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APRIL 24-26, 2019

Hôtel Le Concorde
1225 Place Montcalm
Quebec City, QC
G1R 4W6

CVAA will be hosting its 44th annual conference in 2019. This meeting will bring together healthcare professionals to discuss clinical and scientific issues, present and exchange new data, and enhance collaborations in the national community. In 2019 we will continue to grow on the success of our past meetings by inviting world class speakers to share their expertise.

The Conference 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 2019 CVAA conference will include plenary sessions, keynote presentations, multidisciplinary and discipline-specific concurrent sessions, poster presentations, and hands-on skills labs.

Review the Final Program here.


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 (ZRZ4YHP1).  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 (WAA93) and coupon code (V52UQ65). 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 (CVAA19). Please visit Porter here or book through your travel agent using promo code “CVAA19”.

10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class using discount code (13793).
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.


The conference takes place at:

Hôtel Le Concorde
1225 Place Montcalm
Quebec City, QC
G1R 4W6

A block of rooms has been reserved for the conference. The conference rate is $130 (plus applicable service charges and local taxes) for a single standard room. Hotel reservations must be made directly with the Hôtel Le Concorde no later than April 5, 2019. After April 5, 2019, the hotel may not be able to guarantee room availability or the group rate.  

By telephone: 1-800-463-5256 and reference the name of the Event CVAA 2019 – Folio 482109
Or online:  Use Group Attendee 482109 in the "Add Code" dropbox field.

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

There are several SPAQ parking spaces at the hotel and in the surrounding area. Parking fees are not included.
Hotel Le Concorde has 175 on-site parking spaces. Price is 24$ per night. Space is on a first come first serve basis.

Do you Want to Attend the Conference?

We know funding can be tight and that organizations want to ensure that their employees are receiving the highest level of education. The 2019 CVAA Conference will provide you with experiences unlike any other and you will be able to take home the knowledge you gain and share it with your colleagues. 

Follow these steps to explain to your organization why you should attend CVAA 2019.
1.  Click here to download a sample justification letter.
2.  Identify a specific goal or issue that your organization is seeking to address.
3.  Review the Preliminary Program (here) and list sessions that will contribute to the solution.
At CVAA 2019 you will... 
Engage in hands-on pre-meeting workshops.
Learn about new technologies and test them out.
Be inspired by world-class speakers and vascular access and infusion therapy professionals.
Return home refreshed, motivated, and prepared with tools that you can share with your colleagues.
Conference Highlights: 

  • National and International Knowledge-Sharing/Exchange
  • Cutting-Edge Products and Services
  • Skills Labs Hands-On Demonstrations
  • Pre-Conference workshop on Vascular Access Management
  • CVAA Awards
  • CVAA(c) Certification Exam Writing

Registration open now here!

Quebec City

We are excited to be in Quebec City this year! Take advantage of all that the city has to offer.

Check out the Quebec City Tourist Guide in both English and French. See where you're going on this bilingual map.

Also, follow along for the latest and greatest Quebec City info on their blog here.