ACAMS 8th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference—Canada


Airline Discounts

ACAMS has arranged discounted air travel. Below please find our exclusive discounts for ACAMS Canada Conference attendees only!

American Airlines

American Airlines is offering a 5% discount on all applicable fares.

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Online Promo Code: 77H9BG

Reservation Phone: +1 800.433.1790

Phone Promo Code: 77H9BG

*Please note: Purchased flight dates must be between October 19–27, 2019, in order to receive the discount.

Discover Toronto

There is no shortage of exciting things to do in “Canada’s Downtown.”


Ground Transportation

Toronto Pearson International Airport

Hotel direction: 15.5 miles SE

Taxis and Limos

Taxis and limos charge flat rates for travel from the airport to destinations within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) based on time and distance. You can pay for your fare with cash, credit card or Canadian debit. Estimated taxi fare: 65 CAD (49 USD) one way

Terminal 1 – Arrivals Level (Map)

Taxis: Door D
Limos: Door C

Taxis and Limos (Map)

Taxis: Doors D, E and F
Limos: Door F

Ride Sharing

If you use the ride sharing apps Uber or Lyft, you can request a pick-up from Pearson Airport. Where you meet your ride share at Pearson will depend on the service you order.

Uber and Lyft

Terminal 1 – Ground Level – Door Q or P (Map)

Terminal 3 – Arrivals Level – Door D, outer curb (Map)

Uber Black and Lyft Lux

Terminal 1 – Door A (Map)

Terminal 1 – Door A (Map)

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)

Hotel direction: 1.6 miles N


Estimated taxi fare: 20 CAD (15 USD) one way

Onsite Parking

Onsite parking, fee: 9 CAD (7 USD) hourly, 36 CAD (27 USD) daily

Valet parking, fee: 50 CAD (37 USD) daily

Garage height clearance: 2 meters 1 cm or 6 feet 7 inches

Venue Accommodations

A block of rooms at the Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre has been reserved at a special rate for this event. The last day to reserve rooms at the group rate is September 20, 2019, or until the room block is sold out. Due to the high demand for rooms, we recommend that you book your room reservation as early as possible.

Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre

525 Bay St
Toronto, ON M5G 2L2


Reservation Phone: +1 (800) 905-0667

Group Code: ACAMS

Visa Information

For details on visitor visa and an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) for business visitors, and how to avoid problems or delays when visiting Canada on business click on the link below.

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Please note: ACAMS is not able to contact any Embassies or government institutions in support of an individual attempting to gain entry into a country to attend an ACAMS event, including requests for assistance for visas and passports.


Daily average temperatures range from a high of 14˚C (57˚F) to a low of 8˚C (46˚F), with an overall average of 11˚C (52˚F). These temperatures are like those in Budapest, Hungary and Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Business casual attire is appropriate for all sessions and receptions. Hotel meeting room temperatures are difficult to regulate and tend to be on the cooler side. It is a good idea to bring a jacket or sweater.

Fees and Payment Policy

The standard fee for attending the conference is outlined in the pricing section. This registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments, as well as presentation materials (available only in PDF electronic format). You may submit payment with your registration or request to be invoiced.

Payment is due within 30 days of registering. If registering within 30 days of the conference, payment is due immediately. If registering with an early bird rate, or any special rates, payment must be submitted by the special rate’s expiration date. If payment has not been received prior to the event, a credit card guarantee will be required to attend the conference.

Guest Policy

If you wish to invite a guest to the networking receptions, the cost is US$125 per reception. Please send your request to by 12:00 PM (EDT) on October 21, 2019. Payment must be submitted at the time of the request. Upon check-in at the conference, please have your guest present a valid government-issues form of identification at the Registration Desk to pick up their name badge. Requests that are submitted after the eligible time-frame will not be considered.

Name Badge Policy

It is very important to wear your name badge during the conference. Admission to all functions, including sessions and the networking events, is by badge only. If you lose your badge, there is a US$50 charge to replace it. Please pay the replacement fee at the Registration Desk to obtain a replacement badge. Conference badges are nontransferable and may not be shared.


Registrations and attendance at, or participation in this conference constitutes an agreement by the registrant to ACAMS’ use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes.

Special Dietary Requirements

If you have special dietary restrictions (Kosher, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, etc.), please email at least 30 days prior to the conference. Our team will do their best to accommodate your dietary request; however, requests received within less than 30 days of the conference cannot be guaranteed.

Special Services

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please email if you require specific aids or services during the conference.

Substitution and Cancellation

Cancellations received up to August 28, 2019 will receive a full refund minus a US$250 administration fee. Cancellations received August 29, 2019–September 25, 2019 will be issued a credit voucher to be used toward next year’s conference. Cancellations received on or after September 26, 2019 will not be refunded.

Substitutions of registered attendees must be submitted in writing to by 12:00 PM (EDT) on October 21, 2019. Please note that if the transfer is made from an ACAMS member to a non-ACAMS member, you will be charged the difference in cost. If you neither attend the conference nor designate a substitute prior to the event, you are still responsible for the full registration fee. Requests submitted after the eligible time-frame will not be considered.

If for any reason ACAMS cancels or reschedules the conference, we do not accept responsibility for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants.


Certificate of Participation

Certificates will be emailed 3 (three) weeks after the conference (in PDF electronic format)

Continuing Education Credits



ACAMS members can receive up to 18 CAMS credits for attending this event: 12 continuing education CAMS credits can be earned after the completion of the main conference and 6 CAMS credits for the CAMS Preparation Seminar. Additional continuing education credits may also be available from outside organizations. Please contact your accrediting body directly for instructions on submitting an application. ACAMS is not responsible for securing non-CAMS credits on behalf of conference attendees.

On-Demand Recordings

All attendees will have access to audio recordings of select sessions within 3 (three) weeks after the conference.

Pre-Conference Training

Upgrade your registration to enhance your learning experience and participate in the pre-conference training opportunities on October 22, 2019—the day before the main conference:

9:00 AM–4:30 PM
CAMS Examination Preparation Seminar
*An additional six (6) continuing educational CAMS credits can be earned after the completion of the seminar

Limited seating available – To upgrade your registration, contact your ACAMS account manager or our Service Team at +1 305.373.0020 or

*The CAMS seminar is complimentary for conference attendees who purchase the CAMS package or are in the process of certification.

Session Materials

Attendees will receive a link to the online conference materials a week before the conference. Please note that materials will be available online only. If you would like hard copies to reference during the sessions, we suggest that you download and print the presentations prior to the conference. Updated conference materials will also be available online after the conference.

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