Schedule

Celebrating The Journey
THE TOWN AND GOWN ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO SYMPOSIUM
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

City Hall, Ottawa

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

601 Cumberland St
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

Student Engagement at Work in Our Local Schools

Who is speaking:

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

11:15 am
to

Initiative to Send Less Fortunate Kids to Summer Camps

Paul Ausman, Program Coordinator, Camps, Sport Services, 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