Event Schedule

Event MCed by Jeff Brooks, Co-president of UNAC-V and Greg Neumann, Former President of UNAC-V.

7:50 am – 8:00 am
Table Captains sign in. Please aim to sign in no later than 8:00 AM.
8:00  am
Continental breakfast served that will remain available through the event.
8:00 am – 8:30 am
Registration. Participants start arriving.
8:30 am – 8:45 am
Get seated and check out our UNAC-V table. Please be seated by 8:45 am.
8:45 am – 9:00 am
Event Welcome and Opening Remarks by Jessica Steele, Co-Vice President of UNAC-V.
9 am – 9:05 am
Remarks from Larissa Petrillo, Carnegie Community Engagement representative for KPU; Coordinator, NGO and Nonprofit Studies, KPU.
9:05 am – 9:10 am
Remarks from Nora Sahatciu, Sustainable Development Goals Specialist and Planning Expert, UNAC-Vancouver Board Member.
9:10 am – 9:30 am
Keynote Introduction by Patsy George, Honorary Director of UNAC-V.
Keynote Speaker:
Chris Friesen:
Director of Settlement Services for ISSofBC, the Chair of the Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance (CISSA-ACSEI) and co-chair of Canada’s National Settlement and Integration Council.
9:30 am – 9:50 am
Round One Networking – bell rings to change tables at 9:50 am
9:50 am – 9:55 am
Five minute break
9:55 am – 10:10 am
Round Two Networking – bell rings to change tables at 10:10 am
10:10 am – 10:15 am
Five minute break
10:15 am – 10:30 am
Round Three Networking – bell rings to change tables at 10:30 am
10:30 am – 10:35 am
Five minute break
10:35 am – 10:50 am
Round Four Networking – Last Round
10:50 am – 10:55 am
Five minute break
10:55 am – 11:15 am
Open Networking Time
11:15 am – 11:25 am
Raffle Winner Announcements – claim your prize!
11:25 am – 11:30 am
UNA – Vancouver Closing Remarks