CBA Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium 

Oct. 18-19, 2019
Ottawa ON


Presented by the CBA Privacy and Access Section

Join us in Ottawa on October 18 and19 at the Fairmont Château Laurier as experts in the field guide us through the latest changes, trends and challenges in privacy learn. Come to learn from and network with some of Canada’s top lawyers in ATI and privacy law.

Some of the topics to be covered include:

  • Access Litigation Update
  • Big Data; Privacy and Bias in Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
  • The ins and outs of Internal Privacy Audits
  • Freedom of Information and Deletion of Information

Don’t miss our annual Canadian and international updates and the ever-popular panel of regulators!

We look forward to seeing you in Ottawa!


On-line registration is now open. Click the REGISTER NOW button on the right-hand side of the page to register online (credit card only). 

We encourage everyone to register electronically. If you encounter any issues, please complete and send (by fax or mail) the following PDF Registration Form.

Group Registration

This year we are offering a 20% discount to groups of 5 registrants or more from the same organization. Some restrictions apply – please see the following form for details:

Group Registration Form

Conference Rates




CBA Members

$740.00 + taxes


CBA Young Lawyers

$668.00 + taxes


CBA Student Members

$395.00 + taxes


Government Registrants

$875.00 + taxes



$920.00 + taxes


There will be a 20% administrative charge for any cancellation received in writing prior to September 18, 2019. No refund will be given after September 18, 2019. There will be no refunds for “no-show” registrants. 

Meeting Venue and Accommodations

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

Did you know that booking your stay at the conference hotel using the channels below allows the CBA to keep overall conference costs down, and pass these savings on to our delegates? The CBA guarantees a minimum number of bedroom bookings to the hotel and rooms booked outside our block put us at risk of paying a penalty. Your choice of hotel for this conference affects the association. We appreciate your help by booking in the official conference room block.

Reserve your room online or by contacting the Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel directly at 613-241-1414. Mention the Canadian Bar Association Privacy Law Symposium to obtain the preferred rates starting at $269.00 per night plus tax.

The preferred room rate is available until September 19, 2019 (subject to availability).


AIR CANADA: Book online using promo code RVYH7N41 to take advantage of a 10% discount on Flex, Comfort, and Latitude Economy airfares.* **

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 IAPL19.*

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. Book online using discount code 7W1W6CZ. * **

AVIS, the official rental car supplier of the CBA, offers several special rates. Reserve online or call 1-800-525-7537 and quote the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) #C136499.

Budget, the official car and truck rental supplier of the CBA, offers special rates and promotions. Reserve online or call 1-800-842-5628 and quote the Budget Customer Discount Code (BDC) # A033600.

*The promotion/discount code must be provided at the time of booking to be eligible for the advertised discount.
** Bookings must be completed online to be eligible for the advertised discount.



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Sébastien Ranger | CMP
Event Planner, Professional Development and Events
CBA National Office 
613-237-2925 / 1-800-267-8860, Ext. 176