Nisku, AB – The Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) hosts its Spring 2011 Convention March 21 to 23, 2011 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton. Media feeds will be available for our plenary sessions, the Wednesday morning ministerial forum and the Premier’s address. A media room will be set up in room D1 on the Pedway Level at the Shaw from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23. A complete convention agenda is available here.

CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS

Monday,  March 21

Halls B/C, Assembly Level, Shaw Conference Centre

11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

AAMDC Aggregated Business Services Trade Show

Tuesday, March 22

Hall D, Pedway Level, Shaw Conference Centre

8:50 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.

Hon.Hector Goudreau, Minister of Municipal Affairs

9:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Frank O’Dea, founder of Second Cup

10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

Hon.Thomas Lukaszuk, Minister of Employment & Immigration

10:35 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Hon. Iris Evans, Minister of International & Intergovernmental Relations

Wednesday, March 23

Hall D, Pedway Level, Shaw Conference Centre

10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Ministerial Forum (featuring a number of ministers from the Alberta provincial cabinet)

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Hon.Ed Stelmach, Premier

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The AAMDC is an independent association comprising Alberta’s 69 counties and municipal districts. The Association helps rural municipalities achieve strong, effective local government, and provides Advocacy and Aggregated Business Services.

Please direct media enquiries to:

Kelly FitzGibbon, Communications & Web Coordinator
AAMDC
Work: 780.955.4075
Mobile: 780.278.6938
Email: kelly@aamdc.com

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