The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) are partnering to bring sport leaders together to support and enhance Canadian leadership within sport. This will be a great opportunity for learning and networking with influential Canadian sport and business leaders.  

The CPC invites you to attend our 2018 Summit, Sport Awards and Annual General Meeting taking place on November 15, 2018 at the Fairmont Palliser in Calgary, Alberta.  The COC’s NSF Leadership Summit Sessions will follow on November 16, 2018.

Please note that if you are also a COC Session Member, the COC Session meetings will take place on November 17 and 18, 2018.

The 2018 CPC Summit, Sport Awards and Annual General Meeting is Canada’s conference for Sport Leaders, including National Sport Organizations executives and administrators, Provincial/Territorial Sport Organizations representatives, Athletes and Coaches. During our Summit, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn and discuss emerging leadership priorities and challenges within Canadian Sport,
  • Network with Canada's sport leaders,
  • Celebrate the outstanding performances and success of Team Canada at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games at our Sport Awards luncheon. 

To register for the Paralympic Summit or to reserve tickets for the Sport Awards, please click here. Further details regarding registration for the NSF Leadership Summit and COC Session Meeting will be sent separately to those who will be participating in those meetings.

2018 Canadian Paralympic Committee Summit, image of athletes in PyeongChang

Registration and Fees

We are pleased that you plan on joining us in Calgary on November 15 for the 2018 CPC Summit, Sport Awards and Annual General Meeting at the Fairmont Palliser.


Registration Options

Full Summit (includes Sport Awards Luncheon)

Early Bird Registration fee   $ 225 CAD

After October 5, 2018            $ 275 CAD

Full Summit (excludes Sport Awards Luncheon)

Early Bird Registration fee    $ 150 CAD

After October 5, 2018           $ 200 CAD

Canadian Sport Awards Luncheon (available until before November 1, 2018)

Ticket                                      $ 75 CAD


There will be a 20% administrative charge for any 2018 Canadian Paralympic Summit and AGM cancellations received in writing prior to October 15, 2018. All event payments (including Sport Awards) are non-refundable after this date. There will be no refunds for “no-show” registrants. In the event that you need to cancel your registration or require a refund, please contact the Canadian Paralympic Committee at


Venue and Accomodations

The 2018 Canadian Paralympic Summit, Sport Awards and AGM have arranged a room block for conference delegates at a discounted rate at the Fairmont Palliser.

The room block at the Fairmont Palliser has been created for the nights of November 14 and November 15, 2018 under the Canadian Paralympic Committee. The room rates are as follows, taxes not included:

  • Fairmont Standard (includes accessible rooms) - $189.00  per night
  • Deluxe - $229.00  per night
  • Signature - $249.00  per night

You can book your room using the following options:

The deadline to reserve your room at the Fairmont Palliser is Saturday, October 13, 2018. The hotel cannot guarantee availability for the discounted rate after this date. Please reserve early!

Front image of the hotel


Travel Information

All 2018 Canadian Paralympic Summit, Sport Awards and AGM delegates are responsible for making their own travel arrangements unless otherwise notified.

Hotel Parking

If you are travelling by car, the Fairmont Palliser has valet parking available onsite at a cost of $45.00 per day.

By Air

The closest airport to the Fairmont Palliser is the Calgary International Airport (YYC), located 18 km from the hotel.

Ground Transportation

The Fairmont Palliser is located approximately a 20 minute drive from the airport.  The taxi rate between the airport and hotel is approximately $40 one way.

Airport Shuttle

Allied Shuttle offers service between the airport and hotel with reservations made a minimum of two hours in advance and hotel pickup every hour on the ':08'.  


A one-way ticket from the airport is $15 and a one-way ticket to the airport is $10. A PDF of the schedule can be found here. Please contact them directly to confirm times at 1-877-299-9555.





7:15 – 8:15


8:15 – 8:30

Welcome and Summit Overview

8:30 – 9:30

Keynote: Leadership

9:00 – 10:00

Nutrition Break

10:00 – 11:30

Session I: Sport the Way Ahead

11:30 – 13:00

CPC Sport Awards Luncheon

13:00 – 14:40

Session II: Diversity and Inclusion

14:40 – 15:00

Nutrition Break

15:00 – 16:00

Session III: CPC’s Sport Strategy – Highlights and Priorities

16:00 – 16:30

Transition Break

16:30 – 17:30

CPC Annual General Meeting

Contact Us

Amanda Frechette, Senior Coordinator, Events  

613-569-4333 x 253