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January 2019

Southwest Agricultural Conference

January 3, 2019 - January 4, 2019
University of Guelph Ridgetown Ridgetown, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Located at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus in Ridgetown, Ontario, SWAC offers two days of dynamic speakers and industry-leading agricultural experts to provide leading information to meet today’s agricultural challenges along with a trade show with over 70 booth spaces.  

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Grey Bruce Farmers Week

January 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Elmwood community centre Elmwood, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) has been a main stay for the agricultural industry in Grey County since 1966. The featured commodities have changed as our agricultural focus has evolved, but the mandate to educate farmers and agribusiness has remained firm. The Trade Show is filled to capacity on most days. GBFW is a 7 day agricultural conference featuring a program dedicated to each of the major commodity groups in Grey and Bruce counties and beyond. There are usually approximately…

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Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference

January 27, 2019 - January 30, 2019
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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ROMA hosted its first rural municipal conference in 1934 and they were an important tradition for more than 65 years. By reviving this tradition, we believe rural priorities can be better aligned, better understood, and better addressed. Approximately 1,000 municipal officials from across the province and leading thinkers come together to discuss topics of local, provincial, national, and international importance. The goal is to invigorate public debate about how Ontario’s municipalities will respond to emergent challenges and opportunities.

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Economic Developers Council of Ontario Conference 2018

January 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - January 31, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Want to reach a new level of economic development success in your community?  Then mix, mingle and learn from those who have been there, done that.  Join the experts who, like you, recognize that survival in today’s uncertain economic environment means having the right team in place to recognize and act on opportunities and mitigate risks, ensure commercial success and increase profit margins for businesses across Ontario.  Learn how to rev up your team, act on the latest trends, technology…

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February 2019

Buy Social Canada Summit 2019

February 5, 2019 - February 6, 2019
Gatineau, Qu Gatineau, Quebec Canada + Google Map

Buy Social Canada is happy to announce that we will be hosting another Social Procurement Summit in 2019! This year’s summit theme is Social Procurement: The Next Impact Revolution. We would like to personally extend an invitation for you to join us for this event. More information coming soon!

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Ignite – FCC Young Farmer Summit Chatham

February 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
John D. Bradley Centre, 565 Richmond Street
Chatham, Ontario Canada
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Ignite is the next-level event for farmers under 40, where outstanding speakers will inspire, inform and spark new ways of thinking. Insights from top industry agvocates Engaging keynote speakers Exceptional networking opportunities

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Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario Conference

February 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Best Western Lamplighter Inn, 591 Wellington Road South
London, Ontario N6C 4R3 Canada
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Opportunities to speak directly with speakers and other interested farmers. We send you home with more than general concepts and new ideas. You have the chance to discuss details and ask: “How would this work with my soil type?” “How would this cropping practice benefit my operation?”

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Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) Conference

February 24, 2019 - February 27, 2019
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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2019 marks OGRA’s quasquicentennial: the 125th anniversary of our founding in 1894. The 2019 OGRA Conference will highlight this milestone and much more. Since 1894, OGRA has been bringing together Ontario’s municipal leaders to discuss how municipalities can create opportunities and respond to challenges.

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Central Ontario Agricultural Conference

February 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Georgian College, The administrative centre
Barrie, Ontario Canada
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Planning is underway for the 40th anniversary of the Central Ontario Agricultural Conference.  An annual conference “for farmers by farmers” in central Ontario.  The 2019 event will run on Feb 28th and Mar 1st at Georgian College. We’re in the process of updating our website.  The complete program and registration should be up and online by the end of the year. We look forward to seeing you at the College in the late winter when another great line up of speakers and…

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March 2019

Island States/Island Territories: Sharing Stories of Island Life, Governance and Global Engagement

March 26, 2019 - March 29, 2019
University of Aruba Oranjestad Aruba + Google Map

The first ever conference to discuss life, governance, and global engagement on, for, and with Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Subnational Island Jurisdictions (SNIJs). We do so by encouraging conversations and presentations that engage critically with multiple levels of ‘island living.    

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Ontario Farmland Trust Forum

March 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Balls Falls Conservation Area Niagara Region, Ontario Canada + Google Map

The Ontario Farmland Trust is pleased to announce that our 2019 Farmland Forum will explore the theme “A Natural Systems Approach to Farmland Protection.” Join us for a full day of presentations & discussion on: – Public-private partnerships in New York that use farmer-driven approaches to promote water quality protection and agricultural viability – Planning strategies/tools that take a farm-first approach to farmland and environmental feature protection – Whole-farm and broader system approaches and land use planning policy in Ontario…

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April 2019

Rural Tourism Symposium

April 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Peterborough Peterborough, Ontario Canada + Google Map

As a result of this first Rural Tourism Symposium, industry leaders have agreed to build on the momentum and create initiatives that support collaborative rural tourism development. Peterborough & the Kawarthas will host the second annual Rural Tourism Symposium on April 11th, 2019 and in the meantime, an alliance of key players from Ontario municipalities and destination marketing organizations was formed to collaborate on a framework for ongoing development through quarterly engagement sessions. Headwaters Tourism continues to recognize the power…

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May 2019

Ontario Small Urban Municipalities Conference

May 1, 2019 - May 3, 2019
Best Western Pembrooke Inn & Conference Centre, 1 international drive
Pembrooke, Ontario Canada
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This year's theme is "The Changing Landscape". Registration and hotel guest room booking details will be posted shortly.

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Ontario Small Urban Municipalities Conference

May 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Best Western Pembrooke Inn & Conference Centre, 1 international drive
Pembrooke, Ontario Canada
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This unique event is designed for small urban leaders, municipal staff and sector influencers. Attend to gain vital practical tools, ideas, and best practices to take back to your community.

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3rd Biennial GDO Akiiminaan Ganawendandaan Symposium (Taking Care of Our Land)

May 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Sault Ste. Marie Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada + Google Map

The Anishinaabe Initiatives Division and the Department of Geography & Geology at Algoma University will be hosting the 3rd. Biennial Symposium on Gdo Akiiminaan Ganawendandaa n (Taking Care of Our Land), May 6–9, 2019 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The purpose of the Symposium is to explore, through research and best practices, cultural and traditional aspects of land management, planning, and use for Aboriginal communities in Canada. Both established and emerging researchers (including all levels of post-secondary students) and community…

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