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Join us for a dynamic (2)-day program of collaboration, knowledge-sharing and planning with experts and leaders of innovation and best practices in the field of Elder Abuse prevention and intervention, designed to foster optimized networking opportunities and facilitated discussions. We invite you to help us spread the word, to your colleagues, network and friends, using the HASHTAG: #EAOProvConf2015.
For the November 3rd Symposium– “Bringing Voices Together”, EAO is inviting decision-makers (Executive Directors, CEO’s and Board Chairs) of provincial senior-serving organizations for a day of innovative dialogue and idea exchange between peers. In response to an overwhelming number of requests from community stakeholders wishing to audit the day, EAO is adding a limited number of seats.
Join us as we celebrate the work being done in the service of Ontario Seniors and participate in:
The November 4th Conference – AGING WELL: Different Perspectives, bring together stakeholders working in the field of elder abuse and aging, to showcase the latest research findings and share best practices in program development and service delivery when dealing with the complexities of elder abuse.
9:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
10:15 a.m. Morning Plenary – “Collective Impact Workshop”
**Sylvia Cheuy (Director, Tamarack Institute)
12:00 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Address – “Media Takes on Aging”
**Special Guest: Dale Goldhawk
1:00 p.m. World Cafe – “Working Together Collaboratively”
Opening Remarks – Dr. Samir K. Sinha MD, DPhil, FRCPC
Discussion Lead – Dr J. Bornstein (Chair, EAO Board of Directors)
3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks – Next Steps & Evaluations
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
Master of Ceremonies – Robert Hawke
Minister Mario Sergio (Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat)
Dr. Elizabeth Podnieks C.M. (INPEA & Founder WEAAD)
Raeann Rideout – “National Knowledge Sharing Hub Project” (Co-Chair, CNPEA)
Maureen Etkin – (Executive Director, EAO)
9:00 a.m. Opening Keynote Address – “Essential Conversations”
**Dr. Amy D’Aprix (Co-Founder, Essential Conversations Project)
10:30 a.m. Morning Plenary Panel Presentation – “Sexual Health of Older Adults”
Marge Dempsey (Dementia Consultant)
Devan Nambiar (Director, Rainbow Health Ontario)
Rita OLink (TgInnerselves)
11:45 a.m. Ontario Government Update: “It’s Never Okay: Sexual Violence & Harassment Action Plan”
**Juanita Dobson (ADM, Ontario Women’s Directorate)
12:00 p.m. Luncheon & Networking Session
12:45 p.m. Poster Presentations – Dessert Reception
1:00 p.m. Afternoon Keynote Address – “Bullying Does Not Equal Healthy Aging!”
**Dr. Kirsten Madsen (Chair, Research Ethics Board, Sheridan College)
2:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions & Workshops
3:45 p.m. Afternoon Plenary – “Capacity & Consent”
**Hilary Callin (Program Coordinator (CAO), Ministry of the Attorney General)
4:30 p.m. Closing Ceremonies, Evaluations & Draws
STOPPING ABUSE. RESTORING RESPECT.
IT’S EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY!
*All persons intending to attend the Conference must complete a Registration Form. Please ensure your Registration is completed correctly. Should you experience any difficulties, please contact Elder Abuse Ontario at [email protected]
(EXTENDED TO Oct. 15)
(After Oct. 15 )
|Symposium ONLY: One day only Nov 3rd|
|Invited Guests (Executive Directors, CEO’s, Board Chairs)||SOLD OUT||SOLD OUT|
|Delegates (wishing to audit the session)||SOLD OUT||SOLD OUT|
|Conference ONLY: One day only Nov 4th||N/A||$250|
|Symposium + Conference Day Package: Nov 3rd & 4th|
|Invited Guests (registered for Symposium as above)||N/A||N/A|
|Delegates (registered as auditing Symposium as above)||N/A||N/A|
EARLY BIRD PRICING:
Fees must be received no later than October 15th , 2015 to receive Early Bird Pricing.
Requests for cancellation must be received in writing (e-mail) no later than October 15 th , 2015 and will be refunded less a $100 administration fee. No refunds will be issued after Oct 15 th. Refunds will not be issued for “no shows”.
Delegate substitution is permitted up to and including the day of the Conference, with notifications to EAO identifying the new delegate(s).
All receipts will be emailed to the person/ credit card holder paying for the Registration/Advertisement/Sponsorship for whom an email address is provided at the time of Registration.
The Pre-Conference Symposium (Nov. 3rd) and Provincial Conference (Nov. 4th) are being held at the International Plaza Hotel Toronto (655 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON). Tel: 416-244-1711.
A limited number of hotel rooms have been reserved at a special conference rate of $145 and must be booked by Oct 3rd, 2015 to receive this rate. Please mention that you are attending the EAO Conference to receive the applicable rate.
Reservations can also be made Online. click here to book your room or Tel: 416-244-1711 or 1-800-668-3656 quoting Promo Code ELD when speaking with the Reservation Agent.
Parking is available on site for a fee and payable to the Hotel at a kiosk located inside the hotel entry doors
Driving Instructions are available here.
Parking is available on site for a fee and payable to the Hotel at a kiosk located inside the hotel entry doors.
From QEW: HWY 427 north, exit Dixon Road east (Hotel is on the right).
From HWY 401 East: take Dixon Road exit, turn left at the lights (west onto Dixon Road). Hotel is on the left (at Kelfield & Dixon).
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