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Cariboo Central Interior branch AGM & PD

October 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:15pm(PDT/PST)
The Sandman Signature Hotel, 2990 Recplace Dr, Prince George, BC
Cariboo Central Interior
PD hours: 
2 PDH - AGM, 2.5 PDH - Presentations

Cariboo Central Interior branch AGM & PD

Thurs. Oct. 24 , 9:30 am - 3:15 pm

Location: The Sandman Signature Hotel, 2990 Recplace Dr, Prince George, BC

Check in: 9:30 am

The AGM will include Executive reports, financials and discussions. There will also be time provided for introductory presentations from A.Ags as part of their A.Ag. requirements. If you are an A.Ag. and wish to fulfill this requirement at the AGM please indicate when registering. In addition, new P.Ags will receive their certificates.

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm - Branch Annual General Meeting  (Download draft Agenda)
  • 12:00 – 12:45 pm   - Luncheon                                                
  • 12:30 – 3:15 pm - PD Sessions 
    • Tensioned interfaces: Unsettling one Settler’s response to the TRC Calls to Action  By David Loewen, Regional Director, Indigenous Health, Northern Health and Doctor of Education candidate, will present
    • Wildfire – The Opportunity for Reconciliation’. By Jim D’Andrea, Manager, Wildfire Rehab & Recovery, FLNRO &RD - Skeena Region

    • What I THINK I might have learned while working for First Nations in the last 24 years!  A sharing of thoughts and personal experiences that I believe can lead to long lasting, positive working relationships.  By Jason Yarmish, PMP, EDI Environmental Dynamics Inc. / LTN Environmental Consulting LP

  • 4:00 - 6:00 pm -  AAg workshop (there is enough interest so this workshop is a go!)  This 2-3 hour workshop is a required as part of the A.Ag program. The webinar version is available to the AAg online yet the in-person workshop allows for networking, the opportunity to ask questions and to learn more about professionals within BCIA.

Registration:  Cost $10 for BCIA members.  (Includes lunch & presentations)  NO CHARGE for attending the AGM only.  Deadline for registration : Mon. Oct. 21. (Note: If you prefer to pay be cheque, please contact admin@bcia.com to register then mail your cheque to 110 - 2800 Bryn Maur Road, Victoria, BC V9C 3T4)

Consider putting your name forward as part of the 2019-2020 branch executive. Election of Officers include: Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, A.Ag. Coordinator, PD Coordinator, Directors: West, Central., South

NOMINATIONS:  (See 13.1 and 13.2 of AGM Agenda)

  • Nomination for New Growth Agrologist of the Year Award - Nominations can be made from the floor the day of the AGM
  • Nomination for Innovative Agrologist Award  -  Nominations must be made no less than 1 week in advance of the AGM (Nominator & Nominee must be present)

Send your nominations to president elect - Barbara Oke at Barbara.Oke@gov.bc.ca

Need to book a hotel room for overnight?  The Sandman is offering group rates if you book before Oct. 9. Group Name:  BC Institute of Agrologists   Arrival:  October 23, 2019   Departure:  October 24, 2019  Cut-Off Date: October 9, 2019   Confirmation Number: #327435