RxA’s PD Conference FAQs

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GENERAL

When and where will the conference take place?          

The Fall Professional Development Conference will be held in person at the Sheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel on September 16-17, 2022.

When will registration open?

Registration will open later in the summer.  Members may register online via the Registration tab on the conference main page.

How much does it cost to attend the Virtual Spring PD Conference?

  • RxA Pharmacist Member: $375 + GST
  • RxA 4th Year Student Member: $150 + GST

What does the cost of my registration include?

You will receive a name badge when you arrive on site. With your name badge, you have access to attend all plenary sessions, the concurrent sessions, the Annual General Meeting, and the Welcome Reception. Meals are also included with your conference registration cost.

Does the registration fee include travel costs for the conference?

All travel costs, including air and hotel accommodations, are the responsibility of the attendee. See below for details on hotel accommodations through the conference venue.

Will registration close at any point?

We recommend members register early as there is always the possibility that the event will sell out.

I am unable to take the whole day off work. Can I register for specific sessions or a half-day?  

Logistically, we are not able to provide that option this time. We only have full two-day conference registration available.

I’m not an RxA member, can I still attend the conference?

At this time, our conferences are RxA member-exclusive events. Information about becoming an RxA member can be found by clicking here.

SESSIONS

Is there still a choice of concurrent sessions to attend? 

Yes, there will be an opportunity to choose concurrent sessions for Saturday, September 17th.

How long are the concurrent sessions?  

Concurrent sessions are 60 minutes long, including time for Q&A.

Will CCCEP credits be available for conference sessions? 

Yes, you will get CCCEP credits for sessions you attend. CCCEP accreditation is currently pending.

ACCOMMODATIONS

How do I make a hotel reservation?

A special group rate has been secured for the conference dates. Details on hotel booking will be provided during the registration process.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

When is RxA’s Annual General Meeting?

Preceding the Fall Professional Development Conference, RxA will be holding the Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 7 pm on Friday, September 16, 2022.

How do I attend the AGM?

For full details and to register for ONLY the AGM please visit the AGM page. If you wish to register for the AGM and the full PD conference, please register via the link on Conference main page.

EXHIBITOR HALL

Will there be an exhibit hall? 

Yes, there will be an exhibit hall where exhibitors can interact with attendees and showcase their products. 

My company would like to participate as an exhibitor – how does that work? 

We have lots of space and opportunities for exhibitors. If you are interested in joining the Exhibit Hall, please contact regan.wing@rxa.ca for more details.


If you have further questions, please email rxa@rxa.ca

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