Special & Social Events

CITE Annual General Meeting

When: Sunday, June 2nd | 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Where: Westin Hotel, Nova Scotia Room

All CITE members are invited to the Annual General Meeting to have a say and hear an update on the organization’s initiatives, finances, and meet the new Executive Committee.

Sign-in begins at 5:00 PM with meeting starting promptly at 5:30 PM.


Welcome Reception

When: Sunday, June 2nd | 6–8 p.m.
Where: Westin Hotel, Confederation II (Exhibitor Hall)
Attire: Smart Casual

Reconnect with old friends and make some new connections while enjoying beverages and appetizers at the conference opening cocktail reception. This is also a great opportunity to meet our exhibitors.


Traffic Bowl

When: Monday, June 3rd | 3:30–5 p.m.
Where: Westin Hotel, Provinces/Confederation Hall

Come cheer on your alma mater at this annual Jeopardy-style competition featuring teams from CITE Student Chapters across Canada. Will reigning champion University of Manitoba take the crown again? Stiff competition, game show drama, and lots of transportation trivia guaranteed!

Sponsored by:


CITE Street Hockey Classic

When: Monday, June 3rd | 5:30–7 p.m.
Where: Jules Morin Park, 340 York Street
20 minute walk from The Westin

Please join us for the CITE Street Hockey Classic to burn off some steam after opening day at the conference. No experience required. All you need is appropriate footwear (sneakers); personal gloves and shin pads are welcome but not required. Sticks and goalie equipment will be provided. Hockey jerseys encouraged for players and spectators alike!


Student Mixer

When: Monday, June 3rd | 7–10 p.m.
Where: Lowertown Brewery, 73 York St, ByWard Market
Attire: Casual

This year’s student mixer will feature a local brewpub in the Byward Market, only a 5 minute scenic walk from the hotel. Study-up – we’ll warm things up with a little international transportation trivia with prizes at stake – a new twist on this traditional event. If trivia doesn’t work for you, there will be lots of good company to mingle with and a games room with some classics.


Annual Banquet

When: Tuesday, June 4th | 5:30–10pm
Where: Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC
Attire: Smart casual
Additional tickets: Available for purchase at $50

This year’s banquet will be hosted inside one of Canada’s most iconic museums, the Canadian Museum of History. Take a scenic walk to the museum or jump on the shuttle. The route to the banquet will offer some of the best panoramas of the National Capital Region, crossing the border over the Ottawa River into Gatineau, Quebec.

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CITE Excellence in Transportation Awards

When: Wednesday, June 5th | 12–1:30 p.m.
Where: Westin Hotel, Provinces/Confederation Hall

Honouring the best and brightest of Canada’s transportation community, the CITE 2019 Excellence in Transportation Awards luncheon gives you a chance to learn more about the winners and hear from recipients of the highest honours.