Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 - WPAC Business Meetings & Pre-Conference Workshops

9:00am to 11:00am
WPAC Annual General Meeting - open to all WPAC members
Location: Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Hotel
Board meeting to follow directly after AGM from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

9:00 AM to 9:05 AM Call to order, introductions, review agenda and rules of order
9:05 AM to 9:15 AM Bylaw update
9:15 AM to 9:20 AM Confirmation of directors and officers
9:20 AM to 9:40 AM Executive director's report
9:40 AM to 9:50 AM Financial report
9:50 AM to 9:55 AM Appointment of auditors for 2019
9:55 AM to 10:10 AM Safety committee chair's report
10:10 AM to 10:30 AM Research director's report
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Business plan summary - 2019
9:00am to 11:00am
WPAC Board of Directors Meeting
11:00 AM to 11:05 AM Call to order, addiitons or changes to agenda
11:05 AM to 11:35 AM 2019 business plan and discussion of issues
11:35 AM to 11:45 AM 2019 financial plan
11:45 AM to 11:50 AM Any other business, date of next board conference call
11:50 AM to 12:00 PM Directors' closed session
6:00pm to 9:30pm
Vancouver Harbour Cruise
Join us aboard the Magic Charm for a 3-hour cruise through Indian Arm, a steep-sided glacial fjord formed during the last ice age. 

Boarding will commence at 6:00pm at the Westin Bayshore Marina (walking distance from the Marriott Hotel).

This two-level yacht has a fully functional bar at the bow with an outdoor seating area perfect for networking and capturing stunning pictures. The second level is a sleek, modern lounge that opens onto a large, outdoor deck that offers the perfect arena to mingle, enjoy a snack, and take in the breathtaking views.

Magic Charm

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018: Conference Part 1: Powering Asia with Canadian wood pellets

Chair: Gordon Murray, Executive Director, Wood Pellet Association of Canada
9:00am to 10:20am
Welcoming Remarks
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Check-in at WPAC registration located outside session room
9:00 AM to 9:05 AM Rene Landry, President, Wood Pellet Association of Canada
10:20am to 10:50am
Networking Break
10:50am to 11:20am
11:20am to 12:20pm

12:20pm to 1:30pm
Networking Luncheon
1:30pm to 2:50pm
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Networking break
4:00pm to 5:00pm

5:00pm to 7:00pm
Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018: Conference Part 2

Chair: Gordon Murray, Executive Director, Wood Pellet Association of Canada
8:15am to 10:00am

10:00am to 10:30am
Networking Break
10:30am to 11:40am

11:40am - 12:40pm
Networking Lunch
12:40pm to 2:30pm
2:30pm to 2:45pm
Wrap-up and Adjournment
2:30 PM to 2:45 PM Gordon Murray, WPAC - summary and wrap-up
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