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Annual General Meeting

This is your invitation to attend the 110th annual general meeting at the Fairmont Banff Springs from April 25 to 27, 2019.

Registration for the 110th Annual General Meeting is now open.

Click here for all of the exciting details for this year's meeting!

An updated schedule is also attached.

Event registration deadline is April 16.

Early Bird Registration - Congratulations to Terry Chiddy! He is the winner of two nights’ accommodation at the Fairmont Banff Springs with breakfast for two. 

This year, our keynote speaker will be Jeremy Ward. Also on Thursday there will be a series of first nations sessions, health sessions and technical sessions. New this year, Thursday lunch will be in the trade show area. New members, 25 and 50 year pins and other award presentations will take place on Friday evening. At night, visit us at the Icebreaker to view the exhibits and renew acquaintances.

On Friday, the business meeting begins. The exhibitor lunch will provide you with the opportunity to visit the exhibitors in the trade show area. New this year, is the Awards Gala. This will be the time to congratulate all the newly commissioned ALSs and other members of the profession. Past president's will also be recognized at this time.

Saturday will be the election and installation of the new Council, the Food for Thought Lunch (formally Past President's Lunch) and will include speaker Cristina Daniel who will speak on the Indigenous/Canadian Relationship: An Overview “Indigenous 101.” On Saturday night, we say goodbye to outgoing President Bruce Clark and welcome the new president Steve Yanish. Step out on the dance floor and dance the night away with Blackboard Jungle.

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Book your hotel room now for the 2019 AGM in Banff. Go to https://aws.passkey.com/go/albertalandsurvey2019

The Allow Le Club AccorHotels has replaced the President’s Club. Those who were previous members should have received an email from the hotel chain and have automatically been rolled over to the Allow Le Club membership.

You can provide your Le Club AccorHotels number at time of booking or visit https://www.accorhotels.com/leclub to enroll for free.

In past years, the generous support of firms such as yours has greatly assisted in the programming of conventions, and we respectfully request your consideration for the opportunity to sponsor our meeting.

Click here for more information.

We have re-named our sponsorship categories and changed some events due to scheduling changes.

There are sponsorship opportunities at the RTK, total station, transit and plumb bob levels.

The 110th Annual General Meeting and Convention will be held at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel April 25-27, 2019.

We greatly appreciate any support extended to the Association.

RTK (Platinum) Sponsor - $2,000.00



Total Station (Gold) Sponsor - $1,500.00



Transit (Silver) Sponsor - $1,000.00



Plumb Bob (Bronze) Sponsor - $750.00

The Foundation will be having a fundraiser to support the geomatics scholarships that are provided to various educational institutions throughout the year.

Tickets will be on sale at the AGM. Guess how many golf tees. Guess how many seed packets. Guess the many words. Guess the number of jelly beans. Tickets are only $10.

Draw will be held April 27th.

Trade Show

We would like to invite you to participate in our trade show at our AGM on April 25 and 26, 2019.

Exhibitor Participation
We have added an additional lunch on Thursday in the exhibit area this year. The Exhibitors' Lunch will be on Thursday, April 25 along with the Icebreaker in the evening. The Beef and Bun lunch will be on Friday, April 26. Forty-five minute coffee breaks are scheduled for Thursday morning and afternoon and Friday morning. All of these events will take place in the exhibit area.

Cost
The cost per booth is $1250.00 plus GST.
Full refunds, less at $75 administrative fee, will be honoured on cancellations received by March 25, 2019.

Booth
Includes 10 feet wide by 8 feet deep booth space.
One skirted 6' table with two chairs.
1 - 600 watt outlet and floodlights.
Two events registrations/booth for the Exhibitors' Lunch (Thurs.), Icebreaker (Thurs.) and Beef and Bun (Fri.).
Please see the floor plan for booth locations.

Register Now!

The 2019 AGM Reports and Recommendations package is now available.

Please bring the package with you to the regional meetings and the AGM.

This year, the report contains all of the committee reports, a more detailed Registrar's Report, information about six recommendations to be voted on at the AGM and a list of committees that you can volunteer for.

A question arose at the recent regional meetings regarding who is eligible to vote on Recommendation #3 at the AGM because it is not an amendment to the act, bylaws or Manual of Standard Practice..Alberta Land Surveyors, retired members and honorary life members may vote and propose motions and amendments to Recommendation #3.

Associate members, affiliate members and pupils may vote but not propose motions and amendments.

The following list of nominations has been received by the Registrar of the Alberta Land Surveyors' Association pursuant to Section 30 of the Bylaws of the Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association.

For Vice-President:
B.M. (Bruce) Drake, ALS

For Secretary-Treasurer:
C. (Carl) Larsen, ALS

For Council:
B.P. (Bryan) Bates, ALS
J.G. (James) Durant, ALS
K.G. (Katie) Hunter, ALS
N.P. (Nick) Madarash, ALS

Additional nominations to be added to the list of nominees must be received by the Registrar no later than March 2, 2019 or by two Alberta Land Surveyors, with the consent of the nominee in each case, at the floor of the Annual General Meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday April 26, 2019 at the Banff Springs Hotel.

The election will take place on Saturday April 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

The following offices are to be filled:
Vice-President, one-year term
Secretary-Treasurer, three-year term
Two members of Council, three-year term

Cancellations must be received in writing in order to receive a full refund.

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The Alberta Land Surveyors' Association (ALSA) is a self-governing professional association legislated under the Land Surveyors Act. The Association regulates the practice of land surveying for the protection of the public and administration of the profession.