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 has a direct impact on the association, and we appreciate your help by booking in the official conference room block.

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. 

The preferred room rate is available until September 19, 2019 (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 RVYH7N41 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 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. You must use the discount code 7W1W6CZ at the time of booking and you must book online.

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.



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    Angèlie Gilchrist Blanchard
    CBA National Office 

    (613) 237-2925 Ext. 149