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oppi launches forum friday webinar series

On a bi-weekly basis, OPPI hosts timely and relevant webinars for members on the topics you want to hear more about. We will bring in guest speakers to discuss topics and issues, and it will be hosted by a member of OPPI Council and/or staff. 

For 2020, OPPI is starting with a series of eight webinars focusing on the issues and topics that are relevant to the OPPI membership. We hope you will join us on a bi-weekly basis starting May 22nd, from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. as we explore a variety of issues and answer your questions. 

Please note: These sessions will be recorded and then posted on OPPI's Digital Learning for members to view. Members who have questions can contact OPPI at

Date Topic and Description Host
May 22 Roundtable with the Regional Commissioners of Ontario (RPCO) - A roundtable discussion on the state of planning as it stands during COVID-19, what are some of the challenges faced, what is working well and where are there opportunities to enhance planning as a result of the pandemic? 

Guest speakers:
  • Paige Agnew, RPP, Chief Planner and Commissioner of Community Services for the City of Kingston
  • Rino Mostacci, RPP, Commissioner, Planning & Development Services for Niagara Region
  • Steve Robichaud, RPP, Director, Planning and Chief Planner for the City of Hamilton
OPPI President Justine Giancola
June 5 TBD TBD
June 19 TBD TBD
July 3 TBD TBD
July 17 TBD TBD
July 31 TBD TBD
August 14 TBD TBD
August 28 TBD TBD