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CAUT Forum for New Presidents

June 09, 2023 at 9:00am - June 10, 2023 at 5:00pm

Ottawa Marriott Hotel 
Friday, June 9 – Saturday, June 10, 2023
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) 

Forum Overview

The purpose of the Forum is to review the services and support offered by CAUT; to discuss the role and responsibilities of academic staff association presidents and their relationships with their members, executive, and committees; to examine ways of building stronger associations and engaging members; and to build a network among colleagues who are new presidents or presidents-elect of associations.


The Forum agenda is available here.


Registration is now open! Please complete the online registration form by clicking on the registration button below.


CAUT will cover the cost of travel for one participant per association. Additional in-person participants can attend at their own cost, but only subject to space availability. CAUT’s policy is to use unionized air carriers unless there is no other option available. Members travelling within 300 kilometers of Ottawa are encouraged to use available rail, bus, public transportation, or carpooling options. Air travel should be booked early to take advantage of the lowest fares and no later than May 5, 2023.

Airline reservations must be made directly with CAUT̓s travel agency, W.E. Travel (1-888-676-7747). W.E. Travel will require the booking code 23503 to make travel reservations and to bill CAUT directly.

Hotel Accommodation

Delegates are required to make their own hotel reservations directly with the Ottawa Marriott Hotel. It is imperative that reservations be made no later than May 8 the cut-off date. Hotel reservations can be made online or by contacting the Ottawa Marriott Hotel 613-238-1122 or 1-800-853-8463 and mentioning the "Forum for New Presidents." to obtain the negotiated rate of $199.00/night (Traditional guest room).

CAUT Meeting Policies

COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures Onsite

CAUT Anti-harassment and Non-Discrimination Statement

A Scent-free Work Environment

Reimbursement of Participants’ Expenses for CAUT Workshops

Payment policy for care of dependants

Executive Services Support

Questions regarding the Forum, registration and travel should be directed to Marcel Roy, CAUT Meeting and Event Planner, by e-mail at or by phone at 613-726-5167.