2022 Opening Plenary
(June 3-5, 2022)

All 250 participants will meet in Huntsville, Ontario, for a three-day plenary session. Members will be addressed by high-profile Canadian speakers on issues that provide focus and substance to the Conference theme. For reference purposes, you will find below the preliminary schedule for the 2022 Opening Plenary. All times are subject to change.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

All Day

Conference delegates arrive in Huntsville
Note: On June 2-3, transportation will be coordinated from the Toronto
Pearson International Airport to Huntsville

2:00 pm

Early Registration opens at Deerhurst Resort


Social evening for early arrivals at Deerhurst Resort (Optional)

Friday, June 3, 2022


Remaining participants arrive in Huntsville


Optional activities and guided walk available in nearby trails

8:00 am

Registration re-opens for delegates and speakers

12:00 pm

Lunch available at Deerhurst Resort

1:30 pm

Deadline for arrival of all Conference delegates in Huntsville

2:00 pm

Study groups meet in their breakout rooms

4:30 pm

Opening Ceremony at Deerhurst Resort

6:30 pm

Opening dinner and keynote panel in Legacy Hall

9:30 pm

Opening dinner concludes

Saturday, June 4, 2022

6:30 am


8:00 am

Welcome by Conference Chair Kathleen Taylor

8:10 am

Plenary Session #1 – Leadership and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing World

10:45 am


11:00 am

Plenary Session #2 – Canada’s Transition to a Low Carbon Economy

12:15 pm


1:30 pm

Plenary Session #3 – Canada in the Next Era of the Digital Age

4:00 pm

Study groups meet in their breakout rooms

5:00 pm

Members depart for Muskoka evening experience

6:15 pm

Reception, dinner and evening in Muskoka

10:00 pm

Last shuttle returns to Deerhurst Resort

Sunday, June 5, 2022

6:30 am

Delegates should check-out of their rooms and bring their luggage to the Operations Room for storage

8:00 am

Plenary Session #4 – The Growth and Recovery of the Canadian Economy

9:30 am


9:45 am

Plenary Session #5 – Leadership Through Learning

11:00 am

Delegates should all have checked out from their room

12:20 pm

Plenary Session #6 – Canada’s Legacy for the Next Generation

2:00 pm

Closing remarks from the Governor General and Conference Chair

2:15 pm

Opening Plenary concludes

2:30 pm

Study groups depart for their respective destinations