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Presenter Information

Thank you for agreeing to participate in the CIA Annual Meeting being held in Vancouver, BC, on
June 18–19. Below is the information you need to know in order to prepare for the event.

Presentation Information and Guidelines

The moderator of each session is encouraged to arrange a conference call with all session speakers prior to the meeting. If you have not received a call from either the moderator or lead speaker of your session four weeks before the meeting, please notify Caroline Thebault.

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries strongly urges all speakers to use presentation materials. While it is not mandatory to use the CIA Meeting Template, it is highly recommended to ensure a consistent format for the entire meeting. 

Acknowledgement and Release

The CIA records all sessions. If you do not wish to have your session recorded, please notify Nancy Jenkinson. Otherwise, all presenters must sign the CIA’s Acknowledgement and Release form on-site.

Presentation Uploading – Deadline: June 5

We request that all presentations be submitted as original PowerPoint files. They will be converted to PDF files prior to being posted on the CIA website. If you do not intend to have a presentation or handouts for your session, please notify Caroline Thebault.


All moderators and presenters are required to register for the meeting—the deadline is June 11. Discounted registration rates are available for all moderators and speakers.

Hotel Accommodations
All presenters are responsible for their own hotel arrangements. The deadline for booking a guestroom is May 26.

Upon arrival at the hotel, please pick up your registration materials and name badge at the CIA Speaker Registration Desk. The desk will be open as follows:





June 17, 2014

6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.


June 18, 2014

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


June 19, 2014

7:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

The exact room location of your session will be listed in the final program that will be provided when you pick up your registration packet at the Speaker Registration Desk.

Presenter Tips

Whether you are new to speaking, or are an experienced presenter, you may find the following recorded   webcast useful. 


Patron Level



Sun Life

Benefactor Level

GGY Axis

Elliott Bauer


RGA 2014



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Sponsorship Prospectus

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