Conference Schedule for WestVAC and WestVPR 2018

*Preliminary Conference Program*

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018

4:00 PM

Reception Desk opens

Lobby

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Harbour Room

THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2018

7:30 AM

Breakfast

Arbutus Ballroom lobby

9:00 AM

Welcome/Opening Remarks - Peter Keller and Joy Johnson

Arbutus Ballroom

9:30 AM

Key Note Speaker:

Andre Picard
Health Columnist and Reporter for the Globe and Mail.
Topic to be confirmed.

Arbutus Ballroom

10:45 AM

Break

Arbutus Ballroom lobby

11:00 AM

A session on examining ways in which the VPs Academic and Research can work together. 

Facilitated by the VPs, Academic and Research from Simon Fraser University, University of Calgary, and University of Manitoba.

Arbutus Ballroom

12:00 PM

Lunch

Arbutus Ballroom lobby

1:30 PM

Speaker:

John Carpay, Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedom
Topic to be confirmed.

Arbutus Ballroom

2:30 PM

Break

Arbutus Ballroom lobby

2:45 PM

Breakout Sessions:

i)  the Top Three Issues facing VPs, Academic

ii)  the Top Three Issues facing VPs, Research

Arbutus Ballroom

5:00PM

Adjourn

 

6:00PM

Gala Dinner

Harbour Room

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018

7:30 AM

Breakfast

Arbutus Ballroom lobby

9:00 AM

The Conference Board of Canada have been asked to prepare and present a report on the future of partnerships in China.

Arbutus Ballroom

10:30 AM

Break

Arbutus Ballroom lobby

11:00 AM

Planning the next WestVAC/VPR

Arbutus Ballroom

12:00PM

Adjournment

 

*We reserve the right to move sessions around as the program is finalized.

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