AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2019

AMMI Canada, CACMID and Unconventional Planning are the ONLY official housing agents for the annual conference. No other housing company, travel agent or third party agency is authorized to place hotel reservations on behalf of the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference.
Please Note: Online Registration is Now Closed
The registration deadline for this event was Apr 5, 2019


Tuesday, April 2nd - Friday, April 5th, 2019

Registration Deadline

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Early Bird Deadline

Monday, February 18th, 2019


The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9H4


The only one of its kind in Canada, the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference provides an interactive venue where experts in the fields of diagnostic microbiology, antimicrobial stewardship, infectious diseases, infection prevention and control, and public health meet. The conference attracts attendees from across Canada and internationally. It provides updates on a variety of topics to a diverse audience of clinicians, microbiologists, laboratory technologists, public health professionals, infection prevention and control practitioners, students and residents.

The conference is governed by the Central Planning Committee, which is composed of representatives from both AMMI Canada and CACMID.

Contact and Support

For registration enquiries, please contact Unconventional Planning by phone at 613-721-7061 or 888-625-8455 (North America only) or by email at Please visit or for conference information.


on or before
Mon. Feb 18, 2019
Early Bird
Tue. Feb 19, 2019 to
Tue. Nov 6, 2018
on or after
Wed. Nov 7, 2018
Late Bird


Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Offered to AMMI Canada Members-in-Training and CACMID Student Members training in clinical microbiology ONLY. Membership status must be confirmed or in progress (application submitted) at the time of conference registration.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019


Thursday, April 4, to Saturday April 6, 2019
Registration fees include the meet and greet reception (Thursday) and refreshments breaks and lunches (Thursday, Friday and Saturday).
Non member
Student Member
Student Non-Member
Thursday, Friday or Saturday (April 4, 5 or 6, 2019)

Daily registration is available for single days only. Multiple day attendees should register for the full conference.
Non member
Student Member
Student Non-Member


Thursday, April 4, 2019
Attendance is restricted to AMMI Canada Active Members, Members-in-Training, Retired and Honorary Members. Only Active Members are eligible to vote.
Friday, April 5, 2019
Attendance is restricted to CACMID members.
Prices are in Canadian dollars.


Hotel Rebate Program: Save $100 on your AMMI Canada – CACMID 2019 full conference registration fee by reserving your room at the host hotel, The Westin Ottawa.

To be eligible for this rebate, please book your hotel room at The Westin Ottawa PRIOR to registering for the conference. Applies to full conference registration only. One rebate per room. Offer available only while rooms are available, so don’t miss out – BOOK EARLY!

CLICK HERE to reserve your hotel room online if you have not already done so. A limited number of rooms have been set aside for our group at The Westin Ottawa and our preferred rates will be available until February 19, 2019, or until our group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.


Pre-Conference Training and Registration Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

1:15pm - 2:15pm
C 1: Mindful Leadership: Wisdom at Work
2:15pm - 3:15pm
C 2: Healthy Mind, Body and Soul
3:15pm - 4:15pm
C 3: Media Panel – Current Hot Topics

Day 2 Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

1:15pm - 2:15pm
C 6: How Government and Fortune 100s are Tapping into the Next Generation of Talent and Ideas
2:15pm - 3:15pm
C 7: International Trade: What’s Next for Canada?
3:15pm - 4:15pm
C10: Science for Sound Government Policy – Evidence Matters

Additional Information

Payment Policy: Conference registration is not considered confirmed until full payment is received. All conference registration fees must be paid prior to the commencement of AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2019 (April 3, 2019). This includes payment for all optional events.

Early Bird Rates: In order to benefit from discounted rates, payment of early bird registration fees must be received before the early bird cut-off date (February 19, 2019).

Student Rates: Students must send a letter from the teaching institution attesting that the student is enrolled in a full-time program. Please send the letter by email to

Travel Discounts: The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference Secretariat has secured special discounts for travel to and from Ottawa for the conference with Air Canada, Porter Airlines, WestJet, and Via Rail. To take advantage of travel discount offers, you will need the booking instructions provided in your conference registration confirmation email. If you are registered, but you are unable to locate this communication, please contact

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing. Those submitted on or before February 19, 2019, will receive a 100% refund; those submitted on or before March 12, 2019, will receive a 50% refund; those submitted after March 12, 2019, cannot be refunded. An administration fee of $50 will be deducted. Registrations may be transferred at any time without penalty. Refunds will be processed after the conference.

AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2019 Contact and Support