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Canadian Public Health Association


Registration for Public Health 2020 is now closed. If you would like to register for the event please contact

Public Health 2020 will provide a dynamic virtual environment to facilitate knowledge sharing as thought-provoking speakers present content developed exclusively for the public health community. CPHA will embrace technology and present sessions October 14 – 16 from 12:00-16:30 (Eastern Time) daily.

Registration offers participants access to over 30 sessions and associated content, the opportunity to connect with speakers and engage with participants. Gain additional learnings with unlimited, on-demand access to the presentation gallery for one year post-conference.

The virtual conference platform gives participants the opportunity to:

  • Discover new solutions, innovations, and partnerships to apply in your day-to-day setting.
  • Pay reduced registration rates and gain virtual access to 30 sessions including plenary, symposiums and workshops.
  • Learn in your personal work environment at your own pace.
  • Connect with speakers via online polls, audience Q&A and post-session discussion forums.
  • Earn Maintenance of Certification Program credits.
  • Gain additional learnings with unlimited, on-demand access to the presentation gallery for one year.  

Registration Options

Member Rates




Participant $225


Student/Retiree $125

Non-member Rates




Participant $250


Student/Retiree $150

Pricing is per person. The sharing of registration links is not permitted.

Community Rates

Supporting knowledge exchange among public health professionals and others working in our communities is vital to CPHA’s commitment to health equity, social justice and evidence-informed decision-making.

We encourage the participation of diverse communities in our national conference and understand that funding for professional development/conference attendance can be difficult to obtain. To support your participation in Public Health 2020, special registration rates have been established for delegates who:

  • Self-identify as First Nations, Inuit or Métis;
  • Work or volunteer for a First Nations, Inuit or Métis community-based organization with limited professional development/conference attendance funds; or
  • Work or volunteer for a community-based organization with limited professional development/conference attendance funds.

Community Rate: $150

Access to these special registration rates is based on the honour system; we ask that you respect the criteria established for each rate. If you have questions regarding these rates, please contact

The sharing of registration links is not permitted.


We encourage presenters to register for the full conference. If presenters are unable to participate for all three days, discounted daily rates are available.

The presenter daily rate is $100 and grants access to the conference sessions and networking features on the day of your presentation, post-conference materials and the presentation gallery. 
To register at the presenter daily rate, contact

Group Registrations

We are pleased to offer a discount to organizations registering 5 or more employees. Contact the Conference Department at to begin the registration process. 

Group rate: $150 per person

The following conditions will apply:

  • One invoice will be issued per group registration, payable by cheque or credit card.
  • If an invoice exceeds $1,500 and an organization wishes to pay be credit card, a 2.5% surcharge will be applied to recoup the service fees charged to process the transaction.   
  • Individual registrations must be completed for each delegate.

Payment Options

For online registration, a Visa or MasterCard is required to complete the transaction. To request an invoice payable by cheque or credit card, contact the Conference Department at

    Cancellation and Substitution Policy

    Requests for cancellations received by e-mail on or before Friday 9 October 2020 will be subject to a $25 cancellation fee. No cancellations will be granted after 9 October 2020.

    If you’re unable to attend the conference you may designate someone to attend in your place. Requests must be made by the person registered and received by e-mail on or before 9 October 2020. No substitutions will be granted thereafter.  

    Note: If you are a CPHA member and your replacement is a non-member, that person must pay any difference in fees.

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