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Monday August 1st, 2022
Shuttle
9:45am

Complimentary Shuttle Service – For Airport Arrivals (Courtesy of Discover Saskatoon)

Provincial Car Service will be providing complimentary shuttle service from the Skyxe – Saskatoon International Airport to the following hotels: Delta Bessborough, Sheraton Cavalier & Delta Downtown. Meet n greet sign with the CanSPEP logo for Arrivals will be in the windows of vehicles located directly outside the exit doors near baggage claim. (Available to ALL) Shuttles will be provided on the following dates/flights/times: Monday, August 1 - Airport Arrivals 9:48am - FLT#AC1121 1:43pm - FLTAC#1123 3:33pm - FLT #WJ3278 & FLT#8078

Tuesday August 2nd, 2022
Optional
8:30am - 10:00am

Peer-to-Peer Networking Breakfast

Join us for a Peer-to-Peer Networking Breakfast. This breakfast is an opportunity to connect with other attendees who have arrived early in Saskatoon. We hope to see you there! (Cost not included with registration). Location: Scarlet Craft Kitchen at the Sheraton Cavalier

Shuttle
9:45am

Complimentary Shuttle Service – For Airport Arrivals (Courtesy of Discover Saskatoon)

Provincial Car Service will be providing complimentary shuttle service from the Skyxe – Saskatoon International Airport to the following hotels: Delta Bessborough, Sheraton Cavalier & Delta Downtown. Meet n greet sign with the CanSPEP logo for Arrivals will be in the windows of vehicles located directly outside the exit doors near baggage claim. (Available to ALL) Shuttles will be provided on the following dates/flights/times: Tuesday, August 2 - Airport Arrivals 9:48am - FLT#AC1121 10:47am - FLT#AC8076 1:43pm - FLT#AC1123

Optional
1:00pm - 2:30pm

The Meewasin Walking Tour

The Meewasin Walking Tour (Courtesy of Discover Saskatoon) - The Meewasin Valley is an iconic feature of Saskatoon. Join us to learn about the rich history that exists along our riverbank! This is a private tour offered complimentary to conference attendees. First come, first served. Limited to 20 people. Please consider a donation to the Meewasin Valley Authority ($5-20). Meet up Location: Lobby of the Delta Bessborough.

Networking
3:15pm - 4:15pm

Registration & Networking Your Way

*REVISED Location: Meewassin Room located at the Delta Bessborough. -- Welcome Desk, Registration, Badge Pick Up and Networking Your Way. Grab a drink and say "Hello"

Shuttle
4:30pm - 4:45pm

Shuttle to Prairieland Park *For All Conference Participants

Shuttle leaves at 4:45 PM

Social Event
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Welcome Reception (Part 1)

Part 1 of 2.

Shuttle
6:30pm - 6:45pm

Shuttle to Western Development Museum

Supplier Showcase
6:45pm - 8:00pm

Supplier Showcase

Social Event
8:00pm - 9:30pm

Welcome Reception (Part 2)

Part 2 of 2

Shuttle
9:30pm - 10:00pm

Shuttle to Downtown Saskatoon

Drop off at the Delta Bessborough

Optional
10:00pm

Evening Social

Cost not included with registration.

Wednesday August 3rd, 2022
Meals/Refreshments
8:00am - 9:15am

REVISED - Networking Your Way & Breakfast

(NOW scheduled for 8:00 am until 9:15 am) -- The Networking Your Way and Breakfast has been adjusted to accomodate our revised schedule this morning.

Education Session
9:15am - 10:45am

REVISED -- Conference Welcome and Opening Session - Discovering Your Growth Engine: Profit Models (Part 1 of 2)

(REVISED) Conference Welcome - Opening Session - Nick Kochar "Discovering Your Growth Engine: Profit Models" -- Part 1 of 2

Education Session
11:00am - 11:45am

(REVISED) "Discovering Your Growth Engine: Profit Models" (Part 2 of 2) - Naqsh (Nick) Kochar

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Walk to Remai Modern

Enjoy the beautiful walk along the South Saskatchewan River. Arrive early and visit the Remai Modern Museum and all it has to offer. ADMISSION is complimentary and donations are accepted on ALL Wednesdays.

Education Session
1:30pm - 2:45pm

"The Art and Science of Marketing" - Ryan Townend

Break
2:45pm - 3:00pm

Wellness Break

Education Session
3:00pm - 4:30pm

"Leveraging Your Strengths" - Partner Advisory Committee (PAC)

Break
4:30pm - 5:00pm

Wellness Break & Self-Guided Tour of the Remai Modern

Note: The Remai Modern closes at 5 PM.

Social Event
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Pre-Dinner Cocktails

Location: Saskatoon Club, 21st Street East.

Meals/Refreshments
7:00pm

Dinner Done Different (Dinner on own)

(Cost not included in registration fee) Head out with your fellow attendees to any of the great restaurants in downtown Saskatoon and enjoy a 'un-conference' dinner getting to know each other. Here are some of the Hot Spots: • Number 1 Noodle House • Ayden • Picaro • Odd couple • Sticks and Stones • Rook and Raven

Thursday August 4th, 2022
Optional
6:45am - 7:00am

Early Shuttle to Wanuskewin

Shuttle #1 departs at 7:00 AM -- **Please RSVP for the shuttle service

Optional
7:30am - 9:00am

ACTIVITY: Yoga at Wanuskewin -- ** Chose 1 of 2 wellness activities

Please RSVP for this activity -- Yoga Instructor: Ms. Tara Martin -- What Tara and Wanuskewin have for everyone is a workshop thoughtfully curated to be accessible and enjoyable for everybody and all bodies, manual adjustments by a Registered Massage Therapist (which is Tara - and of course the adjustments are optional), a confident, knowledgeable and experienced instructor who also has a history of working in tourism and will create a special and unique experience that will memorable for guests. If the weather is cooperating this may be held outside in the Amphitheatre – If it is inside it will be in the Circle Area in the Museum surrounded by floor to ceiling windows with a view of the Opimihaw Valley.

Optional
7:30am - 9:00am

ACTIVITY: Morning Hike at Wanuskewin -- ** Chose 1 of 2 wellness activities

Please RSVP for this activity -- One of our Experienced Guides will lead everyone who wants to go on a specialized format of -- The Archaeology Walk which gives an overview of the archeological efforts made at Wanuskewin and how archaeologists have pieced together the Opimihaw Valley’s history with the help of archaeological artifacts and oral history from Indigenous Elders.

Networking
7:45am - 8:15am

Networking Your Way

Shuttle
8:00am - 8:15am

Later Shuttle to Wanuskewin

Shuttle #2 to Wanuskewin (last shuttle!!)

Meals/Refreshments
9:00am - 9:45am

Breakfast

Education Session
10:00am - 11:00am

"Positive Race Relations: Race Relations and Diversity, Multi-Cultural inclusivity" - Lyndon Linklater

Education Session
11:00am - 12:00pm

Choice #2 - Bannock Bake (Education Programming)

Please RSVP for this activity -- The Bannock Bake program gives participants the opportunity to try their hand at cooking bannock over a fire while they learn about the history of bannock, its Scottish roots, and its place in Indigenous communities today. (Space is limited to the first 25 people)

Education Session
11:00am - 12:00pm

Choice #3 - Bison Walk (Education Programming)

Please RSVP for this activity -- The Bison Walk introduces learners to a holistic overview of the Northern Plains Indigenous People and their spiritual and physical relationship to bison, and the importance of bison to the Great Plains.

Education Session
11:00am - 12:00pm

Choice #1 - Traditional Games (Education Programming)

Please RSVP for this activity -- Traditional Games is an interactive program that provides an opportunity to try a wide array of traditional games Indigenous people have played for thousands of years to teach children hunting and survival skills, hand-eye coordination, and observation competency.

Shuttle
12:00pm - 12:30pm

Shuttle to Sheraton Cavalier

Meals/Refreshments
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

Enjoy a delicious meal and the view of downtown Saskatoon at the Top of the Inn (8th floor, Sheraton Cavalier)

Education Session
2:00pm - 3:15pm

"J-E-D-I-A — WHAT'S F&B GOT TO DO WITH IT?" - Tracy Stuckrath (virtual)

Location: Centre Room (Main Level Conference Center) --- Food and beverage is our number expense with a meeting — even before COVID and inflation — yet it is often the last element focused on in the planning process. The cost of food and beverage and the benefits it can provide our attendees — nourishment, health, wellness, employment, community — should propel us to think differently about when, where, how, how much, and what we are serving so that we can create dining experiences that provide justice, equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility (J-E-D-I-A) for all those involved.

Education Session
3:30pm - 4:30pm

"Hot Table Topics" - Roundtable Discussions

Location: Carvers Lounge

Free Time
4:30pm - 5:45pm

Free Time

5:45pm - 6:00pm

Walk to TCU Place

(approx 7 minutes)

Awards
6:15pm

"CanSPEP Celebration Dinner - A Star is Reborn"

Once we have finished “Firing it Up”, we need to celebrate and recognize all our accomplishments with “A Star is Reborn” Celebration! On Thursday, August 4, enjoy a casually elegant evening at TCU Place, Saskatoon’s Arts & Convention Centre, where YOU are the Star! Dress code: Cool Glam. Pack your casually elegant outfit and shoes for this evening. No need to pack your ballgown, tiara or tuxedo (unless you want to!), sundresses, sandals, sports jackets and trousers are all acceptable. It will be hot in Saskatoon at this time of year, so dress like you are attending a summer wedding. Since Saskatoon is a completely walkable city, we’re going to take full advantage of that and enjoy a nice leisurely stroll from each of your hotels to and from the TCU Place for your evening of recognition and fun! The walk is very short, the furthest walk is from the Delta and is a maximum of 15 minutes, with the other hotels only being a short 8 minute walk, but if you feel this is too far for you, UBER or taxis are available. To ensure you can still show off your fancy shoes, there will be a secured shoe valet available at the TCU Place so you can change out of your Vans and Converse and put on your Manolo Blahnik and Louboutin once you get there. Be reborn as a new star this evening and celebrate you and CanSPEP.

Awards
8:00pm

A Star is Reborn - Celebration Dinner

9:15pm - 9:30pm

Walk to Hudsons - After Party

(approx 10 minutes)

Optional
9:30pm

Evening Social

CanSPEP - After Party. Cost not included with registration.

Friday August 5th, 2022
Education Session
9:00am - 10:30am

"Creating A Compelling Value Proposition" (Workshop) - Dr. Grant A. Wilson

Education Session
10:45am - 11:45am

Closing Keynote - “You Can Be So Much More” - Janna Dutton

Education Session
11:45am - 12:15pm

Conference Closing Remarks

Meals/Refreshments
12:15pm - 2:00pm

Choice #1 - Boho Picnic in the Gardens

Please RSVP to confirm your attendance for the Boho Picnic in the Gardens and enjoy the live entertainment.

Meals/Refreshments
12:15pm - 2:00pm

Choice #2 - Grab & Go Lunch

Please RSVP to confirm your Grab & Go Lunch

Shuttle
12:30pm

Airport Shuttle (Option 1)

12:30pm - Arrival at Delta Bess. Hotel to Airport (for flights WJ263 2:10pm & AC1124 2:23pm)

Shuttle
2:30pm

Airport Shuttle (Option 2)

2:30pm - Arrival at Delta Bess. Hotel to Airport (for flights WJ3249 4:05pm & AC8079 4:55pm & WJ8079 4:55pm)

Shuttle
4:15pm

Airport Shuttle (NEW addition)

NEW Shuttle addition -- Leaves the Delta Bessborough at 4:15 PM

Optional
5:00pm

Food Truck Wars - Street Festival

Saturday August 6th, 2022
Social Event
12:00pm

Cancelled - Airport Shuttle

cancelled

Supplier Showcase
2:30pm

Cancelled - Airport Shuttle

cancelled

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