2017 Leaders & Innovators

The Connected Leader: Plugged in. Energized. Empowered.

We ensure you leave with highly relevant information, new practices and meaningful networking that are uniquely designed for you - the college administrator.

Share with colleagues from across Ontario for a refreshingly relevant, inspiring and practical experience. We’re not just “another” conference. This one matters.

Kingbridge Conference Centre & Institute, King City
June 26 & 27, 2017

 Monday, June 26: Keynotes 

“Plugged In: Focus on Ontario’s Political & Economic Landscape”
“Plugged In: Indigenous Education”
  
Linda Franklin

President & CEO
Colleges Ontario

 

 

Julie Bull

Award-wining Researcher and Educator
Research Methods Specialist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto and a sessional professor in the Indigenous Studies Program at the University of Toronto

Click here for complete bio.

PRESIDENTS' PANEL

Three leaders who have lived their careers and achieved notable success in the college system. Honest, insightful and inspiring, you’ll be glad you stayed for this panel.



 
George Burton, Ed.D.
President
Canadore College
Dr. Tony Tilly
President
Fleming College
Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan
President
Loyalist College

Concurrent Workshops

Workshops are uniquely designed for Ontario’s college administrators. Attend one or all of those designated workshops. All other workshops are open to anyone attending the conference.

NEW THIS YEAR is a “Chair’s Leadership Journey” for those interested in digging deeper with their academic colleagues.

Time Workshop Schedule
Additional sessions may be opened (some offered twice) depending on registration
Monday
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
A1
Mental Health

When it affects our own employees, colleagues– and bosses – what are our strategies?

Panelists: Lise Labine, HR Consultant; Ella Forbes-Chilibeck, Lawyer

A2
Labour Relations

Managing Support Staff and the collective agreement.

Speaker: Don Sinclair, CEO, College Employer Council

A3
Chair’s Leadership Journey

Maximize faculty performance

Facilitators: Barry Waite, Chair, Centennial College; Sue Wells, Chair, Child and Family Studies Department, Centennial College

Tuesday
8:30 am – 10:00 am
B1
Truth and Reconciliation

Supporting indigenous education within the Ontario College System

Facilitator: Carolyn Hepburn, Dean, School of Indigenous Studies and Academic Upgrading, Sault College

B2
Creating Teams that Excel:

How (and why) to boost support staff engagement

Speaker: Laurie Sanci, Coach and Organizational Consultant

B3
Chair’s Leadership Journey

Improve department culture

Facilitators: Mary Devine, Chair, School of Business, Accounting and Financial Services, Centennial College; Sue Wells, Chair, Child and Family Studies Department, Centennial College

Tuesday
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
C1
Career Success & Mobility in
Colleges


Panelists: Krista Pearson, Registrar, Algonquin College; Jordene Lyttle, Partner, Promeus Executive Search; Richard Peters, CA, Vice President, Finance and International, Canadore College

C2
Business Intelligence

Using Data to Inform Your Decisions

Presenters: Bryan Eburne, Manager, Fees, Curriculum and Reporting, Registrar's Office
Andrew Pridham, Academic Chair, Information and Communications Technology
Alanna McDonell, Director, Marketing

C3
Chair’s Leadership Journey

Support student success

Facilitators: Wanda Forsythe, Chair, School of Legal and Public Administration, Seneca College and Sue Wells, Chair, Child and Family Studies Department, Centennial College

Tuesday
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Creating Teams that Excel:

How (and why) to boost support staff engagement

Speaker: Laurie Sanci, Coach and Organizational Consultant

Post conference – OCASA
Chairs Network
Labour Relations

Managing with Academic Collective Agreements

Speaker: Peter McKeracher, Director, Academic – College Employer Council

Details of the workshop are available here.

Registration Fees

Non-members add $100

Full Conference with Accommodation (includes all sessions, meals, Gala)
Single Occupancy$795.00
Double Occupancy$710.00
Full Conference without Accommodation 
 $595.00
Day Rates 
Monday Only$350.00
Tuesday Only$350.00

 

        
Cancellation Policy

Conference fees and accommodations will be fully reimbursed prior to May 22, 2017. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THIS DATE. If you are unable to attend, you may substitute someone in your place. All cancellations and substitutions must be received in writing (email is accepted). Refunds will be processed after the conference.

Accommodation

OCASA will make all accommodation arrangements at the Kingbridge Centre on your behalf.

For full information about guest rooms, visit:
http://www.kingbridgecentre.com/facilities/guest-rooms/

Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis with availability guaranteed until May 23, 2017.

For more information

Contact: Diane Posterski
1-866-742-5429
diane [dot] posterski [at] ocasa [dot] on [dot] ca