Conference Overview

The Peace River Branch welcomes you to Fort St. John!

This year's conference theme is  “Working Together: A Cooperation between Agrology and Industry”

In the Peace River Region industry is working to strike a balance with agriculture and environment.   

Thursday morning includes a Keynote of Early Risers on the Professional Reliance Review.  Morning professional development sessions includes a series of three panel discussions on land, re-vegetation and water use management.  Each panel includes a representative from industry, agriculture and environment.  Shellie English offers a talk on an Evironmentalist's Perspective on Industry Working with Agrologists.

Thursday afternoon at 1:30 pm is the BCIA Annual General Meeting.  

Thursday evening, enjoy a Pig Roast BBQ - Peace Region style. Held at the Lido Theatre (a refurbished theatre that now hosts every kind of event), this promises to be an entertaining evening. 

Friday is a full day field tour.  Choose between a tour of the G. M. Shrum generating station at the W.A.C. Bennett, or a tour of a pipeline revegetation project and a farm working with oil and gas, or a tour of local agricultural sites, including a permaculture ranch in the Peace Region. 

Want to get involved?  The Conference planning committee is looking for volunteers to help out. Contact

The conference is held at the Pomeroy Hotel at 11308 Alaska Road in Fort St. John.  Visit the hotel website at  Group rates for the Pomeroy Hotel are available. Call at 1-250-262-3233 and give the group code BCIA05.

If you are coming by air to Fort St. John, there is a free shuttle between the airport and the hotel (dependant on your arrival/departure times) but you will need to reserve within one week of your flight by calling the hotel.  Schedules for for pickup at the airport and drop-off are available HERE

The Peace River region has a lot to offer.  Come visit and join us at the conference.   Here's a link to 10 Things to See and Do in the Fort St John area.

DOWNLOAD the Conference and AGM Brochure (PDF)