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North American Skal Congress

Winnipeg 2020 Program

Congress Program – Delegates & Guests

April 29 – Wednesday – Pre-Congress Special Offer

Pre-tour/ dinner  for early arrivals – additional fee

 

April 30 – Thursday

9:00am-5:30pm      Registration Desk Open

9:00am–2:00pm     Self-directed tour options for early arrivals

3:00pm-4:00pm      Congress First Timers Meeting

6:00pm                   Bus Shuttle to Assiniboine Park Zoo

6:30pm-7:30pm      Welcome Reception -Gateway to Arctic Venue

7:30pm-10:00pm    Welcome Dinner – Qualico Family Centre

10:00pm                 Bus Shuttle to Hotel

10:30pm-12:00am   National Committees Hospitality Room

 

May 01 – Friday

7:00am                  Registration desks open

7:30am-9:00am     Breakfast/buffet service

9:00am-10:30am   Opening Ceremonies

10:15am-10:45am Coffee available

10:45am-11:45am  Program/Speaker

12noon-1:15pm      Luncheon/buffet service/Speaker

1:15pm–2:30pm     Program/Speaker

3:00pm                   Bus to Canadian Museum for Human Rights

3:15pm                   Museum tours in groups

5:30pm                   Reception at the Museum

6:30pm                   Dinner program, entertainment by Folklorama

9:30pm                   Bus shuttle delegates to Hotel

10:00pm                 National Committees Hospitality Room

May 02 - Saturday

7:00am                 Registration desk opens

7:30am-8:30am    Buffet Breakfast

 

Optional Tours Delegates and Guests

9:00am          Diageo Crown Royal Tour with lunch

10:00am        City tour with lunch

 

Afternoon-Evening Program

6:30pm-7:30pm   Closing Reception (Hotel)

7:30pm-1:00am   Show us your Colors Closing Banquet (Hotel)

 

 

National Committees AGM & Board of Directors Meetings

Saturday 8:30am-2:30pm

AGM & Board Meetings – all members welcome

CONGRESS EVENTS

Thursday Welcome Reception

Assiniboine Park & Zoo 

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is the recipient of Skal International’s 2016 Sustainable Tourism Award – Major Attractions.

Friday Tour and Dinner

Canadian Museum For Human Rights 

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration, and future of human rights. Our aim is to build not only a national hub for human rights learning and discovery but a new era of global human rights leadership.

Saturday Show Your Colours

Winnipeg sendoff party at the Delta Hotel!

Wear your favourite sport’s team’s jersey or other items for this colourful, casual event featuring great music & food – perfect for cheering each other on!  (Sports team jersey’s can range from high school, college, university to professional teams -just wear your favourite).

Leave your black ties, suites & long dresses behind and get ready for our sports themed party.

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Right Honourable Gary Doer

Former Ambassador of Canada to the United States

Ambassador Gary Doer served as the Ambassador of Canada to the United States from 2009-2015. Currently, Ambassador Doer serves as the Co-Chair for the Canada Institute Advisory Board

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Margaret Redmond

President & Chief Executive Officer

Assiniboine Park Conservancy will address delegates at the Thursday Welcome Dinner

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Gail Asper, O.C., O.M., LL.D.,

President and Trustee Asper Foundation

Keynote address delegates at the Friday Dinner at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

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Chuck Davidson, President & CEO

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Chuck is responsible for the strategic direction and economic development of rural community Chambers of Commerce

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CONFERENCE PANEL PRESENTATION

Tourism Panel -Local Tourism Officials/Open Discussion

North American Skal Congress

Winnipeg 2020 Program

Congress Program – Delegates & Guests

April 29 – Wednesday – Pre-Congress Special Offer - Pre-tour/ dinner  for early arrivals – Additional fee
April 30 -Thursday
9:00 am – 5:30 pmRegistration Desk Open
9:00 am – 2:00 pmSelf-directed tour options for early arrivals
3:00 pm – 4:00 pmCongress First Timers Meeting
6:00 pmBus Shuttle to Assiniboine Park Zoo
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmWelcome Reception -Gateway to Arctic Venue
7:30 pm – 10:00 pmWelcome Dinner – Qualico Family Centre
10:00 pmBus Shuttle to Hotel
10:30 pm – 12:00 amNational Committees Hospitality Room
May 01 – Friday
7:00 amRegistration/information / Saturday Banquet & Farewell Party desks open
7:30 am – 9:00 amBreakfast/buffet service
9:00 am -10:30 amOpening Ceremonies
10:15 am – 10:45 amCoffee available
10:45 am – 11:45 amProgram/Speaker
12 noon -1:15 pmLuncheon/buffet service/Speaker
1:15 pm – 2:30 pmProgram/Speaker
3:00 pmBus shuttle delegates to Canadian Museum for Human Rights
3:15 pmMuseum tours in groups
5:30 pmReception at Museum
6:30 pmDinner program at Museum – entertainment by Folklorama
9:30 pmBus shuttle delegates to Hotel
10:00 pmNational Committees Hospitality Room
May 02 – Saturday
7:00 amRegistration/info/Saturday Dinner desks open
7:30 am – 8:30 amBreakfast/buffet service
Optional Tours Delegates & guests
 -->> 9:00 amDiageo Crown Royal Tour with lunch
-->> 10:00 amCity Tour with lunch
2:30 pm – 4:00 pmOpen Forum
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmClosing Reception
7:30 pm – 10:30 pmClosing Banquet & Farewell Party
May 03 – Sunday
7:00 am – departureBreakfast on own
May 02 – SaturdayNational Committees AGM & Board of Directors Meetings
8:30 am – 2:30 pmAgendas, and breaks scheduled separately by National Committees
AGM & Board Meetings – All members welcome