Past Conferences

Our past programs are available for viewing and download.

2021 : This special virtual session featured the Chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Ian Scott, in conversation with the Acting Chair of the Federal Communications Commission, Jessica Rosenworcel. The Chair of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, Sylvie Courtemanche, moderated a discussion of current communications policy issues. (Click here to view the session)

2020 Virtual Conference (Program PDF)

2018 : Canadian Communications Policy and Legislation: Time for a Review
(CPAC Public Record) (Program PDF)

2017 : New Developments in Communications Law and Policy
(CPAC Public Record) (Program PDF)

2016 : Towards an Innovation Agenda for the Communications and Media Sector
(Program PDF) (Sponsors PDF) (CPAC Public Record)

2015 (Washington, D.C.) : 46th Annual Conference of the International Institute of Communications. Registration for the Washington event on October 7 and 8 included attendance at the opening reception for the conference on October 6, which was organized by IIC Canada at the architecturally striking Embassy of Canada overlooking the Washington Capitol. As a result of our involvement with the international conference, a Canadian Chapter conference was not held in Ottawa this year but it will return in 2016.

2014 : Vision 20/20 — What's next for Canada's communications industries?
(Program PDF) (Sponsors PDF) (CPAC Public Record)

2013 : The Communication of Politics, and the Politics of Communication
(Pre-Conference: The State of Competition in Canada's Telecommunications Sector)
(Program PDF) (Sponsors PDF) (CPAC Public Record)

2012 : Innovation, Investment and Infrastructure
(Pre-Conference: Symposium on the Promotion of Canadian Films and Television Programs in Canada and Internationally, presented by the CRTC, Telefilm Canada and the Canada Media Fund)
(Program PDF) (Sponsors PDF) (CPAC Public Record)

2011 : Competition, Innovation and Applications: Towards a Digital Economy for Canada
(Pre-Conference on Public Broadcasting presented in conjunction with CBC/Radio-Canada)
(Program PDF) (Sponsors PDF) (CPAC Public Record)

2010 : Connections, Content and Consumers: Towards a National Digital Strategy for Canada
(Program PDF) (Sponsors PDF) (CPAC Public Record)

2009 (Montreal, Quebec): International Institute of Communications’ 40th anniversary conference Trends in Global Communications: Wrestling with Unpredictability. IIC Canada was proud to host the IIC’s 2009 annual conference. As a result of our involvement with the international conference, a Canadian Chapter conference was not held in Ottawa this year.

2008 : Digital Interactive Media – Are We Maximizing the Benefits?
(Program PDF) (Sponsors PDF)

2007 : Canada’s Changing Face – Is Your Organization Ready?
(Program PDF)  (Sponsors PDF)

2006 : Communications in 2010 (Program PDF)

2005 : Broadband – Are we Ready? (Program PDF)

2004 : New Challenges for the Canadian Communications Sector (Program PDF)

2003 : Current Challenges for the Canadian Communications Sector (Program PDF)

2002 : The Agenda and Issues Confronting the Communications Sector (Program PDF)

2001 : Future of the Public Interest in Communications (Program PDF)