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Union Staff Conference

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University of Alberta

116 Street (between 91 Avenue and 92 Avenue)

Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NRE) Level 1, Room 003

Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3

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Conference for Employees of Staff Unions


August 25 to August 27, 2017

University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta

$30 Conference Registration includes meals on Saturday and Sunday

Leaders and activists at several staff unions are collaborating on this conference in order to come together and discuss issues of common concern.

The Conference is co-hosted by Unifor Local 880 (epresenting staff of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees) and the Canadian Staff Union (representing staff of the Canadian Union of Public Employees).

Conference Objectives

1. Come together and network as leaders and activists of staff unions.

2. Share experiences, identify trends and common challenges, and explore possibilities for mutual support.

3. Set the groundwork for working together on a nation scale through on-going communication and coordination.

Conference Agenda

Friday, August 25

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Registration and social at Devaney's Pub


Saturday, August 26

8:00 am to 9:00 am Registration

9:00 am to noon Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

Panel and Discussion: Common Challenges and Trends

Noon to 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm Panel and Discussion: Opportunities for Mutual Support


Sunday, August 27

9:00 am to 11:30 am Panel and Discussion: Next Steps Together

Regional Check-In and Conference Wrap-up


Conference Accommodations

We have secured a block of rooms at Campus Tower Suite Hotel located at 11145 87 Avenue, which is on the University of Alberta campus. This is conveniently located near the conference venue. For information about the hotel: www.campustower.com

Please use the following code for the group book if you call in at 1-800-709-1824 or fax to 780-433-4410: ACT-GFC2756

or you can book online at http://coa.st/cne0

The hotel is just a short walk to 109 Street and Whyte Avenue where there are a number of restaurants, a movie theatre (Metro Cinema) and shopping available. There are also a number of restaurants within a block or so of the hotel as well as a grocery store, banking and Starbucks.


Hotels in the Downtown area are a 7 minute Light Rail (LRT) trip to Campus on the Capital Line route (from Churchill Station to University Station)

LRT day passes are $9.50 (good on all buses or LRT) or one way trips require $3.25 cash payment


Conference updates will be emailed to those who have already registered.

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University of Alberta

116 Street (between 91 Avenue and 92 Avenue)

Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NRE) Level 1, Room 003

Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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