09:00 - 09:30
Arrivals & Registration
09:30 - 09:40
Opening remarks from Mayor William Choy, Town of Stony Plain
The Value of Collaboration [Plenary]
09:40 - 11:00
Bill Oemichen explores the value of cooperative collaboration on legislative and regulatory advocacy.
11:00 - 11:15
Legislative Opportunities [Plenary]
11:15 - 12:30
Brian Kaliel of Miller Thomson LLP, explores the impact and opportunities of the new CEDC tax credit and cannabis legislation on Co-operatives.
12:30 - 13:30A complimentary buffet lunch is provided for all delegates.
Protect Your Business Value in 2019 [Plenary]
13:30 - 14:45
Bill Anderson brings his insights from government relations to explore how it can protect the Business Value of Alberta's Co-operatives in 2019.
14:45 - 15:00
Workshop Block 1
15:00 - 16:00
Your choice of the following:
1) Financing The Future Growth of Co-operatives (CCIF)2) Indigenous Co-op Development (Co-operatives First)
Workshop Block 2
16:00 - 17:00
1) Improving Democracy and Member Engagement (Stocksy United)2) Renewable Energy Solutions (PACE Alberta)
ACE Energy Reception
Day 1 closes with a review of key Gathering messages, followed by drinks and snacks hosted by ACE Energy