Canadians Connected 2017



This event is available via webcast or in person at:

Infinity Convention Centre

2901 Gibford Drive,
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 2L9


None. To ensure that everyone interested can attend the event, we have made it free of charge.


Registration closed at 8 p.m. ET, September 17, 2017.


Canadians Connected is one of the most important Internet events of the year. In addition to an exciting line-up of industry-leading keynote speakers, CIRA presents its accomplishments from the past year, industry developments and statistics, future plans, audited financial statements and the auditor's report to its membership.

What’s in it for you?

  • High-profile Canadian speaker Terry O’Reilly, of CBC Radio’s Under the Influence!
  • Exclusive learning opportunities about the impact Smart Communities can have on you and your business as well as an insider’s view of CIRA’s recent activities.
  • Contribute to the direction of Canada’s Internet by getting involved in the governance of an organization that is building a better online Canada for all Canadians.

Want to know more about the event? View the agenda for more details.

Attending via webcast

Pre-registration for the webcast is required by September 17, 2017 at 8 PM ET.

Webcast links and login information will be sent to registered participants the day before the event. Please test your system in advance. If you have any problems logging in, please contact

Attending in person

Free parking is available at the Infinity Convention Centre.

For those who prefer not to drive, CIRA is offering an Uber discount to Members.

For those who prefer to take the bus, OC Transpo routes 87, 92, 97, 99, 116, 189, 197 and 199 stop near the convention centre.

Event sponsors

Important to know…

As per the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and CIRA’s By-law, in order to participate as a voting Member in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) either online or in-person, you must have been a CIRA Member at least 21 days prior to the AGM (specifically, by end of day August 29, 2017) and continue to be a Member at the start of the AGM.

Not a CIRA Member?

Apply online! To be eligible to vote in the AGM and board of directors election, we recommend you submit your membership application by August 22, 2017 to allow time for processing.