Summer Conference

June 2, 3, and 4, 2017
Radisson Hotel Winnipeg
288 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Eventbrite - River City Summer Conference 2017


All A.A. / Al-Anon meetings are OPEN. All are welcome to attend!

The River City Summer Conference (formerly Back to Basics Summer Conference), has been in operation since 2010 with a rotating committee of volunteers. This annual conference is held in Winnipeg, Manitoba in an effort to carry the message of recovery to the alcoholic who still suffers. Programming such as guest speakers, workshops, and panel are provided throughout the weekend for members of Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon and other guests. This event is open to the public and all enquiries are welcome.

  • Special Guest A.A. Speakers
  • Special Guest Al-Anon Speaker
  • A.A. Recovery and Inventory Panels
  • Relationship Panel
  • Call-up meetings Friday June 2nd and Saturday June 3rd
  • Dance Saturday June 3rd
  • ASL will be available for all meetings in Ambassador A


  • 6:30 PM Registration opens on 11th Floor of the Radisson Downtown
  • 8:00 PM A.A. Speaker - Mildred F. (from Toronto, ON)
  • 10:00 PM A.A. Call-Up Meeting with Al-Anon Participation


  • 8:30 AM Registration opens on 11th Floor of the Radisson Downtown
  • 9:30 AM A.A. Speaker - John G. (from Winnipeg, MB)
  • 11:00 AM A.A. Recovery Panel - “The 12 Steps”
  • Noon Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:30 PM “A.A. "Step 4 Inventory" Panel
  • 2:45 PM Al-Anon Speaker - Donna G. (from Winnipeg, MB)
  • 4:00 PM “Relationship” Workshop - John & Donna G.
  • 5:00 PM Break for Supper (on your own)
  • 5:30 PM Banquet (optional banquet ticket required - details on registration page)
  • 7:30 PM Opening Announcements / Sobriety Countdown
  • 8:00 PM A.A. Speaker - Peter M. (from Cannes, France)
  • 10:00 PM A.A. Call-Up Meeting with Al-Anon Participation
  • 9:45 - 1 AM Dance


  • 10:00 AM A.A. Speaker - Brent M. (from Virden, MB)
  • Door Prize Draw
  • Conference Closing


Radisson Downtown

288 Portage Avenue

Contact the Radisson for the Special $139/Night Conference Room Rate

Mention that you are attending the “River City Summer Conference” to be eligible!

Please book early, limited rooms available.

For reservations or more information to accommodate your needs, please contact:
204-956-0410 dial 1 for the Reservation Office during regular business hours.

Download a copy of the poster.