CBA Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium 

Oct. 19-20, 2018
Ottawa ON

PDF Registration Form | Conference Agenda

This event is now closed. Please visit the 2019 conference webpage


Join us in Ottawa on October 19-20 for the ninth annual Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium. Experts in the field will guide us through the latest changes, trends, and challenges on the horizon. Learn from, and network with, some of Canada’s top lawyers and professionals from the world of ATI and privacy law.

The symposium will feature the annual international and provincial updates, as well as a session titled The Regulators Speak. Other topics on the agenda include access to information issues and challenges, privacy and health law, privacy and technology, and EU adequacy.


On-line registration is now CLOSED.

Please email a completed PDF registration form to to be added to the waitlist. 

There will be a 20% administrative charge for any cancellation received in writing prior to September 19, 2018. No refund will be given after September 19, 2018. There will be no refunds for “no-show” registrants. 

Conference Rates




CBA Members

$729 + taxes


CBA Young Lawyers

$655 + taxes


CBA Student Members

$395 + taxes


Government Registrants

$860 + taxes



$908 + taxes



Meeting Venue and Accommodations

Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel
1 Rideau St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7
(613) 241-1414

To avoid disappointment, reserve your room by contacting the Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel directly and mention the Canadian Bar Association Privacy Law Symposium to obtain the preferred rates starting at $269.00/night (Fairmont category). 

Click here to book your reservation online. 

The preferred room rate is available until September 15, 2018 (subject to availability).


AIR CANADA: Book online to take advantage of a 10% discount on Flex Fare, Latitude and Executive airfares. You must quote promotion code 6A9Z4RN1 at the time of booking and must book online.

PORTER: Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 10% discount on available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale). Please book online using promo code ATIPLS.

WESTJET: WestJet is pleased to offer 10% off Econo base fares and 15% off Plus base fares for travel between Ottawa and anywhere WestJet flies in North America. You must use the discount code 8NFYRAU at the time of booking and you must book online.

VIA RAIL: VIA Rail is pleased to offer 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class. Discount does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige Class. To book, please visit VIA Rail's website. You must login to your profile or create one then select Convention Fare from the Discount Type drop-down menu and enter Convention Discount Code 13694.

AVIS, the official rental car supplier of the CBA, offers special rates and promotions. Reserve online or call 1-800-879-2847 and quote the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) # C136400.

Budget, the official car and truck rental supplier of the CBA, offers special rates and promotions. Reserve online or call 1-800-268-8900 and quote the Budget Customer Discount Code (BDC) # A033600.



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Angelie Gilchrist Blanchard
CBA National Office 
(613) 237-2925 
ext. 149