2019 Member Session Proposal Survey

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2019 ONPHA Conference session proposal


We want to learn from you!

Are you a game-changer? Are you running innovative programs to best serve your community? Are you a thought leader and innovator with solutions to the problems facing the community housing sector?

This year's ONPHA Conference takes place November 1-3 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 2019, we are seeking presentations that fall within the following areas:

  • Sector Leadership: Creative ideas and problem solving that will help spur community housing renewal and expansion
  • 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 15, 2019

Questions? Contact us at conference@onpha.org.

In order to create a balanced program of events, we cannot guarantee that all proposals will be selected. Those chosen will be notified by March 8, 2019.

Thank you for your participation!