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Join the planning knowledge exchange

Ontario Professional Planners InstituteConference

October 3-5, 2017 | Blue Mountain Resort, Town of the Blue Mountains, ON

Blue Mountain

Join the planning knowledge exchange

Ontario Professional Planners InstituteConference

October 3-5, 2017 | Blue Mountain Resort, Town of the Blue Mountains, ON

Blue Mountain

Join the planning knowledge exchange

Ontario Professional Planners InstituteConference

October 3-5, 2017 | Blue Mountain Resort, Town of the Blue Mountains, ON

Blue Mountain

Thursday, October 5

8:30am-9:15am

Networking Breakfast

9:15am - 9:30am

Morning Greetings & Announements


9:30am-10:30am

Keynote: You Get What You Pay For: How Should We Finance Urban Infrastructure?

10:30am - 10:45am

Stretch Break

11:00am-1:15pm

Public Engagement with LEGO ®

- located in the PKE
10:45am - 11:45am

Breakout Sessions

A variety of options are available

Interactive Training: 60  minute sessions designed to teach specific skills or concepts, and to address specific planning-related issues. These sessions will provide skill development for planners and may incorporate.

Ignite sessions: Fifteen minute, rapid-fire presentations with 5 minutes for questions at the end. These come in groupings of 2 or 3. Stay for one session or stay for all! 


11:00am - 12:00pm

Interactive 60

These sessions feature 60 minutes of interactive content.
10:45am - 11:45am

Planning Program Directors Panel

10:45am - 11:45am

Dear Dilemma: LIVE AND IN PERSON (not your everyday ethics blab-fest)

10:45am - 11:45am

Dispute Resolution Approaches - Mediation and Arbitration

10:45am - 11:45am

Beyond Airbnb: Balancing Community Interests in the Sharing Economy - Lessons Learned from regulating Short Term Accommodations in the Town of The Blue Mountains

10:45am - 11:45am

From Source to Tap – What Planners Should Know to Help Keep Drinking Water Utilities Safe, and Drinking Water Sources Clean and the Quantities Sustainable

10:45am - 11:45am

Partnering With Planning Professionals to Secure Industrial Investment Projects in Ontario

Sponsored by the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
10:45am - 11:45am

Ignite Sessions

Ignite sessions are fifteen minute, rapid-fire presentations with 5 minutes for questions at the end. These come in groupings of 2 or 3. Stay for one session or stay for all!
10:45am - 11:00am

A Case Study in Sustainability: Infrastructure Resiliency Though Low Impact Design

11:05am - 11:20am

A Canadian Planner in China: What Works, What Doesn't and What's Missing?

- Student Ignite


11:25am-11:40am

How Planning Trees as Infrastructure Benefits our Cities

Ignite
11:45am - 12:15pm

Refreshment Break

12:15pm-1:15pm

Breakout Sessions

Interactive Training: 60  minute sessions designed to teach specific skills or concepts, and to address specific planning-related issues. These sessions will provide skill development for planners and may incorporate.

Ignite sessions: Fifteen minute, rapid-fire presentations with 5 minutes for questions at the end. These come in groupings of 2 or 3. Stay for one session or stay for all! 


12:15pm - 1:15pm

Interactive 60

These sessions feature 60 minutes of interactive content.
12:15pm-1:15pm

A Means to Amend: Mediation in Planning

12:15pm-1:15pm

Advancing Resilience and Transformative Learning Through Storytelling: A New Drinking Water Narrative in Ontario

12:15pm-1:15pm

How an Appreciation of Economics Will Make You a Better Land Use Planner

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Land Use Planning & Climate Change

12:15pm-1:15pm

The Changing Landscape in Purchasing Planning Services

- Panel
12:15pm-1:15pm

The Importance of Speaking Effectively

12:15pm-1:15pm

The OPPI Leadership Pipeline

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Ignite Sessions

Ignite sessions are fifteen minute, rapid-fire presentations with 5 minutes for questions at the end. These come in groupings of 2 or 3. Stay for one session or stay for all!
12:15pm - 12:30pm

IK1: Are property rights human rights? Reducing inequalities for Indigenous women with the First Nations Land Management Act.

- Student Ignite
Student Ignite
12:35pm - 12:50pm

IK2: Harnessing the power of Canada’s biosphere reserves for sustainable development, conservation, and reconciliation

- Student Ignite
Student Ignite
12:55pm - 1:10pm

IK3: Breaking Down Farmland “Red Tape” Guiding Farmers Through Planning Applications

- Student Ignite
Student Ignite
1:15pm - 2:15pm

Networking Lunch

2:15pm - 3:15pm

In the Bear Pit with the OMB!

Presented by Ontario Municipal Board