Tuesday Sessions

Morning Clinics

Building Partnerships to Encourage Farming
Presentation [PDF - 1.7 MB]
Hon. Don McRae, Minister of Agriculture
Richard Bullock, Chair, Agricultural Land Commission

Rethinking the Public Library
Errin Morrison, Executive Director, BC Library Association
Catherine Evans [PDF - 7.5 MB], Chair, Vancouver Public Library Board
Alix Nicoll [PDF - 41 KB], Trustee, Whistler Public Library Board
Shannon Ellis [PDF - 11.7 MB], Library Director, Pemberton & District Public Library
Edel Toner-Rogala, Chief Librarian, Burnaby Public Library

New Packaging & Printed Paper Responsibilities
Kris Ord [PDF - 846 KB], Manager Community Waste Management, Ministry of Environment
Allen Langdon, VP Sustainability, Retail Council of Canada, Multi-Materials British Columbia Representative
Larisa Hutcheson [PDF - 852 KB], General Manager of Environmental Sustainability, Capital RD

FireSmart Communities
Presentation [PDF - 11.1 MB]
Kelly Johnston, Partners in Protection, City of Kamloops, Thompson Okanagan Interface Society
Molly Mowery, National Fire Protection Association
Dan Leighton, Fire Chief & MEP Coordinator, District of Logan Lake

Smart Metering Program
Presentation [PDF - 638 KB]
Gary Murphy, Chief Project Officer
Dan Barnscher, Deputy Chief, Surrey Fire Service
David Baker, Vice President, Services, IOActive
Floyd LeBlanc, Vice President, Corporate Communications, CenterPoint Energy
Dr. James Lu, Medical Health Officer, Vancouver Coastal Health

Rising Oceans & Raising Dikes
Tina Neale [PDF - 7.2 MB], Climate Change Adaptation Advisor, Ministry of Environment
Jesal Shah [PDF - 5.2 MB], Flood Safety Engineer, Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations
Carrie Baron [PDF - 4.1 MB], Manager Drainage & Environment, City of Surrey


Electoral Area Directors Forum
Glen Davidson, Director & Comptroller of Water Rights, Water Management Branch
Neil Peters [PDF - 6 MB], Section Head Flood Safety
both from Ministry of Forests, Land & Natural Resource Operations
Mark Brown [PDF - 2.5 MB], CAO, Town of Qualicum Beach
Director Joe Stanhope, Nanaimo RD
Director Mike Macnabb [PDF - 1.4 MB], North Okanagan RD
Kris Ord [PDF - 645 KB], Manager Community Waste Management, Ministry of Environment
Janine Dougall [PDF - 310 KB], Director of Environmental Services, Bulkley-Nechako RD
Neil Hastie [PDF - 415 KB], CEO Encorp & Chair, Stewardship Agencies of BC
Allen Langdon, VP Sustainability, Retail Council of Canada

Small Talk Forum
Kevin Brown, Facilitator
Wayne Dyer [PDF - 6.8 MB], Fire Chief, Agassiz Fire Department with Wallace Mah, CAO, District of Kent
Mayor Karen Hamling [PDF - 3.3 MB], Village of Nakusp
Mayor Andy Anderson [PDF - 2.1 MB], Village of Ashcroft
Stephanie Beerling, Deputy Director of Corporate Services, Village of Burns Lake

Large Urban & Mid-Sized Communities Forum
David Crombie (former Mayor of Toronto)
Supt. Brian Cantera, Officer in Charge, RCMP Drug Enforcement Branch, "E" Division
Dr. Darryl Plecas, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of the Fraser Valley
Daniel Barnscher, Deputy Fire Chief, City of Surrey
Sam MacLeod, Executive Director Security Programs Division, Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General

Afternoon Sessions

Municipal Auditor General Plenary
Hon. Ida Chong, Minister of Community, Sport & Cultural Development
Don Fast, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Community, Sport & Cultural Development
Gary MacIsaac, Executive Director, UBCM

Provincial Policy Sessions

RCMP Contract Negotiations
Hon. Shirley Bond, Minister of Public Safety & Solicitor General & Interim Attorney General
Mayor Peter Fassbender, City of Langley

Emergency Management: Zen in 10
Lisa Lapointe, Chief Coroner, BC Coroners Service
Gary Hartwig, Fire Service Advisor, Office of the Fire Commissioner
Carol Loski, Director Flood Protection Program, Emergency Management BC
Ruth Thistle, Coordinator Recovery & Funding Programs, Emergency Management BC
Ralph Mohrmann, Senior Regional Manager, Provincial Emergency Program
Kelli Kryzanowski, Manager, Catastrophic Disaster Planning & Community Recovery
all from Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General

Management of Urban Wildlife
Jeff Morgan, Manager Provincial Agriculture Zone Wildlife Program, Fish, Wildlife & Habitat Branch
Brian Harris [PDF - 2.2 MB], Senior Wildlife Biologist, Regional Operations Division–Okanagan
both from Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations
Mike Badry [PDF - 5.3 MB], Provincial Wildlife Conflicts Prevention Coordinator, Conservation Officer Service, Ministry of Environment
Chris Zettel [PDF - 8.1 MB], Corporate Communications Officer, City of Cranbrook
Erika Lok [PDF - 1.7 MB], Migratory Bird Biologist, Population Management Unit, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environmental Stewardship Branch
Helen Schwantje, Provincial Wildlife Veterinarian
Kim Brunt, Senior Wildlife Biologist - Vancouver Island

Jobs & Economy Strategy
Hon. Pat Bell, Minister of Jobs, Tourism & Innovation
Jock Finlayson, Executive VP & Chief Policy Officer, Business Council of BC
Mayor Stephanie Killam, District of Mackenzie

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