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OSUM 2019 Update: MMAH Minister Clark and Keynotes Jeffrey Simpson and André Picard Confirmed! 


The Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Minister’s Address: Message from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
 
The Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing will address conference attendees on Thursday, May 2. The 2019 OSUM Conference is the place to be for firsthand information about the Government of Ontario’s interactions with municipal government and future plans for housing.


 
Jeffrey Simpson, Former National Affairs Columnist for The Globe and Mail
Opening keynote speaker: Jeffrey Simpson, Former National Affairs Columnist for The Globe and Mail.






 
André Picard, Award-Winning National Health Writer
Closing Keynote Speaker: André Picard, Award-Winning National Health Writer
 
What does Ontario’s announced health care reform really mean? André Picard is one of Canada’s top health policy commentators. He is the health columnist at the Globe and Mail where he has been a staff writer for more than 30 years. Find out what he has to say about the future of health care and what it means for small communities in Ontario.

 

Conference program includes sessions on:

(subject to change)
 
  • What's Next for Transit & Technology
  • Creating a Welcoming Community for Young Entrepreneurs
  • Streetscaping and Traffic Calming: Keep Your Streets Safe
  • Living Longer, Living Healthier: The Future of Seniors Care
  • Municipal Finance: Where Do We Go From Here?
The conference program will also feature provincial leaders and MPPs discussing government initiatives that affect small urban municipalities.

Conference Schedule Overview

Wednesday, May 1

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Registration
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Golf Tournament
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Trade Show
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Welcome Reception


Thursday, May 2

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Conference Programming
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Trade Show Open
4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Evening Reception


Friday, May 3

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Conference Programming

 

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