2017 Fall Chapter Conference

Delta Hotel Grand Okanagan Resort   October 12 & 13, 2017
Bridging the Gaps
Delta Hotel Grand Okanagan Resort
1310 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9P3

Our 2017 Fall Conference is offered as a professional development program for school district staff, professional consultants, and industry associates in school and facility management. Our goal is that each attendee will take away from the conference an informative overview of recent initiatives for the design, development, and operation of schools.

Conference Program
Subject to change

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11:30 am – 2:00 pm BC Chapter Executive Meeting Chilcotin Room
2:00 – 3:00 pm Conference registration and hotel check-in Delta Grand Hotel
2:00 – 2:30 pm Buses Depart for Tour 1 – Mar Jok Elementary School 3851 West 29th Ave
2:30 – 3:15 pm Tour 1 Presentation
Presenters: Todd Dust, Thinkspace and Dave Widdis, SD No. 23
3:15 – 3:45 pm Buses Depart for Tour 2 – St. Joseph’s Catholic School
3:55 – 4:30 pm Tour 2 Presentation
4:30 – 5:00 pm Buses Depart for Tour 3 – Aberdeen Hall, Senior School & Vision Hall
5:00 – 5:45 pm Tour 3 Presentation
Presenters: Stoke Tonne, Principal and Chris Grieve, Director of Operations, Aberdeen Hall
5:45 – 6:15 pm Bus Returns to Hotel
7:30 – 9:30 pm Meet and Greet Social Event at Delta Hotel Columbia Room
8:00 – 8:45 am Registration and Buffet Breakfast Pennask / Skeena Room
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome and Introductions
Patrick May, President BC Chapter
8:45 – 9:30 am Keynote Speaker: Faith Wood, Inspiring Minds
9:30 – 9:45 am Coffee Break
9:45 – 11:15 am Session 1: Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)
Presenter: Markku Allison, Chandos Construction
11:15 – 11:45 am Session 2: 20 Under 40 Conference
Presenters: Sarah Bjornson, Annerieke Van Hoek and Vicki Topping
11:45 – 12:30 pm Session 3: Mechanical Systems Assessment
Presenters: Harold Shock and Don Poole
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 pm Session 4: Breakout Tables Session
Presenter: Faith Wood, Inspiring Minds
2:30 – 3:30 pm Session 5: Construction Cost / Unit Rate Trend vs 21st Century New Technology
Presenters: TBC
3:30 – 3:45 pm Coffee Break
3:45 – 4:45 pm Session 6: Ministry of Education
Presenter: Michael Nyikes, Director Standards & Construction Branch
4:45 pm Closing Remarks
Patrick May, President BC Chapter
5:00 pm Closing Social Event
Optional social gathering
Delta Hotel Lounge

Delta Hotel Grand Okanagan Resort, 1310 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9P3
Tel: 250.763.4500

Book your hotel room!
Rate: $209 CDN
Cut-off Date: September 29, 2017

All registrations must be received no later than 9 October and payment (cheques made out to “A4LE BC Chapter”) must be received by 11 October at the address below in order to confirm conference meals.

Please also note that only cheques will be accepted (no credit card payments) and should be mailed to:
A4LE BC Chapter
c/o Yvonne Hartfiel
34 - 2665 Cape Horn Ave
Coquitlam BC V3K 6B8

Should you have questions, please contact Yvonne Hartfiel at 604.736.5329 or yvonne.hartfiel@architecture49.com

Conference registration is closed.

Member $200
Non-Member $250
Meet & Greet Only $30

Click here to download the Sponsorship Opportunities form.

All sponsors will be given an opportunity to:
  • Speak at the event
  • Display Sign/Banner
  • Display a piece of literature

Thank you to our sponsors!


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