PROGRAM

Starts Friday, October 18 at 1:30 pm

It’s What We Do!

Thursday, October 17 – Sunday, October 20, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

12:00 Golf – at your leisure. Highlands $75 or Lakeside $55 plus tax, includes cart. For tee time: 1-800-461-4393 [Subject to course being open – check here.]

18:00 Maple Pub & Patio – Catch up with your fellow attendees

18:00 Past District Governor’s Dinner – Boston Pizza PDG Ron Strickland for details

Friday, October 18, 2019

Hallway of Friendship – Conference Floor Hallway

08:00 District Advisory Council Breakfast – Lawren Harris Room

08:30 – 10:30 District Advisory Council meeting – Lawren Harris Room

10:00 – 20:00 Registration – To the right of the Lobby

10:30 – 11:30 Council on Resolution – Lawren Harris Room 

11:30 – 13:00 First Timers lunch – Waterhouse Ballroom 1-3 

** Please note all other registrants are responsible for their own lunch – hotel or local restaurants. **

13:30 – 14:55 Plenary Session 1 – Peninsula Room

Masters of Ceremonies – Amélie Dion

Opening Ceremonies

– Flag Ceremony

– Conference Chair – Ghislaine Cȏte & Yvonne Weir

– DG Bill Hagborg

Ashley Hales, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards  – How RYLA Changed My Life

District Conference 2020 – DGE Lynne Chant

15:00 – 15:20 Break activity – outside Peninsula Room

15:20 – 16:05 Plenary Session 2 – Peninsula Room

Melissa Toupin-Laforge, Rotary Peace Fellow 2011-2013 How Rotary Changed My Life

       Explanation of Assistant Governor Hub Crawl

16:15 – 18:15 Assistant Governor Hub Crawl – Summit Building #51 – Hosted by Areas 2, 3, 5, 7

18:30 Indoor BBQ Peninsula Room

DJ – Midnight Express

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Hallway of Friendship – Conference Floor Hallway 

07:00 – 12:00 Registration – To the right of the Lobby

07:00 – 08:00It’s What We Do!” Breakfast Buffet – Peninsula Room

07:00 – 08:00 Rotaractors Breakfast Buffet – Waterhouse Ballroom 5

08:15 – 10:15 Plenary Session 3 – Peninsula Room

Roll Call – Assistant Governors

Paul Chappell, Peace Literacy Director & Rotarian – Peace Literacy: Healing Trauma, Navigating Technology, and Protecting Humanity’s Future

Heydi Chancho, Cooperative for Education, Guatemala Literacy Project RISE Program Graduate – How my Scholarship Transformed my Life

10:15 – 10:30 Celebration of Life – Peninsula Room – Louise Thomson

10:30 – 10:40 Break – on the move to Breakout Sessions

10:40 – 11:25 Breakout Sessions

  1. Tips and Tricks for Growing your club and for Reflecting Diversity in Rotary PDG Lise Dutrisac – Waterhouse Ballroom 1
  2. Fabulous Big and Small Fundraising Ideas to Help Fund your Projects – Panel Discussion – Waterhouse Ballroom 5 Moderator: Bob Cunningham, Rotary Club of North Bay
  3. It’s What We Do!”How to Start an International Project – Panel Discussion – Peninsula Room Moderator: PDG Margaret Walton, District Rotary Foundation Director

11:30 – 12:15 Plenary Session 4 – Peninsula Room

Waubgeshig Rice, Former Youth Exchange Student, Writer & Journalist From Germany to Journalism

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch – Peninsula Room

– District Awards – PDG Susan Davidson, DG Bill Hagborg

13:20 – 14:15 Plenary Session 5 – Peninsula Room

Youth Exchange Program 

“It’s What We Do!” Rotary Moment [French] – Luc Tessier, Chapleau Club

      Explanation of Service Projects, Wellness ActivitiesAssistant Governor Hub Crawl

14:20 – 16:05 Service Projects & Wellness Activities & Membership and Margaritas (concurrent)
– Sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of tba

Service Project 1 – Helping Honduran Women – Waterhouse Ballroom 1

Service Project 2Guatemala Literacy Project – Waterhouse Ballroom 2

Service Project 3Local Women’s Shelters – Waterhouse Ballroom 3

Wellness Activity 1Painting 101 – with PDG Jack Lockhart, Internationally acclaimed Canadian Artist – Waterhouse Ballroom 5

Wellness Activity 2Deerhurst Fall Colours Walk – meet up at main entrance – Allison Brownlee

Membership & Margaritas – Summit Building #51 – PDG Lise Dutrisac

16:30 – 18:30 Assistant Governor Hub Crawl – Summit Building #52 – Hosted by Areas 1, 4, 6, 8 and Rotaract clubs 

19:00 “District Poutine Pints & Plaid Shindig – Peninsula Room – Hosted by North Bay’s Family of Rotary. Come dressed in your favourite plaid!  **Live Band – Freedom Train**

Sunday, October 20, 2019

08:00 – 08:30 Coffee & Tea – hallway outside of the Peninsula Room

08:30 – 9:40 Plenary Session 6 – Peninsula Room

Nicole Lavigne, Former Youth Exchange Student, Rotaractor Rotary in the millennial generation

District Conference 2020 – DGE Lynne Chant

RI Convention 2020  Honolulu, Hawaii – DGN Steve Meadley

“It’s What We Do!” Rotary Moment [English] – Brandy Van Gelder, Huntsville Club

Concluding Remarks

-Conference Co-Chairs – Ghislaine Côté & Yvonne Weir

-DG Bill Hagborg

9:40 Breakfast – Peninsula Room

Printed copies of the Program are available at the Registration Desk (next to Resort Main Entrance).