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Welcome to Haiku Canada

Vancouver Conference Agenda

Saint John's conference accomodations
Saint John's conference registration
Betty Drevniok Award 2012
Haiku Creativity with Emiko
Montreal 2010 Conference Schedule
Montreal 2010 Conference Registration and Accomodation Information
Betty Drevniok Award 2009
Haiku Canada Vancouver 2009
Betty Drevniok Award 2007 and 2008 -- Important Deadline Changes
Betty Drevniok Award Results 2006
A Tribute to Marianne Bluger
Join Haiku Canada
About Haiku Canada
Haiku Canada Photo Gallery
Read about Haiku Canada's 25th Anniversary in 2002

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Friday May 19th
3pm-5pm    registration

5pm-6pm    break for dinner (set up book room)

6pm-6:15    formal Greeting and housekeeping

6:15-6:30    announcements by DeVar

6:30-9:30    wine and cheese, readings, and workshopping

9:30-10:00  break before renku party

10pm- ?      renku with Marshall and Karen

Saturday May 20th
7am-8:30    early renku

8:30-10:30   catered breakfast

9:00-9:45    Keynote address: Promoting haiku around the world featuring highlights from the Vancouver Cherry Blosson Festival by Vicki McCullough, Carole Macrury and Michael Dylan Welch.

9:45-10:45  Haiku Canada Annual General Meeting

11:00-12:30 ginko to Nitobe Gardens

12:30-2:00   free time for lunch

2:00-2:45     news clip and kukai in courtyard and mingle

2:45-3:15     Howard Lee Kilby on Zen in Paris
3:15 - 3:45  Mariko Kitakubo dance performance

3:45-4:00 Skit by Heather Isaacson and Joyce Taylor

4:30-5pm     book room

5:00-6:30     break for dinner

6:30-7:10     Marshall on translations

7:10pm- 7:30pm  Carmen Sterba "Rearview Mirror" reading both haiku and haibun      

7:30-8pm     Dr. Kozue Uzawa on Syllables in English Tanka

8:00-8:30     Allan Brown on the story in haiku

8:30-10:00    readings and workshopping

10pm - ?      renku with Karen and Marshall
Sunday May 21st
7am-8:30     early morning renku

8:30 am - 10:00 am bookroom, auction tables, mingle 

10:00-10:15  Betty Drevniok results, 50/50 draw, silent auction,
raffle, blind auction results

10:15-11:15 "Mariko Kitakubo and Amelia
Fielden, bilingual tanka performance".

11:15-12:15 Michael Dylan Welch on the moment in haiku

12:15-12:30 Closing and goodbyes by DeVar to those
                   who are leaving

12:30-2pm   break for lunch

2:15-2:30    meet in parking lot to drive or bus to VanDusen

3pm-5pm    ginko of VanDusen

5pm-7pm    dinner at VanDusen

7pm- ?        drive around Vancouver or back for Wreck

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