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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 third 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.


SWG FALL CONFERENCE

The 2017 SWG Fall Conference will take place in Regina at the Travelodge, 4177 Albert Street South, Oct. 21-22, 2017. A complete list of presenters is available on the 2017 Conference event page.

Thank you to those who attended last year's 2016 SWG Fall Conference. Thanks to you, last year's Conference was a great success. See you this year in Regina!

AGM Registration Form 2017 - Download and print

We  have a block of rooms set aside for the “Saskatchewan Writers Guild” group at the Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre Regina.There are 35 rooms for check in on the 20th of October and check out on the 22nd  of October, 2017 set aside. The cutoff date for the said group will be on the 20th of September, 2017. Please make sure to book your room until said date.


SWG ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

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

The 2017 AGM will be held on Sunday, October 22 at the Travelodge, 4177 Albert Street South, in Regina at 10:00 a.m.

2017 AGM Notice

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 October 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Travelodge Hotel, 4177 Albert Street South, Regina.

Nominations are needed for the one-year President position, plus four two-year terms and one one-year term.

Please contact Jeanne Alexander, Chair of the Nominations Committee, at jalexander@sasktel.net or the SWG office at edswg@skwriter.com, 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. Nomination forms are available below.

SWG Board Nomination Form

SWG Board Application Form

Board Background Information Material

SWG Board Info

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