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UPCOMING
EVENTS
2017 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Advance Registration & Program Outline  

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ADVANCE REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS!

If you are planning to attend "Communicate - Collaborate - Celebrate" in Ottawa / Gatineau in October be sure to complete your registration by August 18, 2017 to qualify for the Advance Registration fee.      

To qualify for the discounted advance registration rate your form and payment MUST be received on or before August 18, 2017.  

 

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS UNDERWAY! 
 

 Download 2017 National Conference Registration Form (PDF)

 Download 2017 National Conference Student Registration Form (PDF)
 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM 

 
NOTE that this year the program runs Saturday through Tuesday with the President's Dinner being the final event of the Conference, on Tuesday evening.   To participate in all Conference sessions and events, you will require accommodation Friday through Tuesday, departing Ottawa on Wednesday.  

The Preliminary Program contains just about everything you need to know about "Communicate - Collaborate - Celebrate", the 2017 National Conference happening in Ottawa, ON and Gatineau, QC, from October 14 - 17, 2017!

In it you will find the Program at a Glance, the full educational program, travel and accommodation social events and all the information related to the golf /curling outing being hosted at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club. 

 Download 2017 National Conference Preliminary Program (PDF)

Following is the tentative schedule of events.

FRIDAY, October 13

   - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CMI

   -  Noon - 6:00 p.m. Conference registration 

SATURDAY, October 14

   - 7:30 a.m. Breakfast   

   - 8:30 a.m. Conference Opening and Awards

   - 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Opening Keynote

  - 10:30 a.m. Optional Companion Luncheon, Gezellig 

  -  11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. AGM Luncheon

   - 1:15 -  4:30 p.m. Education sessions

   - 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception, Centre Block, Parliament Buildings

SUNDAY, October 15

   - 7:00 a.m. Breakfast & table top displays

   - 8:00  - 9:30 a.m. Education session

  - 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Table top displays

  - 10:30 a.m. - Noon  Education session 

   - Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch & table top displays

   - 1:30 -  4:15 p.m. Education sessions

   - 6:00 - 11:00 p.m. Progressive Club Tour / Reception, Royal Ottawa Golf Club and The Rideau Club

MONDAY, October 16

   - 7:00 a.m. Breakfast

   - 8:00 - 11:15 a.m. Education sessions

   - 11:30 a.m. Departure for those registered for Swing 'n Sweep (Golf / Curling) or Free afternoon

   - nothing other than the golf / curling planned for the rest of the day

TUESDAY, October 17

  - 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

  - 8:00 a.m. -  Noon Education sessions

  - 10:00 a.m. Optional Companion spa visit and lunch 

  - Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

  - 1:00 - 3:15 p.m. Education session and Closing Keynote

  - 3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Farewell to Elizabath Di Chiara  

  - 3: 45 - 4:15 p.m. Conference closing

  - 6:00 p.m. - ???? President's Dinner, Theatre du Casino, Hilton Lac Leamy