The AAMDC Spring 2017 Convention, scheduled for March 20-22, is keeping staff busy with preparations for what is sure to be another great event.
The trade show
will kick things off on March 20 with 156 booths featuring approved suppliers, government agencies, and a variety of other companies and organizations. AAMDC will have staff on hand to showcase our Trade Division, Advocacy department, Jubilee Insurance and PFA.
The convention program is packed on Tuesday, March 21 with keynote speaker comedian Erica Sigurdson
and plenary addresses from the Ministers of Municipal Affairs, Justice and Solicitor General, and Economic Development and Trade
. At this date we have not heard back from the Minister of Environment and Parks, but we have asked her to speak as well. Presentations from CAPP
and the president of FCM
are also happening on this day.
The resolution session
will run in the afternoon followed by workshops
- Understanding the New Mandate: The Alberta Ombudsman and Municipalities
- Getting Your Feet Wet: Municipalities and Wetlands
- We’ve Got Your Back: A Municipality’s Guide to Insurance
This year’s convention will wrap-up Wednesday, March 22 with a plenary on the Federal Species at Risk Act and the presentation from the Board Governance Review Committee, the Ministerial Forum,
and the MLA luncheon
There are a number of social events
taking place during convention that provide valuable networking opportunities for convention delegates. On Monday, March 20 visit the Aggregated Business Services Open House
to network with approved suppliers, and be sure to stop by the Brownlee LLP
hospitality suite. The Municipal Affairs
open house will be on Tuesday, March 21 as well as the WSP
social evening, and FortisAlberta’s
Enquiries may be directed to:
Convention & Administrative Coordinator
Director of Advocacy & Communications