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Hotel Room Block Deadline: Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Registration Deadline: May 10, 2024

Friday, May 17, 2024
12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Caucus Meetings:
1:00 p.m. Young Workers (35 and under)
1:40 p.m. Ethnically Diverse Workers
2:20 p.m. Pride and Solidarity Workers
3:00 p.m. Women Workers
3:40 p.m. Indigenous Workers
4:20 p.m. Triple 9
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Meet and Greet (cash bar)

Saturday, May 18, 2024
7:30 a.m. Light Continental Breakfast (provided)
8:00 a.m. Registration continued
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Greetings
8:45 a.m. Blessing
9:00 a.m. President’s Address
9:30 a.m. Secretary Treasurer’s Address
10:00 a.m. Q & A
10:15 a.m. May Day Solidarity Award Presentation
10:30 a.m. IWD Award Presentation
10:45 a.m. Lifestyle Break
11:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker
12:00 p.m. Q & A
12:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:30 p.m. Lesson from Labour Panel
2:30 p.m. Q & A
2:45 p.m. Lifestyle Break
3:00 p.m. Workshop Session
4:15 p.m. Wrap-up and Farewell

Register online at
Registration Fee: $250 per person for Midterm Forum
This includes all refreshment breaks, Friday evening cocktail meet and greet nibbles, continental breakfast (7:30-8:30 a.m.) and lunch (12:30-1:30 p.m.) on Saturday. A special thank you to the unions and organizations who have made generous donations
to cover the cost of the Lifestyle breaks.

Caucus meetings will be scheduled for Friday afternoon from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. They will be staggered to allow greater participation in each caucus. Please indicate on your registration form if you plan to attend any of the caucus meetings (Women, Young Workers, Triple 9, Indigenous Workers, Pride and Solidarity Workers, Ethnically Diverse Workers).

Childcare will be provided onsite for children 12 years of age and under by qualified childcare workers. This is for  parents/guardians who have no alternate care available. Space is limited and only pre-registered children will be accepted. Please indicate on your registration form if you will require childcare, how many children there will be and their ages. The deadline to indicate your need for childcare is April 16, 2024.

Hotel Alma at the University of Calgary
169 University Gate NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4
Phone: 403.220.3203 or 1.855.516.1090

Room Block: AFL2024, booking cutoff date: April 16, 2024
Room Rate: Standard Single, International House: $115.00 plus taxes and fees, One Bedroom Suite, International House: $155.00 plus taxes. **mention AFL2024 to receive the established room rate**
Individual reservations: call 403.220.3203 or email
More info about the hotel, including instructions on how to book in the room block, can be found at this link:

Overnight parking rate: $11 per day. Parking is available in the Art Parkade near International House (where the front desk is located). In and out privileges are available for those who bill their parking charges to their guest room. To obtain parking, please
inquire with the Front Desk staff during check-in. You will need to provide your license plate number, make of the car and province of registration. Parking rates are subject to change without notice.

Special Dietary Meals/Food Allergies
Please indicate on your registration form if you need special meals due to dietary restrictions or food allergies. Every attempt will be made to accommodate your request.

Safety Precautions
Safety protocols will be reviewed closer to the event start date. The AFL will clearly communicate these protocols once confirmed.

Email or call 780.483.3021 or 1.800.661.3995 for all enquiries.

More information is available at