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Posted: February 26, 2019

2019 LMLGMA Spring Conference & AGM

Lower Mainland Chapter, Local Government Management Association

8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks, Bill Flitton, President, LMLGMA Executive Committee

8:35 a.m. Local Government Management Association Update Mark Koch, President and Nancy Taylor, Executive Director Update from the Local Government Management Association and their 100 Anniversary!!
For more information about LGMA, visit: http://www.lgma.ca/

8:50 a.m. Legal Update – The Changing Legal Landscape Sukhbir Manhas, Young & Anderson  
Change in the legal landscape and what you need to know
For more information about Sukhbir, visit:   https://www.younganderson.ca/lawyers/sukhbir-manhas  

10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:15 a.m. Smart  Cities:  What You Need to Know About the Challenges and the Opportunities Leo de Sousa, Deputy Chief Information Officer, City of Vancouver
Technology increasingly underpins all aspects of what we do and the services we provide.  Technological change is not slowing down and local governments, more than ever, need to consider a variety of things to successfully navigate what’s just around the corner.
For more information about Leo, visit:  https://leodesousa.ca/about/

11:45 a.m. LMLGMA AGM (and Elections) LMLGMA Executive Committee
Nominations will be accepted from the floor for vacancies on the Executive Committee

12:00 p.m. Lunch  

12:30 p.m. What’s New At BC Assessment Michael Spatharakis, Manager Local Government Customers
Brian Smith, Deputy Assessor, Greater Vancouver Region
Benefits of Collaborating with BC Assessment and Overview of 2019 Assessment Roll
For more information about BCAA, visit: https://www.bcassessment.ca/

1:30 p.m. RESILIENCY in the REAL WORLD:  How to Thrive and Grow Under Pressure Beth Hanishewski
In a world where we all experience both sides of life - the great and the not-so-great moments - there is one quality above all others that determines our success in life: resiliency. Thriving is pretty easy when things are going well but the ability to thrive in times of adversity, pressure and strife comes down your daily habits. In this presentation some surprising antidotes will be given on how to cope with modern life and be resilient in the real world. Get ready to thrive!
For more information about who, visit:  http://bethhanishewski.com/

3:15 p.m. Closing Remarks, Acknowledgements and DOOR PRIZE

Accreditation Credits
The LMLGMA supports its members in their various professional development efforts.  Following this year’s
Spring Conference, please contact Siobhian Heaney at siobhian.heaney@vancouver.ca, if you would like
a certificate of attendance to submit for education/experience credits towards your accreditation. If you have questions about this event, please contact Siobhian Heaney at 604-871-6508 or siobhian.heaney@vancouver.ca

Date: April 25, 2019
Event Type: Conference
Location: New Westminister, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
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