UMAAS Virtual Conference Program June 9 & 10, 2021
Theme: "Navigating the Future – Virtually"


Note: Follow the Conference program by clicking on the presentation at the noted time.

Wednesday, June 9

Time Presentation
8:45 Sponsors
9:00 Opening Exercises: O Canada Conference Chair Welcome - Janelle Anderson President’s Opening Remarks and Introduction of Executive – Jason Chorneyko Greetings from Municipalities of Saskatchewan – President Rodger Hayward Executive Director’s Report – Richard Dolezsar AGM Electronic Resolutions Results – 2019 Conference Minutes
  • 2019 Audited Financial Statement
  • 2020 Audited Financial Statement
  • Bylaw 4-21 Professional Development
9:45 Break - Sponsors
10:00 Conference Kickoff “Increase Your influence” Carla Gradin, Keynote speaker ( Bio: Carla Gradin )    -Handout
11:30 Messages from our Platinum Sponsors
12:00 Noon Break – Acknowledgement of Members – Length of Service Membership Pins, New Certificate Holders, Retirements – 2020 /2021
1:00 Gordon McIntosh – Governance Management Workshop - “What’s Black, White and Grey all Over”   ( Bio: Gordon McIntosh )
2:00 People First HR presentation “Leading Through Uncertainty”  ( Bio:  Stephanie Fenner )
2:30 Kinetic GPO – Gerald Ford, Director Supplier Development and National Programs and Carl Macdonald, Director of Contracting and Compliance ( Bios: Gerald Ford & Carl Macdonald )
3:00 Break - Sponsors
3:15 Entertainment – Comedian “Kelly Taylor”
4:15 Adjournment for the Day
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Thursday, June 10

Time Presentation
9:00 Achieve “Conflict Resolution Skills Workshop"  David C. Jung  ( Bio: David C. Jung )    -Conflict Resolution Skills - Manual
10:30 Break - Sponsors
10:45 Hon. Don McMorris Minister of Government Relations – Message from the Province  ( Bio: Don McMorris )
10:50 Advisory Services – Legislative Updates, Summary of FAQ – Advisor Megan Istace  ( Bio: Megan Istace )
11:45 2021 Executive Election Results and Introduction of new Executive
11:50 Door Prize Draws and Closing Remarks
12:00 Adjournment
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