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AI, sustainability and procurement top CCA 2024 Annual Conference program

David Usher to deliver 2024 keynote on AI

CCA is thrilled to announce Juno award-winning musician turned entrepreneur and AI advocate David Usher will deliver this year’s opening keynote, “How Artificial Intelligence (AI) will revolutionize our future.”

Usher will delve into the future of AI and its seamless integration into construction. Attendees can anticipate gaining invaluable insights on harnessing AI to boost productivity and achieve success within the industry. The 2024 keynote is sponsored by Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc.

This session is a must attend for anyone interested in AI, leadership, and how innovation will affect our industry.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to gain insights, forge meaningful connections, and stay ahead in the industry!

Conference program announced

This year’s program includes some ground-breaking sessions to provide perspective on issues facing the industry and better prepare your business for what lies ahead, including:

  • Canada’s housing crisis – What is our role?
  • Educating owners: How can we raise the bar on procurement?
  • Future-proofing infrastructure for sustainability
  • CEO roundtable
  • Opportunities and challenges in leveraging immigration to attract workers
  • Re-engineering work processes to free capacity and drive front-line value
  • Electoral readiness and election proofing
  • Economic outlook for construction

Also returning this year is the CONtact mentorship presentation where three mentees selected from the program pitch their game-changing ideas for innovation in construction, and of course, our CCA National Awards ceremony – presented by Northbridge Insurance.

Check out our program for session details ↗

Don’t miss out! Room block expires February 1, 2024

Register now and book your flights and accommodations before rooms sell out.

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We’re all set for you to join us March 12 – 15, 2024 for the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) Annual Conference, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This PREMIER NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION EVENT is your opportunity to gather with industry professionals, thought leaders, and innovators for an immersive and engaging conference experience. Thank you to our Diamond sponsors, Procore Technologies Inc. and Travelers Canada.

Make the most of your trip by also registering to attend CCA’s pre-business meetings. National Advisory Council (NAC) meetings and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) are open to all delegates, except for the media, if they pre-register. However, only CCA members can vote at the AGM.

Want to observe the NAC meetings?    

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Want to register for the AGM?    

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NAC meetings (MS&S/LCA/GC)March 11, 202409:00 – 10:30
NAC meetings (Civil/Trade)March 11, 202410:30 – 12:00
CCA AGMMarch 11, 202413:30 – 14:30

If you have any questions about the conference or registration, please email

Thank you to our Diamond sponsors, Procore Technologies Inc. and Travelers Canada.