Fees and Terms

Conference registration and workshop fees:

Regular rates beginning September 22nd, 2023:

Regular In-person Conference Fee: $695.00 + taxes
Regular Virtual Conference Fee: $595.00 + taxes
Regular Student In-person Conference Fee: $225.00 + taxes
Regular Student Virtual Conference Fee: $175.00 + taxes
Regular Emeritus In-person Conference Fee: $350.00 + taxes
Regular Emeritus Virtual Conference Fee: $300.00 + taxes

In-person fees include the Sunday President’s Welcome Reception, Monday Dinner and Social, Breakfast and Lunch on Monday and Tuesday, Keynote Speakers, conference sessions, and access to recorded content.

Virtual fees include livestreamed Keynote Speakers and conference sessions, online/video networking opportunities, and access to recorded content.

Pre-conference in-person only workshop half-day fee: $60
Pre-conference in-person only workshop full day fee: $100

Workshop fees include nutrition breaks.

Additional Guest Tickets

  • Sunday President’s Welcome Reception & Cocktail: $60
  • Monday Night Social Event: $100

Optional Sunday Tours (Sunday October 22)

To help delegates explore the local area, optional tours will be available on Sunday from 1 PM to 4 PM. Space is limited and additional fees will apply. Details TBD.

President’s Welcome Reception held at the Delta Hotels Winnipeg (Sunday October 22)

The President’s Welcome Reception is an informal event and will be held on Sunday October 22, 2023. Keep this event in mind when making travel and accommodation arrangements. The purpose of this event is to allow delegates to connect and enjoy a stand-up reception with appetizers.

Monday Social Event (Monday October 23)

This year’s social night is hosted at the Winnipeg Art Gallery – Qaumajuq, home of the largest public collection of contempory Inuit art in the world. The event will include an opportunity to view some of the art collection, a sit-down dinner, and entertainment.

Pre-conference Workshops will be held on Sunday October 22 from 9am to 4pm (half-day or full day, depending on the workshop). Workshops are only available to in-person attendees at an additional rate (indicated above).

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. Federal GST applies for in-person registration at CIRPA 2023. Taxes are assessed based on the participants’ home province/territory for virtual registration at CIRPA 2023. Foreign virtual participants are assessed HST at the highest rate.

The in-person early-bird, regular, student and emeritus conference registration fee includes the plenary sessions, presentations and panel discussions, the President’s Reception (Sunday evening), Monday/Tuesday breakfasts and lunches, and Monday dinner and social. Optional workshops are available for an additional fee.

The virtual early-bird, regular, student and emeritus conference registration fee includes the plenary sessions, presentations and panel discussions, and online networking and engagement opportunities.

CIRPA annual membership dues are not included ($100 plus applicable taxes; reduced fees for students and emeritus).

As per the Sponsorship Prospectus, sponsorship packages include conference registrations according to sponsorship level as follows:

  • Grand: Three (3) registrations
  • Platinum: Two (2) registrations
  • Gold: One (1) registration
  • Silver: One (1) registration
  • Standard: One (1) registration

Each additional sponsor registration is $450 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.

2. Cancellation Policy

Individuals who provide notice of withdrawal prior to October 2nd, 2023 will be eligible for a full refund, less a $50.00 process­ing fee. Beginning October 2nd, 2023, no refunds will be provided.

Between October 2nd and October 20th, individuals who are not able to attend the conference may submit the name of a col­league to attend in their place. Individuals may also convert an in-person registration to virtual (and vice versa, pending conference capacity).

In-person conference registration closes at end of day on Friday, October 13th, 2023. After this date, purchase of in-person conference registrations will be limited by conference capacity. Registration for virtual attendance to the conference will be open until October 21, 2023.

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.