BIABC + IDA Pacific Northwest

 Regional Conference 2018

Program / Agenda

Program Details

Changes to the 2018 Conference Agenda

Tuesday evening group dinner: This event has been changed from 7-9pm dinner, to a 5:30-7pm celebration and awarding of the Best in the West Awards & Cocktail Reception which is included in a full conference registration.

Wednesday schedule: We've adjusted the timing and the conference will wrap at 12:15pm on this final day.

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2018 Agenda at a Glance
 

SUNDAY

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12:00 - 6:00pm - Registration Open

1:00pm - Pre Conference Tours & Activities

6:00 - 9:00pm - Opening Reception: Kelowna Art Gallery
 

MONDAY 

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8:00am – 6:00pm        Registration Open in Convention Centre

8:00 – 9:00am              Breakfast, Welcome and Networking

9:00 – 10:00am            Opening Keynote: Space Innovation

10:00 – 10:30am          Networking Refreshment Break

10:00am - 12:00pm     Mobile Tours - depart promptly at 10:00am from convention centre lobby

1. Walkability & Densification

2. Pigs on Bernard

10:30 – 11:45am         Breakout Sessions

1. The Best of the "Best in the West" Vol. 1: Special Events

2. Lessons from a Transportation & Mobility Advocacy Project

3. NEW! Community-Based Approaches to the Retail Shift

12:00 - 1:00pm            Lunch & Networking

1:00 - 1:30pm             Open Space Introductory Session

1:30 - 4:30pm             Mobile Tours - depart promptly at 1:30pm from the convention centre lobby

1. Tech is the New Black

2. A Safe and Healthy Downtown

3. Developing Bike Culture

1:30 - 2:45pm             Open Space Sessions

2:45 - 3:15pm             Networking Refreshment Break

3:15 - 4:30pm             Open Space Sessions

4:30 - 5:30pm             Alberta BIA meeting

4:30 - 6:30pm             Time on your own

6:30 - 9:30pm              Dine Around - meet in the hotel lobby at 6:30pm to depart
 

TUESDAY

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8:00am - 4:30pm          Registration Open in Convention Centre

8:00 - 8:45am               Panel Discussion: Homelessness & the Opiod Crisis

10:00 - 10:30am           Networking Refreshment Break

10:00 - 12:00pm           Mobile Tours - depart promptly at 10:30pm from the convention centre lobby

1. Walkability & Densification

2. A Safe and Healthy Downtown

10:30 - 11:45am            Breakout Sessions

1. Transformative LIghting

2. How to be the Best Spokesperson for Your BIA

3. Revitalizing Laneways: a toolkit for transforming public spaces

12:00 - 1:00pm             Lunch & Networking

1:00 -1:30pm                Open Space - continued

1:30 - 4:30pm               Mobile Tours - depart promptly at 1:30pm from the convention centre lobby

1. Tech is the New Black

2. Develping Bike Culture

3. Explore Rutland

1:30 - 2:45pm                Breakout Sessions

1. The Best of the "Best in the West" Vol. 2: Programming & Partnerships

2. Property Taxation 101

3. NEW! Bizmap: Data Collection and Evaluation Made Easy

2:45 - 3:15pm                 Networking Refreshment Break

3:15 - 4:30pm                 Breakout Sessions

1. How to Build a Rockstart Board

2. Partnerships in Placemaking

3. Social Media Trends

4:30 - 5:30pm                 Time on your own

5:30 - 7:00pm                 Best in the West Awards & Cocktail Reception

7:00pm                            Dinner on your own

 

WEDNESDAY

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8:30 - 9:30am               Breakfast and BIABC Annual General Meeting

9:30 - 10:30am             Keynote Session: Transportation Disruption

10:30 - 11:30am            Networking Refreshment Break

11:00am - 12:00pm      Keynote Session: The Brave New World

Conference ends!

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