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2015 CIA Annual Meeting

June 17–18, 2015
The Westin Ottawa, ON

General information

Registration Desk Hours

Tuesday 18:30 - 20:30
Wednesday: 07:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 07:00 - 15:00

Session Description Updates

For updates, please check the program on the CIA website or the Annual Meeting App.

Presentation Material

The CIA does not provide hard copies of presentation materials for sessions. All presentations received will be available on the Presentation Material page of the online program or on the Annual Meeting App.

Presentations received after June 15 will be uploaded after the meeting.


Simultaneous interpretation will be available for some sessions. Portions of some sessions, may be delivered in French only. Please remember to pick up an interpretation device in the Registration Foyer if you need one. A piece of ID is required as a deposit. All sessions at the meeting will be recorded.

Suggested Attire

Respectable casual attire is suggested for the meeting. No jeans please. New Fellows are expected to wear business attire for their presentation.

50th Anniversary Gala Reception and Dinner - Sponsored by RGA

Gala badges are required for entry to the Reception and Dinner. If you registered for the gala or purchased additional tickets, you must pick up your gala badge(s) at the CIA Registration Desk on Wednesday, June 17, between 10:00 and 16:30.

The gala will take place at the Shaw Centre, which is located adjacent to the Westin Hotel. It can be accessed from the second floor of the Westin Hotel or by exiting the hotel and crossing Daly Street

Suggested dress code: business attire or semi-formal.

CIA Annual Meeting App - Sponsored by Deloitte

Download the CIA's Annual Meeting App, available for iPhone and Android. A mobile web version for Blackberry users available. Look for information on how to download it in your Delegate E-mail or inquire at the CIA Registration Desk.  If you have not received your password, please email:

Annual Meeting Wi-Fi - Sponsored by the SOA

WI-FI Network: 2015 Annual Meeting
Username and password: cia50ica

Smartphone Charging Station - Sponsored by KPMG

Recharge your smartphone at the smartphone charging station located in the Registration area.

Espresso Bar - Sponsored by SCOR Global Life

Stop by the espresso bar in the Confederation Foyer for a refreshing specialty coffee.

Internet Café

Visit the Internet Café in the Québec Room to check e-mails and access presentations.


All delegates can store their luggage in the Nova Scotia room (4th floor) starting at 07:00 on June 18. Luggage must be picked up by 15:30.

Session Attendance

If you pre-selected your sessions online, please arrive early to claim your seat. Your session selections are printed on the back of your badge. Those who did not select sessions are asked to wait until the start time before being seated.


Grand Patron




Society of Actuaries