Inductee Luncheon at the Annual Conference

Note: Due to uncertainty concerning COVID-19, the ABCFP will not be hosting an in-person Inductee Luncheon in 2022 as part of our annual forestry conference and AGM. The 2022 conference and AGM will be held online, as will recognition of inductees.
Please check back in November for more information.

When Will I Be An Inductee?

Inductees and valedictorians are determined by the ABCFP fiscal year, December 1 to November 30.

Inductee Eligibility Requirements:
Trainees who have completed all of the ABCFP's registration requirements within the fiscal year:

When and Where is the Annual Conference?

The annual conference is held typically in February each year in a different BC city:

Completed Eligibility Requirements Attend Inductee Luncheon Location
December 1, 2019 to November 30, 2020 2021 Annual Conference Virtual
December 1, 2020 to November 30, 2021 2022 Annual Conference Virtual
December 1, 2021 to November 30, 2022 2023 Annual Conference Prince George

How to Register

Registration information is available on the conference website.

Inductee FAQs

1a. I completed my registration requirements between December 1 and the date of the upcoming AGM. Why can't I be inducted?
The ABCFP fiscal year runs from December 1 to November 30. All annual reporting is based on these dates.
We need the months leading up to the AGM to prepare our reports. If you were to attend, we are unable to count you in any of the reports.

1b. But I live near the location of the conference, can you make an exception?
If you reside in close proximity to the location of the conference, you and your guests may attend the ceremony if you prefer, however we will not be able to include you in any of the reporting.
Note: by attending, you will not be considered for valedictorian for the following year. You must contact the registration department to request an exception.

2. Who can be a valedictorian?
Valedictorians are based on the highest combined average passing mark on the first attempt of all three exam modules (1b, 4b, and 4d). All trainees who meet the eligibility requirements will be considered.

3. I'm eligible to be inducted this year, however I cannot attend. Can I attend next year?
Yes, you may attend the following year, but you will not be included in any of the reporting and you will not be considered for valedictorian. You must contact the registration department to request a deferral.

4. I was unable to attend the ceremony in my year of eligibility.  Can I attend this year?
If you were unable to attend in the year of your eligibility, you may ask to be included in a subsequent year permitted there is space. 
Note: if you attend you will not be included in any of the reporting and you will not be considered for valedictorian. You must contact the registration department to request a deferral.