Annual Conference and AGM

agmREGISTRATION FOR THE 2017 AGM AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE IS NOW OPEN.

The League’s 2017 AGM and conference will take place in Toronto from June 9 to 11, 2017. We are excited to have our annual awards celebration, feminist caucus programming, members-only events and much, much more! Stay tuned to this page and sign up for our newsletter to receive the most up-to-date information about programming, registration, discounts, and more.

The League’s annual conference is proud to have events each year that are open to the public. These events are of interest to writers, poets, publishing professionals, and patrons of the arts!

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2017 AGM AND CONFERENCE

REGISTER THROUGH EVENTBRITE TODAY!
Please register by Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Full conference ticket: $195 members/$235 non-members
For individual event prices, please see the schedule below.

Registration is now open for our 2017 AGM and conference! View the complete schedule and ticket breakdown below. Members and non-members can purchase tickets through Eventbrite here. If you would like to pay for your registration by cheque, please complete this registration form (click to download) and mail it to the League office with your payment.

Members who are only interested in attending the AGM must RSVP either through Eventbrite or by emailing nicole@poets.ca.

2017 CONFERENCE PROGRAMMING AND SCHEDULE
Times and venues subject to change; unless otherwise noted, all events will take place in the CSI Building meeting rooms at 192 Spadina Avenue in Toronto.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

Registration desk and member book display open

9:00 am – 10:00 am: Feminist Caucus Business Meeting and reading (free public event)

10:00 am – 11:30 am: Revisit, Revise, Revolutionize: a feminist caucus panel (public panel; $25*) — panellists: Adebe deRango-Adem, Janice Jo Lee, Paulina O’Kieffe, Andrea Thompson; moderator: Susan G. Cole

12:00 am – 1:00 pm: Welcome lunch with Anne Michaels (members only)

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Self-promotion for poets (public panel; $25*)  — panellists TBA

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm: Language, form, thought, and poetry (public panel; $25*) — panellists TBA

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Anne Szumigalski lecture, delivered by Marilyn Dumont (public event; $85/$70 for members**); tickets include catering and limited drink tickets

SATURDAY, JUNE 10

Member book display open

9:00 am – 12:00 pm: League of Canadian Poets Annual General Meeting (members only; light breakfast served)

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch and open mic reading (members only)

1:45 pm – 4:30 pm: Poetry master class session (full members only; $65) — facilitator TBA

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Annual awards ceremony and presentation (public event; $85/$70 for members**); tickets include catering and limited drink tickets

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

12:30 – 3:30 pm: New members poetry reading (free public event; venue TBD); League members who have joined in the last 12 months and wish to read at this event should contact nicole@poets.ca before May 15, 2017.

*Panels are open to the public, and cost $25 each or $60 to attend all three
**Members are welcome to purchase additional tickets to these catered events for their guests; guests do not need to be League members

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the 2016 Writers’ Summit.