2016 Let's Grow Together
Friday, 16th October 2015
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm110 - Bus tour: Bringing it local
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday, 17th October 2015
8:30 am - 10:20 am
10:00 am - 12:00 pm313 - Bus tour: City building at Regent Park
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pmE5 The how to's of rent-geared-to-income (HSA)
9:00 am - 4:00 pmE1 Developing your best asset: Human resourcesE2 Capital plans that work E3 Conflict resolution and de-escalation for non-profit housing providersE4 Past, present and future: Social housing in OntarioE5 The how to's of rent-geared-to-income (HSA) & E6 Loss of RGI subsidy: The absolutes and areas of discretion
1:00 pm - 4:00 pmE6 Loss of RGI subsidy: The absolutes and areas of discretion

Friday, 4th November 2016
8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast at the Trade Show
10:00 am - 11:30 amOpening Plenary
11:30 am - 12:30 pmLunch & Wellness Break at the Trade Show
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm101 Mind the vacancy gap: Peel Living’s 24-hour unit turnover102 Evaluating your ED: How board members can develop and implement a performance appraisal process103 From boiler room to boardroom: How natural gas savings can boost your bottom line
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm104 Get to know your housing programs 105 Learning from each other: RGI housing and social assistance106 The balancing act: Integrating refugees into the non-profit housing community 107 Managing rapid growth within small organizations 108 Making connections, strengthening tenancies: Creating partnerships for success109 A landlord’s responsibilities under the RTA
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm201 Good governance: How to effectively lead a non-profit202 Fire life safety: Meeting changing requirements 203 Designing for transformational change
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm204 Rebuilding trust within troubled communities205 Positioning the sector to transform one-time funding into permanent housing solutions206 A real-world look at technology in social housing 207 Looking to the future: Updates on the Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy 208 Aging in place: Helping senior tenants stay at home 209 An introduction to the Landlord and Tenant Board
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmOpening Reception
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmYoung professionals event Dinner at O.Noir (two course meal)

Saturday, 5th November 2016
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
8:30 am - 10:30 am301 Human resources: Trends and best practices302 Advanced governance for boards303 Head lease arrangements: Challenges and options304 Show me the money: Finance basics for boards305 Expect the unexpected: Working with tenants and their families306 Re-framing complex policy issues as solvable local problems
9:00 am - 10:30 am307 Removing barriers for greater accessibility308 Adapting entrepreneurial models in public housing 309 How to provide individual choice in supportive housing310 Green energy efficiency and new technologies in non-profit housing
9:00 am - 12:00 pm312 Aboriginal Housing Planning Session
10:30 am - 11:00 amCoffee Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm401 Moving past stigma: Creating supportive environments for tenants with mental health issues402 A beginner’s guide to pest management403 Concepts and case studies: Energy efficiency for non-profit providers404 Finance: The top 10 internal controls405 Future proofing your housing for accessibility406 Get new stock now!
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunch on your own
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmWellness Break
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm501 Partnerships, shared-services and collaborations 502 Housing Services Act 101503 Tendering: Tips and best practices504 How to support challenging tenants505 Are you developing affordable housing? Learn the A-Zs with CMHC 506 End of debentures: Preparing for the new world
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm509 Planning for the future of permanent supportive housing
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmCoffee Break
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm601 Unit inspections: How, when and why?602 Creating a road map to affordable housing development 603 Lining up the ducks: Energy, occupant satisfaction and environmental performance in affordable multi-unit residential buildings
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm604 Financial dashboards and ratios 605 Securing the future: Investing fundamentals for housing providers606 Hoarding: A holistic approach CANCELLED - 607 Connecting vulnerable tenants with the right care608 Deciding the future of our assets609 Leading non-profit housing into the future
6:00 pm - 7:00 pmGala Reception
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmGala Dinner

Sunday, 6th November 2016
8:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:50 am
11:00 am - 11:30 am