24th Annual Event!
Professional Regulation and Discipline
The Latest Information on Standards and Requirements in Regulation and Discipline
September 24 - 25, 2019 · Vancouver, British Columbia
Day One Program Agenda: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
7:30 - 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:40
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs
Carol & Jim Humphries, Principal, Ideal Consulting Ltd.
8:40 - 9:40
Public Policy & Shared Regulation - The Professional Governance Act of BC
Thomas Lutes, General Counsel for and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Architectural Institute of British Columbia
- What does this mean for regulated professionals going forward
- The impacts on discipline, labour mobility, privacy
- Removal of advocacy roles from professional regulatory bodies as their job is to regulate, not promote
9:40 - 10:00 Networking Break
10:00 - 11:00
Cross-Canada RegPro Survey - What’s Keeping You Up at Night?
Carol Humphries, Principal, Ideal Consulting Ltd.
- What are your current issues in professional regulations and complaints?
- Hear the results of the survey in which you participated before the conference
- Give us your feedback on the results - are you surprised?
11:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 1:15 Luncheon Break
1:15 - 2:15
Mediating Harassment/Sexual Harassment Complaints
Heather Hettiarachchi, Integritas Workplace Law
- Why mediation?
- Setting the stage for mediation
- Mediating the dispute
- Post-mediation steps
2:15 - 2:30 Networking Break
2:30 - 3:15
Case Study: How Professionals Get in Trouble
Casey Macaulay, Registrar & Director of Act Compliance, Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals
- Overview of the role of professionals in natural resources
- The role and mandate of the ABCFP
- Common ways that professionals get in hot water
- Procedural fairness
- Advice for staying out of trouble
3:15 - 4:00
Duty to Accommodate - Lesson Learned & Best Practices
- Today’s environment has rapidly evolved when it comes to the requirements surround duty to accommodate.
4:00 End of Day One