Schedule

 

25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians

ENGAGE ДОЛУЧАЙСЯ
INSPIRE НАДИХАЙ
EMPOWER ТВОРИ 

29 September to 02 October 2016

Delta Hotel Regina (1919 Saskatchewan Drive, Regina, SK)

2016 Congress Schedule & Plenary Program

(updated 22 Sept 2016)

Thursday, September 29, 2016

6:00pm – 9:00pm National Member Organization Meetings
– Council of Ukrainian Credit Unions
3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Registration (Convention Level)
9:00 pm Hospitality Suites

Friday, September 30, 2016

8:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration (Convention Level) / Exhibits/Vendors (Umbria Room)
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast (Trentino Ballroom)
8:30 am – 9:20 am “Engage” Presentations (Trentino Ballroom)
9:30 am – 10:00 am Keynote Address (Trentino Ballroom)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Opening Plenary Session (Trentino Ballroom)
Official Welcomes

  • MaryAnn Trischuk, President, UCC Saskatchewan
  • Paul Grod, President, UCC National
  • Hon. Greg Ottenbreit, Minister Responsible for Rural and Remote Health, Government of Saskatchewan
  • Opening Prayers
    • oHis Eminence Metropolitan Yurij (Kalistchuk), Metropolitan of Canada Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada
    • Most Rev. Bishop Bryan Bayda CSsR
      Eparch of Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon
  •  Election of Presidium of XXV Congress (Chairs, Secretaries (Ukrainian/English)
  • Election of Verification Committee
  • Adoption of Rules of Order
  • Adoption of Program
  •  Election of Resolutions Committee
  • Approval of Minutes of XXIV Congress (2013)
  • Report of Verification Committee (Preliminary)
  • Report of Nominations Committee (Preliminary)
  • Report of Finance Committee
  • Report of Audit Committee
  • Discussion

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Buffet Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Opening Plenary Session (continued)

  • Report of the UCC President Paul Grod & Discussion
  • Vote of Confidence to Outgoing Board of Directors
  • Report of Constitutional Committee
  • Discussion

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
4:00 pm Adjournment
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Bus shuttle service to Conexus Arts Centre, 200 Lakeshore Drive
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Cocktails @ Conexus Arts Centre, 200 Lakeshore Drive
6:00 pm – 10:30 pm “Celebrating 125 Years of Ukrainians in Canada”

A National Gala Showcase presented by UCC Saskatchewan
*includes a live auction of two original art pieces from Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn and David Wasylyshen specially commissioned for this event.

Banquet from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Concert from 8:00 pm 10:30 pm

10:30 pm – 11:00 pm Return bus shuttle service to Delta Regina Hotel, 1919 Saskatchewan Drive
11:00 pm Hospitality Suites

Saturday, October 1, 2016

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration (Convention Level)
8:00 am – 6:30 pm Exhibits & Vendors (Umbria Room)
Note – The Holodomor Bus will be open to the public 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Located at the Casino Regina parking lot
7:30 am – 9:00 am Breakfast Buffet (Trentino Ballroom)
8:00 am – 8:30 am Shevchenko Foundation President’s Report (Trentino Ballroom)
8:30 am – 9:00 am Presentations by Presidential, VP and other Officer Candidates
9:00 am – 10:30 am Plenary Roundtable (Trentino Ballroom)
Post-Maidan Ukraine: Battling the Russian Invasion while reforming its government. Ukraine’s Leaders of Change will outline what’s next and what we can do to help shape the new Ukraine.
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions/Workshops II
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch (Trentino Ballroom)
12:45 pm – 1:05 pm Canada Ukraine Foundation President’s Report (Trentino Ballroom)
1:05 pm – 1:15 pm Break
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions/Workshops III
2:45 pm – 3:00pm Break and Displays
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Plenary Roundtable (Trentino Ballroom)
Shoulder to Shoulder: Canada’s Support for Ukraine – humanitarian, security and political – what’s next
4:30 pm Adjournment
6:15 pm – 7:00 pm Cocktails
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm UCC 75th Anniversary Banquet & Shevchenko Medal Awards Presentations
Trentino Ballroom
Delta Regina Hotel
1919 Saskatchewan Drive

Sunday, October 02, 2016

11:00 am – 3:00 pm The Holodomor Bus will be open to the public
Located at the Casino Regina parking lot
8:00 am – 8:30 am Ecumenical Prayer Service / Moleben (Trentino Ballroom)
8:30 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast (Trentino Ballroom)
9:00 am – 10:45 am Plenary Session (Trentino Ballroom)

  • Report of Resolutions Committee
  • Adoption of Resolutions
  • Report of Nominating Committee (Final)
  • Appointment of Audit Committee
  • Appointment of the Auditors
  • Election of President, VPs, Treasurer and Secretary
  • Election of Board of Directors

10:45 am – 11:00 am Official Congress Group Photograph
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Plenary Roundtable (Trentino Ballroom)
Cross Country Check-up:
UCC Provincial Council Presidents Panel-Vision for the next 25 yrs
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Luncheon Buffet (Trentino Ballroom)
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Keynote address: Evhen Czolij, President, Ukrainian World Congress
(Trentino Ballroom)
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Concluding Plenary Session (Trentino Ballroom)

  • Announcement of Voting Result
  • Installation of new UCC President for 2015-2018 term
  • President’s Address
  • Closing Remarks
  • Official Closing of Congress

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm First Meeting of the newly-elected UCC Board of Directors
4:00 pm Wreath-laying at the Holodomor Memorial, Wascana Park

UCC Congress 2013 – Plenary Program – Ball Room

Thursday, November 7, 2013

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm      Registration

Dinner at  Zolotyj Lev (fixed price menu)

Friday, November 8, 2013

8:00 am – 9:00 pm      Registration

8:00 am – 9:00 am      Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am      Welcome

  • Oksana Rewa, President UCC Toronto
  • Paul Grod, President UCC National
  • Opening Prayer

9:15 am – 9:45 am      Keynote Address – Panel: “Limits on Freedom – Religious, Academic and Journalistic”

9:45 am – 11:45 pm    Plenary Session I

  • Election of Presidium
  • Election of Verification Committee
  • Adoption of Rules of Order
  • Adoption of Program
  • Election of Resolutions Committee
  • Approval of Minutes of XXIII Congress (2010)
  • Report of Verification Committee (Preliminary)
  • President’s Report
  • Report of Nominations Committee (Preliminary)
  • Discussion

11:45 am – 12:30 pm  Buffet Lunch

11:00 am     Exhibitors and Vendors open

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm    Panel – Ukraine: One Year After the Parliamentary Elections

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm     Report of Shevchenko Foundation

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm      Plenary Session II

  • Report of Finance Committee
  • Report of Audit Committee
  • Vote of Confidence to Outgoing Board of Directors
  • Report of Constitutional Committee
  • Discussion

4:30 pm                       Adjournment

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm    Reception 

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm    Opening Ceremonies

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Ukrainian Dragons

Saturday, November 9, 2013

8:00 am – 4:00 pm      Registration

Exhibits

8:00 am – 9:30 am      Buffet Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am      Presidential Candidates’ Address

9:30 am – 11:00 am    Concurrent Workshop Sessions I

Coffee will be served in foyer

11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Concurrent Workshop Sessions II

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm    Buffet Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm      Panel – Canadian Museum of Human Rights                             

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm      Concurrent Workshop Sessions III

Coffee will be served in foyer

4:30 pm                       Adjournment

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm      Cocktail Reception

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm      Banquet
(featuring the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada)

 

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Breakfast on Own

8:00 am – 9:00 am      Church Services

9:00 am – 9:15 am      Holodomor Commemoration

9:30 am – 12:00 pm    Plenary Session III

  • Report of Verifications Committee (Final)
  • Report of Resolutions Committee
  • Adoption of Resolutions
  • Report of Nominating Committee (Final)
  • Appointment of Audit Committee
  • Appointment of Board of Directors
  • Election of Executive Committee
  • Announcement of Voting for President & Officers

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm    Buffet Brunch

Voting & Tabulation of Votes

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm      Plenary Session III (continued)

  • Announcement of Voting Result
  • Installation of President of UCC
  • President’s Address
  • Closing Remarks
  • Official Closing of Congress

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm      First Meeting of the Board of Directors