College Conference & AGM

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The College of Applied Biology and the Association of Professional Biology will jointly hold their annual conferences at the Westin Wall Centre in Richmond, April 5-6, 2018. Members can choose to attend both events while keeping travel costs down.

The Association will hold the 2018 Annual Professional Biology Conference and AGM, APB Awards Banquet, and tradeshow on Thursday April 5th. The theme for the APB Conference is "Emerging Science and Shifting Challenges: Looking Beyond Wildlife Policy".

The College of Applied Biology will open with a Meet and Greet on Thursday evening April 5th to celebrate 15 years of regulating applied biology, followed by The College of Applied Biology AGM & Conference on Friday April 6th. This year's theme is "Professional Reliance: Shaping the Future".

Members will have the opportunity to participate in both conferences through a live web broadcast.

On Saturday April 7th, both organizations will offer CPD training workshops for interested members. We hope to see you in April!

Accommodation: A room block has been reserved for conference attendees at the Westin Wall Centre, 3099 Corvette Way, Richmond, BC. Reserve early for the College of Applied Biology group rate ($149/night for a traditional guestroom). The Westin Wall Centre offers a free airport shuttle from YVR and is located near the Canada line for easy access to downtown Vancouver. To book a room, please visit the hotel website.