2020 Little League Canada Regional Conference - Canmore Alberta

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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.  

Hello Registrants,


"Leading the Way between the Calgary Airport and the Canadian Rockies for over two decades, Banff Airporter is the first choice of scheduled transportation.


Banff Airporter offers a scheduled service which departs 11x a day between Calgary Airport and Canmore Coast Hotel. Receive a 15% discount by clicking  [www.banffairporter.com/book]www.banffairporter.com/book  Proceed through the reservation and type - LITTLELEAGUE - in the Promo Code section on the final payment page. To ensure availability, please reserve your seat as soon as possible, the very latest a week prior to your travel date.


And then, sit back and enjoy the view as their driver escorts you through the beauties of the Canadian Rockies. See you in Canmore!"


To find the shuttle at the airport follow this link for directions. We are located between exit doors 5 & 6, area B at main domestic arrivals, close to Tim Horton's.  


2020 Canada Conference Details


Roundtable Schedule of Sessions

 *All Presenters and Times are subject to change.

Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre - Canmore, Alberta

*All Presenters and Times are subject to change.

**  Thursday March 19th 7:00pm -11:00pm  LLC Pub Night & Silent Auction - Snacks will be served  *CASH BAR*

Friday March 20th


9:00 AM - 9:25 AM


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 - 10:30AM

Health Break

10:30 AM - 11:00AM

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


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 *Will need table numbers and assignments as well as moderators

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Roundtables Session #1


Friday Night Banquet at Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre

Cocktails at 7:00pm - Dinner to follow at 7:30 pm - **CASH BAR**


Saturday March 21st


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


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. 


** 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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