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June 20–21, 2019 – Montréal, QC

The CIA’s Annual Meeting has undergone a transformation. Our refreshed, flagship annual conference, act19, brings a stronger focus on continuing professional development, new session formats, TED-style talks, and more networking time. The two-day event offers a bilingual program developed by Canadians for Canadians, with the high-quality meeting experience that the CIA is known for—great food and social activities, a handy app to stay connected, and plenty of opportunities to grow and strengthen your personal and professional connections. See you in Montréal!



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Online registration closed. Arrive on-site early; spaces are limited.



Organizing Committee

This event would not be possible without the collective efforts of this year's organizing committee. Thank you for volunteering your time and expertise to develop this great event for fellow members.

Keynote Speakers

Nick Bontis

The knowledge era is here. Do you know how to survive? An internationally recognized intellectual-capital expert, Nick Bontis helps individuals and organizations navigate the new world of digital technology, industry disruption, and information bombardment.
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Jean-Claude Ménard

Mr. Ménard joined the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions as chief actuary of Canada in August 1999. Read more.

Chantal Hébert

Chantal Hébert is a national affairs writer with The Toronto Star, a guest columnist for L’Actualité, and a weekly participant on the political panel At Issue on CBC TV’s The National. Read more.

Jeffrey Simpson

Jeffrey Simpson has his finger on the pulse of Canada―and the world. The former Globe and Mail national affairs columnist (a position he held for 32 years), Simpson has analyzed many of the major political, social, and economic issues of our time. Read more.

General Information

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Sponsorship opportunities

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kelly Fry.