Spring Conference 2019

Spring Conference 2019

PVMA Spring Conference 2019 at River Cree Resort in Enoch
When you finish registering here!

Make sure you book your room with the hotel by January 25th, 2019 to get the special conference rate.


PVMA
Shaping the Future; People, Performance & Prosperity
 

Tues Feb 26

9:00AM - 12:00 PM  - Trade show set up in Enoch room

11:00AM - 1:00 PM  -  Registration

1:00PM - 1:30PM - River Cree Ballroom: Welcome to Conference

1:30PM - 2:30 PM - Randy Miller, Director of Research and Development at CN Utility Consulting - The Importance of Utility Arboriculture

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM - EXHIBITOR BREAK

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - John Goodfellow, Bio-Compliance Consulting, Inc. - The business case for Integrated Vegetation Management

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM - PVMA Annual General Meeting

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM - Meet & Greet - Enoch Room - sponsored by Corteva Agriscience & Univar Environmental Sciences

 

 

Wed Feb 27 - River Cree Ballroom

7:15 AM - 8:30 AM - BREAKFAST

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM - Joe Lentz, Vice President of Arborchem Products - Evolution and innovations that have taken place over the past 65 years in vegetation management on rights-of-way

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Dennis Prouse, CropLife Canada - Industry regulatory challenges, & why modernization is critical to Canada's future competitiveness

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EXHIBITOR BREAK

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Dr. Don Melnychuk, Nadon Consulting Ltd. - Best practices for fatigue risk management

12:00 - 1:00 PM - LUNCH

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Russel Lolacher, Internationally recognized Customer Service Expert & Speaker - Public Trust, Expectations and Modernizing Customer Service: A look at how public expectations have changed and social customer care can meet them.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Brenda Robinson, The Robcan Group - Dealing with Difficult People

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM - EXHIBITOR BREAK

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Shauna Ho, Partnership & Outreach Consultant from the AB Ministry of Labour - Employment Standards general overview; Wages, overtime, averaging agreements, general holidays, & vacation pay

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM - EXHIBITOR BREAK

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Banquet

5:30PM - 5:35 PM - MC Introduction (5:35PM Service)

6:35 PM - 7:00 PM - Awards

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Brenda Robinson, The Robcan Group - Intergenerational Challenge

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM - Silent Auction

 

Thursday Feb 28 - River Cree Ballroom

6:45 AM - 8:00 AM - BREAKFAST

8:00 AM -9:00 AM - John Goodfellow, Bio-Compliance Consulting, Inc. - Beyond Reliability - The Future of IVM

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Shauna Ho, Partnership & Outreach Consultant from the AB Ministry of Labour - Employment Standards; Industry specific information for brush clearing, termination of employment, record keeping requirements, the complaint resolution process, permits and variances

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - EXHIBITOR BREAK

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Randy Miller, Director of Research and Development at CN Utility Consulting - TBD

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Closing remarks

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - LUNCH