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CFUW BC Council AGM and Conference

May 5 @ 8:00 am - May 7 @ 5:00 pm

Free – $325.00


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Pamela Addinall, President of The University Women’s Club of Vancouver, on behalf of President Sheila Service and CFUW BC Council, is pleased to welcome CFUW members to the 2023 Annual General Meeting and Conference “Women Lead the Way.”  This year’s AGM and Conference feature an intriguing combination of CFUW BC Council business, educational experiences, and dialogue — all taking place within the beauty of Vancouver’s coastal and mountain location.


Access the CFUW BC Council AGM Registration website at cfuwbccouncilagm, OR through the University Women’s Club of Vancouver website, click on Events/General Events and scroll down to May 2023.

You will see a Main Page with all of the choices listed. Before making your choices, please read all the information regarding registration.

The information will provide you with details of the Workshops and Tours descriptions as well as the choices should you need this information.

If you have a Companion accompanying you who will be attending the Friday Reception, a Tour and Saturday Dinner, you will also make these choices on this Main Page. To add a companion, click on their choice of events in the registration form and add the companion’s name in your registration contact information indicated. 

Once you have made your choices click on GET TICKETS AND THEN SAVE AND VIEW CART. Here you will review your selections. If everything is correct, you can click on PROCEED TO CHECKOUT.

TROUBLESHOOTING: If the selections are not correct when you click on SAVE AND VIEW CART, first ensure that you have the correct number of tickets showing. If the number is too high, click on the negative sign to reduce it to the correct number. If there is something on this page that you do not wish to have there, you can reduce the number to 0 or click on the X on the left-hand side, and it will delete the item, including the cost. If something is missing, return to the ordering page and repeat your selections and these steps. THEN, click on UPDATE CART. This will give you a new total cost.


AT CHECKOUT: This takes you to the Registration page, where you will find, on the left-hand side, the section to complete your Contact Information, Club Affiliation and any special requirements you have that we need to know about. You will also enter the name of your Companion (if applicable) on this page. Finally, you will see a summary of your choices and the cost on the right-hand side. If the information is still incorrect, you can click on RETURN TO CART and make the corrections described above in Troubleshooting.

When ready, click on SAVE AND CHECKOUT and proceed to payment.



Before April 20, 2023, cancellations will be charged a $25.00 fee. Sorry, no refunds after April 20th.
Questions regarding registration should be directed to the CFUW BC 2023 AGM Registrar at or by phone at 604-731-4661.

Early Bird Registration is February 1st – March 17th, 2023
Late Registration is March 18th – April 20th, 2023

ACCOMMODATION: the Granville Island Hotel has been selected as the Conference Hotel. Just 2.2 km from Hycroft – a 10-minute drive or a 30-minute walk.
Rooms with one King Bed or two Double Beds are available at a group rate until April 5, 2023, under the Group Name CFUW BC Council.
All rooms are $309+tax per night. Book early, as rooms with two beds are limited in number.
Reserve directly with the hotel at 604-683-7373 or 1-800-663-1840 or online here.

ACCESSIBILITY AND DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: Hycroft is wheelchair accessible on the Main and Ballroom floors only; accessible washrooms are located on both of these floors; please indicate if you have any mobility or dietary instructions on the online Registration Form. This will help us plan allocations for the workshops and all meal requirements.

PARKING: Limited parking (free) is available in the parking lot at Hycroft, and free parking is available on the Crescent, just a few steps from Hycroft.

FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION May 5-7, 2023:includes all meetings, workshops and Friday Reception, Saturday lunch, Saturday Dinner, Saturday Refreshment Break & Sunday light Breakfast Buffet. Breakfast Saturday on your own. All Friday Tours are optional and are an additional cost to the Conference registration. See the costs below and on the online Registration.

SATURDAY ONLY REGISTRATION: choose between attendance at 1) the CFUW BC Council AGM only OR 2) the AGM + lunch OR 3) the AGM + lunch + afternoon workshops + dinner.

Attendance at the CFUW BC Council AGM on Saturday morning, May 6, 2023, is available to CFUW BC Council members at no charge; however, Registration in advance is required. See the online Registration Form. Attendees can also elect to attend the AGM plus the lunch following, with a cost for the lunch. See the online Registration Form to attend the AGM and lunch.

COMPANIONS are welcome to attend the Friday Tours, Friday Reception and Saturday Dinner. Costs are noted below, and Advance Registration is required.

FRIDAY TOURS (Advance Registration Required)
All tours include admission, transportation and a guide. All tours require walking.
All Friday Tours are optional and are an additional cost to the Conference registration. See the costs below and on the online Registration.
Attendees meet at Hycroft at 12:30 pm and return to Hycroft at 4:00 pm.

Tour #1: A Walk Around Chinatown
This walking adventure begins with a guided tour of Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden, the Chinatown Storytelling Centre, the Chinese Herbal Medicine store, the tea shop, and food samplings.

Tour #2: Van Dusen Gardens
Van Dusen Gardens is an acclaimed Botanical Garden located in the Shaughnessy neighbourhood of Vancouver. It is named after local lumberman and philanthropist Julian Van Dusen. It is on a property of 55 acres in size and features 7,500 different and fascinating plant species.

Tour #3: Vancouver Maritime Museum
The Vancouver Maritime Museum is home to the St. Roch National Historic Site, Rum Running Exhibit, and the curated collection of wooden vessels in the Harbour.

Registration required; Workshop registration is included in Full Conference and Saturday full-day AGM + Lunch and Dinner registration only; Workshop attendance may be limited – First-come-first-served registration; indicate Workshop preference in online Registration Form.

There will be two concurrent workshops offered on the afternoon of Saturday, May 6. Choose either Workshop #1 or Workshop #2. Clubs are encouraged to send delegates to each of the workshops.

Workshop #1 Leading the Way to Ecosystem Sustainable Agriculture,” presented by Rhonda Milliken

Workshop #2, Leading the Way to End Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation, presented by Cathy Peters
The two workshops will be followed by Small Group Dialogues with refreshments being served.

Dialogue Session on Saturday – Purpose: to share and take action on the information gained from the two workshops. Discussion Questions:
Part One – What were the highlights of the presentation? What did you learn?
Part Two – How would information from these presentations help your Club address CFUW policies? What do you envision you and/or your club might do?


Our thanks to Mary Lou Miles, CFUW Richmond member, and Genus Capital Management Inc. for their generous sponsorship of the 2023 AGM & Conference


May 5 @ 8:00 am
May 7 @ 5:00 pm
Free – $325.00
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1489 McRae Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6H 1V1 Canada
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(604) 731-4661
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The University Women’s Club of Vancouver
(604) 731-4661
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