UTE Regional Equal Opportunities Conference – West

Equal Opportunities Committee
UTE Regional Equal Opportunities Conference – West
March 28, 2022

TO:     Executive Council
           Alt. Regional Vice-Presidents
           Local Presidents (Pacific, Prairies, and Rocky Mountain Regions)

RE:      UTE Regional Equal Opportunities Conference – West

The Conference for the Pacific, Prairies and Rocky Mountain regions will be held in virtually.

DATES:            May 2, 2022 – Onboarding session (morning 3hrs),

            May 3-5, 2022 -Conference

TIMES:            Tuesday May 3, 2022
                         9:00 – 3:00 p.m. PST                      

                         Wednesday May 4, 2022
                         9:00 – 2:35 p.m.

                         Thursday May 5, 2022
                         9:00 – 12:00 p.m. PST

                           REGISTRATION: Online only via the following link:


The deadline for registration is April 8, 2022 at 23:59 EDT,  Locals must also approve the registrations by the deadline.

All registrations received after 23:59 EDT, April 8, 2022 will be denied.

If you wish to submit your registration via printed form or other form due to a disability(ies), please contact  Louise Dorion via telephone (613) 235-6704 or by e-mail at dorionl@ute-sei.org, or Andrea Holmes via telephone  (613) 235-6704 or by e-mail at holmesa@ute-sei.org.

THEMEComing Full Circle

The Conference objectives are:

  •       Equity Never Ends;
  •       How have we come Full Circle?
  •       Metamorphosis.

These objectives will be achieved through plenary sessions and workshops. This will be an opportunity for you to network with other equity group members and others.

Link to Agenda


  •  The UTE National will fund two (2) members per Local.
  •  Funding will consist of:
    • Family care allowance, if required; and
    • Loss of salary


  • The conference is intended for UTE members who have limited or no knowledge / experience of equity issues. We strongly encourage Locals to fund other interested participants.

For all queries / concerns related to the Conference, contact Andrea Holmes via telephone at (613) 235-6704 or email (holmesa@ute-sei.org) or the undersigned via telephone  at (250) 613-2835 or email  (kochk@ute-sei.org).

In Solidarity,

Kimberley Koch
Chairperson, Equal Opportunities Committee