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Forum for Presidents

January 13, 2023 at 10:30am - January 14, 2023 at 5:00pm

CAUT Forum for Presidents

January 13, 2023 at 10:30am – January 14, 2023 at 5:00pm

Ottawa Marriott Hotel (In-person and online)
Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14, 2023
10:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) 

This annual event is an important opportunity for the leadership of academic staff associations to meet peers from across Canada, share high-level discussion on key political and organizational challenges, and build networks of contact and support — all with the goal of strengthening our ability to advance the interests of our members. The meeting will be held in person and online.

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.

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 23504 to make travel reservations and to bill CAUT directly.

Hotel Accommodation

Participants are required to make their own hotel reservations directly with the Ottawa Marriott Hotel. Reservations should be made no later than January 6

Hotel reservations can be made online or by contacting the Ottawa Marriott Hotel (1-888-236-2427) and mentioning the "Forum for 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.