Thursday, May 30

8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Exhibitor registration and move in
8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Delegate registration, sponsored by Municipal Information Network
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Big City Mayor’s Caucus meeting (BCMC)
1 – 4 p.m. Blanket exercise: reconciliation through learning, sponsored by Nuclear Waste Management Organization
1 – 3:30 p.m.

Study tours

3 – 3:45 p.m. Orientation session for first-timers (S/I)
4 – 5 p.m. Regional networking
5 – 7 p.m. Official trade show opening and reception, sponsored by the Port of Vancouver 

Friday, May 31

7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Exhibitor registration
7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Delegate registration, sponsored by Municipal Information Network
7 – 8 a.m. Breakfast on the trade show floor
7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Trade show
8 – 9 a.m. Opening ceremony (S/I), sponsored by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
9 – 9:30 a.m. Political keynote (S/I)
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Connected Lab, sponsored by Shaw Communications
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. President’s forum (S/I), sponsored by Cement Association of Canada
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Coffee break
10:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Study tours

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Workshops

12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch on the trade show floor, sponsored by Nuclear Waste Management Organization
2 – 2:30 p.m. 2nd and 3rd VP candidate presentations (S/I)
2:30 – 3 p.m. Political keynote (S/I)
3:15 – 5:45 p.m.

Study tours

3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Coffee break in workshop rooms
3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Workshops

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Mayor’s welcome reception

Discover our festive spirit and welcoming and friendly nature through the seasons

Saturday, June 1 

7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Exhibitor registration
7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Trade show
7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Delegate registration, sponsored by Municipal Information Network
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast on the trade show floor
8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Connected Lab, sponsored by Shaw Communications
8 – 9 a.m. Resolutions plenary (S/I)
9 – 10 a.m. Rural plenary (S/I), sponsored by the Forest Products Association of Canada
10 – 10:30 a.m. Political keynote (S/I)
10:30 – 11 a.m. Coffee break
10:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Study tours

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Workshops

12:30 – 2 p.m. Lunch on the trade show floor, sponsored by Lidstone & Company
1:45 – 2:15 p.m. Trade show prize draw
2:30 – 4 p.m.

Workshops

2:30 – 5 p.m.

Study tours

3 – 6 p.m.

Sunday, June 2

7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Delegate registration, sponsored by Municipal Information Network
7 – 8:15 a.m.

Women in Local Government Scholarship breakfast fundraiser, sponsored by Canadian Labour Congress

Workshop: Powering Canada through energy development

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30 – 10:45 a.m. AGM & elections (S/I)
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Political keynote (S/I)
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Coffee break served with boxed lunches
11:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Selection of candidates for Board of Directors, Regional Chairs and PTA Executive Representative
12 – 2:30 p.m.

Study tours (for non-elected officials)

2 – 2:30 p.m. FCM/Tree Canada Legacy Project
2 – 2:45 p.m. Coffee break
2:45 – 3:15 p.m. FCM 2019-2020 Board Member – Election results (S/I)
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Closing plenary and final remarks (S/I)
6 – 11:30 p.m. Host City reception & closing dinner

Experience and share our joie de vivre and our passion for culinary delights in good company to the sounds of an accent that is unique in North America.
Dress code: smart casual
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