VRA Ontario 2017 Fall Conference & Annual General Meeting

Friday, November 10 2017, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM [EST]

3550 Pharmacy Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada

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2. Review and Proceed

REGISTRATION

Member Partial Approval -$480.25

Cost: $425 + HST = $480.25. This rate is for VRA members only.

Non-Member Partial Approval - $565.00

Cost: $500 + HST = $565. For non-members.

Student Partial Approval -$84.75

Cost: $75 + HST = $84.75. This rate is applicable to students enrolled full time in a post-secondary program. Proof of enrollment (such as student ID card) will be required at the registration desk on-site.

Sponsor Partial Approval - Free

This fee is for sponsors who receive a complimentary pass. A code is required to unlock this fee. Please reach out to office@vracanadaon.com in order to retrieve this code.

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Event Information

Friday, November 10 2017, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM [EST]

About the Events

"New Paradigms: Mental Health in the Workplace"

Friday Nov 10

 

 

Start Time

End Time

Function

Speaker

8:00 AM

8:45 AM

Breakfast

 

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Opening  Remarks

Ravi Persaud, VRA Ontario President

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

Key Note Speaker

Stephane Grenier

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

Working with First Nations Clients/ Persons with Disabilities: What Service Providers Need to Consider

Shari St. Peter

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

Break

 

11:30 AM

12:15 PM

Government Relations Update

Viki Scott

12:15 PM

1:00 PM

VRA Ontario AGM & Lunch

 

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Ethics - Medical Marijuana

David Turner

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

Cognitive Accommodations in the Workplace

Nancy Gowan

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Break

 

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

PTSD and First Responders

Jennette Poole

4:00 PM

4:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Ravi Persaud / Jennifer Neill

 

 

*If you are attending the AGM ONLY, please register with the VRA Ontario office (office@vracanadaon.com). There is no cost to attend the AGM,  however lunch is not provided for non-paying attendees.

Groups of 5+ receive savings on registration, so reach out to VRA Ontario for more information! 

Conference registration refund policy:

Cancellation up to 2 weeks before conference: full refund, less a $100
Within 2 week or less of the conference: no refund provided

Please reach out to VRA Ontario directy to deal with any cancellations or refunds (office@vracanadaon.com). 

 

ACCOMMODATION

There are some hotel rooms available onsite at the BMO Learning Institute. In order to book a room, please call the front desk directly at 416-490-4300.

Nearby hotels:

Courtyard Marriott
7095 Woodbine Avenue
Markham, ON L3R 1A3
Click here for online booking
Contact number: 905-474-0444
*VRA ON does not have a special rate negotiated with this hotel, so you must book directly with them

Event Location

About the Organizer

Should you have any questions or concerns during your registration process, please reach out to the VRA Ontario office at office@vracanadaon.com or (647) 875-8046.

CONTACT ORGANIZER

Event Speakers

Nancy Gowan

President, Gowan Health Consultants and Gowan Consulting

Nancy Gowan is a registered Occupational Therapist and Certified Disability Management Professional with experience working in industrial rehabilitation, accommodation and stay at work planning.

Stéphane Grenier

Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired), Canadian Forces | Mental Health Innovator

Grenier retired as a Lieutenant Colonel with the Canadian Military after serving for just over 29 years. He participated in several Canadian missions overseas, most notably nine months in Rwanda in 19

Shari St. Peter

Executive Director at Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board (NPAAMB)

Working with First Nations Clients / Persons With Disabilities: what service providers need to consider

David Turner

Partner, Turner, A Human Resources Law Firm

David acts as counsel to management with respect to all aspects of Canadian employment and labour law.

Jennette Poole

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Viki Scott

President and Principal Consultant & Chief Lobbyist of Scott & Associates Inc.

Viki currently manages a successful National Consulting Firm of which provides solutions to Canadian based companies with at concentration in Labour Management Relations, Conflict Risk Management...