2018 Member Session Proposal Survey

2018 ONPHA Conference session proposal


We want to learn from you!

Are you a game-changer? Do you have game-changing solutions to issues facing the non-profit housing sector? Are you running innovative programs to best serve your community?

This year's ONPHA Conference takes place October 26-28 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto and we invite you to share your best ideas to enrich our conference program.

Learn more about our annual event here.

Please read this before starting your submission:

You will need to submit the following information in your proposal: Your contact details, session title, session description and presenters with bios. Once you have developed a session, please complete this survey and click submit.

In 2018, we are seeking presentations that fall within the following areas:

  • Innovators and game-changers: Radical ideas changing our world
  • Post-EOA landscape (e.g. alternative options and funding models)
  • Community hubs and housing (e.g. surplus school or hospital sites)
  • Cross-sector partnerships (e.g. public/private, health/housing, developmental services/housing)
  • Development (e.g. new construction, redevelopment, regeneration)
  • From homelessness to housing (e.g. practical strategies, enumeration successes, Housing First)
  • Legalization of marijuana
  • Data-driven solutions
  • Shared services (e.g. collaborations, shared resources)
  • Responses to managing change in an organization 
    (e.g. retirements, new staff, new responsibilities)
  • Strategic asset management (e.g. new technologies, sales/acquisitions, preventative maintenance)
  • Innovations in engaging and supporting tenants (e.g. mental health and addictions, aging in place, transitional housing, LGBTTQIA2S, accessibility)
  • YOUR best ideas!

Deadline for submitting the proposal is February 28, 2018

Questions? Contact Kristen Gentleman, Coordinator, Conference Marketing and Events at kristen.gentleman@onpha.org or by phone 416.927.9144 x 107 (TF: 1-800-297-6660 x 107).

In order to create a balanced program of events, we cannot guarantee that all proposals will be selected. Selections will be made in March and those selected will be notified by March, 23 2018.

Thank you for your participation!