2024 Conference Updates

2024 CSA conference

2024 CSA Conference Schedule Overview and Hotel Information

CSA anniversary logos
St. Lucia welcomes you and your invitees to our annual conference taking place 3-7 June 2024 Rodney Bay, St. Lucia. Prepare to immerse yourself in this landmark event for the Caribbean community in 2024! Celebrate scholarly interactions and the 50th anniversary of our esteemed academy.

Host Hotel: Harbor Club, Curio Collection by Hilton

Book your hotel stay at the conference hotel: https://bit.ly/JuneCSA
Ensure you indicate you are a CSA member to receive the discounted rates at the Harbor Club.

What you need to know:
What is the 48th Annual & 50th Anniversary celebrations?

Why should you attend the conference?
Explore Saint Lucia

What topics will be covered at the conference?

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: 3-7 June, 2024
Schedule subject to change

Arrival Day – Sunday June 2nd

Day 1 – June 3rd

  • 8:30am-10:30am: Opening Ceremony
  • 10:30am-11:00am: Tea Break
  • 11:00am-1:00pm:  keynotes, round tables, plenaries, panels
  • 1:00pm-2.00pm Lunch
  • 2:00pm-4:30pm:  round tables, plenaries, panels, workshops
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm: Opening night plenary – Film Screening of Shantaye’s World at Harbor Club followed by social networking: (Entrepreneurs on Display for the week, Steelpan Music)

Day 2 – June 4th

  • 9:00am-5:00pm: Keynotes, round tables, plenaries, panels
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm: Literary Salon, Author Celebration, Book Exhibit
  • Location: Harbor Club

Day 3 – June 5th

  • 9:00am: keynotes, round tables, plenaries, panels
  • 8:00am-9:30am: Graduate Students’ Breakfast
  • 6:00pm: Cultural Night

Day 4 – June 6th

  • AM: keynotes, round tables, plenaries, panels, vendors exhibition pitch session
  • PM: CSA Membership meeting and 3 tour options(SALCC) including tour to sites featured in Derek Walcott’s poetry

Day 5 June 7th

  • AM: keynotes, round tables, plenaries, panels
  • PM: 50th anniversary Gala- recognition and celebration of Past Presidents

2023 CSA Conference & Membership Registration

Unlock exceptional early bird discounts. Submit your abstracts by January 31st.

Membership Rates before January 31, 2024:

  • Caribbean Resident:US$110
  • Non-Caribbean Resident:US$195
  • Student (either a conference participant or becoming a member):US$75
  • CSA Elder:US$75

Membership Rates after January 31, 2024 are:

  • Caribbean Resident:US$145
  • Non-Caribbean Resident:US$230
  • Student (either a conference participant or becoming a member):US$110
  • CSA Elder:US$110

Conference Registration Rates:

  • Member Fee (Caribbean):US$150
  • Member Fee (Non-Caribbean Resident):US$175
  • Non-Member Students Fee:US$80
  • Student Fee:US$ 60
  • Non-Members (i.e. not presenting):US$230
  • CSA Elder (retired):US$60
  • Lifetime Members:US$150