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Past Conferences

View photos of past conferences:

2016 Revelstoke
(May 26 – May 29, 2016). Photos courtesy of Ron Welwood, Darren Durupt and Kip Wiley.

2015 Quesnel
(May 21, 2015–May 23, 2015). Photos courtesy of Darren Durupt and Ron Welwood.

2014 Cloverdale
(Jun 13, 2006–Jul 2, 2014). Photos courtesy of Elena Sanchez, Ellen Edwards (Surrey Historical Society) and Ron Welwood.

2013 Kamloops
(May 9, 2013–May 12, 2013). Photos courtesy of Derek Hayes.

2012 Campbell River
(May 3, 2012–May 10, 2012). Photos courtesy of Derek Hayes.

2011 Powell River
(May 5, 2011–May 25, 2011). Photos courtesy Ron Greene, Ken Welwood and Ron Welwood.

2010 Vancouver
(May 6, 2010–May 21, 2010).

2009 Nelson
(May 13, 2009–Sep 24, 2009). Photos by Alistair Fraser and others.

2008 New Westminster
(May 8, 2008–May 10, 2008)

2007 Victoria

May 25 – 28, 2017  |   Land, Water, People  |  Chilliwack, B.C.

BCHD Conference 2017 Chilliwack

About the Conference

The 2017 annual conference will take place May 25 – 28 in Chilliwack, BC.

The conference includes:

  • Workshops
  • Lectures
  • Field Trips
  • BCHF Annual General Meeting
  • BCHF Book Prize Gala Awards Banquet
  • Book Fair Social

Highlights

Keynote Address: Gwen Point, Chancellor, University of the Fraser Valley

Workshops:

  • Archives Boot Camp
  • Genealogy
  • Advocacy Working Dinner

Lecture Highlights:

  • Jane Watt and Neil Peters – Fraser River Flood History and Flood Management
  • Mark Smith – Director of Process BC Treaty Commission
  • Paul Ferguson – Chilliwack’s Military History
  • Jason Beck – British and Empire Commonwealth Games
  • Mark Mackenzie – The Role of the Federal Department of Public Works and Navigation on the Fraser River
  • Donald Luxton – Thomas Hooper, Architect
  • & more! Read Speaker Bios

Field Trip Highlights:

  • Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre tour
  • Hops farm and craft beer tasting tour
  • Heritage Chilliwack walking tour
  • Thomas Hooper presentation with Donald Luxton
  • Atchelitz Threshermen’s Association Museum Tour
  • & more!

Fees & Registration

Full Conference*

  • BCHF member: $250
  • Non-member: $275
  • Student: $225

One Day Conference*

  • BCHF member:$150
  • Non-member: $175
  • Student: $125

*Note: Workshop fees are additional.

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