PIPSC Convention 2023 Frequently Asked Questions

When is the PIPSC Convention 2023?

The PIPSC Convention 2023 which includes the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will start at 10:30 am Eastern on Sunday, November 26 and adjourn Wednesday, November 29 at 2:30 pm Eastern.

Where will the PIPSC Convention 2023 be held?

The PIPSC Convention 2023 will take place at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel - 1201 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2L7

Where can I find the PIPSC Convention 2023 agenda/schedule of events?

The agenda and schedule can be found in the registration confirmation email that you received after registering. Additional PIPSC Convention 2023 information can be found on the Institute’s Website. Please note that the agenda and schedule are subject to change.

Will the convention be held in person?

The PIPSC Convention 2023 will be a hybrid format. Delegates can register for in-person or virtual participation. All other members can view the live stream of the event. Live streaming will be for viewing only, you will not be able to interact or vote.

How do I register as a Delegate?

You would have received an invitation to register on July 17th. If you were chosen as a delegate and did not receive an invitation email, please contact us at aga-agm@pipsc.ca.

How do I register for a convention session or meeting? (eg. Delegate Caucus meeting, workshop, or panel discussion)

You can register through the AGM registration system which is linked within your invitation to register email.

Am I able to bring a plus one to the Ready to Inspire Gala? 

For capacity reasons, we are only able to offer plus ones to award winners.

How do I book travel?

Hotel reservations must be made through the AGM registration system and flight reservations through the Concur Travel link on your registration confirmation page.

If you require a car rental, or train, please call BCD at 1-866-768-7624 and indicate the meeting name, date and location found in your invitation email.

Please be advised that when making your travel arrangements, Concur Travel will be using flight credits where possible.

Is it your first time using Concur Travel? Check out the PIPSC Travel page for videos, how-to guide and FAQs.

What travel expenses are covered if I attend the Convention in-person as a Delegate?

Your flight, hotel, per diem, daily allowance (with the exception of breakfast and lunch Sunday-Wednesday and Gala dinner on Monday) and applicable travel expenses (eg. taxi, parking, mileage etc.) will be covered.

How do I submit a late resolution or an amendment to a resolution?

Email the text of the amendment to the Resolutions Sub-Committee at: resolutions@pipsc.ca. You will be notified by email if your amendment requires clarification.

I have registration, travel and/or general questions pertaining to the PIPSC Convention 2023, who do I contact?

Please email aga-agm@pipsc.ca and we would be happy to assist you.