To: Executive Council
Alternate Regional Vice-Presidents
Re: 2017 Convention Schedule
Recently the National Office staff and I have been receiving telephone calls regarding details of the upcoming 2017 Convention to be held in Ottawa, Ontario from Wednesday, July 19th to Saturday July 22nd. Thus, this bulletin has been prepared to help answer some of the questions. The following is a summary of some of the important dates of events leading up to and during the Convention.
Friday, February 28: Deadline for Convention Committee delegate names
Saturday, March 11: Deadline for resolutions
Saturday, March 11: Deadline for names of Convention delegates and observers
Friday to Sunday
April 28 – April 30: Convention Committees at the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
Tuesday, July 18: Council meeting in the AM
Delegates and observers are scheduled to arrive
Registration from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
National President’s Reception
Wednesday, July 19: Convention opens with Plenary Session
Fun Night organized by the Host Committee
Thursday, July 20: Plenary Session
Banquet and Dance in the evening
Friday, July 21: Plenary Session
Saturday, July 22: Plenary Session in the morning
Elections and close of Convention in the afternoon
Sunday, July 23: All participants are scheduled to go home
It is expected that the travel advances will be sent to the locals around the end of May the beginning of June.
Watch for further “Convention Comments” in bulletin format in the future.