Fees and Terms2019-07-10T18:49:31+00:00

Fees and Terms

Conference registration and workshop fees:

Early Bird Full Conference Fee: $595.00 + GST (5%) + PST (9.975%)
Ends on September 18th, 2019. Includes the Sunday President’s Welcome/Cocktail and Cirque Éloize Dinner, Keynote Speakers, Breakfast and Lunch on Monday and Tuesday.

Full Conference Fee: $695.00 + GST + PST

Includes the Sunday President’s Welcome/Cocktail and Cirque Éloize Dinner, Keynote Speakers, Breakfast and Lunch on Monday and Tuesday.

Monday Conference One-day Pass: $325.00 + GST + PST before September 18 ($375 + GST + PST after September 18).

Includes Keynote Speaker, Breakfast and Lunch.

Tuesday Conference One-day Pass: $325.00 + GST + PST before September 18 ($375 + GST + PST after September 18).

Includes Keynote Speaker, Breakfast and Lunch.

Student Conference Fee: $175.00 + GST + PST before September 18 ($225 + GST + PST after September 18).

Includes the President’s Welcome & Reception cocktail, Keynote Speakers, Breakfast & Lunch for Monday and Tuesday.  Optional: A ticket for the Monday social event must be purchased separately ($90 + taxes).

Emeritus Conference Fee: $275.00 + GST + PST before September 18 ($325 + GST + PST after September 18)

Includes President’s Welcome & Reception Dinner, Keynote Speakers, Breakfast & Lunch for Monday and Tuesday. Optional: A ticket for the Monday social event must be purchased separately ($90 + taxes).

Pre-conference workshop half-day fee: $80.00 + GST + PST

Pre-conference workshop full day fee: $140.00 + GST + PST

Workshop fees include nutrition breaks.

Additional Guest Tickets

  • Sunday President’s Welcome Reception & Cocktail: $40.00 + GST + PST
  • Keynote Event Pass (single ticket) – Monday Luncheon & Keynote Address: $60.00 + GST + PST
  • Keynote Event Pass (single ticket) – Tuesday Luncheon & Keynote Address: $60.00 + GST + PST
  • Monday Night Social Event: $90.00 + GST + PST

President’s Welcome Reception & Cocktail held at the Hotel Omni (Sunday October 20)

The President’s Welcome Reception and Cocktail is an informal event and will be held on Sunday October 20, 2019. Keep this event in mind when making travel and accommodation arrangements. The purpose of this event is to allow delegates to connect and enjoy some appetizers before meeting colleagues for dinner (dinner on your own).

Monday Social Event held at Cirque Éloize (Monday October 21)

The main social night will be held at home of the world-famous Cirque-Eloize in Old Montreal.  You will not want to miss out on enjoying this amazing venue. The evening features live circus performances (including a trampoline bar and other surprises) and wraps up with a DJ and dancing.  It promises to be a memorable evening.

Pre-conference Workshops will be held on Sunday October 20 from 9am to 4pm (half-day or full day, depending on the workshop).

General Terms and Conditions for Participants

1. Registration fees

All participants must pay the registration fee prior to attending conference events. All fees are in Canadian dollars. Quebec provincial taxes and Federal GST apply for CIRPA 2019.

The early-bird, regular, student and emeritus conference registration fee includes the plenary sessions, presentations and panel discussions, the President’s Reception (Sunday evening), and Monday/Tuesday breakfasts and lunches. Optional workshop fees and CIRPA annual membership dues ($100 plus applicable taxes) are not included.

As per the Sponsorship Prospectus, each sponsor registers 1 person at no cost. Each additional sponsor registration is $595 plus applicable taxes. The additional sponsor attendees are NOT required to pay membership dues and are therefore not signed up as members of CIRPA-ACPRI. The $595 fee is intended to cover costs of food, beverages, and the social evening expenses.

The Monday conference day pass includes any plenary sessions, presentations and panel discussions offered that day, the Monday breakfast and lunch. Optional workshop fees, CIRPA annual membership dues ($100 plus taxes), the President’s Reception (Sunday evening), the social event (Monday evening), and the Tuesday day conference are not included.

The Tuesday conference day pass includes any plenary sessions, presentations and panel discussions offered that day, the Tuesday breakfast and lunch. Optional workshop fees, CIRPA annual membership dues ($100 plus taxes), the President’s Reception (Sunday evening), the social event (Monday evening) and the Monday day conference are not included.

Workshop fees include nutrition breaks.

2. Cancellation Policy

Individuals who provide notice of withdrawal prior to October 1st, 2019 will be eligible for a full refund, less a $50.00 process­ing fee. Beginning October 1st, 2019, no refunds will be provided.

Between October 1st and October 18th, individuals who are not able to attend the conference may submit the name of a col­league to attend in their place.

Conference registration closes at end of day on Friday, October 11th, 2019. After this date, purchase of conference registrations, including day passes, will be limited by conference capacity.

3. Event Cancellation

In the unlikelihood that an event must be postponed or cancelled for any reason, we will notify all those who have pre-registered. CIRPA will issue a full refund to those who have pre-paid.

4. Liability

CIRPA reserves the right to amend any part of the Conference program if necessary at any time.

CIRPA will not accept liability for damages of any nature sustained by delegates or accompanying persons, or loss of, or damage to their personal property as a result of the Conference or related events.

In the event of industrial disruption or other unforeseen circumstances, CIRPA accepts no responsibility for loss of monies incurred by delegates.

Delegates should make their own arrangements with respect to personal insurance, along with travel insurance.