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AEN Spring Meetings & AGM

Jun 13 2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Jun 14 2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

You are invited to attend the 2015 Alberta Environmental Network Spring Meetings. The election of the first new provincial government in over 40 years presents an opportunity to shift the environmental conversation. This gathering is a great opportunity for ENGOs to get together, connect, and collaborate on strengthening the environmental movement in Alberta. The Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Environmental Network Society will be held in conjunction with the Spring Meetings.

Tentative Schedule of Events
Saturday, June 13
8:00am-8:45am Arrivals & Registration
8:45am-9:00am Introductions & Welcome
9:00am-10:15am Annual General Meeting
10:30am-12:00noon Plenary — Cross Caucus Meetings
  • Member Round Table
  • How will the new government impact AEN's ongoing & future consultative & collaborative relationships;
  • Updates of current consultations with the provincial government, and other agencies.
12:00noon-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-2:00pm Keynote Address — The Right to a Healthy Environment
Linda Duncan
MP, Edmonton-Strathcona
2:15pm-4:15pm

Workshop — The Courage to Rewrite the Future
Kevin Gangel, Unstoppable Conversations

This interactive workshop will take you beyond your typical strategies for “getting by” and have you discover your paradigm of survival, at the organizational and personal level. The workshop will leave you able to rapidly see and change your hidden and automatic approach to innovation, collaboration, and leadership. It will leave you with a unique way to alter an otherwise predictable future.

4:30pm-5:00pm Plenary — Day 1 Summary
 Sunday, June 14
9:00am-10:00am (a) New Board Meeting & Orientation (b) Caucus Meetings
10:00am-11:45am Plenary — 2015 Priorities & Plans
12:00noon-1:00pm Training — Online Tools for Collaboration

Meals

Lunch,and coffee break refreshments will be provided. Donations will be accepted to help offset the cost of meals & refreshments (suggested donation $30 for the whole weekend).

Travel

Support for reasonable out-of-pocket travel expenses is available. Attendees are encouraged to use mass transit or carpool if possible.

Accommodation

The Network has reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the University of Alberta's Lister Conference Centre, which is a five-minute drive or a half-hour walk to the Ritchie Mill. Please indicate if you require accommodations when registering, and AEN will arrange a room for you (pending availability). 

Location

Saorsa Business Centre at the Ritchie Mill
100 - 10171 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, AB T6E 4R5

Posted June 3, 2015 by AEN

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