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Business as a Calling 2017 • Nov 2-5, 2017
Building Bridges to Enduring Livelihoods
Vancouver, BC • Westin Bayshore Hotel

2017 Convention Schedule


Wed Nov 1
Convention Registration
6-9 pm
Thurs Nov 2
Convention Registration
8 am - 10 pm 
All-Day Tours
8 am - 4 pm   
MEDA Board Meeting
11:30 am-5 pm
Dinner on your own Student and Faculty Supper 5 pm
Plenary session – Wally Kroeker, MEDA’s Director of Publications, The Marketplace editor and author
7 pm
Dessert reception
9 pm
Fri Nov 3
7:30 am
9-10 am
Coffee Break
10-10:30 am
10:30-11:30 am
Plenary session Panel on Building Bridges to New Lives for Refugees
12-2 pm
2:30-3:30 pm
Sarona Reception
LIFT Bar and Grill, 333 Menchions Mews
3:30-5:30 pm
Coffee Break
3:30-4 pm
4-5 pm
Dine-Around Dinner or Vancouver Harbour Dinner Cruise
Eat out at one of Vancouver's local restaurants or join our dinner cruise in Vancouver Harbour (cost not included in registration fee)
6 pm
Sat Nov 4
7:30 am
MEDA Year in Review and AGM and Coffee Break
9-11:30 am
Lunch on your own or as part of a tour
12-4:30 pm
MEDA Pitch Competition
2-5 pm
Dinner/Plenary session – Samantha Nutt, Humanitarian, Founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA, and Bestselling Author of Damned Nations
6:30 pm
MEDA Partners Reception (by invitation)
9 pm
Sun Nov 5
7:30-8:45 am
Plenary session – David Esau, Lead Pastor at Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship in Coquitlam, BC
9-10:30 am
Convention Adjournment
10:30 am