Registration Information


PEIP registrations are only available online. On-site registrations will not be considered. The deadline for registration is October 10, 2018.

In the event of a sell-out, a registration waitlist is available for those interested in attending PEIP. Individuals may also register for the live webcast without losing their place on the waitlist and, if a conference seat becomes available, the webcast registration fee will be applied to the full conference fee.

Pricing (as listed) does not include GST.


Conference Fees

Registration Type  Early Bird Fee
(Until Aug 24)
Standard Fee
(Aug 25 to Sept 28) 
Late Fee
(Sept 29 to Oct 10) 
 ACFP/CFPC Member Rate*  $450  $500  $550
 Non-Member Mainpro Physician (NMMP)   $575  $625  $675
 Allied Health Care Professional (AHC)†  $450  $500  $550
 Family Medicine Resident** $275  $300
 Student*** $200  $225
 ACFP/CFPC* Webcast  $325  $375  $425
 NMMP Webcast  $350  $400  $450
 AHC Webcast†  $325  $375  $425
 Student/Resident Webcast $200  $225
 Clinic Webcast (3+ individuals)****  $850  $900  $950

* ACFP Members must have an active membership to obtain the discount.
** Resident must be currently registered in a residency program.
*** Student must be currently registered in a post-secondary institute program belonging to the Department of Medicine, Pharmacology, Pharmacy and/or Nursing.
**** Clinic registrations require only one registration. The purchaser will be sent an email closer to the conference date to request names of clinic attendees.
† Allied Health Care professionals include pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other PCN members.

Pre-Conference Opportunities

Pre-Conference Opportunities are available to in-person registrants only and are not included in the Conference Registration fee and, if selected/applicable, will be added to your total.

Registration Type  Workshop Fee
 ACFP/CFPC Physician or Allied Health Care Professional   $225
 Non-member Mainpro Physician  $275
 Resident and/or Student  $175

Opportunity Descriptions:

  • OATs Aren’t Just for Breakfast: Treating opioid use disorder in primary care
    Christy Sutherland, Jessica Kirkwood, Ginetta Salvalaggio, Cathy Scrimshaw
    Led by Dr. Christy Sutherland (of inner-city Vancouver harm reduction sites), this workshop focuses on strategies for identifying and evaluating patients in your practice with opioid use disorder (OUD), implementing and initiating therapy including opioid agonist therapies (OAT), and providing ongoing treatment in a primary care setting. This workshop aims to inform participants of best practices and local resources that will allow them to optimize care for patients with opioid use disorder. Participants will also enjoy the opportunity to learn from local family physician leaders in the field during this three-hour pre-conference workshop. Register early as space is limited.(Limit: 60 Participants)
  • Collaborative Mentorship Network for Chronic Pain and Addiction
    Under the Primary Health Care Opioid Response Initiative (PHC ORI), the ACFP is developing a Collaborative Mentorship Network that supports family physicians in building confidence and capacity when treating patients with chronic pain and addiction. Mentees and mentors will be paired geographically for local context and will participate in 1:1 mentoring and small groups that are zone based. This free-of-charge, facilitated feedback session will provide the opportunity to gather more information, provide input that will shape the development of the network, and get involved. Register early as space is limited.(Limit: 60 Participants)

Payment Types

PEIP Conference 2018 accepts the following payment types:

  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • American Express

Admission to Conference Events

Full conference badge holders receive admission to all sessions and program meals.

Student Badges

In order to qualify as a student, a registrant must be carrying a full-time academic workload as determined by the post secondary institution in which the student is enrolled. Proof of enrolment may be required.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation/refund requests must be received in writing, along with the original receipt of payment, on or before October 10, 2018, and will be subject to a $75 processing fee.

No refunds will be considered after October 10, 2018. The Alberta College of Family Physicians reserves the right to cancel or postpone a program due to insufficient registration, or circumstances beyond their control.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the Practical Evidence for Informed Practice conference, please contact the ACFP at 780-488-2395.