Learn about ABNN and participate in discussions on sector-level priority areas: Strengthening Sector Value & Impact, Sector-level Data Strategy, Workforce Development and Government Relations.
There is no charge for this event thanks to the funding provided by the Suncor Energy Foundation.
9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:30 Network Workshop – What, Why and How of Networks
10:00 Review of Pre-session Survey Results
10:30 History & ‘Current State’ of ABNN; Overview of Strategic Issues
10:45 Strategic Issue 1: Data Strategy
11:30 Strategic Issue 2: Government Relations
12:15 Lunch (included)
1:00 Strategic Issue 3: Sector Value & Impact
1:45 Strategic Issue 3: Workforce Development
2:30 Report Back: Lethbridge, Wood Buffalo, Calgary
3:00 Next steps: ABNN ‘Future State’
Calgary is the main location for this Gathering. There will also be hosted sites in Fort McMurray and Lethbridge that will virtually connect into the Gathering.
The Calgary Gathering will be held at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, 2620-32nd Ave NE. The Sheraton is offering Gathering participants a special room rate of $149/per night. The last day to book is May 27. Book your group rate for ABNN Sector Gathering.
The Fort McMurray Gathering will be held at Shell Place (1 C.A. Knight Way).
The Lethbridge Gathering will be hosted at Volunteer Lethbridge, 324 - 5th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta in the U of L Dr. Foster James Penny Building.
A limited number of travel bursaries will be available for registrants who reside over 100 km beyond one of the hosted sites. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by May 22 to request additional information.