CALGARY, June 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Events take place at the Calgary TELUS
Convention Centre and the Calgary Hyatt Regency. All times listed are local.
Simultaneous interpretation is available at all events.
8:00 - 9:00 am: Municipal Expo, FCM's biggest ever trade show with 150
Room: Telus Centre - Exhibit Hall (North Building)
9:30 - 10:15 am: Opening ceremonies
Room: Hyatt Regency - Imperial Ballroom, 3rd Level
The following speakers will be addressing the delegates:
- FCM President Gord Steeves, Councillor, City of Winnipeg
- Mayor Dave Bronconnier, City of Calgary
- Alderman Joe Ceci, City of Calgary
- Philip F. Mangano, Executive Director, United States Interagency
Council on Homelessness.
10:30 am - 12:00 noon:
Standing Committee Forum on Increasing Women's Participation in Municipal
Reports on the national campaign to bring more women into municipal
Committee Chair and Toronto Councillor, Pam McConnell hosts Mayor Melissa
Blake of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alta., who will talk
about the unique road she took to enter municipal politics and how she
faces the challenges and opportunities of a community in the grips of a
local economic boom.
Room: TELUS Centre - MacLeod Hall C
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Guest Speaker: The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P., (TO BE
Room: Hyatt Regency - Imperial Ballroom, 3rd level
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Rural-Urban Interdependencies on the Ground
Hands-on examples of how rural and urban communities can work together to
resolve common challenges.
Room: TELUS Centre - MacLeod Hall A (South Building)
Water: A Not-So-Renewable Resource
This seminar will explain how municipalities can take action to safeguard
their water supply with a view to long-term sustainability.
Room: TELUS Centre - MacLeod Hall B (South Building)
Crime, Crime Prevention and the Media
Mayor Dave Bronconnier is one of two politicians that will be joined by a
journalist and a deputy police chief to candidly discuss the gap between
real and perceived safety and the role of the media in creating these
Room: TELUS Centre - MacLeod Hall D (South Building)
Calgary's Environmental Footprint Project: Leading Change Through
Calgary becomes Canada's first big city to document its footprint via a
Room: TELUS Centre - MacLeod Hall C (South Building)
For more details, consult the full program on our website: www.fcm.ca
For further information:
For further information: Maurice Gingues, (613) 720-0545