Conference 2018 | BCNPA

13th Annual Conference, June 7-9, 2018, Nanaimo – come join us!

We’re back in Nanaimo for the association’s 13th annual conference!  BCNPA’s Annual Conference will be held at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre located in the beautiful harbor city of Nanaimo, BC.

The goal of the Conference Committee is to provide members with opportunities for professional growth and practice, to offer interesting and educational topics, and provide you the opportunity to network with other NPs around the province.

  • Day 1, Thursday, June 7th – workshops, BCNPA AGM, reception
  • Day 2, Friday, June 8th – keynote, plenaries and concurrent sessions, exhibit hall, gala dinner
  • Day 3, Saturday, June 9th – exhibit hall, plenaries and concurrent sessions

The full 3-day program is now available – check it out!  Conference 2018 Program

For the full description of the great workshops available, information can be found at:  Workshop information

TO REGISTER NOW – GO TO:  Conference 2018 Registration

Don’t forget – the early bird deadline has been extended until midnight, May 7th!

Accommodation at the Coast Bastion Hotel – preferred rates for Conference Delegates until May 1st!

We are pleased that the host hotel in Nanaimo for the second year in a row is the Coast Bastion!  The Coast Bastion, 11 Bastion Street, Nanaimo, BC.   For detailed information on how to reserve your accommodation, refer to:  Coast Bastion Accomodation

Important note:  please ensure that you identify the group code and that the lowest rate will not be shown until you hit the “search” button.  There are a limited number of rooms at the preferred rates – so book now!

Harbour Air offers 20% off flights for BCNPA Conference 2018 attendees!

Subject to availability, attendees will receive a 20% discount on our goFlex and goGold fares for confirmed travel to/from Nanaimo. Please note that all rates are subject to tax and fees. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions or be paid by Airbucks or TurboBucks and cannot be applied to private charters.  This pertains to flights to and from Nanaimo, between the dates of June 4th and 12th, 2018.

In order to receive this special discounted rate, attendees must contact the Reservation Department directly by phone at 1.800.665.0212, by e-mail at or online at and quote the promotional code ‘BCNPA06-18’. Also be advised that attendees will need to provide proof of registration upon check-in. All schedules and location information can be accessed through their website at


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