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April 25 - 27, 2018

Hilton Toronto
145 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON
M5H 2L2

CVAA will be hosting its 43rd annual conference in 2018. This meeting will bring together over 150 healthcare professionals to discuss clinical and scientific issues, present and exchange new data, and enhance collaborations in the national community. In 2018 we will continue to grow on the success of our past meetings by inviting world class speakers to share their expertise.

The Conference Planning Committee is working to create an exciting program that will feature presentations on the latest developments in patient care and clinical and laboratory research breakthroughs. The format for the 2018 CVAA conference will include plenary sessions, keynote presentations, multidisciplinary and discipline-specific concurrent sessions, poster presentations, and hands-on skills labs.

Do you need help receiving approval from your manager to attend the conference?  Download and edit this Letter to Managers as a tool to introduce and advocate for your attendance this year!

Check out the Preliminary Program here

Download the poster here and post in your organization.


CVAA Member
March  30, 2018

March 30, 2018

CVAA Member
March 30, 2018

March  30, 2018

Student Rate

Full conference
(Three days)


(incl. HST $508.50)


(incl. HST $632.80)


(incl. HST $655.40)


(incl. HST $785.35)


(incl. HST $169.50)

Two-day rate
April 25/26 or
April 26/27 or April 25/27


(incl. HST $367.25)


(incl. HST $491.55)


(incl. HST $474.60)


(incl. HST $598.90)


(incl. HST $152.55)

One-day rate
April 26 (full day)


(incl. HST $197.75)


(incl. HST $248.60)


(incl. HST $254.25)


(incl. HST $327.70)


(incl. HST $141.25)

One-day rate
April 25 or 27 (half days)


(incl. HST $141.25)


(incl. HST $180.80) 

(incl. HST $226.00) 

(incl. HST $282.50)
(incl. HST $124.30)


Remember, CVAA national membership costs only $110 + HST!  

You can become a member HERE before registering for the conference to get the member rate!




If you would like to register offline, download and print the following form and mail to CVAA National Office with your cheque or money order:

Download Individual Conference Registration Form (for off-line registration)


If you would like to register on-line with a credit card/PayPal account, select one of the options below:

Please login HERE before continuing to the link below:




You must be enrolled in a full-time education program and be able to provide documentation.

Cancellation and Refund Policy 
All registration cancellations must be made in writing to CVAA and will be refunded only if received prior to April 1, 2018.  All refund requests are subject to a $50 cancellation fee.  No refunds or credits will be issued for any reason after April 1, 2018.  No exceptions will be made. “No shows” forfeit all registration fees paid and are not eligible for any refunds or credits.  Cancellation of hotel reservations cannot be made through CVAA.


The conference takes place at:

Hilton Toronto
145 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON
M5H 2L2

A block of rooms has been reserved for the conference.  The conference rate is $199 (plus applicable service charges and local taxes) for a single standard room.  Hotel reservations must be made directly with the Hilton Toronto no later than April 10, 2018.  After April 10, 2018, the hotel may not be able to guarantee room availability or the group rate.  

By telephone: 1-800-HILTONS and reference CVAA18
Or online, click: Book your group rate for Canadian Vascular Access Association  (select ATTENDEE option)

In order to obtain the CVAA room rate please ensure that you book under the CVAA Conference. 

$45.00 - 24 hours -  with in & out privileges
$35.00 - Day Rate  - NO in & out privileges
Self Park
Monday - Friday from 7:00am to 6:00pm:  $28.00 
Monday - Sunday from 6:00pm to 7:00am: $10.00


CVAA has arranged for travel discounts for those travelling with WestJet, Porter, VIARail and Air Canada.  We identify Air Canada as the official Canadian airline for the conference however you are able to use any travel provider you wish.

Air Canada 

Discounted travel is available with Air Canada (5%-10%) by using a promo code (YJGNZ4Q1).  Once ready to book, go on to and input the promo code to get the discount.  No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. 

Discounted travel is available with West Jet (10%) by using a promo code (YYZ02) and coupon code(ZRQCPG8). For details on how to complete a booking with these discount codes, please visit Please use the Promo and Coupon code if booking with a Travel Agent.

Discounted travel is available with Porter (10%) by using a promo code (CVAA43). Please visit Porter here or book through your travel agent using promo code “CVAA43”.

10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class using discount code (13661).
Online booking tips >> You have to log in to your profile, or create one prior to booking. On the Passenger information screen, select "Convention fare" from the “Discount Type” drop-down menu, and enter the discount code for your convention or event in the “Discount code” field. This code has been given to you by the conference organizer. The conference fare will be shown on the next page.

NEW this year - Union Pearson Express (UP)
Visit before April 25, 2018 and use promo code CVAA2018 to get your discount on adult return tickets from Pearson Station to Union Station. To get the 25% discounted group rate, attendees just have to use the promo code CVAA2018  on your adult return tickets (Pearson Station to Union Station) during purchase. 


We are excited to be in Toronto this year! Take advantage of all that the city has to offer hereMore to come.