SportMedBC 2018 Annual General Meeting

Join us on Saturday October 27th from 9:00am – 12:00pm at Fortius Sport & Health in Burnaby for SportMedBC’s 2018 Annual General Meeting where we will look back at the past year and preview some of the exciting projects we're working on for next year. As a member of the provincial sport medicine and exercise science network of nearly 700 practitioners, your presence would be greatly appreciated.


*Please confirm your attendance for SportMedBC's 2018 AGM by filling out the registration form at the bottom of this page*


Guest Speakers

Presentation #1: Functional Dry Needling

Longtime SportMedBC Director and Sport Physiotherapist Marc Rizzardo will deliver a short presentation on Functional Dry Needling. With many athletes turning towards Dry Needling as a way of treating pain and restoring function,  Marc will discuss the results he has seen in patients and its growing adoption by athletes and professional sports teams.

Presentation #2: Training for Everest Base Camp

SportMedBC Vice Chair and Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Anthony Findlay talks about his experience at Everest Base Camp and the training and preparation that went into this once in a lifetime adventure. 


First Aid / CPR Recertification Course (CANCELLED)

Update: October 22, 2018

***Please be aware that the previously planned First Aid and CPR Recertification Course is cancelled due to low registration. the AGM, guest speaker presentations and networking session will go ahead as scheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.***


Some More Important Information


Director Nominations

Five Director terms expire at the October 27th AGM. If you are interested in being nominated for a position on the SportMedBC Board, please click on the Nomination Information link below.

Nomination Information

Voting Proxy Form

Special Resolutions

SportMedBC is hereby notifying members of the proposed Constitution and Bylaw Amendments that will be voted on at the upcoming AGM. You can review the document outlining the proposed changes here.

SportMedBC Constitution & Bylaw Amendments Notice and Summary of Changes

AGM Schedule




8:30am - 9:00am

AGM registration opens

Snacks and beverages (coffee, tea) provided courtesy of Game Changers Bistro. Voting card pick up - All proxies must be submitted by 9:00am.

9:00am - 10:30am

SportMedBC AGM

 Staff reports, Bylaw changes, elections

10:30am - 11:15am

Speaker Presentations

Marc Rizzardo

Sport Physiotherapist

Topic: Functional Dry Needling (10:30-10:50am)

Anthony Findlay

Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Topic: Training for Everest Base Camp (10:55-11:15am)

11:15am - 12:00pm

Networking break

 Lunch provided

12:00pm-3:00pm &


First Aid/CPR Recertification Course (Optional)



SportMedBC 2018 AGM Sign Up Form