OPSOA Annual Conference 2015


2015 Conference Information at a Glance

Dates:

Thursday, April 9th - Friday April10th, 2015

Location:

Hilton Toronto Hotel

Theme:

Leading Change

 

Program:

Coming Soon

Conference Cost:

OPSOA Members
Full Conference: $610.20 ($540.00 + $70.20 hst)
One day (Thursday or Friday): $305.10 ($270 + $35.10 hst)
President's Dinner (Thursday night): $96.05 ($85 + $11.05 hst)

Alumni Members
Full Conference: $169.50 ($150 + $19.50 hst)
Lunch and AGM: $28.25 ($25 + $3.25 hst)
Lunch only: $28.25 ($25 + $3.25 hst)
President's Dinner (Thursday night): $96.05 ($85 + $11.95 hst)

Non-Members
Full Conference: $672.35 ($595 + $77.35 hst)
No option for one day


CONFERENCE CANCELLATION POLICY

EFFECTIVE APRIL 1 2010
FOR CANCELLATIONS RECEIVED LESS THAN 72 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE EVENT,
CANCELLATION FEE OF $25 FOR ALL 1 DAY EVENTS
CANCELLATION FEE OF $50 FOR MULTI DAY EVENTS TO COVER THE COSTS OF GUARANTEED MINIMUMS

Agenda:


Thursday, April 09, 2015
8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
O'Canada
Aboriginal Greeting
"Leading Change – What Does This Mean in the 21st Century?"
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Keynote Address
Gordon Stein, Head of Enterprise & Education Markets
Apple Canada
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. OPSOA Showcase - Carousel of OPSOA Change Leaders
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Dr. Steven Katz , Director
Aporia Consulting Ltd.
"What are we Learning about S.O. Learning?" - Panel of Supervisory Officers
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Session
Equity Committee: Cecil Roach, Susan Edwards, Carol Speers, Linda Knight, Camille Taylor, Peter Joshua
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Regional Meetings
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. President's Reception
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. President's Dinner and Awards
9:00 - 10:30 p.m. Hospitality Suite
 
 
Friday April 10, 2015
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Ministry Official
Reflections
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Jennifer Riel
Academic Director, Integrative Thinking Program
Rotman School of Management
- Panel of Supervisory Officers
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. AGM
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Reflections and Closing
   

 

Keynote Speakers:










On-Line Conference Registration:.


OPSOA Members

All OPSOA Members have been sent an email with instructions on how to register via your Personal Web page. If you have not received an email or have misplaced it please contact Kathy Sanford and one will be sent to you. Call 905-845-7003 or click Kathy@opsoa.org


Not an OPSOA Member?

Non OPSOA Members can register online for the Annual Conference by clicking: Register Online - Coming Soon.
During the registration process you can pay by Credit Card or you may pay by cheque prior to April 11, 2014.

On-Line Hotel Registration: Click Here

Opening the 2012 Symposium

 

Important Notes:

  • Book by March 9th to reserve your room!
  • Please note that you are responsible for making your own hotel reservation.
  • The cost of the hotel is NOT included in the Symposium Fee.


Location:

Hilton Toronto
145 Richmond Street West,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5H 2L2
Tel: +1-416-869-3456


Room Rate:

$205.00 to $235.00 per night.


 

About the Hotel:

The Hilton Toronto Hotel is lose to Toronto Union station and only 40 minutes from Pearson International Airport (YYZ), this Toronto hotel is connected to the Toronto PATH system, making getting around easy. The 17 miles of connecting tunnel not only ensures easy access around the city but is home to the world's largest underground shopping space, offering over 1,200 outlets.

Spacious downtown Toronto hotel rooms at the Hilton Toronto hotel have oversized desks for working comfort, WiFi and spectacular city views to enjoy over a drink – the CN Tower is visible from many rooms.


 

 



Our 2015 Sponsors and Exhibitors

We'd like to thank our Sponsors and Exhibitors for contributing to the success of the 2015 OPSOA Annual Conference.


Corporate Sponsors:

Apple Canada
IBM Canada
Keel Cottrelle LLP


Corporate Exhibitors

Aramark Canada Ltd.
Maplewood Computing
Maximus K-12 Education
Ontario Principals' Council
Pearson Canada
SRB Education Solutions Inc.
Ultimate Discovery Coaching, Training & Consulting

Our 2015 Planning Committee

We'd like to thank the Planning Committee for all their hard work planning and preparing the 2015 OPSOA Annual Conference.

Name
Board/Organization
Joy Badder President-Elect, OPSOA
David Coombs Upper Canada DSB
Rauda Dickinson Alumni Member
Ina Fournier Peel DSB
Mag Gardner Hamilton-Wentworth DSB
Leila Girdhar-Hill Toronto DSB
Peter Joshua Hamilton-Wentworth DSB
Warren Kennedy OPSOA Executive Director
Terry Lyons Greater Essex County DSB
Nadira Persaud Toronto DSB
Kathy Sanford OPSOA
Frank Wiley Ottawa-Carleton DSB