Canadian Institue Of Planners

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National Conference - Generation 2019

Save the Date: July 3-6, 2019

The 2019 CIP Conference will mark a significant historical milestone: the 100th anniversary of the Institute! We invite you to start planning your participation in this important event – as a presenter, sponsor, exhibitor, and delegate – and join us in Ottawa, Ontario, July 3-6, 2019. Our conference theme, GENERATION, captures the dynamic character of the planning profession and the significant contribution it has made and can continue to make locally, nationally, and globally, as it advances into a second century.

Generation /jenəˈrāSH(ə)n/
1. a single step in natural descent, as of human beings, animals or plants.
2. the process of coming or bringing into being.
3. the production of something.

Conference Venue: Westin Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario

westinhotel.jpg Ottawa is a 21st-Century city that inspires forward thinking, while keeping you connected to an unforgettable past. Located on unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabe Nation, this city is a product of the contributions of generations of people who have left an indelible mark on its present. As the home of the inaugural meeting of the Town Planning Institute of Canada—CIP’s origins—we can think of no better location to share our centenary conference with you. 

Special room rates for conference delegates will be available November 2018.

Explore the Westin Hotel Ottawa.

Call for Proposals

We are pleased to welcome proposals for the 2019 CIP Conference program. Proposals may be submitted for a variety of presentation formats.

  • Poster Gallery
  • Concurrent Session
  • Workshop
  • Extended Workshop
  • Learning Tour
  • Fast and/or Funny Planning Presentations

All proposals must be submitted HERE.

Please download the Call for Presentation Proposals for more details on how to submit.

Sponsorship Opportunities


Be an important part of CIP’s celebrations, as we mark the momentous occasion of 100 years working on behalf of planning professionals nationally and serving as the voice of Canada’s planning community.

Please download our Sponsorship Opportunities package for more details.