The Opening of the 100th AGM of the Professional Institute

The Opening of the 100th AGM of the Professional Institute 

On Friday, November 8, 2019, AGM Chair Sean O’Reilly called the 100th  Annual General Meeting to order with a warm welcome to the more than 650 delegates.


Julie Gagnon, AGM Coordinator and Recording Secretary, Sean O’Reilly, AGM Chair, and Stéphanie Fréchette, Parliamentarian

The assembly observed a moment of silence to honour members who had passed away since the previous AGM. Pursuant to a resolution at the 2014 AGM, delegates proudly stood at attention for the Canadian National Anthem. 

As delegates prepared for business, the Chair reviewed the rules of procedure and the new Code of Respect and led the delegates through the initial items on the agenda, including the disposition of the 2018 AGM resolutions.

Members not attending the Annual General Meeting are able to view live broadcasts of key AGM events such as President Debi Daviau’s address to the delegates, and keynote speakers, Dr. David Coletto, CEO, Abacus Data, and Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress. 

These AGM high points will also be recorded and available on the site for later viewing by members. Links to these broadcasts will be available on our Home page at under News or on the AGM page at