Registration is now open!

Registration fees:

a) Early Bird - full conference - Members – $145.00

Full conference includes all sessions, workshops & meals Early bird available until March 22nd

b) Early Bird - Full Conference - non-members – $175.00

Full conference includes all sessions, workshops & meals Early bird available until March 22nd

c) Full Conference - Students – $100.00

Full conference includes all sessions, workshops & meals.

d) Early Bird - Friday only - members – $115.00

Friday Sessions, Dinner & Awards Ceremony Early bird available until March 22nd

e) Early Bird - Friday only - non-members – $125.00

Friday Sessions, Dinner & Awards Ceremony Early bird available until March 22nd

f) Friday only - Students – $75.00

Friday Sessions, Dinner & Awards Ceremony.

g) Early Bird - Saturday only - members – $80.00

Saturday sessions and lunch only. Early bird available until March 22nd.

h) Early Bird - Saturday only - non-members – $90.00

Saturday sessions and lunch only. Early bird available until March 22nd.

i) Saturday only - Students – $50.00

Saturday sessions and lunch only.

j) Full conference - members only – $175.00

Full conference includes all sessions, workshops & meals

k) Full Conference - non-members – $200.00

Full conference includes all sessions, workshops & meals

l) Friday only - members – $140.00

Friday Sessions, Dinner & Awards Ceremony

m) Friday only - non-members – $150.00

Friday Sessions, Dinner & Awards Ceremony

n) Saturday only - members – $100.00

Saturday sessions and lunch.

o) Saturday only - non-members – $110.00

Saturday sessions and lunch.


Registration is now open!

Location:

Holiday Inn & Suites Edmonton Airport Conference Centre Nisku, AB

While you are there, you might like to check out what Leduc offers in terms of dining, shopping, and recreation.

Dates:

April 26 & 27, 2019

Accommodations:

Rooms have been reserved at the hotel for $95 + tax. Click here to book your room!

Registration:

Registration is available on-line or by mail.


Important information:

Early bird fees are available until March 22nd.

A draw will be made after March 22nd and one lucky registrant will get their registration for free! Members of the Executive, Conference Committee and Board are not eligible for the draw.

15 student subsidies are available for the conference! Mancuso Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning is offering $100 subsidy to the first 5 students who register for the full conference. AHEA is offering a $100 subsidy to the next 10 studentsto register for the full conference. Note that only student members of AHEA are eligible. Also, these students are not eligible for the free registration draw. You must attend the conference to receive a subsidy. Cheques will be presented on the Saturday afternoon.

NOTE: Cancellation policy - cancel on or before 29 March 2019, refund of registration fee minus a 20% administration fee. After 29 March 2019 - no refunds.

Conference Program:

Click on the speaker's name for more information

Friday, April 26, 2019

12:45 - 1:00PM

Registration for Full Conference and Friday Only Participants

1:00 - 1:15PM

Welcome - Conference Chairs

1:15 - 4:45 PM

Leveraging the Power of our Story (2PDUs)

Reva George, President, CEO REVAMP Marketing

Storytelling connects Human Ecologists and Home Economists to ideas, to each other and the vision of the future. It enables us to tap into our imaginations and emotions to connect with people.

4:45 - 5:30 PM

BREAK - Poster Session set up and Check in to Hotel

5:30 - 6:30 PM

Poster Session and Reception

AHEA members, students, staff and community affiliates will present posters showcasing research or projects related to our work. Learn about the innovative work in our field and network with your colleagues.

Who is presenting a poster?

6:30 - 7:30 PM

Dinner and Awards

7:30 PM

"Beer-ducation"

Local craft brewers/distillers will present an educational session on tasting and pairing local brews.

Come out and hear speakers from Rig Hand (distiller) and Rural Routes (craft beer)!  Sampling is part of the program so why not book a room at the hotel!


Saturday, April 27, 2019

8:00 - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Registration for Saturday Only participants

8:30 - 10:00 AM

Annual General Meeting

10:00 - 10:15 AM

Coffee Break

10:15 - 10:30 AM

Welcome - Conference Chairs

10:30 AM - noon

Keynote Presentation - The Power of Embracing Our Niche (2PDUs)

Sandra Venneri, P. H.Ec., Owner of Nutrition Bites

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 PM

The code to generating epic engagement (1PDU)

Nadine Stielow, Thiels Greenhouse and Christie Pollack, Christie’s Gardens and Greenhouses

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Choice of:

Session A – When Protective Clothing Becomes Smart and Sustainable (1PDU)

Patricia Dolez, Human Ecology, University of Alberta

 Session B – Self Care for the Caregiver (1PDU)

Cassy Lawson PHEc, Debra Paches, and Debbie Cameron-Laninga

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Snack Break

3:30 - 4:15 PM

Cafe Session (1PDU)

Group discussions about topics affecting the fields of Human Ecology and Home Economics

4:15 - 4:30

Conference Wrap Up, Evaluation, Thank Yous and Safe Travels



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