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2022 Damage Prevention Symposium

Fairmont Chateau Whistler BC, October 25 – 27


Event Agenda

Tues Oct 25

Committee Meetings throughout the day – all are welcome to attend!

2:30-5:00 pm        Registration Opens

5:00-7:00 pm        Welcome Reception with Exhibitors


Wed Oct 26

7:30-8:00 am        Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am        Opening Address

10:15-4:00 pm      Concurrent Sessions


Thurs Oct 27

7:30-8:00 am        Breakfast

8:00-8:30 am        Opening Address

9:45-11:45 am      Concurrent Sessions

12:30-1:30 pm      Plenary and Closing Remarks


Confirmed Presentations to Date

  • The Canada Energy Regulator will present on Critical Infrastructure Resilience.
  • Hear updates about the Public Services and Procurement Canada Pathfinder project, the One Call federal legislative effort.
  • Info-Excavation is currently developing a new platform to manage municipal consents for infrastructure installations in the public right-of-way.
  • Fortis BC Safety Awards
  • More to come!


Book Your Hotel ASAP!

Rate: $229/night

Cancellation Policy: must cancel 14 days in advance.

Guests may call Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414 to make their reservations.

Callers should identify themselves as being part of the CCGA 2022 Damage Prevention Symposium, or group code 1022CCGA in order to receive the group rates.

Direct booking also available by clicking here:


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Click Become a Sponsor to see which packages are still available.

 Click the link below to find out more about shuttle services.
It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the 2022 Locate Rodeo & Excavator Challenge.
Please see the memo below from our President & CEO, Douglas Lapp.
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