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Registration for the CDA 93rd Annual Conference is now open!

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An automatic email confirmation and receipt will be forwarded immediately following completion of your registration. Please note, your credit card receipt will read Simply Eventful Management Inc. We look forward to welcoming you to Montreal!

Conference Registration Fees

Conference Registration Fees include all Scientific Meetings, Sub-Specialty Sessions, Symposia, Workshops, Practice Management Sessions, Welcome Reception, Exhibitor Reception, Awards Reception and Presentation, and the President’s Banquet.

Member Registration Conference rates (plus applicable taxes) On or before March 30, 2018 After March 30, 2018
CDA Member and Associates* $650 $755
CDA Member – 400 hours or less $490 $590
Resident and Fellow Associate $440 $540
*Includes International Associate, Associate, Corresponding Associate and Honorary Associate
Non-Member Registration Proposed Member $640 $755
New Certificant $440 $540
Non-Member $1,630 $1,900
Medical Office Staff $1,630 $1,900
Dermatology Nurse $1,420 $1,420
Medical Student $440 $540
Sponsor Registration Representative (as per contract terms) Complimentary Complimentary
Sponsors – additional representative $3,570 $3,570
Guest Registration Accompanying Person $245 $245
Child & Youth Dinner $45 $45
Member Registration

Conference Registration Fees include all Scientific Meetings, Sub-Specialty Sessions, Symposia, Workshops, Practice Management Sessions, Annual General Meeting, Welcome Reception, Exhibitor Reception, Awards Reception and Presentation, and the President’s Banquet.

Please ensure your CDA membership is paid prior to registration. Only CDA Members and Associates in good standing may register under the discounted member rate. An audit will be performed on all registrations to ensure delegates are signed up under the correct category. If you require clarification of the CDA Member categories, please consult dermatology.ca/membership-categories.

Note for Residents and Fellows

Resident Registration Policy
To qualify for the Resident Registration Fee, applicants must present proof at the time of registration of full-time enrolment in the current academic year in a Canadian Dermatology specialty-training program accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. A photocopy of a current registration card or a letter from your department administration office must be uploaded to your online registration.

Fellow Registration Policy
To qualify for the Fellow Registration Fee, Fellows must provide proof at the time of registration of enrolment in a Canadian Dermatology training program. A letter of support from the program director/administration office must be uploaded at the time of registration.

Non-Member Registration

Conference Registration Fees include all Scientific Meetings, Sub-Specialty Sessions, Symposia, Workshops, Practice Management Sessions, Welcome Reception, Exhibitor Reception, Awards Reception and Presentation, and the President’s Banquet.

Proposed Member
Any fully qualified dermatologist whose application form and fee for CDA membership has been received at the CDA National Office but has not yet had the application approved.

Non-Member
A Non-Member is a practicing dermatologist who would be eligible to apply for CDA membership as defined in the CDA bylaws, that is, a physician who has received:

  • Certification in dermatology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada;
  • A diploma in dermatology from the American Board of Dermatology, Inc;
  • Certification in dermatology accepted by the College of the province, territory or state in which he/she practices; and
  • A physician who has undergone the necessary specialist training and is a dermatologist certified to practice as such in the country where he/she works.

A copy of the certificate granting authorization to practice as a dermatologist is required for registration for the CDA Conference. Irrespective of affiliation with any provincial or regional dermatology society, all Non-CDA Members wishing to attend the CDA Annual Conference must pay the Non-Member rate.

New Certificant
Any applicant who has received his/her RCPSC or CMQ dermatology certification in 2017 or 2018.

Medical Student
Any Canadian medical student who is enrolled in a MD or MDCM program. Eligible students must be the presenting author of an accepted abstract and be sponsored by a CDA Member who is (1) in good standing and (2) in attendance at the conference.

Dermatology Nurse
Registrants under this category must provide a letter of recommendation from a practicing dermatologist.

Medical Office Staff
This applies to medical office staff who are currently employed by a CDA Member dermatologist on a fulltime basis. The CDA Member dermatologist must be in good standing and in attendance at the conference.

Guest Registration

CDA Member’s Accompanying Person

An Accompanying Person is defined as an immediate family member (spouse, partner, parent or child) who is 18+ years of age who is accompanying a registered attendee. Includes: Welcome Reception, Awards Reception and Presentation, and the President’s Banquet.

Child & Youth Fun Dinner

A children’s dinner with child care, movies and games will be held at the same time as the President’s Banquet for children aged 5 and up. Please indicate on the registration form the number, age and gender of the child(ren).

Terms and Conditions

Registration Confirmation

Upon receipt of completed online or faxed/mailed forms and payment, a confirmation will be sent provided registration is received prior to or on June 8, 2018. Any registrations received after June 8, 20187 will be processed onsite.

Cancellation Policy

All registration fees will be refunded less a $100 + taxes administration fee for written refund requests received prior to Friday, May 4, 20178. A 50% refund will apply for written cancellations received on or prior to Friday, May 25, 2018. No refunds will apply for cancellations received after May 25, 2018. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted.

Submit cancellation letters to the Conference Secretariat by mail, e-mail or fax at the address noted on the registration form.

Booking Conditions and Liability

The CDA and its appointed suppliers act as agents for, and make arrangements with, companies providing optional activities and other independent parties to provide registrants with the activities and tour services as described in this brochure. Although great care is taken to choose suppliers, we are unable to control them directly and, therefore, cannot be responsible for their acts or omissions. A failure to supply the activity or service or a deficiency in same or damages which may arise during such activity are not the responsibility of the CDA and its appointed suppliers and the submission of a registration form is based on this limitation.

CDA, its employees, officers, volunteers, directors, contracted staff, contracted companies and agents cannot assume responsibility for any claims, losses, damages, costs or expense arising out of injury, accident or death, loss or damage to property, delay or inconvenience arising from any matters referred to herein.

Conditions of Registration

  1. It is agreed that the CDA, its employees, officers, volunteers, directors, contracted staff, contracted companies and agents shall not be held liable or responsible for any loss or damages, however caused by any person engaged by, participating in, or attending the CDA 93rd Annual Conference in Montreal 2018 for any reason, no matter how caused.
  2. It is agreed that the CDA, its employees, agents, volunteers, directors and officers reserve the right to refuse admission, cancel or reschedule programs, change speakers or location, or revise content at any time. Decisions regarding the necessity for such decisions shall be taken by the CDA or its agents at their sole discretion and shall be final.
  1. It is agreed that those people who are not eligible to register under one of the categories set out in the conference registration brochure will not be permitted to register onsite and will not be allowed to attend any event taking place within the context of the CDA Annual Conference. In such instance, no registration fees, travel, accommodation, per diem or other expenses will be reimbursed by the CDA or its agents.