22nd Annual Ulster American Heritage Symposium



The 22nd meeting of the Ulster American Symposium will be held for the first time in Canada, at the University of Toronto, 13-15 June 2018.

Since 1976 the Ulster-American Heritage Symposium has met every two years, alternating between co-sponsoring universities and museums in Ulster and North America. Its purpose is to encourage scholarly study and public awareness of the historical connections between Ulster and North America including what is commonly called the Scotch-Irish or Ulster-Scots heritage.


Ulster American Conference


Download a copy of the tentative schedule (as of June 6, 2018):

PDF iconUAHSProgramme FINAL.pdf


Full fee: $160 CDN (all three days and events)
Discounted presenters fee: $120 CDN
Optional Bus Tour (Friday June 15th): $50 CDN

Day Fees:
June 13 only: $40
June 14 only: $85
June 15 only: $40



Accommodations are available at St. Michael's College, at $66 CDN per night. Please email usmc.bookings@utoronto.ca (reference the Ulster American Heritage Symposium for the preferred rate).

Accommodations are also available at University of Toronto's Chestnut Residence, at $149 CDN per night, and includes a hot buffet breakfast. Please email frontdesk.chestnut@utoronto.ca or call (416) 977-0707 ext. 0 (reference the Ulster American Heritage Symposium for the preferred rate). The Chestnut Residence is located a 15-minute walk from the conference site.