E: [email protected]
T: 1 866 939 6468
T: 647 362 8442


February 9, 2024
Early rate registration rate deadline

Register and pay online or by mail to receive early rate. Cheque payments will not be accepted after this date.

February 23, 2024
Deadline to purchase tickets 

Awards Gala and Short Course ticket sales are closed from Saturday, February 24 until Friday, March 1. Attendee registration is still available. Onsite sales are subject to availability.

March 1, 2024
Onsite registration opens

Awards Gala and Short Course tickets (subject to availability) may be purchased at the Ticket Sales Counter, South Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC)


Sunday, March 3:             9:00 am – 5:00 pm ET

Monday, March 4:            9:00 am – 5:00 pm ET

Tuesday, March 5:           9:00 am – 5:00 pm ET

Wednesday, March 6:       9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

*Hours are subject to change


Registration desk hours (subject to change)

Friday, March 1                  7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, March 2              7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, March 3                7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, March 4               7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday, March 5              7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wednesday, March 6         7:00 am - 12:00 pm

* Hours noted in Eastern Time (ET) and are subject to change

Located in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC):
South Building, Level 600 
North Building, Level 200


We accept VISA, American Express (AMEX), MasterCard, and cheques. (Cheques are only accepted until February 9, 2024). 

Wire transfers are not accepted. For security purposes, the PDAC does not take payment over the phone.

You will not be able to utilize the “pay later” option if you have Awards Gala or Short Course tickets in  your cart.

All cheques must be drawn from a CDN or US bank. Payment may be made in US dollars using an exchange rate of CDN $1.25 per US dollar. Registrations and ticketed event purchases will not be processed until full payment is received.


All students must register for the convention. To qualify for student rates you must be enrolled full-time in a recognized academic program.

Students over 16 years of age may register as a Student All Access Pass (member or non-member), One Day All Access Pass, or an Exhibits Day Pass Students 16 years of age and under can attend the convention free of charge. Please contact [email protected]


Registration and ticketed event cancellation requests must be received in writing by February 23, 2024 (email the Registration Department at [email protected]) to receive a full refund of the Registration Fees less a 25% administration fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after February 23, 2024. Membership fees are non-refundable.

Substitutions may be made until February 23, 2024 (email the Registration Department at [email protected]). After February 23, 2024, substitutions can only be completed at the onsite registration desks (starting Friday, March 1, 2024). The replacement attendee is required to register with PDAC and provide a business card and proper documentation (a letter from the registrant who paid for the registration), authorizing the individual who will be attending in his/her place.

Any outstanding balance and payment terms for the registration will become the responsibility of the substitute attendee and must be satisfied in full prior to such substitute attendee being granted access to the Convention.


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The benefits for members include discounts on convention registration (individuals and corporate member representatives), networking, business development, career advancement/professional development, investment opportunities, new technology and expanded advocacy efforts.  
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