Location

Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel

15269 104 Ave, 

Surrey, BC V3R 1N5 


  

Schedule

7:30 am - CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST and REGISTRATION


8:45 am - CONFERENCE OPENING – Shachi Kurl, Master of Ceremonies.


8:50 am - OPENING REMARKS


9:00 am - Agenda outline – Shachi Kurl.


9:00 am - PRESENTATIONSouth of the Fraser: People, Politics and the Economy.


9:15 am - PANEL DISCUSSIONSurrey People, Politics and Elections.


9:50 am - PANEL DISCUSSIONThe Economy – Past, Present and Future – on the South Side of the Fraser.


10:30 - Coffee Break and Networking.


10:45 am - PRESENTATION – The Case ‘FOR’ Proportional Representation – Sonia Furstenau, BC Green Party MLA.


11:05 am - PRESENTATIONThe Case ‘AGAINST’ Proportional Representation – Mike de Jong, BC Liberal Party MLA.


11:25 am - PANEL DISCUSSIONThe Referendum on Proportional Representation.


12:00 noon - Lunch.


12:45 pm - KEYNOTE LUNCHEON ADDRESSMoe Sihota.


1:30 pm - PRESENTATIONHOT TOPIC: Cannabis Legalization.


1:50 pm - PANEL DISCUSSIONCannabis Legalization


2:25 pm - PRESENTATIONHOT TOPIC: Childcare and the Economy.


2:45 pm - Coffee Break and Networking


3:00 pm - PANEL DISCUSSIONHOT TOPIC: Challenges for B.C.’s Economic Development.


3:40 pm - PANEL DISCUSSIONHOT TOPIC: B.C.’s 2018 mayoral elections.


4:20 pm - CLOSING KEYNOTE 


5:00 pm - RECEPTION.