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» Fall Conference/AGM

The Fall Conference/AGM is a two day event that occurs on the Friday and Saturday annually on the fourth week in October. The location of the conference usually alternates between Regina and Saskatoon. In even numbered years, the Fall Conference takes place in Saskatoon and in odd years it takes place in Regina.

Each fall, the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild hosts its Fall Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM), The John V. Hicks Awards Dinner, along with the Caroline Heath Memorial Lecture.


The 2016 SWG Fall Conference will take place from Oct 21-22 at the Saskatoon Inn in Saskatoon. This year's conference theme is 20/20 Vision. A complete list of presenters is available on the 2016 Conference Event Page.


2016 Fall Conference Registration Form - Fillable PDF

Registration for the 2016 Conference is now open! Registration forms can be sent in the mail to Box 3986, Regina, SK, S4P 3R9 or by email to

Payments can be made by cheque, or online through PayPal or Credit Card.

For more information contact the Program Manager at 306.791.7743 or

Thank you to those who attended last year's 2015 SWG Fall Conference. Thanks to you, last year's Conference was a great success. See you this year in Saskatoon!


The Guild’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held in conjunction with the fall Conference. The AGM takes place on the Saturday of the Conference and is an event where only SWG members can vote.

The 2016 AGM will be held on Saturday, October 22 at the Saskatoon Inn, 2002 Airport Drive in Saskatoon at 2:00 pm.

2016 AGM Notice

2. AGM Agenda 2016

3. AGM Minutes 2015

11.1 Proposed Bylaw Changes

AGM Travel Claim Form


Call for SWG Board Nominations

Please consider volunteering for the SWG. The Nominations Committee of the Board requires several SWG members willing to let their names stand for one of a number of vacancies that will be open on the Board in October.

Elections to the Board will be conducted at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) during the SWG Fall Conference. This year the AGM will be held on 22 October 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Saskatoon Inn and Convention Centre in Saskatoon.

Nominations are needed for the one year President position, plus four 2 year terms.

Please contact, Jeanne Alexander, Chair of the Nominations Committee, at or the SWG office, if you wish to allow your name to stand or if you know of someone the nominating committee should approach.

If you wish to nominate someone, please be sure of their willingness to serve before sending their name forward. Thank you.

SWG Board Nomination Form

SWG Board Application Form


Board Background Information Material

SWG Board Info

Conflict of Interest Declaration

Confidentiality Policy and Pledge of Confidentiality

Strategic Operational Plan - 2015-2018

Ends (Strategic Plan Goals) 2015-2018


SWG Resolutions

Proposed Resolutions must be submitted in writing two weeks prior to the AGM.

SWG Resolution Form

SWG Resolution Guidelines

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