Kiwanians from Latin America enjoying a chat before heading to the opening session.

Convention schedule


The 2013 Kiwanis International convention will be held June 27 through 30 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Download the Kiwanis Vancouver convention program.

To view the complete, most up-to-date schedule, consult the online scheduling tool. If you plan to be a delegate for your club, please fill out the certificate of election of club delegates and alternates to the Kiwanis International convention.

Convention highlights:

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 

Registration desk,  7 a.m.–6 p.m.

Afternoon: Pre-convention positional training (by invitation only)

Late afternoon: Opening reception in the exhibit hall, 4–6 p.m.


Thursday, June 27, 2013 

Morning: Opening session, 8:30 a.m. in Halls A & B (doors open at 7:30 a.m.)

Lunchtime: Leadership Luncheon (ticketed event), 12–1:30 p.m.

Afternoon: Workshops start at 2 p.m.


Friday, June 28, 2013 

Morning: 

  • Walk for the Global Campaign for Children, registration begins at 7 a.m
  • Workshops start at 10 a.m.


Afternoon: Business session, 1:30 p.m. in Halls A & B (doors open at 12:30 p.m.)

Early evening: 

  • Key Club and CKI Alumni Dinner (ticketed event), 5:30–7:30 p.m.
  • Foundation Honors Reception (ticketed event), 6–8 p.m


Evening: Superstar concert, The Midtown Men (ticketed event), 8:30 p.m.


Saturday, June 29, 2013 

Morning: 

  • Faith and Humor Breakfast (ticketed event), 7–8:30 a.m. 
  • Workshops start at 9 a.m


Lunchtime:The Eliminate Luncheon (ticketed event), 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Afternoon: Closing session, 2:00 p.m. in Halls A & B, (doors open at 1 p.m.)