2020 Annual Conference in Ottawa!


HAPS Annual Conference - May 23 - 27, 2020
(Saturday to Wednesday)

Online registration will open in October  

The Update Seminar portion of the conference will be located at The Westin Ottawa and workshops will be hosted by the University of Ottawa.

The HAPS contracted hotel is The Westin Ottawa. Reservation information will be posted in October.

This year's conference is coordinated by Jacqueline Carnegie. For questions about the conference, please contact info@hapsconnect.org or 1-800-448-4277 (USA) or 1-706-845-8204.



This is what you get with each package:

Entire Conference Package (May 23 - May 27) includes Saturday Evening Welcome Reception, all Update Seminars, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Monday night Social, Workshop sessions hosted by the University of Ottawa, breakfast and lunch at the host Institute, and transportation to and from the campus on Workshop days.

Update Seminar Package (May 23 - May 25)  includes Saturday Evening Welcome Reception, all Update Seminars, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Monday night Social.

Workshop Package (May 26 - May 27) includes all workshops, breakfast and boxed lunches both days, and transportation to the University of Ottawa on Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27.

Guest Fees apply to all guests who are not registered as participants for the conference, regardless of age. The guest fee allows a participant's guest to attend the Welcome Reception, Monday Night Social, and visit the exhibit hall. To attend the update seminars or workshops, a package (entire conference, update seminar, or workshop) will need to be purchased. 

   Other Events and Options

Saturday, May 23
Welcome reception in the evening

Sunday, May 24
First Timer's Breakfast
Second Timer's Breakfast - thanks for coming back!

Monday, May 25
Evening Social - this is included in the registration fee.

Conference Policies

Speaker & Workshop Presentations
HAPS cannot provide PowerPoint presentations or videos from Update Speakers or workshop presenters. If an attendee would like a copy of a speaker or presenters material, individuals should ask for materials directly from the speaker/presenter if they so desire. Photos and videos of presentations are forbidden without permission from that speaker/presenter. Please contact the HAPS Main Office with any questions you may have. 

Refund Policy
Until the end of the regular registration period for the conference, a withdrawing registrant will receive a full refund minus a handling fee equal to 15% of the registration fee. From the beginning of the late registration period up to 5 business days before the conference begins, 75% of the registration fee will be refundable. No refunds will be made later than 5 days before the conference begins. Refund of fees requires an emailed request to info@hapsconnect.org no later than 5 business days before the start of the conference. Refund requests received prior to the conference may not be processed until after the conference.