The CFHS Canadian Link Conference

Registration now open!

Register for the 2017 CFHS Canadian Link Conference

Register by October 4 and be entered into a draw to win a free conference pass or one night's accommodation at our conference hotel, the Marriott Courtyard East!

Early Bird Rates: August 31 - October 20, 2017
Regular Rate: October 21 – December 4


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Conference Details 

The CFHS Canadian Link Conference will take place at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre December 4-6, 2017.

The conference opens with a one-day Animal Cruelty Prosecution Pre-Conference on December 4, which is open to Canadian Crown Prosecutors and allied professionals (including investigative or enforcement agencies like SPCAs or humane societies, police, wildlife enforcement and relevant experts like veterinarians who assist in animal cruelty prosecutions). If you are a Crown Prosecutor or other professional interested in attending the pre-conference, please contact us at For more information, go here.

Note that the pre-conference is not included with a regular two-day pass, and delegates must apply and be accepted to attend sessions on December 4.

The main conference days on December 5 and 6 are open to the general public. Two-day passes include access to all conference sessions and meals (breakfast and lunch) on December 5 and 6. Additionally, your two-day pass includes access to the evening networking event on December 4 and the December 5 social event. One-day passes are not available for this conference.

Continuing Education Credits

The CFHS Canadian Link Conference is pleased to offer continuing education credits for some professional designations. This conference is eligible for continuing education credits with most provincial social work associations, as well as being eligible for Law Society CPD activity requirements in many provinces. Please contact your provincial association or society to receive details on what they will cover.