2023 Conference & AGM

June 2nd & 3rd 2023

Lou Soppit Community Centre Rocky Mountain House

Conference 2022

Supporting excellence in civilian governance and oversight of police services in Alberta by providing our members and potential members, with an enjoyable opportunity to learn and network.

We invite all those participating in community policing oversight to attend!

Along with a schedule filled with Educational Presentations and Round-table sessions, we have prepared the following Entertaining Events:

Friday 3:45pm to 5pm: Army Unit Portable Medical Station & RCMP Helicopter!  (Interactive tours).

Thursday or Saturday Evening or Guest Daytime on-your-own Experiences!

Friday Evening Gala Banquet Extraordinaire, with Social Distancing!

Networking Reception event with Beer, Spirits & Mocktail TASTINGS by local distillers/brewers, local student musicians, and artist creations while you watch, silent auction, Keynote Speaker Tad Milmine, Carved Roast Beef, Wine Lemon Cod, or Quinoa supper with wine!  Test your BAC with Breathalyzers during the evening.


WestJet has provided a Discount Code for those of you wishing to fly into Edmonton;

5% off Econo or 10% off Premium!

Enter Coupon Code P13FO24 in the search screen.

Program Highlights

This presentation shares Constable Tad Milmine’s heart-breaking childhood of being confined to a basement for twelve years while holding onto the dream of wanting to be a Police Officer.

Presented by Cst. Tad Milmine, M.O.M.

Police agencies and governing bodies worldwide face complexities never imagined by their peers of the past. We’ll seize the moment by exploring how police governing bodies can apply innovative evidence-based decision-making strategies and change management initiatives to better support police services and the diverse communities they serve.
Presented by Dr. Doug Abrahamson

Reviewing the powers of oversight Commissions have with the service and internal oversight for commissioners.

Presented by Solicitor General’s Office

An alternative avenue the citizens of Alberta have to report & resolve certain illegal activity occurring at properties in their community.

Presented by Karen Stenberg, SCAN Investigator

Body Worn Cameras; Evidence & Impact

How they will help and the challenges faced

Presented by Ron Anderson, Chief Innovation & Technology Officer, Edmonton Police Service

Public Complaint Director Role for PACs

How can we successfully have a Public Complaint Director?   Can communities share a Public Complaint Director?

Presented by the Provincial Public Complaint Director, Office of the Solicitor General

Public Engagement (Citizen & Youth)

How to engage the Community in the Policing and Governance & Oversight process

Presented by Edmonton PACE (Police And Community Engagement)

Automated Vehicles & Challenges to Policing

How the future of autonomous vehicles may affect policing.  Opportunity for idea-sharing.

Presented by Jason Kuo & Stephanie Atkin with Carrier & Vehicle Safety AB Dept. of Transportation


Friday April 29th

5pm Networking

6:30pm Dinner

7:30pm Keynote Speaker


Local Micro-breweries, Distilleries, and Mocktails (tasting tickets provided) featuring:

  • Endeavour & Half-Hitch Brewing Companies (several kinds of Beer)
  • Black Diamond Distilleries (Vodka, Gin & Whiskey) + Black Diamond Mocktails

Intoxicated? Alberta Sheriff’s Alcohol & Drug Recognition unit + Kerry Blake, Provincial Breath Testing Coordinator, will administer for you to check your BAC throughout the evening!

Local Artists & Silent Auction: bid to take your choice of Artwork home or bid on a sampler basket from our tasting providers!

Buffet Dinner includes:

  • Choice of White or Red wine
  • Choice of Carved Alberta Braised Beef w/Mushrooms. Shallot & Smokey Bacon, or Seared Cod draped with White Wine and Charred Lemon Cream, or Quinoa Pilaf Vegetarian option
  • Salad, herb + brown butter baby potatoes, wild rice, and roasted vegetables
  • Cheesecake

Music from 5pm to 7:30pm includes local youth musicians

Keynote Speaker Presentation:   Cst. Tad Milmine “Bullying Ends Here”

Bus to Best Western Plus (8:30pm to 10:30pm, every 30 minutes from the Kinsman Club)

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

7:30am to 8:30am, Saturday April 30th.    A representative from ALL AAPG Members and Associate Members should attend.

AGM Agenda will include voting on a revision to AAPG Bylaws and Election of AAPG Board members.

**Click On LINKs below to view documents


This year our conference venue will be located at the St. Albert Kinsman Club, combined with off-site hotel selected as the Best Western Plus.  Shuttle will be provided between the Venue and the Hotel. 

Receive Superior Service, Style and Value at Best Western Plus, the Inn at St. Albert, rated the #1 in St. Albert hotels by guests on TripAdvisor. The Hotel is located in the heart of St. Albert making it easy to explore local attractions and fare, such as the nearby Central Social Hall for drinks or late-night dining, when not in the Conference. The hotel offers Family Suites, so bring your family along to play in the pool! (Be sure to add-on your significant other as a Banquet guest during registration).  

Block of reserved rooms are NOW CLOSED.  All rooms include daily breakfast.

Best Western Plus | P. 780-470-3800   ***Shuttle to Conference venue is from this location

Standard Double $119 + applicable fees & taxes

King Executive Suite – $139 + applicable fees & taxes

Jet-tub or Family Suite – $189 + applicable fees & taxes

Holiday Inn Express (optional choice = drive on your own to Conference Venue) | P. 587-290-1837

Standard – Queen Room $95 + applicable fees & taxes

Deluxe – $105 + applicable fees & taxes

Pricing &  Registration


March 1, 2022 rate is $275 for Members and $350 for Non-Members

Not a Member, but would like to attend?  Join AAPG and enjoy LOW 1st year Conference registration!

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