Conference Schedule

This is a tentative schedule for the ACA 2016 Conference & Exposition and is subject to change.

Tuesday, March 29

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Governing Council Meeting

Wednesday, March 30

8:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Division Business Meetings
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Governing Council
9:00 am – 8:45 pm Pre-conference Learning Institutes

Thursday, March 31

8:00 am – 5:00 pm ACA Business Meetings
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Division Business Meetings
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 pm – 6:00 pm ACA Bookstore Open
9:00 am – 1:00 pm ACA/Red Cross Foundations of Disaster Mental Health Training
9:00 am – 8:45 pm Pre-conference Learning Institutes
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Division Brunch
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ACA First Timer's Orientation
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Expo Grand Opening & Welcome Reception
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm ACA Career Center Open
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm ACA Author Book Signing

Friday, April 1

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am – 6:00 pm CCPA Indigenous Meeting
7:00 am – 6:00 pm CCPA Chapter Meetings
7:30 am – 5:00 pm ACA Business Meetings
7:30 am – 5:00 pm Division Business Meetings
9:00 am – 10:30 am ACA Opening Keynote Session
9:00 am – 4:00 pm ACA Bookstore Open
9:00 am – 4:00 pm ACA-CCPA Expo Hall
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Division Brunches
11:00 am – 5:30 pm Poster Sessions
11:00 am – 6:30 pm Education Sessions
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Division Luncheons
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ACA Author Book Signing
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm ACA Social Events
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Division Social Events
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm International Reception
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Opening Night Celebration

Saturday, April 2

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am – 6:00 pm CCPA Indigenous Meetings
7:30 am – 6:00 pm CCPA Chapter Meetings
7:30 am – 9:00 am Division Breakfasts
7:30 am – 5:00 pm ACA Business Meetings
7:30 am – 5:00 pm Division Business Meetings
9:00 am – 10:00 am Keynote Session
10:00 am – 11:00 am Keynote Book Signing
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Expo Opens
10:00 am – 4:00 pm ACA Bookstore Open
10:00 am – 4:00 pm ACA Career Center Open
10:30 am – 6:30 pm Education Sessions
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Division Brunches
11:00 am – 5:30 pm Poster Sessions
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Division Luncheons
5:00 pm – 12:00 am Division Social Events
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm ACA-CCPA National Awards Ceremony/Cérémonie des prix nationaux de l'ACA et l'ACCP

Sunday, April 3

7:00 am – 1:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am – 3:00 pm CCPA Indigenous Meeting
7:00 am – 3:00 pm CCPA Chapter Meetings
7:30 am – 1:15 pm Education Sessions
8:00 am – 11:00 am ACA Bookstore Open
8:00 am – 12:00 pm ACA Business Meetings
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Division Business Meetings
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Poster Sessions
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm ACA General Membership Meeting

Monday, April 4

8:00 am – 5:00 pm CCPA Board Meeting/Réunion du conseil d'administration de l'ACCP

Tuesday, April 5

8:00 am – 5:00 pm CCPA Board Meeting/Réunion du conseil d'administration de l'ACCP

Location of Activities:

Palais des congres de Montréal / Montréal Convention Center

1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montréal, QC H2Z 1H5

  • Conference Registration
  • Education Sessions
  • Expo Hall
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Pre-conference Learning Institutes

Hyatt Regency Montréal hotel & Le Westin Montréal hotel

  • ACA-CCPA Meetings and Social Events
  • ACA-CCPA Opening Night Celebration
  • Division Meetings and Social Events
  • First Timers Orientation
  • National Awards

ACA will provide shuttle bus transportation to and from each location daily.