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2018




                TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
                7:00 AM  Registration and Stampede Breakfast
                8:30 AM  Welcome and Opening Remarks
                9:15 AM  Keynote Address – John Morris | Earle Morris, Olympic Gold Medalist
                        “Johnny Mo” is a two-time World Curling Champion and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist.  John re-
                        cently returned from the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Korea where he and his partner Kaitlyn
                        Lawes made history by becoming the first ever Mixed Doubles Champions in the Sport of Curling.
                        He also won Gold at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010 with the men’s curling team.
                        In addition to his curling career, John has a passion for serving his community as a Firefighter
                        at the RockyView Fire Department. John is also an active member of the Big Hearted Mavericks
                        - a group of 25 dedicated businessmen out of the Calgary area who run various charity events
                        throughout the city. The group has raised over 4 million dollars for Children’s Charities since their
                        inception. He is a certified holistic nutritionist and gourmet chef.
                        Accompanying John will be his father, Earle Morris, a legend in the curling world and a member of
                        the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame. After a lengthy playing career, Earle moved into coaching and
                        has been at it for over 20 years.  He has won 6 Canadian Championships.  At the World level he
                        has won 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals. Earle decided to retire from full-time coaching after
                        the 2016 season and began offering his services to train high performance (HP) coaches. Earle’s
                        coaching seminars focus on areas of training that can truly make a difference in team success.
                10:25 AM  Nutrition Break & Exhibits
                10:50 AM  CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
                                 An Information Sharing Approach to Working Collaboratively
                        George Alvarez - Executive Director, Knowledge and Information Management,
                        Community and Social Services
                                        Engaging Seniors in Rural Communities
                        Cindy Lauwen - Volunteer Coordinator
                        Barons-Eureka-Warner Family & Community Support Services

                              Chinese Community Helper Program: A Peer Support Program for Seniors
                        Liza Chan, BA, RSW, Executive Director
                        Celia Li, MSW, RSW, Operations Manager
                        Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association
                                  Elder Abuse Response Team: A Collaborative Approach to
                                      Promoting Safer Communities for Older Adults
                        Susan Westenberger - Sargent, Calgary Police Service
                        Jenna Powell, MSW, RSW - Social Worker - carya
                        Luanne Whitmarsh - CEO, Kerby Centre
                12:00 PM  Lunch
                1:00 PM  CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
                                             Board Development
                        Justin Solamillo, BSW, MSW - Community Development Officer, Alberta Culture and Tourism
                             What is a Dementia Friendly Community and What Does This Mean for You?
                        Emma Richardson, BA - Dementia Friendly Communities Coordinator, Calgary Westhills, The
                        Brenda Stafford Foundation
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