Agenda

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
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    3:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Registration Desk Open
    The BILD Alberta registration desk is where you will receive your name badge and confirmation of your registered activities. BILD Alberta staff will be on hand to answer any questions.
    7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
    Welcome Reception

    The BILD Horizons conference kicks off with the best view available – a sunset on the horizon of Lac Beauvert.  Mix and mingle with attendees outside while enjoying great food and fantastic company.

    Dress: Outdoor Conditions

  • Friday, September 13, 2019
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    7:30 AM  -  1:00 PM
    Registration Desk Open
    BILD Alberta staff will be on hand to answer any questions.
    8:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Breakfast & Annual General Meeting

    Hear from the BILD Alberta Chair and CEO during the Annual General Meeting. Presentations will recap the work of the association over the past year as well as a look ahead to 2019-20.

    Doors open at 8:00 AM - breakfast served until 9:00 AM

    Note - program will begin at 8:15 AM

    Dress: Business casual
    Speakers:
    10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM
    Knowledge Centre
    Learn about innovative, products and services that are on the horizon in our industry. The Knowledge Centre includes our Speakers Corner featuring interactive presentations throughout the day. Come enjoy lunch, make new contacts and win great prizes. 
    Dress: Business casual or casual
    10:45 AM  -  5:00 PM
    Qualico Golf Tournament - Friday

    Play a round of golf in the beautiful Jasper setting. This tournament provides bragging rights for the year, be sure to register early.

    On the day of the event, teams will decide if they will play a Modified Scramble or Scramble format.

    Modified scramble - A modified scramble combines elements of a scramble game with elements of stroke play. Each player tees off and the group selects the best ball. All golf balls are moved to that spot then individual stroke play continues until each member of the group has holed out.

    Scramble - Each player tees off on each hole. The best tee shot is selected and all players play their second shot from that spot. The best second shot is determined, then all play their third shot from that spot, and so on until the ball is holed.

    Dress: Golf attire (no jeans)

    Fee  Optional  Closed 
    11:00 AM  -  11:20 AM
    Speakers Corner - Session A - Economic Q & A
    Todd spends the bulk of his time sharing the story of Alberta’s economy in clear-eyed and energetic talks. He is always diving into datato determine emerging trends - numbers don't lie. No registration required just show up!
    11:40 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Speakers Corner - Session B - Demystify Google Analytics
    Simple tips and tricks to demystify information available in Google Analytics and set yourself up to understand if your advertising is achieving your goals. Ensure the dollars you are spending are tracked, and discover the key areas in the analytics. No registration required just show up!
    12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Lunch in the Knowledge Centre
    A delicious buffet lunch will be available - please identify dietary restrictions or allergies to hotel staff.
    1:00 PM  -  1:20 PM
    Speakers Corner - Session C - What Homebuyers Want
    Do you want to know what homebuyers are looking for in a new home? What features they are willing to trade-off to get what they want? And what they are willing to pay for? Our research uncovers essential areas relevant to home builders looking to increase market share. No registration required just show up!
    1:40 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Speakers Corner - Session D - Attic Rain
    A certified energy advisor will look into attic rain to explore the cause(s) and understand which building science principals are at play. A homebuilder can minimize the indoor air from reaching the attic, however air leakage into the attic cannot be completely eliminated. So what can you do? No registration required just show up!
    2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Bocce Ball Tournament (Fri)

    Be a part of BILD Alberta's first bocce tournament. Bocce, also known as Italian lawn bowling, is simple, can be played by people of all skill levels and a great opportunity to network over a cold brew and enjoy the surroundings.

    Limited space available - registration required.

    Dress: Casual

    Fee  Optional  Closed 
    6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Awards Cocktail Reception
    The cocktail reception is a great opportunity to network with colleagues before the evening program begins.
    7:00 PM  -  10:30 PM
    BILD Alberta Awards Ceremony
    The BILD Alberta Awards ceremony honours top builders, developers, renovators and safety leaders for their work in design, innovation and safety.
    Dress:  Formal (no jeans)

    Presented by: The Alberta New Home Warranty Program Group of Companies
    Speakers:
    10:30 PM  -  11:59 PM
    Champagne Reception
    Join us as we toast the winners in the Great Hall following the award ceremony.
  • Saturday, September 14, 2019
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    8:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Breakfast & Speaker
    Doors open at 8:00 am - breakfast served until 9 am
    Note - program will begin between 8:15 am
    Dress: Business casual
    Speakers:
    10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM
    Knowledge Centre
    Learn about innovative, products and services that are on the horizon in our industry. The Knowledge Centre includes our Speakers Corner featuring interactive presentations throughout the day. Come enjoy lunch, make new contacts and win great prizes. 
    Dress: Business casual or casual
    10:45 AM  -  5:00 PM
    Qualico Golf Tournament - Saturday

    Play a round of golf in the beautiful Jasper setting. This tournament provides bragging rights for the year, be sure to register early.

    On the day of the event, teams will decide if they will play a Modified Scramble or Scramble format.

    Modified scramble - A modified scramble combines elements of a scramble game with elements of stroke play. Each player tees off and the group selects the best ball. All golf balls are moved to that spot then individual stroke play continues until each member of the group has holed out.

    Scramble - Each player tees off on each hole. The best tee shot is selected and all players play their second shot from that spot. The best second shot is determined, then all play their third shot from that spot, and so on until the ball is holed.

    Dress: Golf attire (no jeans)

    Fee  Optional 
    11:00 AM  -  11:20 AM
    Speakers Corner - Session E - Disruptive Technology
    Jim Harris, a best-selling author and international though leader, is highly sought after to speaker on consult on topics including innovation and creativity, customer relationship management , eLearning, creating learning organizations, environmental leadership, energy efficiency. No registration required just show up!
    11:40 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Speakers Corner - Session F - Leveraging the Machine Learning Data
    Machine learning and artificial intelligence is no longer a term exclusive to the web and software development communities. The largest digital advertising platforms are adopting these principles and algorithms to allow us to unlock the true potential of our creatives. No registration required just show up!
    12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Lunch in the Knowledge Centre
    A delicious buffet lunch will be available - please identify dietary restrictions or allergies to hotel staff
    1:00 PM  -  1:20 PM
    Speakers Corner - Session G - Estate Planning
    Estate planning is important for everyone and involves not just planning for death but also planning for illness. The discussion will include the need for legal documents and the unique and interesting things that can be provide the right plan for your family and business. No registration required just show up!
    1:40 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Speakers Corner - Session H - Wellsite Planning
    Urban areas continue to develop and encroach into wellsites. For landowners, developers, workers and municipalities, there are many considerations with significant negative impacts to the costs and timelines of redevelopment. We will discuss how to minimize risk through an early planning process. No registration required just show up!
    2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Bocce Ball Tournament (Sat)

    Be a part of BILD Alberta's first bocce tournament. Bocce, also known as Italian lawn bowling, is simple, can be played by people of all skill levels and a great opportunity to network over cold brew and enjoy the surroundings.

    Limited space available - registration required.

    Dress: Casual

    Fee  Optional 
    6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Industry Leader Awards Gala Cocktail Reception
    The cocktail reception is a great opportunity to network with colleagues before the evening program begins.
    7:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
    Industry Leader Awards Gala

    We celebrate the individuals who serve our industry during this special evening We honour the hard work and commitment of provincial volunteers and pay tribute to those who have come before and those that who lead the way into the future.

    Dress:  Formal (no blue jeans)

    Sponsored by: Federated Insurance

    Speakers:
    10:00 PM  -  11:59 PM
    Gala Post Reception
    Keep the conversation going with more networking and an opportunity to congratulate industry leaders.
  • Sunday, September 15, 2019
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    9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Farewell Breakfast

    As the conference concludes this is an opportunity to reflect on the past few days and the friendships that were formed or renewed. It’s also when we distribute great prizes!  Let’s not forget it’s also when we distribute the great prizes!

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