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CALS2023 UPDATES


Event Details

WHEN

WHERE

Ottawa, Ontario at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre.



We have set aside a number of rooms at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre at a discounted rate. This rate will be available to guests attending CALS2023 wishing to stay at the Delta Hotels on any of the following dates: April 16 to April 19, 2023.

To access the discounted rate, simply book your rooms at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Ottawa City Centre by March 16, 2023,

Registration Rates

APRIL 17, 2023: PRE-SUMMIT DAY

FREE ACCESS

The Pre-Summit afternoon will be focused on topics of “Housing” and “Post-Secondary Education”. There are LIMITED spots. Reserve your spot now! Go to our registration platform, and scroll down to “Events & Other Activities” if you wish to participate.

APRIL 18-19, 2023: SUMMIT DAYS

FULL SUMMIT ACCESS RATES

The table below outlines registration rates for participants wishing to attend CALS2023 on both April 18 and 19, 2023.

TICKET TYPESEARLY-BIRDREGULARLAST MINUTE
Persons identifying as: Autistic, Neurodivergent or with a disability $175$225$250 
Students and trainees$175$225$250 
Member of Autism Alliance of Canada$500$600$700
Non-Member of Autism Alliance of Canada$575$675$775
DEADLINEJANUARY 31, 2023MARCH 31, 2023APRIL 2023

INDIVIDUAL DAY SUMMIT ACCESS RATES

The table below outlines registration rates for participants wishing to attend CALS2023 on either April 18 or April 19, 2023.

TICKET TYPEEARLY-BIRDREGULARLAST MINUTE
Persons identifying as: Autistic, Neurodivergent or with a disability $105$135$150
Students and trainees$105$135$150
Member of Autism Alliance of Canada$300$360$420
Non-Member of Autism Alliance of Canada$345$405$465
DEADLINEJANUARY 31, 2023MARCH 31, 2023APRIL 2023
Program
Our Supporters

A huge thanks to the following organizations for supporting the 9th Annual Canadian Autism Leadership Summit! If you would like your organization to be listed as a CALS2023 supporter, view our Support Proposal by clicking here.

Jim & Ginette Munson Autism Leadership Award

In 2021, Autism Alliance of Canada created The Jim and Ginette Munson Autism Leadership Award, in recognition of the unflagging determination and leadership shown by The Honourable Jim Munson, former member of the Senate of Canada, and his wife, Ginette Munson.

This annual award underlines the Munsons’ longstanding commitment in the pursuit of a better Canada for Autistic persons, their families and communities. Each year, this award will be presented to someone living in Canada who has demonstrated the leadership, determination and values that reflect the Munsons’ commitment to the creation of a National Autism Strategy.

Hear from Whitney Hodgins, the recipient of the inaugural Jim and Ginette Munson Autism Leadership Award on our podcast, Across the Desk!

Support Us

Volunteer

The Canadian Autism Leadership Summit is organized primarily by Autism Alliance of Canada, and guided by volunteers who are dedicated to creating a memorable and engaging event. Each year, we draw on the perspectives of:

  • Our lived-experience Selection Committee, responsible for determining the content and approving decisions to ensure an autism-friendly environment.
  • Our Summit Planning Committee, responsible for the broader organization of the event.

If you are interested in getting involved and making your mark on CALS, consider joining the CALS2023 Planning Committee. For more information, reach out to us at summit@autismalliance.


Support the Summit

Supporting the Canadian Autism Leadership Summit not only allows you to be part of facilitating this memorable exchange but also grants another level of exposure for your organization to Summit attendees. In addition, your support provides the unique opportunity to show your support for a National Autism Strategy. See below for our proposal for organizations interested in financially supporting the Summit.

For inquiries, please reach out to summit@autismalliance.

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