Official Programme

Thank your for your interest in the official programme for IAPCO’s 51st General Assembly and Annual Meeting.

This programme is designed to address the great leadership questions that are needed to manage companies and conferences in our fast changing world. During this conference, you will gain valuable input and usable tools from leading business coaches, successful entrepreneurs as well as the next generation leaders themselves.

Please note that the programme is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the website for the most up to date version of the programme.

12:30 - 15:00
Various Destinations Throughout Vancouver

Field Trips

All delegates will have an option to participate in field trips focusing on innovation and sustainability throughout Vancouver. Registration required as there is limited space available
18:00 - 19:00
Pan Pacific Hotel

First Timers’ Reception

A special reception for delegates attending the IAPCO General Assembly and Annual Meeting for the first time
19:00 - 21:30
Vancouver Aquarium

Welcome Reception

A welcome reception for all delegates will be held at one of Vancouver's star attractions, the Vancouver Aquarium
09:00 - 09:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Opening Remarks

On day two of the IAPCO's 51st General Assembly and Annual Meeting, the opening remarks will begin at 9:00 on Level 3 of the Vancouver Convention Center West
09:15 - 10:00
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West
speakers

Opening Keynote

Michael Bungay Stanier - The Five Question Leader
10:45 - 11:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Coffee Break

A short break to fuel up
12:15 - 13:00
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Keynote 2

IAPCO - Legacy Lecture (Sustainability)
13:00 - 13:45
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Lunch Break

A lunch break to fuel up
13:45 - 14:45
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Espresso Exchange

Espresso Exchange and Meet the Experts
14:45 - 15:00
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Wrap Up Of The Day

As the first day of General Assembly and IAPCO activities comes to a close, let’s come together to reflect before day tripping throughout Vancouver
15:15 - 18:30
Various Destinations Throughout Vancouver

Afternoon Excursions

Various activities are planned throughout Vancouver
18:30 - 21:00
To Be Announced

Casual Dinner on the TOP of Vancouver

Relax with casual dinner for all IAPCO 2020 delegates featuring magnificent views of Vancouver and local culinary delights
21:00 - 23:00
To Be Announced

IAPCO After Hours

Celebrate with IAPCO in after hours style
09:00 - 09:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Energiser

An Energiser session will begin at 9:00 on Level 3 of the Vancouver Convention Center West
09:15 - 10:00
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West
speakers

Keynote 3

Mark Colgate - Moments of Power in Customer Service
10:00 - 10:45
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Interactive Partner Session

Join in on our Interactive Partner Session with a twist of the well-known Dragon's Den
10:45 - 11:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Coffee Break

A short break to fuel up
11:15 - 12:30
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Next Generation Leadership

Next Generation Leadership: Bold Ideas by Young Leaders. In partnership with UBC Sauder School of Business
12:30 - 13:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Lunch Break

A lunch break to fuel up
13:15 - 14:00
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Keynote 4

More information coming soon
14:00 - 14:45
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Espresso Exchange

Espresso Exchange and Meet the Experts
14:45 - 15:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Coffee Break

A short break to fuel up
15:15 - 15:30
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Energiser

An Energising Break to kick off an afternoon with IAPCO
15:30 - 16:00
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Keynote 5

PCMA - Business Disruptions
16:00 - 16:45
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Interactive Panel Discussion

Building off Keynote 5 with PCMA, this will be an Interactive Panel Discussion focusing on "Conference Evolutions and Disruptions"
16:45 - 17:00
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Wrap Up Of The Day

As the second day of General Assembly and IAPCO activities comes to a close, let’s come together to reflect before reconvening for dinner
19:00 - 23:00
Fairmont Pacific Rim

Gala Dinner

Join us for a gala dinner sponsored by Tourism Toronto
09:00 - 09:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Energiser

An Energiser session to start our day will begin at 9:00 on Level 3 of the Vancouver Convention Center West
09:15 - 10:00
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Business Talk

A Business Talk focusing on building business for generations
10:00 - 10:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Innovation Awards

A celebration of Innovation for IAPCO Members
10:15 - 10:50
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Invitation to Rome

An Italian coffee break to inspire IAPCO 2021
11:20 - 12:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West
speakers

Closing Keynote

Kevin Lawrence - Your Oxygen Mask First
12:15 - 12:30
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Closing

Closing Ceremony for IAPCO's 51st General Assembly and Annual Meeting
12:30 - 13:15
Level 3, Vancouver Convention Center West

Closing Lunch

Come together one last time with industry peers before departing for home