CPIA BC Member Seminar and Breakfast with the BOD

Wed, Nov 20, 2013 - Wed, Nov 20, 2013

Join other Western Canada area CPIA members and the CPIA Board of Directors for breakfast followed by an informative industry seminar on the potential for a plastic bag ban in Whistler, BC and the latest news on what the Multi-Materials BC stewardship program means for you, plus presentations on SR&ED tax credits and how to attract and retain great employees.


Breakfast with the CPIA Board of Directors & British Columbia Member & Industry Seminar


Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm


Delta Airport Hotel, 3500 Cessna Dr, Richmond, BC V7B1C7 t.1.866.260.3618


8.00 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast with BOD & Networking

8.30 - 10:00: Welcome & Opening Remarks; By Amir Karim, CPIA Chair, CPIA Overview of priorities & successes; By Carol Hochu, CPIA President and CEO, Q&A

10:00 - 12:00: Presentations:

    • Town of Whistler Bag Ban Update: Through education and marketing, Whistler is committed to reducing the use of single use plastic bags by 25% by June 2014. Come and hear an update on our efforts to prevent a bag ban in Whistler. By Bruce Young, Earnscliffe
    • Attracting and Retaining the Right People- Leading Practices and Trends: By Mary O'Callaghan, Partner, People & Change, KPMG LLP
    • SR & ED: By Wayne Pattern, Senior Manager, SR & ED Tax, KPMG LLP
    • Multi-Materials BC Update: Multi Material BC (MMBC) is a stewardship agency, with a Ministry of Environment-approved stewardship plan, that can be appointed by Producers of the packaging and printed paper, to act on its behalf to undertake duties such as preparing a stewardship plan, implementing a stewardship program and reporting on progress. By Craig Foster, CPIA Consultant


    Cost including meeting & breakfast:

    CPIA Member: $50 + (5% HST) $2.50 = $52.50  

    CPIA Member Guest: $50 + (5% HST) $2.50 = $52.50 - Member Company Name: ___________________

    Non-Member:  $60 + (5% HST) $3.00 = $63.00

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    Questions: Contact Shannon Laszlo e. slaszlo  @  plastics.ca or 905.678.7748 ext. 231