Conference 2017 | BCNPA

12th Annual BCNPA Conference, June 1-3, 2017, in Nanaimo, BC

BCNPA’s 12th Annual Conference will be held in the beautiful harbor city of Nanaimo, BC, at the Vancouver island Conference Centre – an award winning conference venue.  The BCNPA Conference is the only stand-alone NP-focused event in BC that provides an exclusive opportunity to meet with a variety of NPs from across the province.  Registration is online and the early bird discount rate applies until May 1st.

The program is finalized – workshop choices have now been added to the online registration!

There are a variety of skill building workshops are plenary and concurrent sessions to update you on the latest changes to practice – check out the choices available: Conference 2017 Program

  • Day 1 – Thursday, June 1: Workshops & BCNPA AGM & Reception
  • Day 2 & 3 – Friday, June 2: Keynote, Plenary, Panels, Concurrent Sessions & Gala Networking Dinner.  Saturday, June 3:  Key Note, Plenary, Panels, Concurrent Sessions.  Closing speaker will be Dr. James McCormack: We should stop using clinical practice guidelines when it comes to really taking care of our patients – or should we?

To register please go to: REGISTRATION LINK

Note: If you registered for the conference before the workshops were available online and wish to add workshops, please contact Venue West for assistance – Maria at  or call toll free 1-866-481-5226.

Accommodation in Nanaimo – preferred rate at the Coast Bastion Hotel

Take advantage of the special conference guestroom rate – available until May 1st.  We have blocked rooms so be sure you reserve early to receive the preferred rate at Coast Bastion Hotel –  steps away from the conference centre.   To make a reservation and obtain the preferred rates, call the central reservation line at 1-800-663-1144 and quote Group Code:  CBI-GFC15667   Please note:  rooms may be available at the conference rate after May 1st but only upon availability (the blocking is lifted and rooms will be available to the public as of May 1st).

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eileen Owen-Williams  Engaging, Sustaining and Transforming: Nurse Practitioners in the New Millennium

dr-owen-williamsWe are very pleased to announce that Dr. Eileen Owen-Williams is the Keynote Speaker for the BCNPA Conference 2017.  For  more information refer to:








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