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Exceptional Events Coming to the Shaw Centre

Many groundbreaking gatherings at the Shaw Centre are open to the public. Explore our list of upcoming events and plan your visit!

May 23

ACFO-ACAF: Spring Tune Up

ACFO-ACAF’s flagship professional development event is coming back to the Shaw Centre on May 23, with inspiring and engaging keynotes, a career fair and an all-new feature that we’re excited to introduce!

May 26-31

2024 PSAC National Triennial Convention

We’ve seen the positive ripple effects as workers in both the public and private sector have capitalized on the momentum created by PSAC members. Our 2024 national convention is our moment to mark these victories and build on our gains. A time for us to look ahead to how we continue to drive progress in our workplaces and our communities.

Jun 6-9

University of Ottawa Convocation 2024

The University of Ottawa will celebrate our graduates with family, friends and members of our community.

Jun 10-11

2024 Precision Child and Youth Mental Health Conference

With unprecedented potential to transform child and youth mental health, PCYMH is rapidly moving us towards precision care guided by data about each patient's unique genetic, biomarker, environmental, and lifestyle characteristics. Join us for a stimulating two days of discovery and discussion with like-minded colleagues in beautiful Ottawa, Canada's capital!

Jun 10

BY55 Lazy Mondays

You're invited to the Shaw Centre for a one-of-a-kind dining experience! Join us in our CrEATe Kitchen for an intimate evening, limited to just 18 guests. Be amazed as Shaw Centre’s Executive Sous Chef, Jennifer Sands, and featured Chef Kenton Leier, Executive Chef of the National Arts Centre, showcase their culinary talents.

Jun 13

The Art of Leadership Women

In a world of information overload, The Art of Leadership Women focuses on the topics and trends most critical to leaders. This unique one-day conference features a riveting collection of world leaders, business icons, academics, and bestselling authors who inspire action.

Jul 10

Ottawa Job Fair & Training Expo

Welcome to the Ottawa Job Fair and Training Expo. Meet with Canada's hiring companies and training institutions.

Jul 28 - Aug 2

International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS) 2024

Exciting news as the 36th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS), a premier forum for reporting all aspects of semiconductor research, will take place at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, July 28 to August 2, 2024!

Aug 22-25

3rd Edition of Global Peace Leadership Summit and Award (GLISA) Canada

Join UNIPGC CANADA & Lifesquare Leadership Initiatives for an inspiring journey at the 3rd Edition of GLOBAL PEACE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT AND AWARD (GLISA) CANADA. Dive into a 3-day masterclass, gain prestigious honors, and converse with global leaders. Let’s shape a peaceful future together!