Event Overview

Welcome Reception

Sunday October 25th, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Kick off your ACEC national leadership conference experience by attending the Welcome Reception. Connect with fellow conference delegates and their spouses, the ACEC Board of Directors, conference speakers, and special guests. This is a great event to mingle and get to meet peers for your first night in the Nation’s capital. (Attendance open to delegates, YPs and companions)


Business Program

Monday October 26th and Tuesday October 27th

The conference business program will feature experts and important stakeholders from the private and public sectors. The presentations and panel discussions will focus on top policy priorities and key business issues for the consulting engineering sector. (Attendance open to delegates and YPs) 


Networking Reception

Monday October 26th 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

This event will provide delegates and companions to mingle with Ministers, Members of Parliament, Senators, and Senior Bureaucrats from the federal government. (Attendance open to delegates, YPs and companions).


MP Meetings - Parliament Hill Day

Tuesday October 27th, Throughout the day

A cornerstone government relations activity for ACEC, Parliament Hill Day is a yearly event that raises awareness of the issues affecting the consulting engineering industry through meetings with Members of Parliament and Senior Bureaucrats from the federal government. Become a citizen advocate and help shape policy affecting our sector by meeting with your local MP in their Parliament Hill office. (Participation open to employees of member firms).


Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala

Tuesday October 27th, 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Celebrate excellence in consulting engineering! The Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards gala will be the culminating event of the conference and industry's night to award the highest honours for achievements in consulting engineering in Canada. Co-sponsored by ACEC and Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine, this marks the awards 52nd year.  Join us for this very special evening and close your conference experience off at our industry's night of excellence and premier networking event. (Attendance open to delegates, YPs, companions and single ticket holders).