Conference Schedule

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Conference Schedule

Wednesday, May 30, 2018    

6:00  - 9:00 pm          Conference Registration & Meet & Greet Reception at Pomeroy Hotel, Fort St. John   

Thursday, May 31, 2018 

7:00 am  - 1:30 pm      Conference Registration 

7:30 - 8:30 am            Early Riser Keynote - A presentation on the Professional Reliance Review

Keynote Speaker:  Jennifer McGuire, P.Ag., Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.

Light refreshments, not breakfast, is available for attendees.  Full breakfast is ONLY available for those booked overnight at the Pomeroy. (=1 PD hour)

8:45 am - noon        Conference Professional Development Sessions  

The presentations held on Thursday morning are available to anyone who has registered for the Conference Package  or for the one-day PD session ($150).  Lunch is included. (=3 PD hours)

8:45 - 9:40 am

9:50 - 10:50 am

11:00 - noon 

  • General Skills A3 - Coffee Shop Talk: A Blue Collar Environmentalist's Perspective on Industry Working Together with Agrologists
  • Panel Discussion B3 - Integrated Water Use Management Panel

noon - 1:30 pm      Lunch

1:30 - 4:00 pm      71st BCIA Annual General Meeting 

Location: Pomeroy Hotel banquet room, Fort St. John

6:00 - 7:00 pm        Travel to Lido Theatre at 10156 100th Ave. (1.2 km).  Networking & Cash bar.  Shuttle will be availble between Pomeroy Hotel and Lido Theatre

7:00  - 9:30 pm        Pig Roast BBQ Banquet at Lido Theatre

Friday, June 1, 2018 

7:30 am  - 8:00 am      Field Tours Registration 

If registered for the Friday field tour ONLY, please check in at the Registration table first.

8:00 am - 4:30 pm    Field Tours 

All field tour participants must meet outside the Pomeroy Hotel entrance. 15 minutes prior to departure. (Field tour= 5 PD hours)

Field Tour #1    W.A.C. Bennett Dam Tour

Departure @ 8:00 am.  Approximate return 4:30 pm 

Field Tour #2    Integration of Agriculture and Oil & Gas

Departure @ 8:15 am.  Approximate return 4:00 pm

Field Tour #3    Peace Region Local Agriculture Tour

Departure @ 8:30 am.  Approximate return 4:00 pm

6:00 - 9:00 pm        The Profession of Agrology - AAg. Workshop

Saturday, June 2, 2018

9:00 - 3:30 pm         Ethics for Professionals Workshop