2018 ARMA Canada Conference: ‘Connect and Innovate to Transform’

Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, BC
May 28-30, 2018


You are invited to submit a proposal to speak at the 2018 ARMA Canada Conference that will be held May 28-30, 2018 in Vancouver.

What's in it for you?

In addition to supporting the continued development and education of the Information Management discipline within Canada, speakers and presenters will receive a complimentary full Conference registration for up to two speakers per presentation.  See the Information for Speakers web page for more details.

Speaker Topic Streams:

This year’s theme is ‘Connect and Innovate to Transform’.  The conference team is specifically seeking presentations on the following topics:

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  • Digital Transformation (data analytics, big data, cybersecurity, cloud computing, ECM, data management, digital disruption, data security, data protection, internet of things, etc.)
  • Information Management and Governance (best practices, email, getting started with RIM/IG, how to keep RIM program relevant, etc.)
  • Special Topics from complimentary disciplines (access and privacy, government, first nations, law, project management, contract management, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), etc.)
  • Professional Development (CRM, change management, risk management, IGP, etc.)

*Please note that preference will be given to speaker applications that touch on the above themes, particularly the Digital Transformation and Special Topics tracks.

We are incorporating Rapid Fire sessions into our program this year.  These sessions are a maximum of 10 minutes each with a maximum of 15 slides.  The keyword is Concise!

  • We invite speakers to apply to present a Rapid Fire session in addition to other speaking commitments at the conference or to submit a stand-alone Rapid Fire session topic in exchange for a 25 percent discount on your registration fee (a value of $250 off the regular registration fee).
  • Each Rapid Fire session will include three 10-minute presentations (one per speaker) per session.
What can you do?

Submit your application!  Simply review the Information for Speakers web page and complete the SPEAKER APPLICATION FORM by November 28, 2017.

  • You may apply to speak on more than one topic.  Please complete one application form for each topic;
  • Applications will not be accepted from third parties (e.g. public relations agencies, speaker bureaus, etc.);
  • Presentations must be non-commercial and vendor-neutral.  Speakers must not promote a product/service or monetary self-interest in their presentation; and,
  • Only two speakers per presentation will receive the complimentary full Conference registration.
Important Dates:
  • November 28, 2017:  Deadline for receipt of Speaker/Poster Session applications.
  • December 21, 2017:  You will be notified if your application is successful.
  • April 24, 2018:  Slides and all other presentation materials should be forwarded to the ARMA Canada Program Director (
  • Please direct any inquiries to:

About Us

ARMA Canada is the Canadian region of ARMA International. ARMA Canada is comprised of 14 chapters. ARMA Canada aligns it's goals and objectives with ARMA International's vision and mission, which is:

“To provide professionals with the resources, tools, and training (in person or electronically) they need to effectively manage records and information within an established information governance framework.”


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ARMA Canada is accepting registrations for the 2017 Expo in Toronto! 


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For more information on the ARMA Canada Conference operations, please see attached “ARMA Canada Conference Overview”.

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