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2020 BCWF AGM & Convention
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The 2020 AGM & Convention is expected to have a record turn out with a 'not to be missed' line up of informative and exciting guest speakers and presenters. Join us in Nanaimo to celebrate tradition, camaraderie, important updates, and exciting outings for your family!

We are so excited to announce Jim Shockey will be meeting us in Nanaimo! Jim is an award-winning outdoor writer, wildlife photographer, videographer, naturalist, wilderness guide and outfitter for nearly 30 years. Come hear what he has to share!

As more information comes available, we will be posting on www.bcwf.bc.ca. Check often!


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events will be held at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre, except Club Fun Night

Wednesday, April 1st
Meet & Greet Reception - Nanaimo Museum - 7:00PM

Thursday, April 2nd           
Registration Opens - 6:45AM
Opening Ceremonies & President's Address - 8:00AM
Keynote Speaker - 9:00AM
1st Call For Nominations - 10:15AM
Resolutions - 10:30AM
Plenary Sessions - 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Friday, April 3rd
Registration Opens - 6:45AM
Plenary Sessions - 8:00AM - 2:15PM
Breakout Sessions - 2:15PM - 3:00PM
2nd Call For Nomiations - 3:15PM
Resolutions - 3:30PM
Club Fun Night - Hosted By Nanaimo Fish & Game Protective Association - 5:00PM

Saturday, April 4th
Registration Opens - 6:45AM
BCWF Life Member & Youth Breakfast - 6:45AM
Plenary Sessions - 8:00AM - 11:15AM
Breakout Sessions - 11:15AM - 12:00PM
Final Call For Nominations - 1:00PM
Resolutions (If Applicable) - 1:15PM
Closed Session - 1:45PM
64th Annual BCWF Gala Awards Dinner - 6:00PM

(*** Please Note: Times are subject to change)

Evening Events This Year

Wednesday, April 1st - Meet and Greet Reception - Nanaimo Museum 
Thursday, April 2nd Free Night for Delegates
Friday, April 3rd - Club Fun Night - Hosted by Nanaimo Fish & Game Protective Association
Saturday, April 4th - Awards & Gala Dinner - Vancouver Island Conference Centre


ACCOMMODATION 

Accommodations are not included with registration.  BCWF has secured a block of rooms at Coast Bastion Hotel just across the street from the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. 

Coast Bastion Hotel
11 Bastion Street,
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 6E4
250-753-6601 

To Book
o   Call the hotel directly at 1-800-663-1144 and use code BC Wildlife or group code CBI-GFC19768
o   http://coa.st/a1wj link will automatically insert group code:CBI-GFC19768


REGISTRATION TYPES

1. VOTING MEMBERS (must be BC Wildlife Federation Members in good standing). All voting members can register for a 3-Day Registration which includes all evening events and meals. Additional tickets can be purchased for evening events. 

Voting - CLUB Delegate
Club Delegates are selected and sent by their BCWF-affiliated club. Clubs must be in good standing in order for delegates to attend.   

Voting - DIRECT Member
BCWF Direct Members (those that are not Members of a Fish & Game Club), are entitled to send voting delegates to represent the Direct Members’ Club at the 2020 BCWF AGM & Convention, in accordance with section 7.2 of the BCWF Constitution & Bylaws (see below).

The Executive Committee of the Federation will review applicants from the Direct Members and select delegates up to the eligible number as set out in the voting entitlement in BCWF By-Law 7.2. The deadline for Direct Members to apply to attend the AGM is January 31st, 2020.

Voting - REGIONAL Delegate
Regional Delegates are selected and voted on by each Regional Wildlife Association. 

Voting - Youth CLUB Delegate
Youth Club Delegates (aged 18 or under) are selected and sent by their BCWF-affiliated club. Clubs must be in good standing in order for delegates to attend. Youth Delegates will have access to specific activities tailored to youth but will return in time for member-only sessions. Youth Delegates must sign a waiver and consent form which will be provided after Registration is completed. 

Voting - Youth REGIONAL Delegate
Youth Regional Delegates (aged 18 or under) are selected and sent by their Regional Wildlife Association. Youth Regional Delegates will have access to specific activities tailored to youth but will return in time for member-only sessions. Youth Regional Delegates must sign a waiver and consent form which will be provided after Registration is completed. 

2. NON-VOTING MEMBERS (must be BC Wildlife Federation Members in good standing). All non-voting members can register for a 3-Day Registration which includes all evening events and meals. Additional tickets can be purchased for evening events.

Non-Voting - CLUB Delegate
Non-Voting Club Delegates are selected and sent by their BCWF-affiliated club. Clubs must be in good standing in order for delegates to attend. 

Non-Voting - DIRECT Member
Direct Members are encouraged to attend the BCWF AGM to learn more about the BC Wildlife Federation. There will be opportunities to learn about the BCWF's strategic initiatives and mandate and keep current on issues involving fish, wildlife, and their habitats in B.C. 

Non-Voting - LIFE Member
Life Members are encouraged to attend the BCWF AGM to learn more about the BC Wildlife Federation. As leaders in the organization, they are welcome to attend an exclusive breakfast where they will be able to pass on knowledge to Youth Delegates. 

Non-Voting YOUTH Delegate
Non-voting Youth Delegates (aged 18 or under) are encouraged to attend the BCWF AGM to learn about the BCWF's strategic initiatives and mandate and keep current on issues involving fish, wildlife, and their habitats in B.C. Youth Delegates will have access to specific activities tailored to youth but will not be able to participate in voting. Youth Delegates must sign a waiver and consent form which will be provided after Registration is completed. Non-voting Youth Delegates may be Club or Direct Members in good standing. 

3. GUESTS 

Guest - Exhibitor
Please see 2020 BCWF AGM Sponsorship Package for information about Sponsorship opportunities. 

Guest - Sponsor
Please see 2020 BCWF AGM Sponsorship Package for information about Sponsorship opportunities.

Guest - Other
1-Day registration is available to Guests who may or may not be members who would like to learn more about B.C.'s fish, wildlife, and their habitats. Guests will not be allowed to attend or participate in member-only sessions. 

4. OTHER

SPOUSAL Program
Spouses are encouraged to attend the BCWF AGM. There will be specific programming available to spouses to explore Nanaimo and learn more about Vancouver Island, Region 1.

 Details
Date & Time: Apr 01, 2020 05:00 PM to
Apr 04, 2020 11:59 PM
[America/Vancouver UTC -8]

 

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Location: Vancouver Island Conference Centre
101 Gordon Street
Nanaimo BC
Canada
V9R5J8
 

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Registration Closes: Mar 13, 2020 11:59 PM

Event Coordinator:

Krystine Hastings
krystine.hastings@bcwf.bc.ca
6048829988
Useful Links: 2019 Resolutions
2020 BCWF AGM General Information
Coast Bastion Hotel
Information for Direct Members
Nanaimo Fish and Game Protective Association
 Registration Fees
Voting - Club Delegate Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$475.00
$525.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Voting - Direct Members Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$475.00
$525.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Voting - Honorary Life Member Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$475.00
$525.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Voting - Regional Delegate Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$475.00
$525.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Voting - Youth Club Delegate Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$275.00
$325.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Voting - Youth Regional Delegate Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$275.00
$325.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Non-Voting - Club Delegate Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$475.00
$525.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Non-Voting - Direct Member Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$475.00
$525.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Non-Voting - LIFE Member Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$475.00
$525.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
1-Day Registration - Friday, April 3 (Does NOT include evening events)  
  
$175.00
Yes
 
Non-Voting YOUTH Delegate Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$275.00
$325.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
 
Guest Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$475.00
$525.00
Yes
1-Day Registration - Thursday, April 2 (Does NOT include evening events)  
  
$175.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
1-Day Registration - Friday, April 3 (Does NOT include evening events)  
  
$175.00
Yes
1-Day Registration - Saturday, April 4 (Does NOT include evening events)  
  
$175.00
Yes
 
Spousal Program Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
3-Day Registration (Includes ALL evening events)  On or before
 After
Feb. 28  
Feb. 28  
$275.00
$325.00
Yes
1-Day Registration - Thursday, April 2 (Does NOT include evening events)  
  
$175.00
Yes
Club Night - Friday, May 10, 2019  
  
$35.00
144
Awards Banquet (Saturday, April 4, 2019)  
  
$75.00
290
1-Day Registration - Friday, April 3 (Does NOT include evening events)  
  
$175.00
Yes
1-Day Registration - Saturday, April 4 (Does NOT include evening events)  
  
$175.00
Yes
 

 
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