"Driving Your Supply Chain Forward"

Conference Information: 

This year’s conference again offers outstanding value and excellent opportunities for networking and professional development for our members and the supply chain management community. Our 25th SCMABC Education Conference will take place on September 27-29th, 2017 at the Penticton Lakeside resort.


Penticton Lakeside Resort
Please book your rooms directly with the Hotel via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by telephone - 1-800-663-9400. Please note that all guestroom rates are based on single or double occupancy, are non-commissionable and are subject to taxes. Booking deadline is July 25th, 2017. You may still reserve your guestrooms after this date but it would then be based on space availability and at the resorts current rates. Please be advised that SCMABC is not responsible for making reservations on your behalf.

SCMABC Conference Room Rates:
Double Queen Guestrooms:
• City View - $142.00 + Tax
• Beach View - $152.00 + Tax
• Lake View - $162.00 + Tax

King Guestrooms:
• King Rooms - $177.00 + Tax

Vendor Showcase Reception:

Our annual vendor showcase is a networking opportunity that will coincide with the registration period that begins at 4:00pm in the ballroom foyer. This will give delegates an opportunity to interact with new and returning vendors and connect with peers in the Supply Chain Industry as well as our board of directors over refreshments and appetizers.

The vendor showcase will include:

Entertainment, Variety of hot and cold appetizers + 2 drink tickets and an amazing opportunity to network with vendors, board of directors and delegates

Click here for our vendor booklet if you wish to participate as a sponsor!

Schedule at a glance:

Wednesday September 27th 

8:00am - 4:00pm

Building Resiliency Pre Conference Workshop  with Albert Hille and Colin Craig *Seperate Registration Required*

4:00pm - 8:00pm Conference Registration Desk open/ Vendor Showcase Reception Begins 
Thursday September 28th Session
7:00am - 8:00am Hot Continental Breakfast
8:15am - 8:30am Opening Remarks by SCMABC President Ron Wiebe
8:30am - 9:45am Opening Keynote Session - Karina LeBlanc
9:45am - 10:00am Coffee and Snacks
10:00am - 11:00am Building Resiliency - Albert Hille and Colin Craig
10:00am - 11:00am Procuring a Bright Future - Aileen McManamon 
11:15am - 1:45pm Annual General Meeting/ In Person Voting / Lunch /  Voting Results 
1:45pm - 3:00pm Transportation and Maritime Law - Dino Rossi
3:00pm - 3:15pm Coffee and Snacks
3:15pm - 4:30pm The Secret 98% of the Theory of Constraints - Steve Jackson
5:00pm - 9:00pm Dinner at The Vanilla Pod Restaurant *Dinner Menu here*
Friday September 29 Sessions
7:30am - 8:45am Hot Continental  Breakfast
8:45am - 9:00am National Issues Update
9:00am - 10:00am Supplying to the Government of Canada- Tess Menges
10:00am - 10:15am Coffee and Snacks
10:15am - 11:15am

The Circular Economy and Supply Chain Values
(PDF, 262 KB) - Larry Berglund

11:15am - 11:45am Closing Keynote Speaker - Half the Man, Twice the Life- Mark Donnelly
11:45am - 12:00pm Closing Remarks by SCMABC President Ron Wiebe


Conference Rates: 

Includes (conference registration includes vendor showcase breakout sessions, meals and Thursday evening dinner & transportation)

Participant All registration deadline: September 8, 2017 10% Administration Fee for Late Registrations 
Regular Member $550.00 + $27.50 GST = $577.50 $635.25 + $31.76 GST = $667.01
Retired, Hon, FT Student Members $250.00 + $12.50 GST = $262.00 $288.20 + $14.41 GST = $302.61
Non-Members $610.00 + $30.50 GST = $640.00 $704.00 + $35.20 GST = $739.20
Guest/Spouse for Conference Meals Only $240.00 + $12.00 GST = $252.00 N/A
Guest/ Spouse for Thursday Night Dinner Only $96.00 + $4.80 GST = $100.80 N/A

Delegate Booklet available here including registration forms! Updated as of August 11, 2017

Click here to register online!