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Facilities Operational Forum and ORFA Annual General Meeting

  • Wednesday, December 06, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Mississauga, ON


  • Registration fee includes refreshments, lunch, sessions and parking.

Registration is closed

2017 Facilities Operational Forum and Annual General Meeting


Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Centre for Health and Safety Innovation (CHSI)
5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, ON, L4W 0A1
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8:00 am to 8:50 am • Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:50 am • Welcome     

9:00 am to 10:00 am • The Future of the Operating Engineers Regulation

Presenter:  Mike Adams, Operating Engineers Chief Officer, Technical Standards and Safety Authority

10:00 am to 10:45 am • 2017 CORPORATE SHOWCASE   

10:45 am to 11:45 am • Facility Access – Meeting the Shifts in User Trends

Presenter: Brad McCannell, Vice President of Access and Inclusion, Rick Hansen Foundation

11:45 am to 12:15 pm • 2017 CORPORATE SHOWCASE   

12:15 noon to 1:15 pm • Lunch and Annual General Meeting 


  1. Approve the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held Wednesday, December 3rd, 2016 in Mississauga, Ontario
  2. Receive the President's Report
  3. Receive the Treasurer's Report
    • Presentation of December 31, 2016 Audited Financial Statements
    • Confirmation of auditor/accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31st, 2017
  4. Receive Awards Committee Report
  5. Transact any other business that may properly be brought before the meeting.

1:15 pm to 2:15 pm • Ontario’s Aging Infrastructure – The Three Choices Are - Revitalize, Repurpose or Decommission

Presenter: Andrew Epp – Revitalizing Nathan Philips Square (TBC), Ross Rankin – Repurposing of Ottawa’s RA Centre, Terry Piche – Decommissioning a Recreation Facility – What needs to be considered.

2:15 pm to 3:00 pm • Industry Watch – New & Emerging Topics

Presenter: Terry Piche, CIT, CRFP, Technical Director, Ontario Recreation Facilities Association Inc.