November 13 & 14, 2019 Evraz Place, Regina, SK
To increase efficiencies we ask that RMs complete the registration form for the midterm convention and indicate any additional sessions that the RMs would like to attend. RMs that complete the registration will be entered to win a $500 SARM credit note that can be applied against any Trading Services invoice.
This is a two day, no-frills working convention hosted by SARM each year during the second week in November.
Resolutions are debated and delegates hear from a variety of presenters as well as have an opportunity to attend educational workshops. The attendance of this convention is approximately 1,000 delegates and visitors. There is no cost to attend. The location also alternates between Regina and Saskatoon each year. Sponsorship opportunities are also available at this convention.
Below find information about the additional sessions available as part of the 2019 Midterm Convention. Please note all sessions are at Evraz in Regina, SK.
November 12, 2019
Bridge Summit 9am-3:30pm
Bridge experts will speak on rural infrastructure topics including asset management, liability, risk management, procurement planning, and the value and role of engineers. Formal agenda will follow when finalized.
Cost- $25/person, includes lunch
Energy Symposium: Powering a Sustainable Electricity Future- Options and Considerations 9am-3:30pm
Energy experts, community leaders, and representatives from the provincial and municipal governments will gather for interactive presentations and robust dialogue about the options and opportunities and diverse perspectives on clean energy development in Saskatchewan. Formal agenda will follow when finalized.
Cost- $25/person, includes lunch
Municipal Leader Roles and Responsibilities (MLDP Module) 1pm-4pm
Municipal leaders and municipal staff will learn about Municipal Governance Roles and Responsibilities, Conflict Resolution and Social Media from various presenters. Formal agenda will follow when finalized.
November 14, 2019
Vendor Breakfast Safety Presentation 7:30am-8:45am
ATS Traffic is a vendor in SARM’s Trading Services and will host a breakfast presentation for members on creating safer communities including the following topics: pedestrian safety, barrier systems, crash attenuation and end treatments, asset management software, guardrail systems and cable barrier systems, smart works zones, and hazardous weather conditions.
No cost, breakfast included
Health Hour 7:30am-8:30am
Join the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Tick Awareness Canada, and the Canadian Deprescribing Network for three 20 minute presentations that could save your life. Join the health hour and learn what you can do to protect yourself and loved ones.
- Did you know that taking more medications increased your risk of falls? 4-7 medications doubles your risk of falls!
- Did you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer for women and the second leading cause of death for women? That colorectal cancer Is the second leading cause of death for men and third for women?
- Did you know that there are over 40 species of ticks across Canada and their numbers and the incidents of tick borne illnesses are steadily increasing?
Registration not required
No cost, coffee and muffins provided
For future convention dates, visit the Upcoming Events page