Registration is now open for the PAAC Annual Conference!

The Public Affairs Association of Canada is excited to welcome you back in-person – for the first time in two years – for our Annual Conference. Register today.

The PAAC Annual Conference:

Advancing Public Affairs in a Time of Change

When? November 9-10

Where? Bisha Hotel & NATIONAL Public Relations

Public affairs leaders have experienced remarkable and unparalleled change and challenges in recent years. At the 2022 PAAC Conference, seasoned professionals and next-generation leaders in the public affairs industry will meet to discuss advancing public affairs in a time of change.

This year’s conference includes:

  • The Herle Burly Podcast
  • National Lobbying Regulation Update
  • Dealing with Distrust in Canada and Crisis Communications
  • Digital advocacy
  • Speed Networking
  • And more!

We’ll also be celebrating the recipient of PAAC’s annual Award of Distinction.

For those who cannot join us in person, we will also be offering options to view recordings virtually following the conference.

Join public affairs professionals from across the country on November 9 and 10 for the PAAC Annual conference in downtown Toronto.



Wednesday, November 9 – Bisha Hotel, 80 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON

  • 6 - 8 p.m. | Cocktail Reception

Thursday, November 10 – NATIONAL Public Relations, 320 Front Street West, Suite 1600, Toronto, ON

  • 8:15 - 9 a.m. | Breakfast
  • 9 - 9:30 a.m. | Keynote Speaker
  • 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Morning Sessions
  • Equity and Inclusion and Women in Public Affairs
  • Digital Tools and Trends in Government Relations and Advocacy
  • Professional Development in the Public Affairs Industry
  • 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Award of Distinction Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Speed Networking
  • 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Afternoon Sessions
  • National Lobbying Regulation Update
  • Dealing with Distrust in Canada and Crisis Communications
  • The Herle Burly Podcast: State of Politics


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