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2012 Conference - Kelowna, BC - Agenda

Photo of Kelowna, British Columbia and Lake Okanogan (http://www.flickr.com/photos/badcomputer/)

Friday, May 25th

  • 2:00 - 6:00 Exhibits
  • 4:00 to 5:00 Tech presentations
  • 6:00 Dinner in the restaurant of the hotel
  • 7:30 Welcome by MC
    • All past Presidents have been invited: Paul Gabias, Bob Fenton, Richard Marion, Gord Dingle, John Rae, Robin East
    • President's report from Donna Jodhan
  • 8:30 Presentation of Awards
    • Volunteer of the Year
    • Council of Canadians with Disabilities Award
    • 20th Anniversary Certificates
  • 9:00 Cutting of the cake
  • 9:30 Hospitality Suite

Saturday, May 26

  • 9:00 Call to Order
  • 9:15 Approval of 2012 agenda and Minutes from the 2011 Brantford Conference
  • 9:20 Update of priorities
    • Richard Marion for library services,
    • Cindy Ferguson for accessible websites,
    • Amal Haddad for point of sale,
    • John Rae for CRTC
  • 9:40 Survey results for priorities and discussion
  • 10:00 Break
  • 10:20 Breakout Groups to work on each priority issue to develop a concrete plan of action
  • 11:45 Request for members to sign up to committees
  • 11:55 First Round of Nominations for the Board
  • 12:00 Lunch provided
  • 1:15 Workshops
    • Employability, an online national course--an informative presentation from Anu Pala from Niel Squire Society (We use technology, knowledge and passion to empower Canadians with physical disabilities) -- Marc Workman and Charles Bailey to facilitate
    • Assertive training--role play sinarios to improve on self advocacy skills for various situations -- Richard Marion and Bob Fenton to facilitate
  • 2:30 Treasurer's report, Appointment of Auditor for next year
  • 2:45 Break
  • 3:05 Candidates forum
  • 3:15 Resolutions
  • 4:30 Adjournment for the Day
  • 5:30 Boat cruise and dinner
  • 9:00 Hospitality suite

Sunday, May 27

  • 9:00 Call to order; Election of the Board
  • 10:00 Break
  • 10:20 Resolutions; Discussion of 2013 Membership Meeting
  • 12:00 Adjournment

 

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