june, 2022

09junAll Day11CARI's 81st Annual Convention – Back in the Saddle

Event Details

We are back!

Westin Calgary Hotel
June 9-11, 2022

Network with peers, meet exhibitors, hear from industry experts, and more.
  • Our annual three-day convention attracts recyclers from across Canada, the United States, and abroad.
  • Attendees have access to an exhibit hall, educational sessions led by experts, and numerous networking opportunities.
  • 2022’s all-new program includes a wide range of sessions, an optional golf outing, and a Casino Night on the final evening.

Back in the Saddle Program


Convention activities take place on site at the Westin Calgary Hotel. A block of rooms is available for attendees at discounted prices.

Book by May 18th to receive discounted rate.

Click HERE to book online.

Book by phone: (403) 266-1611
Group Name: Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI)

Keynote Speaker

John Baird

Former Minister, Foreign Affairs

Former Minister, Environment

John Baird is a Senior Advisor to various enterprises and a former Senior Cabinet Minister in the Government of Canada.

An instrumental figure in bilateral trade and investment relationships, Mr. Baird has played a leading role in the Canada-China dialogue and worked to build ties with ASEAN countries.  In addition, Mr. Baird has worked closely with international leaders to strengthen security and economic ties with the United States and Middle Eastern countries.

A native of Ottawa, Baird spent three terms as a Member of Parliament and four years as Minister of Foreign Affairs. He also served as President of the Treasury Board, Minister of the Environment, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons. Prior to entering federal politics, Mr. Baird spent ten years in the Ontario Legislature where he served as Minister of Community and Social Services, Minister of Energy, and Government House Leader.

Currently, Mr. Baird serves as a Senior Business Advisor with Bennett Jones LLP, a premier Canadian law firm. In addition, Mr. Baird sits on the advisory board of Barrick Gold Corp., the corporate boards of Canadian Pacific, Canadian Forest Products (Canfor), the FWD Group and PineBridge Investments. He also serves as a Global Strategic Advisor to Hatch Ltd, a Canadian global multidisciplinary management, engineering and development consultancy, and is a Senior Advisor at Eurasia Group, a global political risk consultancy.

Mr. Baird also volunteers his time with Community Living Ontario, an organization that supports individuals with developmental disabilities, the Prince’s Charities, the charitable office of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, and is a board member of the Friends of Israel Initiative. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies from Queen’s University at Kingston.


june 9 (Thursday) - 11 (Saturday)


Westin Calgary Hotel

320 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2S6

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