Development and Information Sessions

We're pleased to offer development and information sessions for attendees interested in advancing their skills or expanding their knowledge base.

Scroll through the list of sessions below, and then sign up for the ones you'd like to attend.

Please note: our development sessions run concurrently with some of our resolutions debates.

Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.

Click here to read about the sessions we're offering
Lecture Theatre
NEW DELEGATES ORIENTATION SESSION Facilitated by Layne Clark
If this is your first BC NDP Convention, this session is a must-attend. Get prepped on all your Convention lingo and review the agenda with experienced delegates.
Lecture Theatre
CONSTITUTION INFORMATION SESSION Facilitated by Rachel Roy
Since 2017, the BC NDP has banned big money in politics, and federal and municipal election legislation has changed. This Convention is our opportunity to update our BC NDP constitution to reflect these changes, modern progressive language, consistency with the federal NDP constitution, and more. This session is your opportunity to get your questions about the proposed constitutional amendments answered by legal counsel before the Party and Constitutional Affairs resolutions on Saturday.
Lecture Theatre
#CONTENT: THE WORKSHOP Facilitated by Heather Libby and Karl Hardin
Think you have your social media basics down? Great! Now, it’s time to level up. In this fun, interactive workshop we’ll run through our 10 commandments of content, and share tips and tricks to make your stories pop in overcrowded timelines and newsfeeds and find the best times and places to post.
Oak Bay Room
DONOR ACQUISITION AND MAKING A PERSONAL CONNECTION Facilitated by Dan Coulter and Emil Hadad
Growing your list and converting leads into engaged donors is key to successful fundraising. Learn how and where to find people to build your fundraising lists and how to convert supporters to active donors through person-to-person connection.
Oak Bay Room
THE SUPPORTER JOURNEY: ENGAGE YOUR LIST AND WIN Facilitated by Brenton Walters and Rebecca McNeil
You've got a list of supporters and their emails and phone numbers. Now, what do you do with them? This development session will show you how to use digital tools and media to engage those contacts then convert them into donors and activists. We’ll help you to think ambitiously, act practically and make sure your digital strategy is preparing you for success come the next election.
Oak Bay Room
BATTLEGROUNDS: HOW WE WIN THE NEXT TIER OF SEATS Facilitated by Tania Jarzebiak and Karl Riley
How do we win? Learn from organizers about what it takes to win in a tight race, and where to focus now. This is a must-attend session for battleground constituencies.
Lecture Theatre
ELECTION LESSONS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY Facilitated by Matt Chambers and Alisma Perry
Hear about the best practices and new strategies that led New Democrats to official opposition in Manitoba and Ontario, effective targeting messages, and how a made-in-BC tool helped shape the federal campaign.
Lecture Theatre
BUILDING SAFER SPACES: THE BC NDP ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY Facilitated by Heather Stoutenburg
We’re committed to building welcoming campaigns and a culture of inclusivity, free from harassment. Come and learn about the BC NDP’s updated anti-harassment policy: how it works and how to use it.

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Choose one development session from each section

New Delegate Information Session | Friday afternoon and Saturday morning
Constitution Information Session | Friday evening
Saturday Development Sessions | Saturday 3:15pm to 4:30pm
Sunday Development Sessions | Sunday 9:40am to 10:55am
Sunday Development Sessions (continued) | Sunday 11:40am to 12:55pm

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