2024 Annual General Meeting

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Event Details

The 72nd annual general meeting (AGM) for COPA will be held on June 09, 2024 between 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EDT at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (9280 Airport Rd, Mount Hope, Ont.). Doors open at 9:30 a.m. For members attending in person, we strongly recommend arriving by 9:00 a.m. to ensure we are able to start within a timely manner.

The AGM is free and open to all COPA members in good standing. Advance registration is requested no later than June 07, 2024 to ensure sufficient seating and for meal planning.

Lunch and museum tours
Lunch will be served to attendees from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Additionally, tours of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Please register for these tours when signing up for the AGM.

For members driving to the AGM
For those driving-in, there are no parking fees.

Flying in to the AGM?
The Hamilton Airport has agreed to reduce the landing fees by 50% of the regular rate and COPA has arranged a very limited number of parking spots at Onward Aviation FBO for COPA members. To take advantage of this you will need to register your aircraft registration with COPA in advance of the AGM. You must register your aircraft by Thursday June 6, 2024, and parking spots will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. Please send an email to: copa@copanational.org with your name, aircraft type, aircraft registration, and COPA member number, and planned ETA.

Beyond the limited reserved parking, there may be additional parking at Onward Aviation, or the other FBO at the airport (Hamilton Jetport). They will not be part of the COPA secured spots and you will be charged for the parking/handling fees ($65.00 at Onward Aviation). Pilots that have not secured one of the COPA organized parking spots at Onward Aviation are strongly encouraged to call the intended FBO directly to let them know you are arriving.

Please note that there is no 100LL aviation fuel available at CYHM.

An alternative to flying into CYHM is to fly to Brantford (CYFD). There are no landing fees or ramp/handling fees there and the Brantford Flight Centre sells 100LL fuel. However, it is approximately a 40-minute drive from the Brantford airport to the museum in Hamilton. Taxis and Ubers are available.

Questions related to flying-in can be directed to externalrelations@copanational.org.

Cannot attend in person?

Live streaming of the AGM will be available online. Questions and comments you would like to see discussed can be added to the livestream chat or emailed to copa@copanational.org by June 07, 2024 at 5

Voting is NOT available to those attending online, but you may designate a proxy to vote on your behalf. The designated member must be attending the AGM in person. If not attending in person, you can still make your voice heard by designating a proxy. Complete and submit the proxy form before 5:00 pm EDT on Saturday June 8, 2024 . Proxies received after the deadline will not be valid.