Convention Program & Bulletins

2017 Convention Program

The full 2017 Convention Program and 2017 Convention Pocket Program are now available.

View the brief program below for an overview and quick reference.

Bulletins

Bulletins provide the latest information updates on the 2017 Convention.

Bulletin #1 - July 7, 2017

Bulletin #2 - August 11, 2017

Bulletin #3 - August 25, 2017

Bulletin #4 - September 8, 2017

Bulletin #5 - September 22, 2017

Bulletin #6 - October 5, 2017

Program Highlights

Monday Pre-Convention Study Sessions & Tours

Brief Program

The brief program listed below is intended to provide an overview and quick reference. See the full 2017 Convention Program for detailed information. 

Monday, September 25
7:00 am - 4:00 pm          Registration
8:00 am - 4:30 pm          Study Sessions / Tours
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm          BC Mayors Caucus
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm          Electoral Area Directors' Meet and Greet
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm          Film Screening: Us and Them

Tuesday, September 26
7:00 am - 4:00 pm          Registration
7:00 am - 8:30 am          Continental Breakfast (Clinic attendees only)
7:30 am - 8:30 am          Clinics
9:00 am - 12:00 pm        Forums
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm        Forum Lunches
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm          Plenary Session
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm          Address by FCM President
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm          Provincial Policy Sessions
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm          Municipal Insurance Association of BC AGM
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm          Municipal Finance Authority of BC Semi-Annual Meeting
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm          Municipal Insurance Association of BC Reception
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm          Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 27
7:00 am - 4:00 pm          Registration
7:00 am - 8:30 am          Delegates Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:15 am          Clinics
8:30 am                         Convention Opening Session
9:00 am                         Annual Meeting
9:25 am - 10:25 am        Keynote Address
10:25 am - 10:40 am      Address by Leader of the Green Party
10:30 am                       Trade Show opens
10:40 am - 11:55 am      Principal Policy Session: Resolutions
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm        Area Association Lunches (optional)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm          Address by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm          Provincial Cabinet Town Halls
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm          Presentation of 2017 Energy & Climate Action Awards
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm          Trade Show Reception
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm          BC Government Reception 
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm          Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Vancouver
                                      Reception 
8:00 pm - 12:00 am        CUPE BC Reception

Thursday, September 28
7:00 am - 8:30 pm          Delegates Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:15 am          Clinics
8:35 am - 8:55 am          Address by Interim Leader of the Official Opposition
8:55 am - 11:30 am        Resolutions Session Continues
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm        Delegates Lunch
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm          Workshops
3:00 pm                         Trade Show closes
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm          UBCM Reception
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm        UBCM Banquet

Friday, September 29
7:00 am - 8:30 am          Delegates Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 10:45 am        Resolutions Session Continues
10:45 am - 11:00 am      Installation of President Elect 
                                     Port of Vancouver Cruise Draw 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm      Address by the Premier
12:00 pm                       Adjourn

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