Conference Round Up

February 09, 2017 11:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


EDA 2017 Annual Conference 

Conference Round Up

There are 40 days until EDA's 2017 Annual Conference at the Banff Centre in Banff, AB. Check out what's new with our planning and what you can expect at the 2017 Conference. Click on the links below for more information:

We are pleased to welcome once again The Hon. Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade to our Annual Conference. Minister Bilous is also EDA's Honourary Patron. 

There are several free sessions and events at our Conference that you must register for separately. Please see the list below and click on the links for more information and how to register: 

1. Pre-Conference SessionEDAC Pre-Course: Economic Diversification-Strategies for Revitalizing Local Economies 

2. Pre-Conference SessionAlberta Brewers On Tap Pre Conference Reception

3Connector 1: Visual Insights- Powerful Expression through Powerful Images

4. Connector 2: Future Thinking: Developing innovative Solutions in Uncertain Times

5. Ec.D Certification Exam: Contact EDAC's Penny Gardiner to inquire if you are eligible to write:

Banff Centre Tour - Mark your calendars, and plan to attend this brief walking tour to better understand the layout of the Banff Centre Campus. The tour begins at the PDC Lobby and runs from 11am-12-noon on Wednesday, March 22. See a Map of the Banff Centre here.

EDA President's Dinner - Pack something red! The theme for this dinner is Canada's 150th Birthday. Dress is business attire. 

Read the most recent Conference Agenda here and download the Conference App. 

Book your room at the Banff Caribou Lodge as space is limited. Even though onsite accommodation at The Banff Centre is full; the Banff Caribou Lodge is a convenient offsite hotel option.

Please note the conference proceedings will take place at The Banff Centre.

Conference Partnerships Available: Join a prestigious group! 

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your company or organization to an international audience of over 400 economic development experts. 

See You at the Conference! Follow us on Twitter @edaalberta #EDA2017

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