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Canadian Immigration Summit 2018

Wednesday May 30 - Thursday May 31 2018 Shaw Centre Ottawa, ON

Join us for the 4th annual Canadian Immigration Summit 2018!

Connect with over 300 stakeholders to learn, network, and shape Canada’s immigration future!


Summit Overview

The Canadian Immigration Summit is where stakeholders from across the country convene to discuss innovative, practical, and actionable solutions to strengthen Canada’s immigration system.

The Summit offers you ample opportunities to network with hundreds of leading representatives from government, business, immigration law and consulting, education, non-profits, and immigrant-serving organizations.

Featured 2017 Summit Speakers

Photo of Ahmed Hussen The Hon. Ahmed D. Hussen
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

 Photo of Kathleen Weil The Hon. Kathleen Weil
Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness, Québec

 Photo of Laura Albanese The Hon. Laura Albanese
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Ontario

 Photo of Donald Arseneault The Hon. Donald Arseneault
Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training, and Labour, New Brunswick

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            Worship Naheed Nenshi His Worship Naheed Nenshi
Mayor of Calgary

Top 5 Reasons You Should Attend

  1. Network with potential partners and collaborators.
  2. Learn from leading international and Canadian experts about domestic and global immigration issues, best practices, and innovative solutions.
  3. Gain unique insights from the latest immigration research and programs.
  4. Access new tools and techniques that will allow you to help empower immigrants and better leverage their skills, talents, and connections.
  5. Shape recommendations to help guide the future immigration system.

Feedback from our 2017 Summit

“It was a stretch of topics, current issues, expertise and various dimensions of immigration; well done!”

—Emishaw Yimenu, COSTI Immigrant Services

“Overall, very nice job! Thank you.”

—Jon Green, Henley & Partners

“Congratulations for a job well done. The Summit was informative and very well managed. I will attend the next one.”

—Alain Nadon, Leduc International

“The Canadian Immigration Summit 2017 was one of the best as far as I can remember!”

—Effat Ghassemi, Newcomer Centre of Peel

“Thank you to The Conference Board of Canada for an outstanding two days.”

—Janet Moser, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce

“Excellent mixture of top level speakers, networking, range of workshops, and a first class venue.”

—Patrick Duce, Homeless Link, United Kingdom

“Great Summit, great organization, congratulations!”

—Adriana Jary, Jewish Family Services Ottawa

“Well organized event and very interesting, high quality and informative presentations.”

—Debroy Chan, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Immigration 2018 Sponsorship cover Download the Canadian Immigration Summit 2018: Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities Brochure (PDF)

For more information about sponsoring this event, please contact:

  • Kareem El-Assal, Senior Research Associate and Senior Network Manager, Immigration
  • Alison Howard, Associate Director, Immigration and Education