Programming

We invite all CA Members to get involved and participate with the SOCA 2017 Convention Programming Committee

All interested parties please contact programming@socaconvention.org


Our 2017 SOCA Convention Program

Main Program Room – Admiral Ballroom (3rd Fl.)
Friday, October 20, 2017
Time Program Chairperson
5:00 pm Convention Doors Open Registration
8:00 pm Opening Ceremonies Paul H. (SOCA 2017 Chair)
8:15 pm Friday Keynote: Carl W. (Pomona, CA)  Shanna P.
9:30 pm Entertainment:  Ashley B.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time Program Chairperson
8:15 am – 8:45 am  Yoga  Christie G.
8:50 am – 9:30 am  Meditation  Parthi T.
10:00 am – 10:45 am Local Speaker: Kelly F.  Rui L.
11:00 am – 11:45 am Co_Anon Speaker: Penny-Claire T.  Aakil A.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm  Step Workshop: Theresa F. & Carl W.  Glenn K.
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm  Local Speaker: Andrea B.  Allison B.
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm  Local Speaker: Andrew B.  Christopher N.
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm H & I Speaker: Sheri Murphy: Volunteer Coordinator, Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Detention Centre Rick T.
5:30 pm Banquet Doors Open
5:45 pm BANQUET  Grace: Keith M.
7:30 pm  Reception
8:15 pm Live Auction
Raffle Draw / Silent Auction
Auctioneer: Bill W.
9:00 pm *Saturday Keynote: Theresa F. (Los Angeles, CA)  Paul H.
10:15 pm Sobriety Countdown  Ashley B.
11:00 pm Dance Party!  DJ Pavle N.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time Program Chairperson
10:00 am
11:30 am Closing Ceremonies by 2018 Incoming SOCA Chair  Rui L.
11:45 am *Sunday Keynote: Jason S. (Montreal, PQ) Kim C.
*Speakers and Workshops will be recorded by SOCA Archives Committee Member, Brad K. and will be made available on this website after the convention.
Hospitality Room: Suite 300

Marathon Meetings Room – Rain Dance Rm (4th Fl.)

Each CA Group presents its regular meeting format to showcase how they carry the message to the addict who still suffers.
Friday, October 20, 2017
Time CA Group Name City
5:00 pm Phoenix Group Toronto, ON
6:00 pm SNL Toronto, ON
7:00 pm Final Straw Toronto, ON
10:30 pm Cross the Line NewMarket, ON
11:30 pm Inspired Spirits Montreal, PQ
12:30 am No Rock On Brock Pickering, ON
Saturday, October 21, 2016
Time CA Group Name City
9:00 am Naturally High Park Toronto, ON
11:00 am Breaking the Cycle Windsor, ON
4:00 pm First Toronto Toronto, ON
6:00 pm All or Nothing Mississauga, ON
11:00 pm CA Action Hamilton, ON
12:00 am Oshawa Muckers Oshawa, ON
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time CA Group Name City
9:00 am Halifax Group Halifax, NS
10:00 am Freedom Friday Barrie, ON
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