Dr. “Bowtie” Todd Jenkins: “Inclusion, Diversity and Rotary Family”

A Rotary Family that is diverse and inclusive is strong and impactful. The conference opens with a motivating interactive presentation from a global authority on the power of diversity and inclusion.  You’ll have a chance to reflect on all conference presentations with virtual break-out sessions.

Rotary Club of Prince Rupert: “Celebrating 100 Years of Rotary Family”

A moving tribute to the staying power of Rotary Family – after a century, it’s something our fellow Rotarians in Prince Rupert know a thing or two about


Neal McDonough: “Family B4 Hollywood”

This multi-talented, award-winning actor shares his journey of putting family first with a few life lessons along the way that can apply to every family – including Rotary’s.


"Dance Like Dave”

Friday night – time to cut loose. Inspired by our late District Governor, a dance floor legend in his own mind, an interactive virtual dance contest to the live musical stylings of “March Hare”. Whether you’re a contestant or a judge, get ready for some high-spirited fun!




Opening Ceremonies

Though this is a conference like no other, the traditions of Rotary endure. DG Darcy Long will guide us through a memorable video version of our national anthem, special welcomes from our pre-Covid hosts - the Nisga’a nation and the City of Terrace - plus a virtual “photo waterfall” of the view from conference attendees’ living rooms from every corner of the district.

Rotary’s International Family

With 1.2 million members in over 200 countries, the reach of the Rotary Family is extensive, complex and fascinating. Rotary International Vice President Johrita Solari, representing RI President Holger Knaack, will provide an update from around the world of Rotary. 


Peace in the Family 

“Peace in the family” is often easier said than done. It requires the development of peacebuilding skills that begin at a personal level and ripple out to the largest extension of global family. Rotary Peace Fellows Lorelei Higgins and Martin Scott will take you on an immersive and interactive journey that will strengthen your peacebuilding abilities wherever they may be required. 



Rotary’s U.N. Family and Beyond 

On the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, distinguished Rotarian Judith Diment will share her perspectives as Dean of the Rotary Representative Network to the United Nations on how Rotary is working with international institutions to help change the world.

Health of the Rotary Family 

As we strive to achieve “service above self”, it cannot be at the expense of self – particularly in these stressful times. As a front-line infectious disease specialist - first with the Ebola epidemic and now with Covid-19 – Rotarian Dr. Paul Dhillon will speak to how Rotary contributes to personal well-being and what we can all do to keep ourselves and our Rotary family in good health.