Whatever the needs of your city or community, at FCM’s 2023 Annual Conference and Trade Show, we go further.

Packed with learning opportunities, plenaries and networking opportunities, get access to the new tools you need to tackle today’s challenges and gear up for the road ahead. As always, you’ll engage with everyone from municipal experts to representatives of federal parties, with the conference and trade show offering something for every delegate.

Stay tuned for more details.

Legend

Simultaneous interpretation = (S/I)

Subject to change without notice.

Thursday, May 25
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 Mayors’ Caucus (BCMC) meeting (S/I)
Closed meeting for committee members only
12:45–3:30 p.m. Study tours (concurrent)
1–4 p.m. Blanket exercise: Reconciliation through learning (TBC)
4–5 p.m. Regional caucus meetings
5–7 p.m. Official Trade Show opening and reception
Friday, May 26
7–8 a.m. Breakfast on Trade Show floor
7 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Exhibitor registration
7 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Trade Show
7 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Delegate registration
Sponsored by Municipal Information Network
8–9 a.m. Opening ceremony (S/I)
9–9:30 a.m. Political keynote (S/I)
9–11 a.m. Companions access to Trade Show
9:30–10:30 a.m. President’s Forum (S/I)
10:30–11 a.m. Coffee break
10:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Study tours (concurrent)
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Workshops (concurrent)
11 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch and Learns on the Trade Show floor
12:30–2 p.m. Lunch on Trade Show floor
2–3 p.m. Political keynote and special presentation (S/I)
3:15–3:45 p.m. Coffee break
3:15–4:15 p.m. Ask the Experts sessions
3:15–4:15 p.m. Workshops (concurrent)
3:15–5:15 p.m. Study tours (concurrent)
5–6:30 p.m. VIP Sponsors Reception (by invitation only)
6:30–8:30 p.m. Mayor’s welcome reception
Saturday, May 27
7:30–8:30 a.m. Breakfast
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
8–9 a.m. Resolutions Plenary (S/I)
9–10 a.m. Rural Plenary (S/I)
9–11 a.m. Companions access to Trade Show
10–10:30 a.m. Political keynote (S/I)
10:30–11 a.m. Coffee break
10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Study tours (concurrent)
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Workshops (concurrent)
11 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch and Learns on the Trade Show floor
11 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch on the Trade Show floor
12:30–2 p.m. Trade Show prize draw
2:30–3:30 p.m. Plenary (S/I)
3:30–4 p.m. Coffee break
3:45–4:45 p.m. Ask the Experts sessions
3:45–4:45 p.m. Workshops (concurrent)
3:45–5:45 p.m. Study tours (concurrent)
4:45–5:45 p.m. Women in Local Government Reception (by invitation only)
Sunday, May 28
7–8 a.m. Breakfast
7 a.m.–4 p.m. Delegate registration
Sponsored by Municipal Information Network
8–10 a.m. Awards presentations, table officers' election and AGM (S/I)
10–10:30 a.m. Coffee break
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Selection of candidates for Board of Directors
12-1:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30–1 p.m. Selection of candidates for Regional Caucus Chair
1:45–2:15 p.m. AGM and ratification of FCM 2023-2024 Board Directors (S/I)
2:15–3:30 p.m. Closing Plenary (S/I)
6–11:30 p.m. Host City Closing Gala Dinner

Program subject to change without notice.

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