Digital seminars are delivered LIVE online with the latest webinar technology, allowing you to connect to the speaker and your fellow attendees for an immersive, interactive learning experience. Our LIVE online sessions are also recorded and are available as a recorded video for convenient viewing.
Member Responsiblity: Continuing Professional or Legal Education (CLE)/Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements and obligations for legal professionals and other regulatory professionals vary in each Canadian province. Please refer to the information and respective law society or regulatory body's website for further information and regulations.
Terms, Conditions and Procedures
CDES registration process is very simple:
No pre-registration or membership required for CDES Seminars and Courses. Your online profile for record keeping purposes is automatically created during your first registration. You may access your profile 24/7 online anytime after that.
We do not accept registration or fee payments at the door. All the registration and fee payment process is completed online via our website.
CDES reserves the right change fees and to close registrations with or without notice, at which point the registration form will be closed.
If you are a licensed professional in Canada, please have your professional registration number (i.e., CPA, LSO, LSBC or other regulatory ID), (if applicable), and your credit card ready in order to complete your registration.
Your registration is confirmed instantly via email once you have successfully completed and submitted your registration and payment for a selected course or program. Note: it is the registrant’s responsibility to provide CDES with his/her accurate contact and registration details.
CDES is not responsible if the registrant provides incorrect registration information.
*Updated Record/Profile Keeping Policy: If you have purchased a program between January 1 and December 31 within a respective calender year, we have your records saved, and you do not have to create a new account. We do not keep or will have your record of registration or invoices/profile after respective registration term/year. This is deleted by the system automatically every year. For example, if you have registered a program between January 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021, the profile and registration record will be deleted by the system by July 15, 2021. This means that the system will delete your profile on January 15, 2019. You cannot log in to your profile by using the previous email or login credentials. If you wish to purchase a new program or event, you have to create a new profile again for the current year. Simply select your program and proceed with registration.
Bundle CPD Program Registration:
If you have registered for any course/program and wish to cancel , you must notify CDES at least three business days in advance from the date of the live presentation of any course. There is no cancellation or refund for any course or program offered/delivered in video format and available for access at the time of registration.
A $25 administration charge will apply to process all refund requests.
Cancellations of live webinar registration within 24 hours of the start time will not be refunded. If you fail to attend the live webinar, CDES will provide access to the video recording of the course at no extra cost, if available.
CDES courses/seminars are available by live online webinar as well as video format, and each has its own registration form. Live webinars are broadcast on the Internet at the time and date mentioned on the registration page. Check your local time and your schedule before you register. Please also ensure that you meet the system requirements to view the live webinar or access video online. The basic requirements are having DSL speed Internet and a desktop PC or smart mobile device which is not more than seven years old.
CDES also offers recordings of courses/seminars for purchase. These recordings are for online viewing. Login information for the recording is usually sent instantly via email from the time the registration is completed. Some regulatory bodies have restrictions on video CPDs, such as CPD hours for ICCRC recordings, if any, are valid for up to 3 months from the date of the actual event. You must make sure to access and watch the recording before the expiry date. There is no refund or exchange for recordings purchased.
All CDES seminar recordings and materials are for the professional development of the paid registrants only. Any further distribution or duplication of seminar materials is strictly prohibited.
If a seminar/course is eligible for CPD hours, the registrant is responsible for submitting credit requests direct to the regulatory body in accordance with its current policy.
Thank you for your interest in CDES educational programs.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Terms and Conditions, contact via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Effective August 15, 2020