Celebrating The Journey

THE TOWN AND GOWN ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO SYMPOSIUM
When
May 8 - 10, 2017
Location
City of Ottawa

This year, we are “Celebrating the Journey”, celebrating your accomplishments for the work you and your peers have done within your respective campuses, cities and communities. Celebrating the connections you have made and the partnerships to come, but also sharing the challenges faced along the way and celebrating the growth still to come. All in the heart of the nation’s Capital that is celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary of the Canadian Confederation with a year of numerous events and unique experiences.

Sponsors

Schedule

4:00 pm
to
8:00 pm
Registration
uOttawa Rideau Residence
Lobby
4:00 pm
to
8:00 pm
Evening Welcome Reception
uOttawa Rideau Residence
Lounge
7:45 am
to

Breakfast / Registration

Start your day with us!

8:30 am
to

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Who's speaking:

  • Mathieu Fleury, Councillor, Rideau-Vanier Ward, City of Ottawa
8:45 am
to

G33 Panel Discussion

What will be discussed?

  • The Economic Value of Students in Our Communities, 
  • Talent Development, 
  • Student Acquisition and Retention.

Who's speaking:

  • Blair Patacairk, Invest Ottawa
  • John Smit, Director, Economic Development and Long Range Planning, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department, City of Ottawa Coordinator, University of Ottawa
  • Mathieu Fleury, Councillor, Rideau-Vanier Ward, City of Ottawa
  • Michel Guilbeault, Associate Vice-President, Student Services, University of Ottawa
  • Stephanie Lacroix, Residence Life

9:45 am
to

Post-Incident Neighbourhood Support Framework

What will be discussed?

  • Post-Incident Neighbourhood Support Framework:
  • Engage Community Leaders and Service Providers to Coordinate Support and Resources to Neighborhoods Impacted by Violent or Traumatic Incidents and Build Community Resiliency.

Who's speaking:

  • Mehdi Louzouaz, Ottawa Community Housing

10:30 am
to

Break

Coffee, anyone?

10:45 am
to

How to Successfully Build and Maintain a Peer Education Program

What will we discuss?

  • How to Successfully Build and Maintain a Peer Education Program
  • Learn to Evaluate Your Own Programs Using the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Model for Continual Improvement. 
  • How the PDSA Method Can Be Applied in Your Everyday life

Who's speaking:

  • Jennifer Keays, Health Promotion Specialist, Health Services, University of Ottawa
  • Virginie Tiberghien, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Health Services, University of Ottawa

11:30 am
to

Lunch

Lunch provided

12:30 pm
to

The Ins and Outs of By-Law Regulations

Who's speaking:

  • Derek Petch, By-Law enforcement, City of Ottawa
1:00 pm
to

Planning for Student Housing: 30 Years of Change in Waterloo

Who's speaking:

  • Jeff Henry, MA (Planning) student, University of Waterloo

1:45 pm
to

Break

Time to Stretch.

2:00 pm
to

Transportation Systems Meeting Future Needs in Our Community

What will be discussed?

  • The Ottawa Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project
  • Sustainable Transportation for Campus Growth and the Environment

Who will be speaking:

  • Damon Berlin, Program and Project Management Officer, Light Rail Planning and Implementation, City of Ottawa
  • Daniel Spence, Manager, Sustainable Transportation, University of Ottawa

3:00 pm
to

Preserving Diversity and Heritage in Near-Campus Communities

Who will be speaking:

  • Robert Forbes, Vice President, Action Sandy Hill
4:00 pm
to

Sandy Hill and University of Ottawa Walking Tour

Who will be speaking?

  • Mathieu Fleury, Councillor, Rideau-Vanier Ward, City of Ottawa
  • Fransçois Bregha, Lead Researcher for Prime Ministers' Row Project 

5:00 pm
to

Evening Reception at Cafe Nostalgica

7:45 am
to

Breakfast / Registration

Start your day with us!

8:30 am
to

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Who is speaking:

  • Michel Guilbeault, Associate Vice-President, Student Services, University of Ottawa
8:45 am
to

Keynote: George Dark &.Claudio Brun Del Re

What will be discussed?

  • How the award winning uOttawa Campus Master Plan was developed and the details of the broad consultation held both on and off campus.

Who's Speaking:

  • George Dark, Partner, Urban Strategies Inc.
  • Claudio Brun del Re, Executive Director, Facilities uOttawa

9:45 am
to

OUSA Report Case Studies from the Published Habitats Issue

Who is speaking:

  • Marc Gurrisi, Research & Policy Analyst, Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance
10:30 am
to

Break

Coffee, anyone?

10:45 am
to

Town and Gown Association of Ontario (TGAO) Annual General Meeting

11:15 am
to

Initiative to Send Less Fortunate Kids to Summer Camps

Paul Ausman, Program Coordinator, Camps, Sport Services, University of Ottawa

11:15 am
to

Student Engagement at Work in Our Local Schools

Who is speaking:

  • Christina Callingham, Residence Life Coordinator Housing Service, University of Ottawa

11:30 am
to

Lunch

Lunch provided

1:00 pm
to

Using Experiential Learning to Solve Municipal/Community Problems &. Extending Services and Utilities into the Town

Who is speaking:

  • Jonathan Rausseo, Campus Sustainability Manager, University of Ottawa
1:45 pm
to

The Off-Campus Advisor Program: Students Helping Students

Who is speaking:

  • Ashley Poblocki, Off-Campus Housing Coordinator, Western University
2:30 pm
to

Break

Coffee, anyone?

2:45 pm
to

Canada's First Street Museum, Step Into Our Story

What will be discussed?

Revitalizing a near-campus heritage neighbourhood as one of the national capital commission's new milestone projects.

Who will be speaking:

  • Francois Bregha, Lead Researcher for Prime Ministers' Row Project in replacement for Suneeta Millington, Chair, Prime Ministers' Row

3:45 pm
to

Closing Remarks

Who will be speaking?

  • Josephine Saunders, Assistant Director, Assignments and Hoteling, Housing Service, University of Ottawa and Vice President of the Town and Gown Association of Ontario