Community Readiness

Ontario Professional Planners InstituteSymposium

October 11 & 12, 2018 | Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON



OPPI is pleased to welcome members to Laurentian University in the City of Greater Sudbury for #OPPI18: Community Readiness! RPPs are the professionals specifically educated, trained, experienced and ethically committed to guiding decision makers, the public and people in all sectors along the better-informed path to inspired communities in the public interest.

Our host city is a northern Ontario city built on resilience and ingenuity. There is no better place to explore the theme of Community Readiness through the lens of Infrastructure Resiliency, Economics & Finance and Culture & Diversity.

OPPI is pleased to announce its Keynote Speaker for #OPPI18

OPPI is pleased to announce Broadcaster, Advocate and Pop Culture Philosopher, Jesse Wente will be our keynote speaker at #OPPI18! 

Jesse has appeared on CBC Radio's Metro Morning as film and pop culture critic for 20 years. He previously served as Director of Film Programmes at TIFF Bell Lightbox where he oversaw theatrical, Cinematheque and Film Circuit programming. A self-described 'Ojibwe dude' with a national and international lens, he encourages audiences to consider diversity and inclusion into the future view of their organization, industry and country. 


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