Requirements and Registration for the 2024 conference on Integration and Cooperation

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No Refund Policy

We appreciate your interest in attending the 2024 Conference on Integration and Cooperation conference, organized by Cooperation Integration Canada (CICAN). Before proceeding with the registration process, please carefully read and understand our "No Refund" policy.

By proceeding with the registration process, you agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this "No Refund" policy. We encourage you to evaluate your availability and commitment to attending the 2024 Conference on Integration and Cooperation conference before completing your registration.

By completing the registration and payment process, you acknowledge and agree to abide by the following terms: :

No Refunds: CICAN has a strict "No Refund" policy for all conference registrations and attendees. Once the registration is completed and payment is made, no refunds will be provided for any reason, including but not limited to, cancellations, non-attendance, personal conflicts, or any other unforeseen circumstances

Cancellation: Cancellation of your attendance at the conference does not entitle you to a refund or partial refund of the registration fee

Reimbursement requests in case of visa refusala: CICAN will reimburse 50% of the registration fee if the visa is refused. Proof of refusal in the form of a letter of refusal from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) addressed to the participant will be required. Refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and there will be no refunds for visa refusals resulting from fraud, imprudent actions or inactions from the applicant.

Transfer of Registration: The registration is non-transferable. You cannot transfer your registration to another person without prior written consent from CICAN.

Force Majeure: CICAN shall not beheld responsible for any losses or additional expenses incurred by participants in the event of unforeseen circumstances or "Force Majeure" events. Such events include, but are not limited to, natural disasters, political instability, civil unrest, strikes, public health emergencies, or any other situations beyond the organizer's control that may lead to the postponement, cancellation or alteration of the conference.

Program Changes: CICAN reserves the right to modify the conference program, including the agenda, speakers, and venue, at any time without prior notice. Such changes shall not entitle participants to a refund.

Code of Conduct: Participants are expected to adhere to CICAN's Code of Conduct throughout the event. Failure to comply with the Code of Conduct may result in expulsion from the conference, with no entitlement to a refund.

Personal Belongings: CICAN shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage, or theft of personal belongings during the conference.

For any questions, clarifications or payment difficulties, please contact our support team at: [email protected]

For participants coming from Canada, details on the registration requirements will be posted soon through our social networks

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Conference location:


Hôtel Marriot Ottawa Est Ottawa Conference and Event Centre
200 Coventry road
Ottawa, ON, K1K 4S3

Objectives of the conference

Documentation of challenges to immigrant integration that needs to be overcome in Canada.

Development of a platform of knowledge sharing in relation to integration issues.

Documentation of linguistic; economic; and social integration processes and experiences in Canada

Increase participants’ knowledge on the rich and diversified economic sectors of Canada and required skills for integration.

Compilation of best Practices and Strategies for Integration

Commitment to Implement Actionable Steps for Improved Integration


Please note All agenda times are in Eastern Standard Time. See what time that is for you.

Day 1

Sunday, May 26, 2024

17:00Preregistration (Marriot Hotel conference room)
18:00Meet and greet at Canadian Museum of Nature

Day 2

Monday, May, 27th 2024

10:00Registration and Breakfast
11:00Conference Opening
11:15 Welcome Remark by Executive Director (CICAN)
11:30Keynote Address: "The Importance of Integration for Canada's Future" by [Keynote Speaker]
11:45Overview of Conference Objectives and Agenda
12:00Defining and Understanding Integration Challenges
13:00 Panel Discussion: "Current Landscape of immigrant Integration in Canada"
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Sessions:
  1. Employment Integration: Best Practices and Challenges
  2. Cultural and Social Integration: Building Inclusive Communities
  3. Intégration éducative : Améliorer l'accès et la qualité pour les nouveaux arrivants

Day 3

Tuesday, May 28th 2024

11:00Keynote Address: "Government Policies and Their Impact on Integration" by [Keynote Speaker]
11:15Panel Discussion: "Collaborative Approaches: Government, NGOs, and Private Sector"
11:30Case Study Presentations: Successful Integration Initiatives in Canada
11:45Panel Discussion: "Comparative Analysis: International Approaches to Integration"
12:00Building Partnerships and Commitments
13:00Panel Discussion: "Strengthening Collaboration: Universities, Businesses, and Community Organizations"
14:00Roundtable Sessions: Identifying Actionable Steps and Commitments
15:00Closing Remarks and Acknowledgments
16:00Networking Reception

Side events

Cultural Showcases: Celebrating Cultural Diversity
Guided tour in the Ottawa-Gatineau region
Live virtual participation


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Wilfrid Bitchoka

Executive Director

Coopération Intégration Canada (CICAN)

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Jeanne d'Arc Kabanga

Executive Director

ANSS Burundi

National Association for the Support of Patients and Education against HIV-AIDS


Honorable Benilde Djeumeni

Député à l’Assemblée Nationale du Cameroun

Chairman of the Parliamentary Network of Insurance and Banking Regional Road Safety Littoral

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Emmanuel Majanja

Expert in monitoring and evaluation of development projects and conference facilitation.


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