The County of Brant is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2020 Ontario Small Urban Municipalities Conference (OSUM) from April 29, 2020 to May 1, 2020. Brant County logo

Conference Overview

Exciting additions to the program line-up!

The 2020 OSUM Conference & Trade Show takes place April 29th  – May 1st  at the TownePlace Suites Brantford and Conference Centre in the County of Brant, Ontario.  

As an example of one of Ontario’s hallmark small urban communities, the County of Brant is the ideal blend of small-town living with access to big-city amenities. It was recently named Canada’s 7th Best Overall Community to Live by MacLean’s magazine. It offers a vibrant, friendly, engaging, and welcoming community. OSUM looks forward to Springtime in Paris and hosting the 2020 Conference in the County of Brant!

We are pleased to announce two outstanding additions to the Conference program!

Minister’s Address: A Message from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
image of Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
The 2020 OSUM Conference is the place to be for firsthand information about the Government of Ontario’s interactions with municipal government.

The Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, will address Conference attendees on Thursday, April 30th.

Opening Keynote Speaker: Ilona Dougherty, Leading Expert on Millennials and Generation Z and Social Entrepreneur

Ilona Dougherty, Leading Expert on Millennials and Generation Z and Social EntrepreneurIlona Dougherty is an award-winning social innovator and a regular commentator in the Canadian media who helps business, civil society and government understand how to tap into the unique abilities of young people.

Find out what she has to say about how governments, businesses, and organizations can succeed in the innovation economy by tapping into young people’s potential and how to spark intergenerational collaboration.

The Springtime in Paris Conference runs from April 29th beginning with a golf tournament, the opening of the trade show and an evening welcome reception. Full programming will run April 30th through May 1st. Stay tuned for more program information to be released soon.


For full delegate registration information, click here.

Preliminary Program

Checkout the preliminary program


AMO has arranged hotel accommodations for delegates at two hotels located side by side in Brantford.

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