BIABC + IDA Pacific Northwest

 Regional Conference 2019

Program / Agenda

Program Details

Please be advised this is a draft with changes to be expected.



2019 Agenda at a Glance
 

SUNDAY

12:00 - 6:00pm - Registration Open

6:00 - 8:00pm - Blooming World Opening Reception - sponsored by Dekra Lite

Location - Dominion Bar + Kitchen, Civic Hotel main floor
 

MONDAY

8:00am – 4:30pm        Registration Open 

8:00 – 9:00am              Breakfast, Welcome Remarks & Networking

9:00 – 10:00am            Opening Keynote - Master Talks: Celebrating 30 Years of BIAs

10:00 – 10:30am          Networking Refreshment Break

10:00am - 12:00pm     Mobile Tours - depart promptly at 10:00am 

1. Med Tech/Innovation Boulevard (economic development) FULL

2. Phoenix Centre Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation (advocacy)

3. City Hall (Public Safety) 

10:30 – 11:45am         Breakout Sessions

1. Build-a-Brand (Marketing, Communications & Events)

2. Neighbourhood Toolkit: BizMap Case Study (Economic Development)

3. Media Training part 1 (Organizational Management)

12:00 - 12:30pm          Lunch & Networking

12:30 - 1:00pm            Keynote: The Suburbanization of Hip - Michael Berne, President MJB Consulting - sponsored by HUB International

1:00 - 4:00pm             Mobile Tours - depart promptly at 1:00pm 

1.. Newton Walking Tour (placemaking & public space) FULL

2. Cloverdale Historical Walking Tour (planning) FULL

1:15 - 2:30pm             Breakout Sessions

1. Digital Storytelling and What’s Next (Marketing, Communications & Events)

2. Immigration & Integration (Planning)

3. Succession Planning (Organizational Management)

2:30 - 3:00pm             Networking Refreshment Break

3:00 - 4:15pm             Breakout Sessions

1. Smart Neighbourhood Redevelopment

2. Public Relations 101 (Advocacy)

3. Transformation of Unconventional Spaces (Placemaking & Public Space)

4:15 - 5:30pm             Tradeshow Cocktail Reception

5:30 - 6:30pm             Time on your own

6:30 - 9:00pm              Dine Around - meet in the hotel lobby at 6:00pm to depart
 

TUESDAY

8:00am - 4:30pm          Registration Open

8:00 - 9:00am                Breakfast & Open Table Discussions

9:00 - 10:00am              Keynote Session: Urban Game-Changers and the Changing Game of Cities, Larry Beasley, Founding Principal, Beasley and Associates, Planning Inc.

10:00 - 10:30am            Networking Refreshment Break

10:00 - 12:00pm            Mobile Tours - depart promptly at 10:00am

1. Whalley Walking Tour (planning) 
2. Central City Tour **NEW**
3. Surrey FAM Tour (economic development) FULL

10:30 - 11:45am             Breakout Sessions

1. Retail Apocalypse: Fact or Fiction (Economic Development)

2. Getting Techy with It (Marketing, Communication & Events)

3. Shifting Modes: What BIAs Need To Know About the Future of Our Transportation Needs

11:45am - 12:15pm         Lunch & Networking

12:15 - 1:00pm               Keynote: Standout Place Branding – Josh Yeager, Bright Brothers and Jenny Starkey, Interim CEO, Cherry Creek North BID

1:00 - 4:00pm                Mobile Tours - depart promptly at 1:00pm 

1. Fleetwood Area (placemaking & public space) 
2. SFU + Library (economic development)
3. City Hall - Special Events (marketing, communications + events) FULL

1:15 - 2:30pm                Breakout Sessions

1. The Value of Local Economies (Economic Development)

2. Media Training Workshop Part 2 Crisis Communications (Organizational Management)

3. Safety First: A look at neighbourhood safety (Advocacy)

2:30 - 3:00pm                 Networking Refreshment Break

3:00 - 4:15pm                 Breakout Sessions

1. Effective Events/Activations at Every Scale (Marketing, Communications & Events)

2. Pop-Ups: Friend or Foe (Economic Development)

3. Transforming Neighbourhoods through Art (Placemaking & Public Space)

5:30 - 7:30pm                 Best in the West Awards & Cocktail Reception - City Hall Foyer & Council Chambers - sponsored by Star Illumination

7:30pm                           Dinner on your own

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00 - 9:00am               Breakfast, Open Table Discussions & BIABC Annual General Meeting

9:00 - 10:00am             Social Issues Panel: A Surrey Perspective

10:00 - 10:30am           Networking Refreshment Break

10:30 - 11:00am           Future of Urban Mobility  - presented by Uber

11:00am - 12:00pm     Keynote Session: to be announced

Conference concludes!

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