26th IECA Annual Canadian Conference

Calgary, Alberta
Sunday, June-10-18

Please take the time to complete an evaluation for each session you attend. Paper session evaluations will be available on-site at the IECA Registration Desk and located at the back of session room. 

Your feedback is vital for future conferences!

Please click here for the Educational Session Evaluation. Please complete one for each session your attend.

Please click here for the Post Conference Survey.


Presentations will be made available on the IECA Resource Library as we receive them. Please note that you will need to log in to your member account to view the files. If you are looking for a particular session presentation, you can find them in the "Program" tab of this website underneath their cosponsoring session information. 

Continuing Education Credits

CPD For those called in jurisdictions with mandatory CPD regimes, most presentations and keynote sessions (i.e. sessions listed with learning objectives) may be eligible for CPD Credits under your mandatory education regimes. Please consult your local Law Society to apply for credit or for more information.

United States
NASBA CPE IECA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
Please document your activity for sessions in which you would like to earn CLE credit for individual application submission. IECA can provide supporting documentation of your session attendance provided your signed the session CE sign-in sheet.

CFA CE CFA Institute is no longer offering the Approved Provider Program. IECA can no longer apply for credit through CFA Institute. CFA Institute members can still receive CE credit but will need to document their activities themselves. Please reference the conference schedule as a guide to determine which sessions qualify. 

New! Virtual Event Bag 

IECA is going digital! Instead of picking up a packet of sponsor materials at registration, please visit our New Virtual Event Bag for special offers and information from our sponsors. If you view three (3) or more placements, you will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $150 gift card. Please stop by the IECA Registration desk for more details.

View the 26th IECA Annual Canadian Conference Virtual Event Bag Now!

Tabletop Exhibits

Tabletop exhibits will be offered in the Main Foyer during breakfast and refreshment breaks. Please stop by to learn
more about the products and services offered by these exhibiting companies.
Please be sure to visit the below exhibit tables:
Moody’s Analytics
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Monday Afternoon Activities

Additional networking opportunities are being offered on Monday, June 11 for an additional fee. These activities have limited availability, so advanced sign-up is encouraged.

IECA Golf Tournament
River Spirit Golf Club
241155 Range Rd 34
Calgary, AB T3Z 2W4
Fee: CAN$105.00 (includes lunch)
Rental Clubs: CAN$25.00
Join your fellow attendees for an afternoon of golf at the River Spirit Golf Club within a short drive of Calgary. Nestled along the edge of the Rocky Mountains, the course offers beautiful views of the natural landscape. The layout is among the most diverse, and playable to all levels. Shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Foursomes will be assigned and will be available at the IECA Registration Desk. Transportation is on your own. A boxed lunch will be provided.

Axe Throwing
BATL Calgary
2151 32 St NE #80
Calgary, AB T1Y 7G3
Fee: CAN$85.00
Join your fellow industry colleagues in an engaging afternoon of axe throwing. Relieve some stress in this casual, relaxed environment. BATL expert coaches will provide practice and instruction so no experience is necessary. The activity will conclude with a round robin and group playoff tournament. Appetizers and drinks will be provided. Transportation is on your own.

Host Hotel

Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire
255 Barclay Parade SW
Calgary, AB T2P 5C2

Situated in the vibrant Eau Claire Market, the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire boasts a premiere location in downtown Calgary. Adjacent to the lush Prince’s Island Park and glacier fed Bow River, the hotel is within walking distance of a myriad of shopping, entertainment and dining options.

IECA Discounted Group Room Rate: Traditional One-Bedroom Suite (Single/Double) CAN$259.00/Night + Tax

Hotel Reservation Deadline: May 17, 2018
After this date, rooms will be subject to hotel availability and prevailing rates.

*The deadline to book your room at the IECA discounted group rate has passed. To book a room at the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire at the prevailing rate, please visit their website or by calling reservations at 888-784-8370 (toll-free for Canada and the U.S.)


Calgary International Airport 
Calgary International Airport (YYC) is located 19.6 km/12.2 miles from the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire, approximately 23-minute drive to/from the hotel.

Shuttle Service
Allied Downtown Shuttle Service
The Allied Downtown Shuttle provided affordable, regularly scheduled on-demand transportation between designated pick-up points within the City of Calgary and Calgary International Airport.

Taxi Service
From Airport: Domestic Terminal stands are located outside of doors 1 and 6 and International Terminal stands are located outside of doors 16 and 17. Under normal driving conditions, the approximate fare to downtown Calgary is between $40 and $45.

From Hotel: Taxis are available at the hotel 24 hours a day—just ask hotel staff and they will be happy to call one for you.

Transportation Network Company (TNC)
Please see the list below of authorized TNC operators at the Calgary International Airport.

Cowboy Taxi



Drop-off: TNC drivers drop-off their passengers on Departures Level curbside. 

Pick-up: After the passenger has arranged for their ride, they can meet their TNC driver on Departures Level curbside in the designated pickup locations by Door 1 or Door 12.

Hotel Parking & Directions
Secure, valet parking is available in our heated, underground lot. Please note that our parkade can not accommodate vehicles over 6'4''.

  • Midweek: $42.00 per day
  • Weekend: $29.00 per day

For driving directions to the hotel, please click here.

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