Frequently Asked Questions

  • The conference is Monday, October 16, starting at 1 p.m. It wraps up Tuesday evening, October 17, at about 9 p.m. ET.

  • The Conference will take place at the Shaw Centre, in downtown Ottawa.

  • For both days, the cost is $475 CAD plus tax. For Tuesday only, the cost is $300 CAD plus tax. Registration includes refreshments during breaks, kosher lunch and dinner on Monday, and breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Tuesday, as well as all conference materials. It does not include transportation to and from Ottawa or accommodations. 

  • There will be a two-hour session Monday morning prior to the conference organized for university students. Students will benefit from participation in conference discussions regarding best practices that can be leveraged on campus, opportunities to meet and listen to advocacy professionals and communications specialists in social media from across Canada and around the world, and from attending networking events that will include politicians and advocacy experts. The conference will provide students with techniques to plan and execute effective advocacy campaigns on campus and elsewhere.
  • Yes. For eligible, full-time, post-secondary students, travel and attendance subsidies are available. Fill out this form and we will be in touch to verify eligibility.

  • No. We have done our best to keep the cost as low as possible for all attendees. However, travel subsidies are available for eligible participants. Please see below.

  • You can choose to attend sessions on both days (Monday and Tuesday) of the conference or attend Tuesday only. But we strongly encourage attending both days. There is no separate pricing for Monday only.

  • Speakers and the agenda are now posted on the "Program" tab above.
  • Yes, kosher dietary laws will be observed throughout the conference.

  • Jewish leadership, professional advocacy experts, Jewish community members interested in fighting antisemitism, campus advocates, security experts, other ethno- and faith-group leadership and agency representatives, federal parliamentarians, and government staff.

  • Yes, as part of your registration fee, kosher meals and snacks are provided on both days of the Conference.
  • Although hotel rooms reserved for CIJA's Antisemitism - Face It, Fight It conference are now sold out, we understand availability remains at:

  • Yes! Generous conference sponsors do not want financial considerations to be barriers to participate. Please let us ([email protected]) or your local Federation know that you have registered to find out more. Subsidies are available only for two-day attendance. 

  • For those attending Antisemitism: Face It, Fight It leaving from Montreal, complimentary busing will be provided by Federation CJA.

    For those attending both days, buses will depart from 5151 Cote Ste. Catherine on Monday morning and return Tuesday night.

    For those attending Tuesday only, a bus will depart 5151 Cote Ste. Catherine Tuesday morning and return Tuesday night.

    If you indicate an interest in taking the bus, additional details regarding bus transportation from and back to Montreal will be provided upon registration

    UJA Federation of Greater Toronto is organizing a round-trip bus between Toronto and Ottawa. The bus info and booking can be found here: discounts are available from both Air Canada and WestJet for which a travel discount code will be provided to you after registration is confirmed. Check with your local Federation in other communities for more information.

  • No refunds will be issued for cancellation after September 1, 2023.

  • Please contact us at [email protected] to find out.

  • No. Registration is done individually.

  • Yes. As part of their partnership with Antisemitism: Face It, Fight It, the National Post has offered conference attendees a free one-month subscription to the National Post online. This trial includes access to all National Post content, including the ePaper, as well as unlimited online access to 15 news sites. Sign up now to read their coverage of the conference and to stay up to date on politics, commentary, and national and world news. Register here.