• Level the Playing Field: BCFED Regional Conference 2018

    Plus Miners Memorial Weekend
    June 21-24, 2018 Comox Valley - Registration deadline May 15

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The BCFED’s annual Regional Conference will be held this year June 21 to 24 in the Comox Valley in combination with 33rd Miners Memorial Weekend and the 100th anniversary of the death of labour organizer Ginger Goodwin.

With the theme of Level the Playing Field, the conference offers participants the chance to learn about current challenges the labour movement is tackling, and the how labour has helped shape the local history in the Comox Valley over the last century.

Registration and conference fee
The conference fee is $275.

Online registration is now closed. If you have questions about registration, please contact events@bcfed.ca.

If a participant has registered and has not paid, click here

Conference program
The conference offers a mix of informative plenaries, inspiring speakers, and skill-building workshops all linked to our theme, Level the Playing Field.

Events kick off the afternoon of Thursday, June 21, with plenaries and workshops set for Friday, June 22. The conference focus shifts to Miners Memorial Weekend activities for Saturday, June 23 and, optionally, Sunday, June 24.

Click here to see the full agenda.

Check back to our conference website regularly for updates as we announce our keynote speakers and workshop presenters.

Accommodations and logistics
Accommodations are at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, with conference proceedings happening on the mountain on Thursday June 21 afternoon and evening, and Friday June 22 during the day.

Friday evening and Saturday, we will transport participants to the Miners Memorial activities organized by the Cumberland Museum and Historical Society down in the Village of Cumberland.

Click here for accommodation details.