May 3rd to 5th, 2019

Rotary District 5040 Conference Program

(program subject to change)
 

THURSDAY, May 2nd 

12:45 - 5:00 pm Motorcycle Ramble, meet/return Coast Hotel, Kamloops
2:00 - 5:00 pm Hands on project, BC Wildlife Park
5:30 - 8:00 pm BBQ, BC Wildlife Park
 

FRIDAY, May 3rd

8:30 am - 1:30 pm Golf Scramble, Kamloops Golf & Country Club
 

Coast Hotel Kamloops

9:30 - 10:00 am Opening Ceremony District 5040
  Introductions and Welcome, District 5040 Governor Darcy Long
  Flag ceremony -- Youth Exchange Students
10:00 - 10:35 am Plenary #1, "Rotary Now!", Courtney Drew, Rotary International specialist, Youth Exchange
10:45 am Tours, from/to Coast Hotel, Kamloops (see details in your conference package)
  10:45 am - 2:00 pm: Historic Downtown
  11:00 am - 4:00 pm: DiVine Wine/Beer Tour
 
11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Kamloops Wine Tour
  11:30 am - 4:30 pm: Sip 'n' Shop in Kamloops
  12:30 - 3:30 pm: Tasty Taster tour (2 wineries)
  12:30 - 3:30 pm: Historic Downtown
2:30 - 4:00 pm Opening Ceremony District 5060
  District 5060 Governor Sherry Chamberlain hosts an opening ceremony for District 5060
4:00 pm District 5040 members travel to Sun Peaks

 

Sun Peaks Resort

4:00 - 6:00 pm Registration open (please wear your badge holder throughout the conference)
6:00 - 8:00 pm Dine Around Sun Peaks
6:00 - 8:00 pm Presidents' Dinner
8:00 pm Coffee and Dessert open to all

SATURDAY, May 4th (Sun Peaks Resort)       

8:00 - 9:00 am Registration Open (please wear your badge holder throughout the conference)
8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 9:20 am Welcome, District 5040 Governor Darcy Long and Mayor Al Raine
9:20 - 10:20 am Plenary #2, Derran Ross, Rotary Peace Scholar
10:20 - 10:40 am Break
10:40 - 11:20 am Plenary #3, Empowering women and girls, Razia Jan
11:20 - 11:50 am Rotaract clubs are Rotary's future, Rotoractor Thomas Miller
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
  District Awards, District 5040 Governor Darcy Long
1:00 - 1:40 pm Rotary International Director Jeffry Cadorette
1:40 - 2:20 pm Panel discussions, led by Winnie Chepkemo, Commonwealth Women's Mentorship scheme
2:20 - 2:40 pm Write to Read 10th Anniversary of First Nation project, Shirley-Pat Chamberlain
2:40 - 2:55 pm Vision 2020 District Conference Vancouver promo, District Governor Elect Bala Naidoo
2:55 - 3:15 pm Break (early bird registration for District conference, Apr 24-26, 2020 open)
3:15 - 4:00 pm Rotary District 5040 Annual General Meeting
  Awards
6:00 - 7:00 pm No host reception
7:00 pm Banquet and major awards
  Entertainment
 

SUNDAY, May 5th  (Sun Peaks Resort)          

8:30 - 8:45 am Memorial Service
9:00 - 11:00 am Breakfast
  Vocational Training Team to Kenya and from Kenya, Past District Governor John Anderson
  Open mike session on refreshing club fundraising, Moderator Kevin Evans
  Youth Exchange students on their experiences visiting our clubs
11:00 am Closing ceremonies, Rotary International Vice President Dean Rohrs