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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


Wednesday, November 1
Convention Registration
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 2
Convention Registration
8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.  
All-Day and Half Day Tours
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.   
MEDA Board Meeting
1:00-5:00 p.m. 
Dinner on your own Student and Faculty Supper 5:00 p.m.
Plenary session – Wally Kroeker, MEDA’s Director of Publications, The Marketplace editor and author
7:00 p.m.
Dessert reception
9:00 p.m.
Friday, November 3
7:30 a.m.
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Coffee Break
10:00-10:30 a.m.
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Plenary session Panel on Building Bridges to New Lives for Refugees
12:00-2:00 p.m.
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Sarona Reception
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Coffee Break
3:30-4:00 p.m.
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Dine-Around Dinner
Sign up to eat out at one of Vancouver's local restaurants
6:30 p.m.
MEDA Partners Reception (by invitation)
9:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 4
7:30 a.m
MEDA Year in Review and AGM and Coffee Break
9:00-11:30 a.m.
Lunch on your own or as part of a tour
12:00-4:00 p.m.
MEDA(next) - TED-style Talks about MEDA Topics
1:30-5:00 p.m.
Dinner/Plenary session – Samantha Nutt, Humanitarian, Founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA, and Bestselling Author of Damned Nations
6:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 5
7:30-8:45 a.m.
Plenary session – David Esau, Lead Pastor at Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship in Coquitlam, BC
9:00-10:30 a.m.
Convention Adjournment
10:30 a.m.