Apply to attend the 2013 PSAC Prairies Regional Women’s Conference

The 2013 PSAC Prairies Regional Women’s Conference will be held May 3–5, 2013 at the Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta under the theme “Telling Our Stories”.

May 3 – 5, 2013
Banff, Alberta / The Banff Centre, 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 8, 2013, 4:00 p.m. MST

This conference is scheduled to begin on Friday, May 3, 2013 with registration and an evening event from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Registration will continue on Saturday morning May 4, from 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. with the conference opening at 8:30 a.m. Saturday’s session will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Sunday session will run from 8:30 a.m. to closing at 12:30 p.m.

Attached below is the participant application package. You can also apply online. The application has three sections; please ensure that you fill out all three sections as applicable.

We encourage you to personally inform PSAC Sisters to ensure they are made aware of this conference. Bulletin boards may not always be accessible and additional outreach is very important.


Resolutions will be discussed, debated and voted on at the conference and then subsequently submitted to the appropriate bodies, including the upcoming PSAC National Equity Conference (formerly PSAC National Women’s Conference), November 18–21, 2013 in Toronto. The resolutions should be aimed at strengthening and improving the union’s work on women’s rights and advancing our objectives.

All PSAC constitutionally recognized bodies and union structures will be entitled to forward resolutions to the 2013 PSAC Prairies Regional Women’s Conference. Resolutions will be accepted in traditional and clear language formats. Resolutions submission deadline is April 10, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. MST.

A $100.00 registration fee should accompany all applications, however, for applicants not accepted, the registration fee will be refunded. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by March 22, 2013 and a confirmation letter with further details regarding travel will be sent to all participants. Registration deadline is March 8, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. MST.

During the conference, the PSAC smoke free environment and scent free environment policies will be in effect. Please refrain from using scented products of any type.

Register online or complete the application form below and forward with registration fee to the Prairies Regional Women’s Conference Committee no later than Friday, March 8, 2013:

  • By mail:
    Public Service Alliance of Canada
    Suite 670, 10665 Jasper Avenue
    Edmonton AB  T5J 3S9
  • By fax:
    (780) 429-2278

If you require further information with regard to this conference, please contact Marija Babic at the Edmonton Regional Office (780) 423-1290.

***NOTE: There is a separate application for the PSAC National Equity Conference (formerly PSAC National Women’s Conference), which will be distributed fall 2013***