Minutes – Jan 12, 2015

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Students Association

Meeting Minutes

Monday January 12, 2015



The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order by Loryn at 12:30 pm in the BPK Conference Room


In Attendance:

Loryn, Ashly, Joyce, Megan, Kirstin, Josh, Steven M, Ran, Matt, Garveen, Steven O, Sam, Ian, Erina


Open Issues:


Clubs Days

  • Tuesday and Wednesday of this week
  • Matt has sent the schedule out for shifts
  • MAKE SURE TO ATTEND SHIFTS. If you can’t attend, let someone know
  • Table 81 in the AQ; those who are setting up, ask Laurie to let you into the storage room and make sure to get everything necessary (i.e cash box, banner, inventory if selling anything)
  • Advertise BPK Career Night as much as possible!


Kin Cup

  • Potential Date: February 20th or 27th from 5:30-7:30 pm; need to figure out the date soon so we can let the faculty know
    • Date depends on when we can book the gym; Loryn will look into this
  • Can also project both dates to faculty to see what works for them; Steven will send an update for glen


Clothing: New Design

  • We formerly decided to add a new design for clothing, which was the lungs
  • New design for the clothing is the lungs features more vocab
  • maybe bring up more of SFU BPK to make the trachea more prominent
  • bring U and K up to the top of the lungs; and add more vocab in the available space


Career Event

  • Class Promotions
    • Matt & Erina did BPK 305; Loryn will send out schedule again for reminder of what is left
  • Opening speech
    • Tibbits won’t be able to do it this year; Cheri is working on asking another member of the BPK Faculty
  • Draw Prizes
    • $20 starbucks gift cards (5), one $50 Metrotown gift card, hand out clothing as draw prizes
  • Need Volunteers for the event
    • Set Up & Registration
      • Need volunteers to help set up (@3:30 pm) & sign people in (4:00-5:00 pm) for the event
        • Possibly Kirstin, Ashly, Ran (will confirm with Loryn)
      • Garveen will watch the registration during breakout session 2 (Med and PT)
      • Ian will sit out on breakout session 1 (KIN and Dentistry) and watch registration
      • Can turn registration into a clothing selling booth afterwards
    • Food security (for the entire event)
      • Just like last year, give attendees tickets & name tags
        • Can rip ticket in half and the students attending will have to show their ticket in order to get food
        • Kirstin, Loryn, Megan will be food security from 6:10-6:30 pm
        • Steven, Erina, and Sam will be food security from 6:30-6:50 pm
        • Dinner will be served after the first breakout session from 6:10 pm to 6:50 pm
        • BCIT exhibitors are no longer coming; food can now be put in the centre
      • Breakout Sessions:
        • Executives attending breakout sessions to ask icebreaker questions are as follows:
          • KIN (5:30-6:10 pm): Kirstin, Megan
          • Dentistry (5:30-6:10 pm): Loryn, Ran
          • Med (6:55-7:35 pm): Loryn, Joyce
          • Physiotherapy (6:55-7:35 pm): Steven M, Megan, Erina
        • Lab Tours:
          • Lab Tours start at 3:30
          • Leaders: Ian, Shaila, Jake, Garveen
          • Garveen & Ian will be signing lab tour attendees in at 3 pm in the BPK seminar room
          • Lab Tours signs from the Kickoff are in Darleens office or the storage room
        • Exhibitors:
          • Erina will work on signs we can put up at the end of saywell hall to direct exhibitors to the saywell hall atrium


Speaker Series

  • Professors we would like to contact for this:
    • Charles Krieger, Dave Clarke, Peter Ruben, Tom Claydon, Victoria Claydon, Matt White, Steven Robinovitch, Max Donelan, James Wakeling Tony Leyland
    • If you are in the class of one of these professors or if you work with one of them, ask them if they are interested
    • Can talk about their research interests or topics in their field of research



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Loryn at 1:30 pm in the BPK Conference Room. The next meeting will be held on Monday January 19th, 2015 in the BPK Conference Room at 12:30 pm.


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