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Program & On-Line Registration Available February 25th, 2013
The program and on-line registration for the 2013 Annual Conference being held in Victoria, BC from May 27th-29th, 2013 at the Fairmont Empress and the Victoria Conference Centre will be made available on the CAMA website on Monday, February 25th, 2013.  Please note that this year's FCM Conference (which follows the CAMA Conference) will be held in Vancouver from May 31st – June 3rd, 2013.


PROGRAM-AT-A-GLANCE
Monday, May 27, 2013 Pre-Conference Day
7:00 a.m. –2:30 p.m. Golf Tournament
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.                        Golfers Breakfast
8:30 a.m.                                              Shotgun Start at The Bear Mountain Golf Resort
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                    Pre-Conference Activity:  Great Pacific Adventures Whale Watching
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                      Pre-Conference Activity:  Cycling and Kayaking Excursions
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.                    Trade Show Exhibitor Set Up
12:00 Noon – 8:00 p.m.                  Conference Registration
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.                      Interprovincial Association Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.                      First Time Delegates Reception
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.                      Women’s Social
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.                    Opening Reception at Tradeshow
10:00 p.m. – Midnight                    Hospitality Suite at Vista 18
   
Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 Conference Day One
6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.                     Morning Run
7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                     Conference Registration
7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.                     Breakfast 
8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.                     Annual General Meeting
9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.                     Opening Ceremonies
9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.                   Opening Keynote:  “Five Smooth Stones of Leadership”  Peter Legge, Recipient of the Order  of British Columbia, Award Winning Motivation and Business Speaker
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.                Tradeshow Refreshment Break
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon              CAO Panel Session:  Its Lonely At The Top (Patrick Moyle, Kelly Daniels and Carla Ladd)
12:00 Noon to 1:00 p.m.                                Long Service Awards Luncheon
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.                    Dessert and Coffee at Tradeshow
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.                    Workshop:   “Why People Don’t Do What We Want” (Robert Cooke, Executive Team Coach)
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.                    Tradeshow Refreshment Break
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                    Panel Session:  Rising To The Top – How Talented Women CAO’s Are Taking On The Challenge (Dawn Chaplin, Gail Stephens, and Janice Baker)
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.                    Young Professionals Reception
6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.                  Casual Night Out:  Reception at the Royal BC Museum followed by a Taste of Victoria
10:00 p.m. to Midnight                  Hospitality Suite at Bard and Banker Scottish Pub
   
Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 Conference Day Two
6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.                     Morning Run
7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.                     Conference Registration
7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.                     Breakfast
8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.                     Panel Session:  “Successful Communities:  The Importance of Positive Council-Staff Relationships” (Mayor Brad Woodside and Mayor Frank Leonard)
9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.                   Plenary Session:  Elephant Hunting – Tracking and Training the Elephant in Your Room (Tracey Lorenson, Paragon Strategic Services Ltd.)
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.                Tradeshow Refreshment Break
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.                Closing Keynote:  The Ultimate Ending with Paul Huschilt
12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.                  CAMA Awards of Excellence Luncheon
1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.                    Closing Ceremonies and Tradeshow Draws
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                    Study Tours:  Dockside Green,  Hartland Landfill and Learning Centre, or City Centre Park and Westhills Development OR a Live Action Executive Coaching Workshop
5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.                    CAMA Board Meeting (2013-2014 Board)
6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.                    President’s Dinner Reception
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m                   President’s Dinner with Entertainment by Tracey Bell
10:00 p.m. to Midnight                  Hospitality Suite at The Sticky Wickett


Conference Accommodations Update
Rooms are currently available at the Fairmont Empress located at 721 Government Street which is adjoining to the Victoria Conference Centre. The CAMA room block is almost sold out.  The following special Conference rates will be offered:

Type of Room Single and Double Rate
Fairmont                     $219.00
Deluxe                        $289.00
Harbourview Deluxe      $339.00
Signature Room            $399.00
Junior Suite                 $369.00
**Please note that the above rates are subject to 12% HST and a 2% Hotel Room Tax.

To make a room reservation, please contact the Hotel at 250-384-8111 or through the toll free number at 1-800-441-1414. To ensure the special rate quoted above, please identify yourself as attending the CAMA Conference. The room block will be open until April 23, 2013. Reservations can also be made by using the following link: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/camacam

Additional Room Block:  Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour
A block of rooms has also been reserved at the Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour located at 728 Humboldt Street (directly across from the Fairmont Empress) at a rate of $219.00 per night (plus 12% HST, 2% Hotel Room Tax, and a 1% Destination Marketing Fee).  To make a room reservation, please contact the Hotel at  1-800-306-5451  and ask for the CAMA 2013 group rate.  The room block will be open until April 29, 2013.  Reservations can also be made by using the following link: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yyjmc?groupCode=camcama&app=resvlink&fromDate=5/27/13&toDate=5/30/13



2013 Conference Registration Fees
If you register for the Conference by April 1st, 2013 you will receive the early bird rate.


Delegate Type Early Bird Registration Fee
by April 1st, 2013 (12% HST)
Registration Fee after
April 1st, 2013  (5% GST)
*CAMA Member (Municipal) $575.00 + $69.00 HST = $644.00
 
$625.00 + $31.25 GST = $656.25
*Non-Member (Municipal) $675.00 + $81.00 HST = $756.00
 
$725.00 + $36.25 GST = $761.25
**Affiliate CAMA Member (Non-Municipal) $875.00 + $105.00 HST= $980.00
 
$925.00 + $46.25 GST = $971.25
**Non-Member
(Non-Municipal)
$975.00 + $117.00 HST = $1092.00 $1025.00 + $51.25 GST = $1076.25
Retired Member/
Municipal Intern Fee
$150.00 + $18.00 HST = $168.00 $175.00 + $8.75 GST = $183.75

*“Municipal” refers to an individual who is currently employed with a municipal organization.
**“ Non-Municipal” refers to all other individuals. 

 
Registration fees include all Conference sessions, a complimentary delegate gift, Tradeshow, Opening Reception, breakfasts, refreshment breaks, lunches, Casual Night Out at the Royal BC Museum and a “Taste of Victoria”, President’s Dinner and the Hospitality Suites. 

Additional tickets to the Casual Night Out ($115.00) and the President’s Dinner ($125.00) can be purchased for companions not participating in the full Companion Program.

An additional fee of $25.00 plus tax will be charged for the Study Tours.

The registration fee for Retired Members and Municipal Interns includes all Conference sessions, a complimentary delegate gift, Tradeshow, Opening Reception, breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Casual Night Out at the Royal BC Museum and a “Taste of Victoria”, and the Hospitality Suites.  At an additional cost, tickets can be purchased to the lunches ($35.00), the Study Tours ($25.00), and the President’s Dinner ($125.00).

All Conference Sessions are held at the Victoria Conference Centre and the Fairmont Empress.

We look forward to seeing you in Victoria!



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