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Continuing Education hours – 14 hours

Conference Organizing Committee

Prem Lobo – Chair, CBV – Principal, Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. Inc.
Howard Johnson, FCBV – Managing Director, Duff & Phelps Canada Limited
Larry Andrade, CBV Partner, Deloitte LLP Peter Klein, CBV – Professor, Beedie School of Business Simon Fraser University
Andrew Cochran, CBV – Partner, Ernst &Yonge LLP Alex Lourie, CBV – Senior Manager, Deloitte LLP
Spencer Cotton, CBV – Partner, BDO Canada LLP Chris Polson, CBV – Principal, The Brattle Group
Brian Gibson, CBV – Senior Manager, KPMG LLP John Rockx, CBV – Partner, KPMG LLP
Paul Gill, CBV – Partner, BDO Canada LLP Christine Sawchuk, CBV – Director, Education – CICBV
 Bob Boulton, CBV – Executive Vice President and COO – CICBV Deborah Hanlon – Events Manager – CICBV

Conference Fees & Early Bird deadline

Conference Fees for Members/students

Early Bird Registration (register by May 11, 2018) $ 825 (+ HST) = $ 932.25
Regular Registration (after May 11, 2018) $ 1,125 (+ HST) = $ 1,271.25 

Conference Fees for Guests

Early Bird Registration (register by May 11, 2018) $ 950 (+ HST) = $ 1,073.50
Regular Registration (after May 11, 2018) $ 1,250 (+ HST) = $ 1,412.50

Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, Amex or cheque.

Conference fee includes online access to conference presentations, breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks each day of the Conference.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

  • Before May 1, 2018 – 60% refund
  • After May 1, 2018 – no refund will be given however substitution of person to this conference will be permitted.  Refunds will not be applied to future conferences.

For further information, call Deborah Hanlon at 416.613.9552 or email

Congress Streams

Five Congress Streams


Private Markets Panel Discussion – Canadian Institutional Investors & Valuators

When the Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts: An Analysis of Trends in the Application and Quantum of Minority Discounts in Canadian Court Judgements (1986-2015)

CAPM Magic: Use & Abuse of the Rabbit

Valuation of “Skinny Voting Shares”: Insights from experience, valuation standards & principles, case law, statutes and CRA documentation

Mega Trends/Technology Disruptors

Judgement Day: Canadian Valuation Case Law Review, 2015-2017

Valuation in the Blockchain Ecosystem









Avoiding Double Counting in Compensation: Coordinating Business Valuation and Real Estate Appraisals in Expropriations

Construction Litigation: Major Changes Creating Opportunities for CBVs

Quantifying Economic Losses in Class Actions: Issues & Recent Trends

Recent Hot Button Damages Trends in Litigation Cases

Big Data Litigation












An Introduction to Financial Reporting (4 hour workshop)

Roundtable for Experienced VFR Professionals (3 hour workshop)


Fairness Opinions: The NEW Best Practices

Competition Law and the Role of Accountants and Valuators

Converging Trends in the Legal Oversight of Related-Party Transactions


Joint Retainers – Examining the Role of the Joint Experts

Workplace Harassment in a Post #MeToo environment. How Employers Respond to Meet Their Obligations

Data Breaches – Legal and Business Impacts


Conference Material

The CICBV will post all presentations on the Institute’s website approximately 1 week before the conference.  Access is only available to delegates who registered for the conference. You will be required to log in to access it.

Hotel Information


WESTIN OTTAWA is sold out!   The three closest hotels to the Ottawa Westin are:

Ottawa Westin information: Please book your hotel accommodations at the time of registration as space is  very limited.  This is peak time at the hotel and our room block/hotel will sell out quickly.  The cut-off date for our conference rate is May 11, 2018.  The following room rates are available and prices are based on single & double occupancy rooms:

  • $ 249.00 – Run-of-house room (single or double occupancy)
  • $ 379.00 – Suites, limited (single or double occupancy)

The information to book a room will be available upon registration to the Congress.

Getting to Ottawa


Air Canada

To book a flight with your promotion code, access and enter your promotion code in the search panel.

Promo code will be provided upon registration to the Congress

Fly Porter

Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 10% discount on available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale).  The travel period begins June 10, 2018 and ends June 19, 2018.

Promo code will be provided upon registration to the Congress

Via Rail

VIA Rail is proud to be a transportation participant for our Congress, and is offering a 10% discount from June 11 – June 18, 2018 for all VIA stations to Ottawa.  The discount applies to the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus and Sleeper Class. 

Sponsoring or Exhibiting

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference, please contact Deborah Hanlon at

Platinum Sponsor








In lieu of speakers gifts, it has been the CICBV’s practice to instead support a charitable organization in order to give back to the community on behalf of the profession. This year the CICBV is proud to support is a national organization with over 150 student chapters across Canada dedicated to identifying and breaking down barriers to positive mental health.








The information, analysis and opinions expressed in the webinars, podcasts and/or congress presentations are solely those of the presenter/author, are not reviewed by the Institute as to content or accuracy, and are not endorsed by CBV Institute or any of its Members.

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