2017 Convention

Convention Program




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8:30 am

Convention Opening

Susan Yurkovich, President & CEO, BC Council of Forest Industries

8:40 am Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
8:55 am

Keynote: Kirsten Hillman, Ambassador of Canada to the United States

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9:40 am

The Path Forward: Perspectives from BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee

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9:50 am

Panel: Reconciliation Through Partnerships

Robert J. Dennis Sr., Chief Councillor, Huu-ay-aht First Nations
Brian Butler, President, United Steelworkers 1-1937
Don Demens, President & CEO, Western Forest Products

Moderator: Shannon Janzen, Vice President & Chief Forester, Western Forest Products

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10:20 am BREAK  
10:30 am

Panel: Conversation with CEOs

Ray Ferris, President & CEO, West Fraser
Don Kayne, President & CEO, Canfor Corporation
Jeff Zweig, President & CEO, Mosaic Forest Management

Moderator: Bridgitte Anderson, President & CEO, Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

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11:15 am

Keynote: Hon. John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia

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11:50 am Concluding Remarks  



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