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Nour­ish­ment for the cor­po­rate mind and soul

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Nour­ish­ment for the cor­po­rate mind and soul

MAN­AGE POWER UP

Pre­vi­ously called the Hu­man Re­source Man­age­ment As­so­ci­a­tion ( HRMA), the Char­tered Pro­fes­sion­als in Hu­man Re­sources of Bri­tish Columbia and Yukon ( CPHR BC & YK) is hold­ing its an­nual HR con­fer­ence and trade show in Van­cou­ver. In be­tween net­work­ing and so­cial­iz­ing, check out four keynote speak­ers and 24 break­out ses­sions on top­ics rang­ing from the straight­for­ward (Man­ag­ing the Mo­bile Work­force; Shift­ing from Per­for­mance Man­age­ment to En­able­ment) to the in­trigu­ing (The Power of Play; Is Your Baby Ugly?). Van­cou­ver

Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, May 2 and 3 Full con­fer­ence: $1,349 (mem­bers), $499 (stu­dent mem­bers), $1,649 (non-mem­bers); sin­gle day: $899 (mem­bers), $299 (stu­dent mem­bers), $1,099 (non-mem­bers); cphrbc.ca /con­fer­ence

GO

CANNABIS HEMP CON­FER­ENCE AND EXPO

With the fed­eral gov­ern­ment slated to in­tro­duce cannabis leg­is­la­tion this year, event or­ga­niz­ers ex­pect 1,000 par­tic­i­pants want­ing to learn about the ther­a­peu­tic, med­i­cal, recre­ational and en­vi­ron­men­tal ben­e­fits of cannabis. An ar­ray of speak­ers, ex­hibitors, mu­si­cians and hands-on work­shops cover such top­ics as cannabis juic­ing and healthy ed­i­bles; grow­ing your own cannabis; and cannabis in magic and re­li­gion. Plus, not to be missed: lots of sam­ples and give­aways. The Nest, UBC, Van­cou­ver; May 6 and 7 $89 (full con­fer­ence + expo), $69 (con­fer­ence only, one day); $19 (expo only); cannabishemp­con­fer­ence.com

CON­STRUCT BUILD­ING LAST­ING CHANGE

This year's Canada Green Build­ing Coun­cil con­fer­ence kicks off on May 30 with the Net Zero Car­bon Build­ings Sum­mit, fol­lowed by walk­ing tours of Van­cou­ver and the Cana­dian Green Build­ing Awards. The sec­ond and third days are devoted to ed­u­ca­tion ses­sions, a new Green Build­ing Show­case of in­dus­try de­vel­op­ments and, also new this year, the first an­nual EGP In­no­va­tion Chal­lenge, where some of the in­dus­try's bright­est young pro­fes­sion­als and fu­ture lead­ers will share their ideas. Van­cou­ver Con­ven­tion Cen­tre; May 30 to

June 1 $850 (mem­bers), $1,150 (non­mem­bers), $100 ex­tra to reg­is­ter on-site; ad­di­tional events ex­tra; cagbc.org

DIS­CUSS

BC CHAM­BER AGM & CON­FER­ENCE

The BC Cham­ber of Com­merce rep­re­sents al­most 130 cham­bers of com­merce and boards of trade, and 36,000 busi­nesses across the prov­ince. Themed The Peo­ple that Power BC, this year's get-to­gether fea­tures speak­ers and panel dis­cus­sions along with an op­por­tu­nity for mem­bers to net­work and de­velop poli­cies to shape the Cham­ber's ad­vo­cacy ap­proach next year. Vic­to­ria Con­fer­ence Cen­tre,

May 25 to 27 $740; bc­cha­m­ber.org

LEARN CONNECT 2017

The fo­cus of this year's Bri­tish Columbia Phar­macy As­so­ci­a­tion con­fer­ence is how to build con­nec­tions with pa­tients, in­ter­pro­fes­sion­ally and on­line. Top­ics in­clude: con­nect­ing with pa­tients for bet­ter out­comes and job sat­is­fac­tion; the phar­ma­cist per­spec­tive on na­tional phar­ma­care; phar­macy's hottest top­ics for 2017; and look­ing un­der the hood of Parkin­son's drug ther­apy. Fair­mont Chateau Whistler, May 25 to 27 Full con­fer­ence: $450 (mem­bers), $700 (non­mem­bers), $125 (stu­dent); one day: $250 (mem­bers), $400 (non-mem­bers); trade show only: $50; gala only: $90 (mem­bers), $125 (non-mem­bers); bcphar­macy.ca

FEEL THE BURN Find out how good mar­i­juana ac­tu­ally is for you at the Cannabis Hemp Con­fer­ence and Expo

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