Methods XII, the Twelfth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology,
was held at the Universite de Moncton in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada,
from I to 5 August 2005, The event was hosted by the Centre de recherche en
linguistique appliquee of the Universite de Moncton, and it was co-organized by
colleagues from five universities located in Canada's Maritime Provinces: Atlantic
Baptist University, Mount Allison University, Universite de Moncton, University
of New Brunswick and University of Prince Edward Island.