Nisku, AB – The Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) hosts its Fall 2012 Convention November 13 to 15, at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton. Media feeds will be available for our plenary sessions, the Thursday morning opposition panel, ministerial forum and the Premier’s address. A media room will be set up in Room D1 on the Pedway Level at the Shaw from 9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, November 15. A complete convention agenda is available here.



Tuesday, November 13

Hall D, Pedway Level, Shaw Conference Centre


9:50 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Hon. Doug Griffiths, Minister of Municipal Affairs

Hon. Diana McQueen, Minister of Environment and Sustainable
Resource Development

Hon. Ric McIver, Minister of Transportation

Hon. Ken Hughes, Minister of Energy

Wednesday, November 14

Hall D, Pedway Level, Shaw Conference Centre



8:35 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Hon. Steven John Fletcher, Federal Minister of State (Transport)

Keynote Address: Linda Edgecombe-Boost: Powerful Tools to Energize and Engage in Crazy Times



Thursday, November 15

Hall D, Pedway Level, Shaw Conference Centre


8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.


9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


Provincial Perspectives: Alberta’s Opposition Parties (moderated by Michael Higgins and featuring three opposition party leaders)

Ministerial Forum (featuring the majority of ministers from the Alberta provincial cabinet)

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Hon. Alison Redford, Premier




The AAMDC is an independent association comprising Alberta’s 69 counties and municipal districts. The Association helps rural municipalities achieve strong, effective local government, and provides Advocacy and Aggregated Business Services.

Please direct media enquiries to:


Isha Thompson, Communications & Web Coordinator
Work: 780.955.4075 
Mobile: 780.619.1038 






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