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Registration FAQs (coming soon)

This conference is open to PCI Participating Organization, along with PCI stakeholders including:

Participating Organizations (POs), Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs), Approved Scanning Vendors (ASVs), PIN Transaction Security (PTS) labs, PCI Professionals (PCIPs), Payment Application QSAs (PA QSAs), Card Production Security Assessor (CPSA), Internal Security Assessors (ISAs), Qualified Integrators and Resellers (QIRs), Qualified PIN Assessor (QPAs), PCI Forensic Investigator (PFIs), Software Security Framework Assessor (SSFs), and Point-to-Point Encryption Assessors (P2PEs).

Registration Coming Soon

Below is the pass allocation and additional fee cost per registration:

Member Type Complimentary Registrations (per company) Cost Per Additional Registrant
Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) One $795 USD
Card Production Security Assessor (CPSA) One $795 USD
Internal Security Assessor (ISA) Two $495 USD
Participating Organization (PO) None $1295 USD
PCI Professional (PCIP) None $1295 USD
PTS Labs One $795 USD
Qualified Integrator and Reseller (QIR) ? ?
Qualified PIN Assessor (QPA) ? ?
Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) ? ?
Software Security Framework Assessor (SSF) ? ?
PCI Forensic Investigator (PFI) One $795 USD
If your company is both a QSA and an ASV Two (one for each program) $795 USD
If your company is both a PO and an ISA Three (two for PO program membership and one for ISA) $795 USD
If your company is exhibiting in the Vendor Showcase Three (in addition to the above stated allocation) See Member Type
Student* ? ?

* Must register using a valid school email address.

**If your company participates in multiple PCI SSC Programs, the number of allotted passes per member type can be aggregated. Example: if a company is both a QSA and an ASV, the company is allotted eight complimentary registrations (four for each program).

Your registration includes admission to the:

  • Conference Sessions
  • Speaker Presentations
  • Attendee List
  • Vendor Showcase
  • Daily Breakfast and Lunch
  • Networking Events

For registrations made online, confirmation of registration will be immediately sent via email, please e-mail [email protected] if you have not received your confirmation within 24 hours.

Your email confirmation will also serve as your meeting registration receipt. If you need something more detailed, please e-mail [email protected].

Yes, you may register onsite at the meeting. However, only credit cards will be accepted for on-site registrations; checks and cash will not be accepted. Payment must be made in full for entry to the conference. We strongly encourage you to register in advance so that you will have a speedier check-in when you arrive at the meeting.

If you would like to change the information on your registration, please e-mail [email protected] with your requested change prior to the conference.

Our Refund Policy is as follows: Refunds are available based on when you cancel. Cancellations made at least thirty (30) days prior to the first day of the North America Community Meeting will be refunded 100% of the registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee to cover the processing cost. Cancellations made less than thirty (30) but at least fourteen (14) days prior to the first day of the North America Community Meeting will be refunded 50% of the registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be available for cancellations less than fourteen (14) days prior to the first day of the North America Community Meeting or for no-shows. You may substitute another person from the Company if you are unable to attend. Requests for refunds or substitutions in accordance with this policy may be submitted by calling +1 (781) 876-6295 or email [email protected].

Refunds are available based on when you cancel. See below for details:

Cancellation date: Fee Refund
On or before e 26 Septembe 100% of the registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee to cover the processing cost
Between 27 September and 12 October 50% of the registration fee, less a $25 administrative fee
Made on or after 13 October No refunds available
No-shows No refunds available

Session Presentations (PDFs only) will be emailed to all attendees post-event.

Location FAQs

The event will be held at the following venue:
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building)
222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6, Canada

Please view the location page for additional information.

For information on passport/visa requirements for entry into Canada, please view the location page of the website.

Should you need to apply for a visa, please send an email request to [email protected], and we will send you a letter of invitation to support your application. However, you must contact us as soon as possible with your request.

The average weather in Toronto during the month of September is a high of about 23°C (73°F) and a low of 14°C(57°F)

The health and safety of visitors, staff and community remains the convention center’s highest priority. The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) follows guidelines set out by the government of Ontario and the local public health unit. Currently at this time there are no restrictions; however, they still practice frequent cleaning of high traffic touch points such as escalators, handrails, doors, desks, washrooms, etc. For more information on MTCC’s health and safety statement, please visit their website

General Event FAQs

The North America Community Meeting presentations will be in English.

Casual attire is encouraged for all sessions and the receptions.

Yes, there will be complimentary wireless internet access in the conference area. The access code for this wireless network in the meeting space will be included in your registration materials.

Use of social media tools at the event to discuss and share non-confidential information is welcome.

However, in order to keep these valuable discussions moving along, we kindly request that if you wish to use social media, you do so in a manner that does not distract from the goals of the event. Additionally, if you choose to use social media to report on your experience at the PCI Event, please do not publish confidential details of specific discussions or disclose any information about any company’s security position or compliance status.

Be sure to engage with us on our social wall and tag @PCISSC and use the hashtag #PCICM on Twitter to discuss meeting content, share stories, or just say hello!

The Council invites all attendees to participate at both the Welcome Party and Networking Reception. The Welcome Party will provide attendees with networking opportunities across global regions and industry markets. The Welcome Party will take place on Tuesday September 13, location to be announced. On Wednesday September 14, the Council invites you to relax after an informative day during an evening Networking Reception with refreshments. The Networking Reception will take place in the Vendor Showcase.

If you require auxiliary aids or services, please e-mail [email protected].

Yes. Vegetarian and other special dietary requirements (such as kosher, gluten-free, etc.) can be made available upon request; please provide your request in the proper field during registration.

PCI SSC will not be providing luggage storage at the event registration desk. Please check with the hotel you are staying at directly for luggage storage options.