annual Meeting, please contact the President Elect at presidentelect at caneweb dot org. Tables are $50.