Date: May 16 - 18, 2017
Location: Penticton Trade and Convention Centre
273 Power Street
Penticton, BC
Registration Rates:
Early Bird After March 24, 2017
LGMA Member: $645 $700
Non-Member: $750 $805
Life Member: Complimentary
Includes President's Reception on Tuesday night, breakfast and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, and the Thursday night banquet.
Payment Methods:

VISA and MasterCard payments will be accepted with your online registration.
If paying by cheque, please include a copy of your registration confirmation,
and make payable to 'LGMA', send to:

Suite 710A - 880 Douglas Street,
Victoria, BC,
V8W 2B7

Registration Deadline: May 9, 2017
Refund Policy: Requests for refunds will be accepted until 4:30 pm, May 9, 2017, subject to a $50 administration fee. Attendance is transferable; please give as much notice as possible to avoid delays at registration. NO REFUNDS AFTER MAY 9.
Sponsors and Exhibitors: For those wishing to be an exhibitor at this year's trade show, on-line registrations are being accepted here. Information on tradeshow or sponsorship opportunities is available by contacting the LGMA at (250) 383-7032 or by email at
Documents: View Brochure


  1. Complete the entire on-line form.
  2. Fields marked with * are required.
  3. Once the form is complete, click the "Register" button at the bottom of this page.
  4. You will receive an automatic email confirming your registration.
  5. After clicking "Register", your registration will be confirmed.
  6. After you have registered, please refer to the on-screen instructions for your payment options. Payment is accepted on-line by credit card, or cheque payments can be made by mail.
If you have questions, please contact LGMA Office at 250-383-7032 or
If you experience any difficulties with this form, please contact CivicInfo BC at 250-383-4898.

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Pre Conference Workshops (includes lunch)

Tuesday May 16, 2017 - Please indicate the pre-conference session(s) you will be attending.
Early Bird
After March 24, 2017
Approving Officers Workshop (8:30am - 4:30pm) $275 $315
Communication Officers Forum (8:45am - 4:00pm) $275 $315
Intentional Leadership (12:30pm - 4:30pm) $175 $200
FOI Full Day (Both FOI Workshops) $275 $315
FOI Foundational (9:00am - 12:00pm) $175 $200
FOI Advanced (1:00pm - 4:00pm) $175 $200

Conference Sessions

To assist us with conference planning, please select the conference sessions you plan to attend.
Tuesday May 16, 2017
First Time Attendee Meet and Greet (4:15pm - 5:00pm)
Presidents Welcoming Reception (5:00pm - 7:00pm)
Wednesday May 17, 2017
Guided Run or Walk (6:30am - 7:15am)
Delegates Breakfast (7:30am - 8:30am)
Morning Session (8:00am - 8:50am)
Board/Council - Staff and FN Relations: NZ and BC Experiences
Enquiring minds Need to Know: Public Disclosure and Social Media
The Importance of Municipal-Regional District Relationships
Official Welcome / AGM / Recognition Ceremony (9:00am - 10:15am)
Keynote Speaker - Misha Glouberman (10:45am - 12:00pm)
Delegates Luncheon (12:30pm - 1:30pm)
Afternoon Concurrent Session (1:45pm - 3:00pm)
FN and Local Government Collaboration Opportunities
Managing Public Expectation in the Event of a Claim
The Modern Workplace: Managing Todays Work Force
Afternoon Concurrent Session (3:30pm - 4:45pm)
Growing Successful Local Government Relations
Negotiation Skills
Managing the Asset Management Message
Tour (5:00pm - 6:30pm)
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Thursday May 18, 2017
Guided Run or Walk (6:30am - 7:15am)
Delegates Breakfast (7:30am - 8:30am)
Morning Session (8:00am - 8:50am)
Legal Anatomy of a Community Forest
Performance Audits in Local Government
Property Assessment 101
Morning Concurrent Session (9:00am - 10:15am)
Collaborative Conversations
Facing the Future
Transgender Inclusion Across Local Government
Morning Concurrent Session (10:45am - 12:00pm)
Building Department Challenges in World of Changing Development Trends
Legal Update
Planning for Food and Agriculture
Delegates Luncheon (12:30pm - 1:45pm)
Afternoon Concurrent Session (2:00pm - 3:00pm)
Inclusion Zoning: A Solution to Affordable Housing
Maximizing your Community's Strategic Asset: Public Library
Uncivil Civic Engagement
Keynote Speaker - John Herdman (3:30pm - 4:45pm)
Annual Banquet and Entertainment / Dance (6:00pm)
Wednesday and Thursday, by appointment
Pension Consulting

Conference Fees

Early Bird
After March 24, 2017
LGMA Member $645 $700
Non Member $750 $805
Life Member Complimentary
Pre Conference ONLY
Delegates Please Complete (for meal ordering purposes)
Presidents Reception (Tuesday, May 16, 2017)
Breakfast (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)
Lunch (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)
Breakfast (Thursday, May 18, 2017)
Lunch (Thursday, May 18, 2017)
Banquet (Thursday, May 18, 2017)
Photo Release
Cancellation / Refund Policy
Sponsor/Exhibitor Mailing List
Anti Spam Consent
Payment Information
Registration Fees:
GST 5% # R107753584:

Total Payment Due:

Need Assistance?

Please contact the Event Administrator.

LGMA Office
Phone: 250-383-7032