ADSA can't wait to welcome you to beautiful Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, this June 25–28!

The meeting will be hosted at the Shaw Centre, and the city of Ottawa will be lit up with ADSA spirit.

Shaw Centre’s hanging lights and woodwall will be illuminated in ADSA blue throughout the event, as will the city’s landmark Ottawa sign in the ByWard Market on June 25 as our meeting gets underway.

Schedule of Events and Scientific Program

Pre-conference symposia and workshops are scheduled for Sunday, June 25; scientific sessions will begin Monday morning, June 26, and run through 5:30 pm on Wednesday, June 28.

You can review the scientific events and start building your schedule using the draft scientific program.

As well as great scientific programming, we have an outstanding line-up of networking events where you can reconnect with friends and colleagues and catch up after a long three years!

Scientific Program Format for 2023

  • Poster sessions (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
  • Morning scientific sessions 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Lunch break 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Afternoon scientific sessions (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon ice cream break in the exhibit hall (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Meeting rooms will be equipped for electronic presentations and preloaded sessions.

Registration Hours

Registration for the ADSA Annual Meeting will be located in the Rideau Canal Atrium (RCC), Level 2 of the Shaw Centre. Registration hours are as follows:

  • Saturday, June 24, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 25, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, June 26, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 27, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 28, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Book Your Travel and Lodging for Ottawa

Whether it's by plane, train, bus, or car, it's easy to get to this year's destination.

Air Canada is our preferred airline for the meeting, and we have an exclusive 10% discount code for attendees! Simply enter "ZWBVGUR1" in the promotion code box at checkout on The booking must be to Ottawa in the travel period of Wednesday, June 14, 2023, through Wednesday, July 5, 2023.

Convenient, comfortable, and affordable, Canada's passenger train service—VIA Rail—is another great travel choice that offers numerous daily departures to Ottawa from major cities in Canada.

See the best options for traveling to Ottawa from around the globe, including a list of non-stop and one-stop airport hubs servicing Ottawa.

Still need lodging?

Hotel spots in the ADSA housing block are closing. Don't miss out on a few spaces left in the Les Suites hotel.

Download the Conference Map and Speaker Resources

The meeting will be hosted at the Shaw Centre at 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9J2, Canada. Centrally located, it’s within walking distance of the ADSA meeting hotels and the best sights of the city.

Download the official #ADSA2023 meeting map to orient yourself before you arrive.

Are you presenting at the meeting?

Download an optional branded PowerPoint template to help with your presentation.

Download the ADSA App

We are very excited to be rolling out an initiative to minimize our carbon footprint this year--and that starts with reducing our printed materials.

The ADSA app will be your all-in-one event guide, with everything you need right on your mobile device, allowing you to

  • Browse and search sessions, speakers, abstracts, and exhibitors
  • Build your schedule and add personal meetings
  • See gaps in your daily calendar and easily fill them
  • Find your way around using interactive floor maps
  • Network with peers
  • Share your thoughts through session comments or built-in social media
  • Take notes and access abstracts or slides
  • And so much more!

Make Your Schedule and Ottawa Itinerary

Experience all of the charms, sights, and tastes of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, during your time at #ADSA2023!

We’ve curated a list of the best things to see and do with 96 hours in Ottawa, and you can peruse the city’s full list of attractions (don’t miss the Ottawa Jazz Festival!), as well as personalized Ottawa itineraries based on your preferences be they historical landmarks, nature, relaxation, or cultural immersion.

Get Exclusive Ottawa Discounts

#ADSA2023 attendees get access to Ottawa’s Flash Your Badge Program which grants discounts and special offers at participating attractions, tours, and restaurants. There is no registration required to utilize this program--ADSA attendees can simply present their badge at participating retailers to receive the advertised discount. Please contact in advance to make a reservation or confirm availability.

Download the Flash Your Badge Program:

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