22nd Metropolis Canada Conference

Beyond 2020: Renewing Canada’s Commitment to Immigration

22nd Metropolis Canada Conference

Beyond 2020: Renewing Canada’s Commitment to Immigration

March 19-21, 2020

RBC Convention Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Call for Proposals

The call for proposals is now open!

You can download it and/or submit a proposal in the tab for this purpose.

Photo credits: Dan Harper

Call for Proposals

The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, November 15, 2019.

Click on the image to view the Calls for Proposals

Submission Form

  • First NameLast NameAffiliationEmail Address 
  • First NameLast NameAffiliationEmail AddressPresentation title 
  • Please make sure it is descriptive but is also formulated to interest as many conference participants as possible

Special Events

• Thursday, March 19, 2020, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Metropolis Welcoming Reception: The Canada Lecture & Visit to The Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Canadian Museum of Human Rights, 85 Asper Way, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0L5.

Program and details to be posted shortly.

• Friday, March 20, 2020, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Mayor Brian Bowman and the City of Winnipeg Welcome Metropolis delegates.

Location, program and details to be posted shortly.

Please note: Special events are free of charge, but the space is limited. You must register for the event (one ticket per conference delegate).



Registration Type Earlybird Regular
Regular - Three Days $375 CAD $475 CAD
Regular - One Day $190 CAD $260 CAD
NGO / Student - Three Days $275 CAD $375 CAD
NGO / Student - One Day $135 CAD $185 CAD
Click on a price to register

You have until January 10, 2020 to take advantage of our earlybird rates.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds less a $25.00 cancellation fee will be given for cancellations received in writing to metropolis@acs-aec.ca prior to February 17, 2020. Following this date, no refunds will be given.

Exhibitors and Partners

Partners, sponsors, advertisers and exhibitors will benefit from direct access to delegates from all three levels of government, NGO/service provider and community organizations, academia and the private sector. Over 700 researchers, policy-makers and community practitioners from across Canada are expected to attend the conference. You can showcase your educational materials, research, products and services and network directly with this highly targeted audience.

See the Conference Partnership, Sponsorship, Exhibitor and Advertising Opportunities:
Exhibitor Registration Form:

Book a hotel room

• Delta Hotels by Marriott Winnipeg

350 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J2

Hotel guestrooms are available at the conference rate of $141 to $226 per night. Book your group rate for Assoc. for Cdn Studies-Attendees to obtain the special rate for Metropolis Conference delegates.

To book: click here.

If reserving by phone, the number is 1-844-294-7309 and the conference booking code is ACA.

The deadline to obtain the special conference rate is Tuesday February 18, 2020. Limited rooms are available.