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Registration and Programming Information

The 2017 AMO Conference, Main Street Meets Globalization, promises to be yet another fantastic opportunity to connect with your municipal colleagues from across Ontario.  With expert keynotes, 18 concurrent educational sessions, political leaders, over 130 industry exhibitors, and access to Provincial Ministers, the AMO Conference is your one-stop-shop for brushing up on current municipal issues and networking.  To assist you with your planning, please see the program outline here

Watch for pre-conference educational workshop announcements – space will be limited, and it may require a change in your travel plans.

Registration for 2017 is in the format of packages, for details on what each package includes click here.


Hotel Bookings

Ottawa will be hosting a number of events in 2017 in celebration of Canada’s 150th, including the AMO AGM & Annual Conference. As their calendar books up, so do hotel rooms in Ottawa. In order to manage a potential run on hotel rooms, and ensure that our delegates were able to book rooms in Ottawa, AMO moved up the hotel booking date to Monday, October 3, 2016 at 10 am.

Please read the guest room booking policy in full prior to making any bookings at either the primary hotel or any of the secondary hotels. Rates, distance from the venue and cancellation policies are outlined both in the policy and on the booking sites of the individual hotels.

Please note AMO nor it's partners will contact delegates direclty to assist in hotel bookings. To reserve a room please contact the hotels directly.

To help you plan your stay, note that the conference will be held at the Shaw Convention Centre and the Westin Hotel. it will run from Sunday, August 13 to Wednesday, August 16, with programming on Sunday generally starting after 2:00 pm, concluding on Wednesday before noon.

Future Conference Dates

  • August 13 - 16, 2017  |  Ottawa
  • August 19 - 22, 2018  |  Ottawa
  • August 18 - 21, 2019  |  Ottawa
  • August 16 - 19, 2020  |  Ottawa

2016 Conference Information

With over 1900 participants in attendance, the 2016 AMO AGM and Annual Conference was a great success.  If you are looking for:
  1. Presentations and proceedings from the Conference click here.
  2. Sponsor information click here.
  3. Exhibitor details click here.