2020 Little League Canada Regional Conference - Canmore Alberta




2020 Little League Canada Conference Online Registration

We are excited to invite you to this years Little League Canada Regional Conference hosted in beautiful Canmore Alberta. The conference will be held March 19-22, 2020 at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre.  

Schedule: See below for more detailed session schedule

March 19 

  • Arrival & Registration
  • Welcome Reception

March 20 & 21

  • Conference sessions

March 21

  • Celebration of Little League Banquet

March 22 

  • Departure

 

2020 Canada Conference Details

 

Registration:

$250.00/person

 

Delegate:

a Delegate is a person attending on behalf of a District, each District may send 2 Delegates, Travel Reimbursement to and from Canmore, 3 Nights Hotel Accommodation (Thursday, Friday, Saturday - Double Occupancy), if Delegates do not share a room, then 2nd room is at the expense of the Delegate, Thursday Night Welcome Reception, Friday Breakfast & Lunch, Saturday Breakfast, Lunch & Banquet, Delegate Welcome Package

 

Registrant:

a Registrant is a person wishing to attend the conference, the person may be from your District or a League, travel and hotel accommodation is at the expense of the Registrant, Thursday Night Welcome Reception, Friday Breakfast & Lunch, Saturday Breakfast, Lunch & Banquet, Registrant Welcome Package

 

Hotel:

Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre, Canmore, Alberta

 

Guests can reserve a room(s) on-line: http://coa.st/hev5 or by calling central reservations on 1.800.716.6199 and referring to group name “Little League Baseball” or group code: CCM-GFC 3427  The Group Guestroom Rate is $145 for a Comfort Queen Room (2 Queen beds) and $155 for a Comfort King Room (1 King bed)

 

Conference Registration:

 

You may register by going to http://www.littleleagueab.ca/  under registration choose 2020 Little League Canada Conference and follow instructions or you can follow this link 

https://www.rampregistrations.com/login?v3=549de0c3

Once you are logged in: "Register as participant"

"Choose Division" - Delegate or Registrant (* delegates must be approved by LLC and obtain a password) 

Once registered you will receive a confirmation email. 


Roundtable Schedule of Sessions

 *All Presenters and Times are subject to change.

Friday

 

9:00 AM - 9:25 AM

Welcome

9:30 AM - 10:15AM

The Future of Little League® Participation: An update new strategic tactics, goals, and plans to continue to create excitement and opportunity in the Little League program. Presenters: Liz DiLullo Brown, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer and Pat Wilson, Senior Vice President and Chief Program Operations Officer

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Health Break

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Technology Advancements: Understanding enhancements to the Little League Data Center, local league technology offerings, and the new Little League Rulebook App. Presenter: Andy Frederick, Senior Director of Information Services

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Social Media Uses and Best Practices

A discussion about the usage of Social Media for District and League Operations- Communications Department - Remote

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Evolving Little League World Series Selection and Development: Update on new umpire selection process for World Series and Regional Tournaments and additional information on umpire development initiatives. Presenters: Nick Caringi, Senior Director of Operations and Education and Brad Johnston, Canadian UIC

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Health Break

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Alternate Methods of Play: New, approved game modifications, district programming, and local league opportunities to bring more fun and excitement to the field. Presenter: Dan Velte, Senior Director of League Development and Regional Operations

3:30 PM -3:45 PM

Clear Room and set Roundtables*

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Roundtables Session #1

*Will need table numbers and assignments as well as moderators

Saturday

 

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Open Discussion: Question and answer session with President/Regional Director of Little League Canada. Presenter, Roy Bergerman

Review of Little League Canada Important Date Calendar - Handout

9:30 AM- 10:15 AM

An Update on the Challenger Division:

A discussion on the Challenger program in Canada including updates and best practices. Presenter: Sam Ranck, Director of Challenger

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Health Break

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Roundtable Session #2 - Pat Wilson

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Keeping the Little League Player First: How all Little League volunteers, parents, and staff members can lead while always thinking with a Players First mentality. Presenters: Liz DiLullo Brown, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer and Nick Caringi, Senior Director of Operations and Education

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

An Update on Softball Development:

A discussion on the Softball Program in Canada.  Brainstorm and share development ideas.  Presenter: Sara Thompson, Director of Softball

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Health Break

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Coach Education Workgroup:

A discussion about the needs of Leagues and District regarding coach training and a possible blueprint to address the needs. Presenter: Nick Caringi, Senior Director of Operations and Education

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Open Discussion: Question and answer session with Senior Vice President and Chief Program Operations Officer

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Closing remarks

 

Check back regularly for updates or changes. 

Updates

** Travel and Accommodations**

Registrants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation bookings.

Delegates will be contacted by a conference official to make arrangements once they have registered as a delegate for the conference. 

 

*Banquet Only $75.00*

Banquet only tickets will be available online for purchase Jan. 1, 2020

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