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SKills and training conference 2019

June 14th-16th - University of the Fraser Valley -Abbotsford BC

The Alliance of BC Students is please to present our second annuals Skills and Training Conference. Whether you are a brand new board member at your student association, or an executive serving their third term, this conference is has been designed to give you the tools you need to be the most effective in your role.


Schedule:

Friday June 14th

10:00 am - 11:00 am Registration

11:00 - 11:30 Conference Opening - How the ABCS Works -Partnership with BCGEU.

11:30 - 12:20 Opening Panel (Staff from the ministry of Advanced Education Skills and Training)

12:20 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00- 2:00 pm Workshop Block A

6:00 - 7:30 Dinner and Decompression Space

7:30 - 9:30 ABCS Social Mixer

Saturday June 15th

9:00 - 9:30  am Breakfast

9:30 - 10:15 am  Workshop Block B

10:15 - 11:00 am Workshop Block C

11:00 - 11:15 am Break

11:15 - 12:00 am Workshop Block D

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and Candidate Speeches for Officer Roles

1:00 - 2:30 Workshop Block E

2:30 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 5:00 ABCS Board Meeting

5:00 - 6:00 PM Keynote Address (Minister Melanie Mark, Advanced Education, Skills and Training)

6:00- 8:00 MLA/MP Social Event

Sunday June 16th

Day 3:

9:00 - 9:30 am Breakfast

9:30 - 10:30 am Workshop Block F

10:30 - 10:45 am Break

10:45 - 11: 45 Conference Closing

12:00 - 12:30 ABCS AGM Part 2.


WORKSHOPS:


Stream 1 (100 levels)

Block A:  How government works 101

Block B: Creating great asks 101

Block C: Financial Literacy in Student Associations 101

Block D: Robert's Rules 101

Block E: Media Relations 101

Block F: How to have successful lobby Meetings 101



Stream 2 Advanced (200 levels)

Block A:  How we won student housing/student loan interest rate: a campaign review 202

Block B: How to leverage politicians/developing great asks: 202

Block C: Creating Great Leadership Teams: 202

Block D: Organizing in the age of the internet: 202

Block E: Grant Writing 202

Block F: History of the BC Student Union Movement.