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2018 Program

Our 2018 Conference Program is nearly complete!
All events take place at the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Edmonton, Alberta

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Conference Program

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Program schedule is subject to change.

5:30 pm Registration Opens
Exhibits Set-up
6:30 – 8:00 pm Annual General Meeting
8:00 – 9:00 pm Exhibitors’ Reception
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

7:30 am Registration Opens
7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast
Exhibits & Silent Auction Open
8:30 – 9:00 am Conference Opening Remarks
9:00 – 10:00 am Plenary #1: Connecting at Conference – Conversation to Connect
Joanne Blake, Certified Image Consultant
10:00 – 10:30 am Refreshment Break
Exhibits and Silent Auction Open
10:30 – 12:00 pm Plenary #2
Dr. Greg Wells, University of Toronto
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch
Exhibits and Silent Auction Open
1:30 pm Silent Auction Close
1:30 – 2:30 pm Plenary #3: Strategies in a time of Crisis – Opioids and Harm Reduction
Detective Guy Pilon, Edmonton Police Service
Petra Schulz, Parent Advocate, Founding member of Moms Stop the Harm 
Remaining panelists to be confirmed
2:30 pm Silent Auction Item Pick-Up and Payment
2:30 – 5:00 pm Free Time
3:30 pm Exhibits Close
5:00 – 6:00 pm Reception
6:00 – 11:00pm Awards Gala
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Friday, May 11, 2018

8:45 – 9:00 am Conference Opening Remarks
9:00 – 10:00 am Plenary #4: LGBTQ+ Awareness
Marni Panas, Senior Advisor Diversity and Inclusion, ‎Alberta Health Services
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 11:15 am Concurrent Session #1
11:15 – 11:30 am Room Change
11:30 – 12:30 pm Concurrent Session #2
12:30 – 1:45 pm Lunch and Learn: Nurturing Relationships – Continuing the Conversation
Joanne Blake, Certified Image Consultant
1:45 – 2:45 pm Plenary #5: Cannabis Update: What You Need to Know
Alison McMahon, Founder & CEO, Cannabis at Work
2:45 – 3:15 pm Closing Speaker
Speaker to be confirmed
3:15 – 3:30 pm Conference Closing