Rural Education Symposium 2017

Sunday, March 05, 2017

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Registration

6:45 pm to 7:00 pm

Opening Address

 

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7:00 pm to 8:45 pm

 

Ministers Panel Discussion

Hon. David Eggen - Minister of Education

Hon. Shaye Anderson - Minister of Municipal Affairs

Hon. Richard Feehan - Minister of Indigenous Affairs

Hon. Marlin Schmidt - Minister of Advanced Education

Hon. Danielle Larivee - Minister of Children's Services

Hon. Stephanie McLean - Minister of Service Alberta, Minister of Status of Women

 

8:45 pm to 10:00 pm

Minister’s Reception

No Host Bar

Monday, March 06, 2017

8:00 -  8:45 am

Breakfast and Registration

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Opening Ceremonies

Keynote: Doug Griffiths – 13 Ways to Kill Your Community

9:45 – 10:00 am

Coffee & Networking

10:00 - 11:30 pm

Building a Vibrant Rural Community: Part I

Identifying Challenges and a Vision for the Future

11:30 – 12:00 pm

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Success Story –  The Magrath Story

Lunch

1:00 - 3:15 pm

Building a Vibrant Rural Community: Part II

Generating Solutions

 

Coffee & Networking throughout the afternoon.

3:15 – 4:00 pm

Celebration and sharing of Action Plans

5:30 – 7:30 pm

No Host Bar

6:00 – 7:30 pm

7:30 – 9:00 pm

Banquet

Keynote: Todd Hirsch, ATB

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

8:00 – 9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 -  9:15 am

Welcome

9:15 – 10:30 am

Deputy Ministers Panel Discussion

Curtis Clarke - Alberta Education

Tim Grant - Service Alberta

Bev Yee - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Carl Amrhein - Alberta Health

Jason Krips - Economic Development and Trade

10:30 – 10:45 am

Coffee & Networking

10:45 – 12:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Wrap-up discussion & Lunch