Symposium

Welcome to the 2019 InformOntario  

Education and Networking Symposium Information & Registration Site


THEME

Together Towards Tomorrow

DATES
Thursday, May 23 & Friday, May 24, 2019

LOCATION
Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre
400 Memorial Drive
Orillia, ON 


PRESENTING SPONSOR ---thehealthline.ca Information Network

Benefactor Sponsor -- InformCanada


ACCOMMODATIONS

NOTE: Accommodation fees are INCLUDED within the registration package. InformOntario will book your rooms during the Symposium.

The Mariposa Inn includes a fitness centre, indoor pool and conference facilities. All rooms include 2 queen beds, and a shared bathroom. Linens and towels provided. FREE parking.

The room fees are:

      • single occupancy for full suite - $125 per night
      • double occupancy (2 people in suite) - $70 per night

NOTE: accommodations on the night of May 24th (once Symposium is done) will be charged at hotel's regular nightly rate.


AIRS Exam for CIRS/CRS Practitioners

See details for sitting the exam on Wed, May 22nd.


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Summary program - coming soon

Full program will be part of attendees registration kit

        • Keynote speaker - Susan Scott, Lakehead University (Orillia campus)
        • Are your resources "newcomer-friendly?" How can community resources be best navigated by newcomers unfamiliar with our systems
        • Data ownership and copyright issues -- an update on protecting your resources
        • French-language services workshop
        • Tools and resources to bring I&R Day 2019 to your community
        • How to build sustainability in these uncertain times
        • Situation Table: how organizations in Orillia are working together to support clients
        • Navigating the I&R Communications Jungle --- Do you know YOUR communication style?
        • Be part of the feedback process for the new Indigenous Peoples section of the AIRS manual, currently in progress by a working group through Halton Information Providers and Findhelp Information Services
        • more workshop details to come

THURSDAY EVENING EVENT (separate, ticketed event of $30 per person)

Casino Rama, 
5899 Rama Rd, Orillia

Couchiching Court
Dinner options include the choice of more than 100 items daily plus enhanced Asian, Far East, Carving, Fresh Stone Hearth Pizza Oven & Decadent Dessert Bar!

Guest speaker to be announced. More details to follow. Attendees must provide OWN transportation to the casino (car pool, etc).


REGISTRATION FEES

For InformOntario members

        • full 2 day conference - $250
        • Thursday only - $150
        • Friday only - $125

For NON-InformOntario members

        • full 2 day conference - $370
        • Thursday only - $230
        • Friday only - $200

REFUND POLICY

Any requests for refunds are dealt with on an individual basis via IO refund policy.


 

          REGISTRATION DEADLINE - April 18, 2019

 


 

**IMPORTANT** INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE ONLINE FORM

        • The online form (below) includes all services and fees
        • Do NOT contact Mariposa Inn regarding accommodations – those costs are part of the master registration form
        • Complete ALL sections of the form, even if you will not be using some of the services (there is a check box for indicating that you don't need the item).  Eg. If you’re coming for the full 2-day event but don’t require accommodation, then just select the “I will not be staying on-site” option. This type of option throughout the form ensures that each registration piece is not been skipped or missed.
        • Once you have completed and submitted the registration, you can print out the registration details PLUS you will receive a confirmation email with this same information which serves as YOUR INVOICE. These details, which include a total registration cost, can be presented to your billing department.
        • NO ADDITIONAL INVOICE WILL BE SENT. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH ATTENDEE TO SUBMIT THE BILLING FOR PAYMENT.
        • If you are personally paying for segments of this Symposium, then please handle those details within your own organization, based on the confirmation email details.
        • Payment options – by cheque or through online banking. Details here.
        • If you do NOT receive a confirmation email (usually within 15 minutes) -- check your Junk folder or with your IT staff -- it may be blocked. If not there, then please send an email to InformOntario. Do NOT re-submit.
        • Changes in your registration information? Email to InformOntario.
        • By early May, our Site and Information fact sheet will be emailed to you.

Note: The "Register" link will open on a new page through Cognito Forms.

registration

 

QUESTIONS

Please forward all Symposium-related questions to info@informontario.on.ca - Subject Line: Question about Symposium