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ASTTBC Annual General Meeting & Conference 2015

Technology Professionals ~ BC's Economic Advantage

Register TodayASTTBC ENCOURAGES YOU to participate in the Association's Annual General Meeting & Conference on Friday, May 22nd 2015 at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Surrey. A must attend event!

Our theme this year... ‘Technology Professionals ~ BC's Economic Advantage’ will highlight the essential role Technology Professionals play in building BC’s future. Explore your fit in the growing demand for qualified techs and take your career to the next level!

Programme:
7:30 - 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:15 am

AGM Business Session

Also available via webinar. Register here: Link

9:15 - 9:30 am Award Presentations ~ 25, 40 & 50 Year Certificates
9:30 - 10:00 am Networking Coffee Break / Meet Council & Exhibitors
10:00 - 10:45 am

Keynote Presentation:
Economist Ryan Berlin of Urban Futures Inc.

At Urban Futures Inc., economist Ryan Berlin provides thought-provoking insight into economic and demographic trends. How are demographics such as aging and immigration impacting the labour force? Is the economy stable? Berlin answers these questions and shares their implications for government, businesses, communities and individuals.

10:45 - 11:55 am

Morning Panel Presentation:
Embracing Emerging Opportunities in BC's Marketplace

This panel presentation will focus on embracing opportunities to drive BC's economy. Viewpoints from some of BC's most influential sectoral leaders will be presented including labour market conditions in BC's manufacturing sector, LNG development in BC, economic competitiveness in BC's mining sector and a high level snapshot of opportunities to drive economic growth in British Columbia.

Also available via webinar. Register here: Link

12:00 - 1:45 pm Lunch & Award Presentations ~
Certificates of Appreciation & Service Awards
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Panel Presentation:
Engaging BC's Best ~ A Professional Reliance Discussion

For years, challenging labour market conditions such as the aging BC demographic and the need to engage qualified workers has been a major topic of discussion. The question of how do we engage BC's best is often posed. This panel presentation will explore different perspectives on how professional reliance models are being used in BC. The discussion will also raise the question of the need to embrace professional reliance as a way to not only to ensure public heath and safety, but to recognize and engage those trained and qualified at the highest level possible to ensure BC's economic stability.

Also available via webinar. Register here: Link

3:30 pm Adjourn
Reasons to Attend:
  • Learn about key initiatives and future directions of your Association.
  • Network with other technology professionals and connect with the member service suppliers.
  • Gain Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by attending... AGM: 1 unit / Full day: 3 units.

If you live outside the Lower Mainland and can’t attend in person, the AGM Business Session, and the morning and afternoon Panel Discussions will be available by webinar.

Hotel Accommodations:

If you require Guestroom Reservations, please contact the Sheraton Guildford Hotel in Surrey by phone: 604.582.9288 and ask for the ASTTBC Group Rate or click here to make your reservation online.

We look forward to seeing members and our special guests at the 2015 event!

ASTTBC recognizes and thanks our Annual General Meeting & Conference 2015 Event Partners and Sponsors TELUS Lindsay Kenney, LLP Black Press BCIT Alumni Association BCIT APEGBC FORTIS BC APEGBC BCIT BCIT Alumni Association Black Press LINDSAY KENNEY, LLP TELUS FORTIS BC APEGBC Black Press BC Safety Authority BCIT Lindsay Kenney, LLP BCIT Alumni Association TELUS ...

ASTTBC AGM & Conference Event Partners and Sponsors TD Insurance Lindsay Kenney LLP BCIT APEGBC TELUS BCIT Alumni Association